Responsible for the acquisition, fabrication, modification, programming, and maintenance of multi-rotor and fixed-wing COTS UAS platforms for training and test events. Launches and recovers the air vehicle, performs pre-flight, in flight, and post flight checks. Ability to travel CONUS and OCONU

UAS Pilot - Deployable

CACI • 
Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, USA
Position Type: Permanent
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Job Description:
  • Responsible for the acquisition, fabrication, modification, programming, and maintenance of multi-rotor and fixed-wing COTS UAS platforms for training and test events.
  • Launches and recovers the air vehicle, performs pre-flight, in flight, and post flight checks.
  • Ability to travel CONUS and OCONUS (to possible conflict areas) on short notice in order to disseminate relevant threat information.
  • Assist with vulnerability site assessments to inform analyst team about possible use of UAS.
  • Coordinate with national and international intelligence agencies to develop data sharing capability, trend analysis and procedures.
  • Plan, coordinate, and act as safety officer for flight operations during training and test events.
  • Provide comprehensive technical red-team analysis.
  • Perform all functional duties independently
  • Work and live in a small team environment.
What We Can Offer You:

  • We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.
  • Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.
  • We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.
  • We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.
  • For over 55 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.

 

Company Overview: At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

As a federal contractor, CACI is subject to any federal vaccine mandates or other customer vaccination requirements. All new hires are required to report their vaccination status.

Job Requirements:

Extensive experience with COTS multi-rotor and fixed-wing aircraft, to include hobbyist UAS experience

  • Active Secret security clearance with ability to obtain a TS/SCI security clearance.
  • Experience instructing large groups of low and high ranking personnel in a military environment.
  • BA/BS with 0-3yrs experience; or AA/AS and 4 years of experience; or HS/GED and 6 years of experience.
  • Experience with COTS multi-rotor and fixed-wing aircraft, to include hobbyist UAS experience
  • Demonstrate experience in pre-deployment training and knowledge exchange supporting field training exercises (FTX), Validation Exercises (VALEX), and other technical exchange events.
  • Must be able to obtain a Certified FAA UAS Pilot License.
  • Must be able to successfully complete CRC and deploy to CENTCOM theater.
  • Must be able to obtain an Amateur Radio Technician License.
  • Experience with all RPV (land, air, and sea) and ability to design/fabricate with limited instructions or pre-built kits.
  • Ability to research emerging RPV technologies, describe their advantages, and the impact to DoD capabilities.
  • Knowledge of the Military Decision Making Process (MDMP).
  • Ability to take technical RPV knowledge and inform/instruct others about the technology, capabilities, and limitations, and impacts to DoD capabilities.
  • Proficient in utilizing standard MS Office computer applications and intelligence related automation to support analytical efforts and product development.
  • Define and carry out scenarios (in test events or training events) in which RPV technology can be utilized.
  • Ability to understand and interpret customer requirements to influence correct use of the RPV technology at technical exchange events or test events.
  • Ability to perform independently while in other locations and interacting with other organizations and military units.
  • Ability to communicate and function effectively in a team environment.

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • experience with Group 2+/3 UAS, specifically the Penguin B and Penguin C platforms.
  • Experience working with a GFR.
  • Manned pilot experience.
  • Ability to read and interpret sectional, VFR Terminal Area, And World Aeronautical Charts
  • Experience communicating and coordinating with Air Traffic Control
  • operation and control of aircraft between pilots and other air traffic facilities
  • Knowledge of a wide array of UAS components and UAS flight control software i.e Pix Hawk, Dragon Link, RC Transmitters, Mission Planner etc.
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