Senior Air Traffic Specialist

The Position

ATAC has an opening for a Senior Air Traffic Specialist.  This is a full-time position where work is to be performed out of ATAC’s offices in Arlington, VA and San Diego, CA.  The successful candidate will have experience in the ATC arena, with knowledge of air traffic operations and procedures in both En Route and Terminal environments.  The candidate will possess analytical and technical skills as well as experience with corporate business development activities.  Responsibilities will include:

  • Work with clients/users at FAA-HQ and other FAA facilities
  • Perform quantitative and qualitative analysis of air traffic performance and operational data
  • Provide briefings and demonstrations to current and potential clients/users and FAA management
  • Discuss system operations, assess user needs, and gather feedback and requirements
  • Liaison with ATAC staff in Sunnyvale, CA
  • Explore additional opportunities for ATAC products and services

A background check will be required for this position.


ATAC is looking for career-minded people with the potential to grow professionally and advance into positions of greater technical and project management responsibility. 

Required attributes include

  • Bachelor’s degree plus 20 years experience in FAA Air Traffic Control operations, policies and procedures in the terminal or en route environments or the equivalent in military; must be no more than 5 years since most recent ATC work.  Significant experience substitutions for Bachelor’s Degree may be accepted.
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and interpersonal relations skills
  • U.S. citizenship or permanent residency

Desired attributes include:

  • Experience with FAA programs and processes, familiarity with Acquisition Management
  • Experience as a Certified Professional Controller
  • Experience with airspace, procedures or related area design and analysis


  • Travel to/from ATAC facilities in Santa Clara, and San Diego, CA, and Arlington, VA will be required

In addition, the ideal candidate is a team player, open to new ideas, technologies and development methodologies, thinks both logically and creatively, and approaches problems and problem solving with a positive and constructive attitude.

ATAC offers a casual business environment within a supportive team of like-minded individuals.  We are proud of our working environment, our culture and our people-we will be the best place to work for those who share our passion.

Corporate Information

ATAC Corporation is a software and services company that specializes in providing the aviation community with state-of-the-art computer simulation, modeling, and analysis tools, as well as expert services in air traffic systems and operations design and analysis.  We are committed to making major contributions to the aviation industry by providing high quality products and services to meet critical needs, while maintaining a creative, innovative, and responsive, small-company environment.

ATAC serves clients in both the public and private sectors via its headquarters office in Santa Clara, California and branch offices in Arlington, Virginia,, and San Diego, California.  Primary clients include the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), service branches of the Department of Defense (DOD), airport authorities, airport planning and engineering firms, and private companies involved with aviation systems development and integration.

If this sounds like you, please use one of the following methods to send your resume AND a cover letter in which you summarize the particular elements of your background that relate to the requirements of this position.

Fax: 408 727 8447
E-mail: Human Resources
Please send a non-formatted ASCII-text version of your resume in the body of the email, or attach your cover letter and resume as Microsoft Word documents.

ATAC Corporation
Attn: Human Resources
2770 De La Cruz Boulevard
Santa Clara, CA 95050-2624

ATAC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Disabled/Veteran

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