Aviation Project Manager

The Position

ATAC has an opening for an Aviation Project Manager. This is a full-time position and is located in Arlington, Virginia. The successful candidate will lead and participate in National Airspace System (NAS) analytical applications and analysis projects. In addition, they will apply and contribute to the development and maintenance of state-of-the-art aviation data analysis tools similar to the FAA’s Performance Data Analysis and Reporting System (PDARS).
Responsibilities will include:

  • Leadership of various NextGen information technology development and NAS analysis projects
  • Development of project requirements in coordination with customers
  • Development of project plans, work tasks, and deliverables
  • Project management tasks including scope, time, and cost management
  • Technical and management presentations and technical report writing
  • Supervision of project personnel, including subcontractors
  • Management of customer relationships, with a focus on complete customer satisfaction
  • Pursuit of business development and development of project proposals in coordination with business partners

A background check will be required for this position.


ATAC is looking for career-minded people with the potential to grow professionally, provide technical expertise and assume project management responsibilities.
Required attributes include

  • Five years of FAA program management experience including data warehousing, software application development, and information technology operational efforts;
  • Three years of FAA experience implementing Earned Value Management
  • Two years of FAA experience managing security efforts;
  • Management experience in aviation-related analysis projects involving complex analytical systems;
  • Experience with FAA SWIM data;
  • Experience with cloud-based IT systems;
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, math, or science with 15 years relevant experience;
  • A Project Management Professional (PMP) or equivalent certification;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and interpersonal relations skills;
  • U.S. citizenship or permanent residency.

ATAC offers a casual business environment within a supportive team of likeminded 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.

In addition, the ideal candidate is a team player, is open to new ideas, and has experience with technologies and development methodologies including Microsft.NET, Oracle, Tableau, and programming languages to include C, C#, C++, Java, JavaScript, and HTML 5.

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 Washington, DC, 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

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