AvMet Careers

AvMet is a unique place to work. Employees enjoy a family atmosphere within a professional context. Each team member is an integral part of AvMet and its future. We believe in delivering unsurpassed customer service by working hard, thinking of our customer and their needs and doing whatever it takes to meet those needs. AvMet is an equal opportunity employer and abides by all state and federal requirements.

Position: Associate Scientist / Systems Analyst

Position Description:

The successful candidate will be part of a team supporting the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) NextGen Aviation Weather Division in developing and deploying the Next Generation Air Traffic System (NextGen). The candidate will provide meeting support to FAA personnel, including organizing meeting logistics, attending meetings, preparing meeting minutes and reports, coordinating communication among attendees, and maintaining working documents.

In addition, the candidate will conduct analysis of FAA and National Weather Service (NWS) policies, programs, systems, and forecast capabilities. Frequent duties and responsibilities include developing briefings/presentations, preparing project plans and schedules, conducting regulatory, policy, and financial research related to aviation weather and aviation safety, and writing/editing reports.

The candidate must be detail-oriented, able to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment, and convey a professional image in client meetings.

Minimum Qualifications:

Desirable Qualifications:

*Note: Relevand professional experience must consist of full-time employment that is neither an institutional assistantship nor a co-op position. Full-time internships, paid or unpaid, at both the undergraduate and graduate level, are considered relevant professional experience.

This is an associate-level position located in AvMet’s Washington, DC office.

The position is available immediately, with some flexibility in start date. Any offer of employment (including start date) is contingent upon approval of the candidate’s resume by the FAA, and the candidate must be legally authorized to work in teh U.S for AvMet on an ongoing basis.

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume as email attachments to Sheila Watson at watson@avmet.com. Please include the position title in the email subject line.


AvMet provides a comprehensive benefits package for full-time employees. Benefits include the following:

*portion paid by the employee

Company Information:

AvMet Applications, Inc., (AvMet) is a small, vibrant aviation consulting firm that recently celebrated its 15th anniversary. It is headquartered in Reston, VA with a satellite office in Washington, DC. AvMet specializes in aviation meteorology and provides expertise in program management, system engineering, program analysis, and training. AvMet’s primary business is government contracting and its clients include the FAA and NASA. AvMet staff have a wide range of backgrounds and experience from air traffic controllers and commercial pilots to operational meteorologists and systems engineers.

For more information about AvMet, please visit www.avmet.com