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Location
Carol Stream, Illinois
Wage
Hourly
Job ID
26638271228
Posted
2023-1-25

Summary Serves as an Airway Transportation Systems Specialist (STARS Specialist) at the Chicago TRACON ARTS/IFD SSC. Responsibilities The Airway Transportation Systems Specialist (ATSS) at this level is recognized as the subject matter expert in their field. All duties of an ATSS are tied to maintaining safe and efficient operating capacity of the vast and complex network of electronics systems required for the worlds largest air traffic control and navigation system. ATSS personnel install evaluate maintain modify and certified facilities services and equipment that support the national airspace system in (NAS). They are also responsible for various duties that contribute to providing reliable and safe FAA services to the flying public. Serves as an ATSS who specializes in the Standard Terminal Automation Replacement System (STARS). Performs a variety of functions directly related to the operation of the NAS. Independently evaluates the functional status of assigned subsystems systems and facilities. Plans coordinates and resolves unique technical problems without managerial intervention providing coordination and suggesting solutions making adjustments as necessary to deal with system outages and performance deterioration. Recognized as a principal technical specialist on legacy and newly developed systems within a large facility or multiple facilities over a large geographical area. Performs work of broad scope and complexity with a high degree of independence. Responsibilities include integration restoration testing and evaluation of new advanced services or service component hardware/software systems and processes. Applies comprehensive technical knowledge to protect the integrity of all components and systems to provide NAS service delivery. Initiates action to install repair or restore systems and services. As a principal specialist or team leader for major projects and/or program areas resolves unique technical problems without managerial intervention providing coordination and suggesting solutions. Carries out work in accordance overall plans and objectives of the organization resolving problems as they arise and making adjustments as necessary to deal with unanticipated situations and organizational needs. This work includes responsibility for evaluating diagnostic data from multiple systems that are integrated to support a network of services or service products. Evaluation of this data is used for correcting deficiencies on Contractor Acceptance Inspection/Joint Acceptance Inspection and timely resolution of equipment systems or services with the NAS. Acts in a security and administration role for STARS system. Conducts day to monitoring and management of system and user activity that affect STARS information security performs the day to day hands on operational and security duties performs security administration performance checks reviews/ manages user accounts files and directories reviews and analyze audit logs attends the STARS Systems Specialist course installs and reconfigures approved software and adaptions performs user account management and follows all agency policy and guidance on the STARS systems. Review and evaluates all automation tickets. Works with air traffic and other stakeholders to eliminate erroneous tickets before forwarding to OSF. Performs other duties as assigned Requirements Conditions of Employment We are not accepting applications from noncitizens. Qualifications There is no time-frame requirement at the Level IV/FV-I to compete. Candidates must show experience at the level of difficulty and responsibility that is appropriate to the position. Experience that demonstrates an extensive knowledge of and experience in: technical knowledge and experience with complex NAS systems emerging technology and legacy systems in the Terminal GNAS environment; knowledge and experience with Terminal Automation (STARS STARS ELITE etc.) Terminal RADAR (ASR-9 ASDE-X) Computer/Networked Base Tower Display Systems and other legacy Terminal NAS Systems. Generally experience at the next lower level of Level III/ FV-H or equivalent meets the minimum qualifications for this position as long as the experience provides the demonstrated abilities identified below. Qualifications must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement. Education Additional Information We may use this vacancy to fill other similar vacant positions. Position may be subject to a background investigation. A one-year probationary period may be required. The person selected for this position may be required to file a financial disclosure statement within 30 days of entry on duty. FAA policy limits certain outside employment and financial investments in aviation-related companies. www.faa.gov/jobs/workinghere/financialdisclosurerequirements The U.S. Department of Transportation strives to ensure that equity transparency accountability collaboration and communication permeate all that we do for the betterment of the Department the traveling public and our nation. As such DOT values a highly diverse workforce of persons who promote a culture of belonging by respecting the personal dignity and worth of each individual and fostering a positive environment where all feel safe and welcome. If these commitments coincide with your personal ideals and professional aspirations please consider joining the DOT family. This position is covered by the Department of Transportations Drug and Alcohol Testing Program. Any applicant tentatively selected for this position will be subject to pre-employment or pre-appointment drug screening. Persons occupying a "testing designated position (TDP)" will be subject to random drug and/or alcohol testing. You must provide a narrative statement for each Demonstrated Ability. The narratives should be clear and concise providing a description of your education training and experience that would describe the degree to which you possess each Demonstrated Ability. Candidates must show experience at the level of difficulty and responsibility appropriate to the position. Notice: Answer all questions to the best of your ability. DO NOT ASSUME THAT BECAUSE YOU HOLD OR HAVE HELD THIS POSITION YOU WILL AUTOMATICALLY BE FOUND ELIGIBLE. You may be asked to provide evidence or documentation that you have this type of experience at a later stage in the selection process. Your responses are subject to verification through job interviews or any other information obtained during the application process. Any exaggeration of your experience or any attempt to conceal information can result in disqualification. Failure to submit demonstrated abilities statements will prevent you from receiving further consideration. This is a temporary position not-to-exceed 2 Years. If this position remains temporary upon completion of assignment the selected employee shall return to their position or an equivalent position in the same commuting area. This position may be extended terminated early or made permanent without further competition. This is a bargaining unit position. This position is represented by PASS: Regional Tech Ops and AEA. Links to Important Information: Locality Pay COLA

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Airway Transportation Systems Specialist

Location: Carol Stream IL

Industry: Aviation
Occupational Category: Business Operations
Hours: Full-time, 40 hours per week
Salary: USD 0

Description: Federal Aviation Administration seeks a Airway Transportation Systems Specialist.

