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Principal Systems Engineer--Air Traffic ( R-00074504-OTHLOC-PL-2D0788 )


Systems Engineer



Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey, United States


Job Description:

Leidos Civil Transportation Solutions is seeking a Principal Systems Engineer who is both passionate and experienced in aviation traffic flow management and leading edge technologies. The right candidate can architect and lead the design and development of a next generation traffic flow management system that enables the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to create a more efficient National Airspace System (NAS). Candidates will also have the opportunity to support other Leidos FAA programs such as ERAM, TFDM, FMDS, ATOP, E-IDS, FFSP and MEARTS.

Principal Systems Engineer responsibilities:
Working both as a member of a team and independently the successful candidate will be:

  • Implementing cutting edge technology and algorithms to increase NAS efficiency.

  • Optimizing the experience for the flying public, Air Traffic Control, and the airline industry by improving traffic flow throughout the NAS.

  • Developing A-Level System/Subsystem Specification (SSS) requirements, B-Level Software Requirements Specification (SRS), Systems Engineering Modeling and Design, and Computer Human Interface design and mock-up development for the FMDS system.

  • Interfacing with the FAA customer to address/answer questions relating to the developed requirements, use cases describing human interactions and design decisions.

  • Performing Systems Engineering as needed for the FMDS system

  • Providing support needed for software development, integration and test, and other functional areas.

  • Articulating user needs and requirements from high level user stories.

  • Developing the design for the user interface framework including client and server side components; analyzing and designing databases within an application.

  • Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.


  • Bachelor’s degrees from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with minimum of 12+ years of professional experience; or a minimum of 10+ years of professional experience with a related Master’s degree.

  • Previous experience with Traffic Flow Management System (TFMS)


Pay Range:Pay Range $113,100.00 - $174,000.00 - $234,900.00