May 09, 2024

ACO Product Developer-Journeyman (Patuxent River, MD)

$93,000 - $123,000 yearly
  • AMEWAS American Electronic Warfare Associates, Inc.
  • Hybrid (Patuxent River, MD, USA)
Full-Time Aerospace - Aviation Defense Government Other

Job Description

The position:
This position is contingent upon contract award.

AMEWAS, Inc. is seeking a highly motivated and talented ACO Product Developer-Journeyman to support the Airworthiness Cybersafe Office. The salary range of this position is $93,000.00 - $123,000.00, and is commensurate with experience. This position is eligible for hybrid work.

About the location: 
Patuxent River, Maryland #1 City Hiring the Most High-Tech Workers (California-Lexington Park, Maryland). To learn more about our surrounding location, please visit: Visit St. Mary’s.

A typical day as an ACO Product Developer-Journeyman may include:

  • Receives day-to-day tasking from the ACO Airworthiness Director and is involved all aspects of airworthiness product development
  • Acts as Flight Clearance Product Developer for interim and permanent flight clearances
  • Develops content and executes updates for NATOPS and NATIP flight clearance publication sets
  • Develops content for Interim Flight Clearances
  • Creates transition plans to incorporate Interim Flight Clearance content into NATOPS/NATIP
  • Maintains a record of all Flight Clearance actions to include; clearances issued, clearances expired and clearances in-work
  • Keeps customer aware of actions required to maintain product currency
  • Provides the customer with NATOPS/NATIP planning and activity coordination.
  • Maintains reports for content requirements traceability and defects against the products

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More about Us:
AMEWAS, Inc. a Department of Defense (DoD) contractor, has provided support to our Federal customers for over 35 years. One of our missions is to find the best available talent to meet our organizational objectives. We closely measure performance, provide varying incentives, and strive to develop top performers. We value diversity. We celebrate the differences and uniqueness each employee brings to help us accomplish our goals. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

AMEWAS participates with E-Verify to confirm eligibility to work in the United States.

Be sure to check out the rest of our website at for more information about our company.

Our excellent benefits and perks:
Staying connected to our core values sets us apart from our competition! AMEWAS recognizes and rewards performance, dedication, and longevity. We are committed to investing in our employees and their future by providing them with competitive compensation, career development, optimum working conditions, and unique benefits; some of which are listed below:

  • Medical, dental, vision, 401(k), Life/AD&D/STD/LTD insurance
  • Paid vacation, holiday and sick leave
  • Generous tuition & training assistance program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Sign-on bonuses
  • Employee longevity recognition
  • Community involvement & outreach
  • Team building events
  • Recognition program
  • Wellness program
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Mobile service discount
  • Discounted gym membership

Department: ACO- Airworthiness Cyber Office
This is a non-management position
McNamara-O'Hara Service Contract Act (SCA): No




Security Clearance

Active Secret

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s Degree or 2 years of DoD aviation/flight clearance product set experience and an Associate Degree in lieu of a Bachelor’s Degree-These 2 years of experience are in addition to the required minimum of 5 years to meet the experience requirements below, requiring a total of 7 years of experience; Or 4 years of DoD Aviation or flight clearance product set experience may be accepted in lieu of a Bachelor’s Degree-These 4 years of experience are in addition to the required minimum of 5 years to meet the experience requirements below, requiring a total of 9 years of experience
  • 5 years of relevant work experience
  • Proficient with Airworthiness enterprise tools, processes and procedures by the development of flight clearance product content, generating requests, overseeing the flight clearance review process and finalizing/releasing the flight clearance products to ACO
  • Prior professional US Military Aviation experience
  • Experience working with Naval Aircraft
  • Experience with NATOPS/NATIP Publications
  • Experience using e.POWER paperless routing software
  • Possesses a strong computer-use background to include editorial/graphics software running on local, networked or web-based platforms
  • The ability to maintain a DoD Secret Security Clearance

Desired Skills:

  • Excellent communication Skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Knowledge of Aircraft Flight Manuals
  • Ability to teach/ train others on the Airworthiness process

Skills crucial to success at AMEWAS, Inc.:
Customer-focused attitude with high level of professionalism and discretion. Ability to work effectively with management and part of a team to meet targets.  Is reliable, possesses initiative, and works well as an individual or part of a team.

Physical environment and working conditions:
The physical environment requires the employee to work in an office, sitting in a cubicle or at a desk, looking at a computer for most of the workday.  Work is physically comfortable. The employee has discretion about sitting, walking, standing, etc.

The employee may be required to travel short distances to offices/conference rooms and buildings on site.  In some occasions, the employee may be required to report to offices or buildings near the work site. 

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