Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Operator

  • SAIC, Inc
  • Eglin AFB, FL 32542, USA
  • Aug 16, 2021

Job Description

Description

SAIC is seeking an Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Operator to support our operations at Eglin AFB, FL.

Responsibilities:

  • Operating and maintaining Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS).
  • Planning and executing ground and flight test plans.
  • Conducting post-flight analysis of flight logs.
  • Coordinating with engineering team and safety team.

 

Qualifications

Education & Experience:

  • Bacheors and two (2) years or more experience. Technical degree or experience in lieu of.
  • Experience with USAF flight approval procedures and safety regulations.
  • The successful applicant should have an FAA Part 107 License or be eligible to acquire.
  • The successful applicant should have previous UAS Operator experience with verifiable flight time/flight logs.
  • The successful applicant should have experience with multi-rotor and fixed wing group 1 and group 2 UAS.
  • The successful applicant should have basic knowledge of electrical test equipment such as multi-meters and oscilloscopes.
  • The successful applicant should have basic knowledge of UAS sensors.
  • The successful applicant should have the ability to work hands-on with electro-mechanical systems, to include assembly, disassembly, testing, and troubleshooting.
  • The successful applicant should have experience in integrating, operating, and tuning autopilots on a variety of unmanned vehicles.
  • The successful applicant should have experience modifying the autopilots to take in different and new guidance and control requests from new non-COTS sensors. For example, flexibility in determining heading, heading rate, altitude rate, velocity etc.
  • The successful applicant should have experience with Robot Operating System (ROS) programming language.
  • The successful applicant must be able to work effectively both within a team and individually.

Clearance:

  • Active Secret clearance, and/or must be eligible to obtain and maintain a DoD security clearance.