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Flight Safety Manager, Prime Air

Flight Safety Manager, Prime Air

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Amazon Corporate LLC
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Project/Program/Product Management--Non-tech
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Job Description

We’re working on the future. If you are seeking an iterative fast-paced environment where you can drive innovation, apply state-of-the-art technologies to solve extreme-scale real world challenges, and provide visible benefit to end-users, this is your opportunity.

Come work on the Amazon Prime Air team!

Amazon Prime Air is looking for a US Flight Safety Manager to oversee our US unmanned (drone) flight safety operations. He/she will help lead safety, regulatory, and compliance initiatives to enable safe and efficient commercial drone delivery operations.

Duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Participate as crew member in our flight operations team
  • Administer Amazon Prime Air’s Safety Management System (SMS) and other safety data related programs
  • Oversee operational flight safety programs
  • Audit other operational sites worldwide
  • Provide safety metrics and periodic updates to senior leadership
  • Support compliance initiatives
  • Support testing, certification and operational approval efforts

Export Control License

This position may require a deemed export control license for compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Placement is contingent on Amazon’s ability to apply for and obtain an export control license on your behalf.

Basic Qualifications

  • 10+ years of relevant aviation experience to include aviation safety, regulatory, legal or compliance positions
  • Awareness of legal and regulatory issues affecting unmanned aircraft industry
  • Demonstrated aviation technical program leadership
  • Experience managing complex projects or programs of similar scope
  • BS in science, engineering, or technology field
  • Experience in system safety engineering and hazard analysis

Preferred Qualifications

  • Pilot’s license (manned/unmanned), flight training or flight evaluation experience
  • Experience working with industry aviation standards and safety organizations
  • Experience working with domestic and international aviation authorities

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Vet