NOW HIGHERING

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We Are Hiring:
Project Manager, FAA Certification

This is a Permanent, Full-Time Post,
Rome, NY, USA

The sky’s the limit for your career at Microdrones. So: take to the skies with us – choose challenge over routine! Microdrones is an expanding, innovative company with branches in Germany, the US, Canada, China, Australia and the United Arab Emirates.

Energetic. Innovative. Adventurous. Perceptive. Future oriented. Sound like you? Then we’ve got the right job for you! Microdrones offers a unique opportunity to work for an industry-leading company in a dynamic environment. Join us on our journey in the rapidly-growing aerospace industry with its infinite growth potential – become a Microdrones professional!

The sky’s the limit for your career at Microdrones. So: take to the skies with us – choose challenge over routine! Microdrones is an expanding, innovative company with branches in the US, Europe, Canada and China.

Energetic. Innovative. Adventurous. Perceptive. Future oriented. Sound like you? Then we’ve got the right job for you! Microdrones offers a unique opportunity to work for an industry-leading company in a dynamic environment. Join us on our journey as Project Manager, FAA Certification. This position works closely with the Federal Aviation Administration and our engineering department on the certification of our UAV, ensuring that they meet all regulatory requirements and staying informed of any potential changes.

Reporting directly to the CTO this role is heavy in certification activities - attention to detail with clear and precise communication skills are crucial.

What to expect from us:

At Microdrones, we know that it is the people who make our company a success. We encourage personal and professional growth and success among our globally diverse workforce by offering:

  • Competitive remuneration and benefits
  • Career and personal development opportunities
YOUR TASKS and responsibilties:
  • Understand the status of the FAA certification process for UAV / Pilots in the US
  • Manage the whole FAA type certification process for our UAV
  • Make contact within the FAA to stay up to date on upcoming changes
  • Participate in industry group to stay informed and connected
  • Understand the category we could fall into and use cases
  • Translate into technical requirements for the aircraft and discuss potential changes needed with the engineering department
  • Communicate with the FAA to submit/file request and follow the process
  • Create and maintain the documentation for the FAA
  • Become the expert matter on FAA related topics
YOUR profile and SKILLS:
  • Technical Bachelor Degree or comparable experience
  • Ability to understand aviation related technical requirement
  • Knowledge of aircraft related concept (transponder, sense and avoid)
  • Understanding of airspace regulation (airspace class)
  • Ability to read, digest and synthesize FAA related UAV topics
  • Ability to write technical documentation
  • Must be a self-motivated individual with good interpersonal skills and who can work in a multi-tasking environment with both internal and external customers with minimal direction
  • Pilot certification or Air traffic control is a plus

Microdrones stands for diversity and equal rights. None of the above expressions should be discriminatory in terms of age, sex, ancestry, religion, belief or experience. We confirm that we are pleased to accept all applications from candidates of any age, gender, ancestry, religion, belief or experience.

Ready to opt for a challenge?

We are looking forward to your meaningful application – apply online through our application form now.