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Navigation Engineer, Senior in Egg Harbor Township, NJ at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 2/6/2019

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Job Number: R0043808

Navigation Engineer, Senior

The Challenge:

Are you looking for an opportunity to combine your technical skills and strategic perspectives to make an impact on national and global aviation? Do you understand your customer’s complex environment, and how to develop the right requirements for the aviation navigation systems of the future? Your ability to translate real-world needs into functional requirements and technical performance specifications makes you an integral part of delivering customer focused engineering solutions.

In this role you will support the engineering, operational evaluation, integration, simulation, and/or testing of aviation navigation capabilities and applications including but not limited to Ground-Based Augmentation System (GBAS), Alternative Position, Navigation, and Timing (APNT), and GPS. Assess and support standards evaluations, review system characteristics, benefits, and avionic impacts. Collect and process large volumes of test and survey data. Perform specific technical studies such as identifying and assessing the impacts that radio frequency interference may have on GPS based systems. Develop project plans, collaborate across large team environments, and communicate out on project status and success. Develop briefings, presentations, and other documentation to support internal program audiences and senior staff.

As a leader in navigation engineering, we’re looking for you to solve complex challenges and shape the modernization of the National Airspace System (NAS), one of the most ambitious infrastructure projects in U.S. history. You will be contributing and leading the: formulation of advanced and evolved operations concepts; development of functional requirements; and performance of strategic engineering studies and technical assessments within our system engineering and integration team. Your customer will trust you to not only design and develop these systems, but also evolve them with advanced technology solutions. Share your expertise through leadership and mentoring, while broadening your skillset into areas like UAS, AI, and autonomous operations.  Grow your skills by merging your knowledge of engineering and aviation with advanced operations concepts to create the next generation of aviation policies, procedures, and systems. Join our team and create the future of aerospace in the FAA-led modernization of our nation's air transportation system.

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Build Your Career:

When you join Booz Allen, you’ll have the opportunity to connect with other professionals doing similar work across multiple markets. You’ll share best practices and work through challenges as you gain experience and mentoring to develop your career. In addition, you will have access to a wealth of training resources through our Digital University, an online learning portal where you can access more than 5000 tech courses, certifications and books. Build your technical skills through hands-on training on the latest tools and tech from our in-house experts. Pursuing certifications? Take advantage of our tuition assistance, on-site courses, vendor relationships, and a network of experts who can give you helpful tips. We’ll help you develop the career you want as you chart your own course for success.

You Have:

-15+ years of experience with navigation systems, concepts, capabilities, and applications, including GBAS, APNT, and GPS

-8+ years of experience with performing operational evaluations, integration, monitoring, or maintenance of complex navigation systems

-3+ years of experience with project management

-Experience with APNT components, including Distance Measuring Equipment (DME), Wide Area Multi-Lateration, E/LORAN, and Pseudolite Networks

-Experience with GPS-based navigation and support systems, including Ground-Based Performance Monitoring (GBPM) systems, Continuously Operating Reference Stations (CORS), or GPS survey equipment and software

-Ability to obtain a security clearance

-BA or BS degree in Engineering, Science, or Mathematics required

Nice If You Have:

-Experience with the National Airspace System (NAS)

-Experience with developing briefings and presentations to report out on findings and recommendations

-Experience with developing and executing project plans

-Experience with Microsoft Office preferred

-Ability to provide thought leadership and recommendations for incorporating new data sets and drawing new insights and conclusions from the data


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