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Airport Technology Research Analyst

Gemini Technologies, Inc. is currently seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Airport Technology Research Analyst to support the FAA Airport Technology Research and Development (ATR) Program by discovering and evaluating new technologies and methods and informing policies, standards, and regulatory guidance that meet the demands of increasing air traffic, new types of aircraft, and environmental factors. This position is located at the FAA William J. Hughes Technical Center (WJHTC) in Atlantic City, NJ.

FAA William J. Hughes Technical Center (WJHTC) in Atlantic City, NJ.

Conditions of Employment

  • Appointment will be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by government background investigation
  • The incumbent will be required to travel no more than 25% of the time

Serves as project lead or senior member of transportation technology team responsible for:

  • Perform design, planning, analysis, experimentation, and evaluations pertaining to current and proposed FAA systems
  • Execute acquisition of study data, determine of requirements and effectiveness of current and proposed systems
  • Apply innovative techniques and generate creative engineering/technology solutions to solve challenging problems in the field of aviation
  • Assess risks and system safety associated with integrating Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), urban air mobility (UAM) vehicles, and other new entrants into the national airspace
  • Contextualize a wide array of airport, aircraft, and aviation system data to provide rational interpretations of results in both written and verbal form
  • Work on a wide variety of projects and creatively leverage multiple skills across a broad range of airport/heliport design, aviation technology, and operation research domains to solve problems, both individually and in a team-based environment.


Minimum Requirements

  • Must have an advanced degree (i.e., Master of Science) in Aviation from an accredited college or university.
  • Minimum 5 years of research/work experience in airport design, operations and/or management related fields, with an in depth knowledge of airport safety, capacity study, and/or delay analysis.
  • Familiar with Advisory Circulars (ACs), Federal Aviation Regulations (FARs), FAA Orders and Notices, Pilot Aeronautical Information Manual (AIM), and other relevant literature/documents.
  • Strong technical writing skills, including publication, proposal, and reports.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills, including presentations of applicable research material to senior management, peers, or to the general public.

Additional Qualifications

  • Demonstrated ability to scope, plan, execute, and document complex engineering and/or technical problems
  • Capable of fully executing a portfolio of airport research and development project with minimum supervision

Preferred Qualifications

  • Pilot background
  • Professional certifications, such as American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE)

Competitive benefits package/401k available

***To apply, please submit your resume and completed employment application to:

Gemini offers a competitive benefits package and 401k Plan. As a federal government contractor, we participate in the e-Verify program. Gemini is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. 

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