PAE, Inc Air Traffic Systems Specialist in Arlington, Virginia

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Air Traffic Systems Specialist

PAE is currently seeking an Automation Specialist II- EUROCAT-C Air Traffic Management System Specialist to support our NAMSA program in our Kandahar, Afghanistan Location.

The Automation Specialist II- EUROCAT-C Air Traffic Management System Specialist will:

  • Use specialized software controlled diagnostics (as/if required) to isolate automation system malfunctions and correct diagnosed issues

  • Maintain inspection and maintenance records

  • Maintaining Facilities Status Records

  • Independently verify operational condition of the ATC automation system and integrated components to be within prescribed parameters in accordance with applicable Technical Order/Manual or other supporting documentation

  • Interface with the ATC Facility staff and controllers to coordinate effective system utilization

  • The automation specialist must have knowledge of Linux, computer architectures, and peripherals to maintain the EUROCAT-C system.


  • Completion of formal Air Traffic Control (ATC) training; such as the FAA Academy, DoD ATC Training schools, or other certified ATC programs/schools; and, subsequent completion of an ATC automation system course of instruction

  • FAA, Government and/or DoD certification as an Air Traffic Control (ATC) specialist

  • Minimum of six (6) years of “hands on” work experience, including achievement of advanced ratings, in providing air traffic control services; as well as having provided services involving training, monitoring and assisting lower level air traffic controllers

  • Must have the technical knowledge to solve unusually complex problems, and be able to exercise independent judgment in performing tasks in support of maintaining and updating ATC automation systems

  • Minimum of one (1) year hands-on Air Traffic Control (ATC) automation system specialist experience maintaining systems such as DAS, MicroEARTS, STARS, or EUROCAT-C air traffic management system components

  • NATO Secret Security Clearance required

  • The appropriately qualified automation specialist/expert will receive specific EUROCAT-C automation training

An Equal Opportunity Employer. PAE’s hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

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