Airport Operations Research Analyst II

Clearance Level
Atlantic City, New Jersey

REQ#: RQ138497

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Pipeline

GDIT provides Engineering & Technical Services for the FAA Technical Center's Airport Technology Research & Development (ATRD) Branch for all personnel, facilities, material, and other services necessary to accomplish the Branch mission.

The Airport Technology Research and Development Branch (ATR) is tasked to conduct testing and evaluations of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) detection and mitigation technologies/systems for airports. The research conducted by ATR is highly visible with evolving objectives that has a high impact to airport safety and the National Airspace System (NAS). 


  • 4-year Bachelor of Science degree in airport operations, aviation management, or engineering from an accredited college or university.
  • 5 years of work experience in airport operations and/or airport management related fields, with knowledge of airfield operations and experience in managing assigned projects.
  • Candidates must also have knowledge of Unmanned Air Systems Technology and FAA Advisory Circulars in particular Part 107.
  • knowledge in logistics planning and coordination with Airports. 
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to communicate technical information and ideas verbally and in writing and communicate across various levels of management.
  • Experience generating and presenting technical findings using Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

About Our Work

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

COVID-19 Vaccination

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GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.