Job Details
Date Jul, 25 2023
Position Manager
Title Manager, Flight Test & Developmental Test Pilot - HAPS
Location California, USA
Requirements Basic Qualifications (Required Skills & Experience): • Bachelor's degree in Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Engineering or Management required or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience • 5+ years’ experience in Unmanned Aircraft Systems, operational use and training for commercial and military customers • 3+ years of demonstrated experience supervising a team • Commercial Pilot License and current Instrument Rating • Test pilot qualification or equivalent test experience on unmanned systems • Prior Military and Aviation experience • Leadership within an aviation environment • Demonstrated intermediate to advanced computer operation skills, including familiarity with MS Word and Excel • Understanding of the functionality of major aircraft sub-systems and avionics • Strong communication skills, including documenting plans, procedures, and reports; verbally directing UAV Operators and Observers during flight tests; capturing system test requirements; recording test failures; and reporting test results • Ability to troubleshoot test failures • Able to work overtime and weekends as needed • Able to travel (frequent); may be required to travel within the Continental U.S. and OCONUS Other Qualifications & Desired Competencies: • Strong communication, active listening, judgement, decision-making, critical thinking, complex problem-solving, and presentation skills • Uses vision to think beyond the immediate situation, explore multiple potential paths and adapt decision-making style based on the situational circumstances • Inspires, motivates and empowers people to deliver organizational goals, while also delivering value back to employees • Brings organizational values to life using personality, uniqueness and the creation of a shared vision; ensures that individuals and teams are working in a manner consistent with organizational values • Champions the process of change and promotes a culture of quick adaptation, while helping others deal with the effects of change • Demonstrates the ability to develop and maintain internal and external trusting, professional relationships • Able to excel in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment, where small teams share a broad variety of duties • Displays strong initiative and drive to accomplish goals and meet company objectives • Focuses on teamwork and puts the success of the team above one's own interests Physical Demands: • Able to work outdoors in extreme weather conditions and traverse across uneven ground and varying terrain (Frequent) • Able to lift and/or move objects of varying sizes and shapes up to 50 lbs. (Frequent) • Required to stand and/or sit for long periods of time (Constant) • Able to maintain visual line of sight of unmanned air vehicles up to 1 kilometer away (Frequent) • Climbing, stooping, kneeling, feeling, overhead lifting (Occasional) The salary range for this role is: $128,579 - $192,869
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