Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Program Development Manager

Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Program Development Manager

In support of our client, a state government entity, ResourceTek is recruiting for a strategic and visionary Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Program Development Manager. The UAS Program Development Manager will be the main point of contact for a state UAS Program and the leader of advancement and innovation of an existing Drone Flight Operations Program. This is a long-term, multi-year contract position with benefits located in the Atlanta Georgia area.


The minimum qualifications for this position are:

  • Undergraduate Degree in aviation, aeronautics, aerospace, or business fields that support a UAS knowledge base necessary to advance and operate a state UAS Program.

  • Possession of a FAA Part 107 Remote Pilot Certificate.


    Three Years of Experience in:

  • Demonstrated leadership, developing a growing UAS Program with insight into the emerging Urban Air Mobility area.

  • Demonstrated ability to understand industry advancements and the ability to bring innovations to implementation, that enhances UAS operations and uses saving time, money, and increasing safety for a large organization.

  • Ensuring compliance with all FAA regulations/guidelines to operate a state UAS Program.

  • Developing and maintaining an educational/training program for operators, visual observers, and other UAS personnel to ensure compliance of a growing UAS Program.

  • Managing databases, analyzing reports, and manage dashboard overviews of flight and uses of UAS in a large Program environment.

  • Developing policy and procedures to maintain control of a decentralized UAS organization.

    1. with emergency operations and the integration of UAS in pre-and post- recovery.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Ensures compliance with UAS policies and all applicable federal/state laws.

  • Maintain an organizational structure for UAS Pilots/Visual Observers for a large organization.

  • Approve requests by UAS personnel for equipment acquisition.

  • Develops and maintains a data base system to track all UAS flight operations.

  • Investigates unsafe or dangerous acts committed during the operation of an UAS and report to appropriate agencies.

  • Researches and approves software applications that apply to the UAS functions.

  • Coordinates with offices and agencies both internal and external to insure the UAS Program is represented and communicates to appropriate parties.

  • Travels and represents the organization throughout the US in order to bring innovations back to the organization.

  • Develops and delivers presentations to external groups to explain the organizations activities in the UAS field.

ResourceTek provides benefits including paid holidays, vacation; medical, dental and vision insurances and more. ResourceTek is an equal opportunity employer.

To apply: Submit a cover letter and updated resume to Melissa Moore, Senior Technical Recruiter with ResourceTek, LLC. mmoore@resource-tek.com