Remote Pilot

General Dynamics Information Technology

June 6, 2024

Cliffside Park,

Research Analyst / UAS Pilot

Seize your opportunity to make a personal impact as a Research Analyst / UAS Pilot supporting the FAA UAS Airport Research and Development Program. GDIT is your place to make meaningful contributions to challenging projects and grow a rewarding career.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Research Analyst you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on Research Analyst / UAS Pilots joining our team to provides expertise in the operation of unmanned aircraft.

● Performs research, analysis, development, and evaluation of systems, procedures, and data in assigned functional area
● You will develop flight test plans and procedures. Develop briefing and training materials to support flight operations. Plans and performs a wide range of in-process and final testing of analog, digital, microwave, optical and mechanical systems and equipment under ambient and environmental conditions. Technical knowledge and experience with UAS operations to facilitate their integration safely and efficiently into the NAS. This effort requires collaboration with a broad spectrum of stakeholders, which includes manufacturers, commercial vendors, industry trade associations, technical standards organizations, academic institutions, research and development centers, governmental agencies, and other regulators. Ultimately, technical knowledge and experience to support UAS integration into the NAS without reducing existing capacity, decreasing safety, negatively impacting current operators, or increasing the risk to airspace users or persons and property on the ground any more than the integration of comparable new and novel technologies.

● Required Experience: 1+ years of related experience
● Security Clearance Level: Success completion of FAA Suitablity background check
● Required Skills and Abilities: UAS Part 107 certificate and minimum of 100 logged UAS flight hours (not simulator). Experience operating UAS in multiple classes of airspace and on airport property is desired. Also has experience with filing COAs and waivers and flying various type of UAS platforms.
● Location: On-site at FAA’s Technical Center

● 401K with company match
● Comprehensive health and wellness packages
● Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
● Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications
● Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
● Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays


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