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Aviation/Maritime Data Communications and Operations Consultant

Flight Operations | Washington, DC | Full Time

Job Description

Aviation/Maritime Data Communications and Operations Consultant

About Us: Engineers solving real-world problems

At Applied Insight, we leave no stone unturned in solving our customers’ technology challenges. Supporting the Federal Government with the strongest mission focus, our solutions empower people to collaborate more effectively in delivering services vital to the nation. Our unique approach to information technology considers people first. We make it our job to understand our customer’s mission and the user’s reality right from the start, combining technology and process to deliver what customers really need to succeed – from adaptation to innovation – drawing on our long experience of supporting the US Defense, Intelligence and Federal Civilian communities.

Our expectation is that you will excel in this role if you:

The Aviation/Maritime Data Communications and Operations Consultant will provide expertise in data communications to and from aircraft, boats, and remote sensors in support of the Operations Directorate. 

Duties include: 

  • Providing direct input to AMO programs, including Mobile Command Center and Aircraft Video Downlink system. 
  • Assisting with subject matter expertise in the distribution of information over networks, and user web applications;
  • Assisting with technical and programmatic experts in defining functional and system requirements;
  • Assisting in developing operational and support concepts. 
  • Assisting in acquisition, project planning, and coordination of fulfillment projects to deliver these information capabilities. 
  • Assisting in verification of delivered projects against requirements and in post-acquisition monitoring support.

What we are expecting from you (i.e. the qualifications you must have):

  • Must have significant experience in imagery and other sensor data communications through satellite and other wireless means;
  • Must have experience in working with operational, technical, and programmatic personnel in defining systems for the collection, management, and distribution of video and other sensor information over networks to IT infrastructure, command centers, and field users. 
  • Must have experience in conceptual user page layout of user web interfaces and in user
  • access control;
  • Must have experience in law enforcement aviation and maritime operations environment and related constraints and impacts on system needs, to help ensure the realization of practical system solutions.  CBP operational experience is highly desired. 
  • Must have a minimum of a Bachelor of Science degree.
  • Must successfully obtain and maintain a Top Secret/SCI Clearance.

What we will provide in return: Excellent compensation and amazing benefits

  • Multiple health insurance options from CareFirst BCBS which include a PPO plan with ZERO deductibles and an HSA plan.
  • 401k Immediate Vesting. Company matches 100% of the first 3% contributed and 50% of the next 2% contributed.
  • Fully paid long-term disability, short-term disability, and life insurance.
  • Flexible Spending Account options.
  • Generous paid time off that includes one bucket of leave to use how the employee sees fit; no separate holiday, sick, or vacation.
  • Flexible work schedules with the ability to bank extra hours for additional time off.
  • Semi-Annual bonuses for hours worked "over standard".
  • Government shutdown protection where employees don't have to use leave for up to 3 days out of the year for inclement weather or budget issues.
  • Employee centric culture and a belief that we should empower those who are good at what they do and then give them the tools the need to achieve success and grow their career. 
  • A commitment to learning and growth and easy ways to achieve both including a training budget, education assistance, mentorship programs and collaborative learning sessions. 
  • A collaborative environment that fosters communication and an open door policy.



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