Summary Serves as an Airway Transportation Systems Specialist (STARS Specialist) at the Chicago TRACON ARTS/IFD SSC. Responsibilities The Airway Transportation Systems Specialist (ATSS) at this level is recognized as the subject matter expert in their field. All duties of an ATSS are tied to maintaining safe and efficient operating capacity of the vast and complex network of electronics systems required for the worlds largest air traffic control and navigation system. ATSS personnel install evaluate maintain modify and certified facilities services and equipment that support the national airspace system in (NAS). They are also responsible for various duties that contribute to providing reliable and safe FAA services to the flying public. Serves as an ATSS who specializes in the Standard Terminal Automation Replacement System (STARS). Performs a variety of functions directly related to the operation of the NAS. Independently evaluates the functional status of assigned subsystems systems and facilities. Plans coordinates and resolves unique technical problems without managerial intervention providing coordination and suggesting solutions making adjustments as necessary to deal with system outages and performance deterioration. Recognized as a principal technical specialist on legacy and newly developed systems within a large facility or multiple facilities over a large geographical area. Performs work of broad scope and complexity with a high degree of independence. Responsibilities include integration restoration testing and evaluation of new advanced services or service component hardware/software systems and processes. Applies comprehensive technical knowledge to protect the integrity of all components and systems to provide NAS service delivery. Initiates action to install repair or restore systems and services. As a principal specialist or team leader for major projects and/or program areas resolves unique technical problems without managerial intervention providing coordination and suggesting solutions. Carries out work in accordance overall plans and objectives of the organization resolving problems as they arise and making adjustments as necessary to deal with unanticipated situations and organizational needs. This work includes responsibility for evaluating diagnostic data from multiple systems that are integrated to support a network of services or service products. Evaluation of this data is used for correcting deficiencies on Contractor Acceptance Inspection/Joint Acceptance Inspection and timely resolution of equipment systems or services with the NAS. Acts in a security and administration role for STARS system. Conducts day to monitoring and management of system and user activity that affect STARS information security performs the day to day hands on operational and security duties performs security administration performance checks reviews/ manages user accounts files and directories reviews and analyze audit logs attends the STARS Systems Specialist course installs and reconfigures approved software and adaptions performs user account management and follows all agency policy and guidance on the STARS systems. Review and evaluates all automation tickets. Works with air traffic and other stakeholders to eliminate erroneous tickets before forwarding to OSF. Performs other duties as assigned Requirements Conditions of Employment We are not accepting applications from noncitizens. Qualifications There is no time-frame requirement at the Level IV/FV-I to compete. Candidates must show experience at the level of difficulty and responsibility that is appropriate to the position. Experience that demonstrates an extensive knowledge of and experience in: technical knowledge and experience with complex NAS systems emerging technology and legacy systems in the Terminal GNAS environment; knowledge and experience with Terminal Automation (STARS STARS ELITE etc.) Terminal RADAR (ASR-9 ASDE-X) Computer/Networked Base Tower Display Systems and other legacy Terminal NAS Systems. Generally experience at the next lower level of Level III/ FV-H or equivalent meets the minimum qualifications for this position as long as the experience provides the demonstrated abilities identified below. Qualifications must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement. Education Additional Information We may use this vacancy to fill other similar vacant positions. Position may be subject to a background investigation. A one-year probationary period may be required. The person selected for this position may be required to file a financial disclosure statement within 30 days of entry on duty. FAA policy limits certain outside employment and financial investments in aviation-related companies. www.faa.gov/jobs/workinghere/financialdisclosurerequirements The U.S. Department of Transportation strives to ensure that equity transparency accountability collaboration and communication permeate all that we do for the betterment of the Department the traveling public and our nation. As such DOT values a highly diverse workforce of persons who promote a culture of belonging by respecting the personal dignity and worth of each individual and fostering a positive environment where all feel safe and welcome. If these commitments coincide with your personal ideals and professional aspirations please consider joining the DOT family. This position is covered by the Department of Transportations Drug and Alcohol Testing Program. Any applicant tentatively selected for this position will be subject to pre-employment or pre-appointment drug screening. Persons occupying a "testing designated position (TDP)" will be subject to random drug and/or alcohol testing. You must provide a narrative statement for each Demonstrated Ability. The narratives should be clear and concise providing a description of your education training and experience that would describe the degree to which you possess each Demonstrated Ability. Candidates must show experience at the level of difficulty and responsibility appropriate to the position. Notice: Answer all questions to the best of your ability. DO NOT ASSUME THAT BECAUSE YOU HOLD OR HAVE HELD THIS POSITION YOU WILL AUTOMATICALLY BE FOUND ELIGIBLE. You may be asked to provide evidence or documentation that you have this type of experience at a later stage in the selection process. Your responses are subject to verification through job interviews or any other information obtained during the application process. Any exaggeration of your experience or any attempt to conceal information can result in disqualification. Failure to submit demonstrated abilities statements will prevent you from receiving further consideration. This is a temporary position not-to-exceed 2 Years. If this position remains temporary upon completion of assignment the selected employee shall return to their position or an equivalent position in the same commuting area. This position may be extended terminated early or made permanent without further competition. This is a bargaining unit position. This position is represented by PASS: Regional Tech Ops and AEA. Links to Important Information: Locality Pay COLA

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Date Posted: 2023-1-25

Please Apply by: 2023-2-10