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Information Technology Careers

Technology for today. Innovation for tomorrow. We make IT work.

If you are interested in driving innovative technology solutions to solve complex challenges, a career in IT at the FAA offers meaningful, mission-driven work coupled with the ability to continuously develop your skills. Our team has more than 600 employees across 7 different services who are dedicated to partnering with stakeholders to deliver secure, reliable and cutting-edge technologies. Whether it’s configuring network infrastructure, securely connecting more than 1,100 FAA facilities, or designing new applications to meet specific mission needs, we have an extensive array of jobs for IT, Cybersecurity, and Data Science professionals.

To learn more about our careers, our team and some of our amazing achievements, please review the items below.

Why Choose a Career with Our Teams?

Our Information Technology teams work together to do some amazing things in support of the FAA’s mission to provide the safest, most efficient aerospace system in the world.  Each of our accomplishments require ongoing commitments and support, not only from our technical experts but also from our project and program support subject matter experts.  Listed below are some of our teams’ recent achievements.

  • Robotic Process Automation – Expanded the RPA program through innovative events such as “The Battle of the Bots” to help FAA citizen developers use RPA technology to automate manual, repetitive processes in order to focus on strategic work.  
  • Drones – Supported the safe integration of drones into the national airspace by successfully deploying a major update to FAA DroneZone, one of the many technology solutions AIT has developed and/or supported to ensure drones are operated safely within a rapidly evolving and complex compliance landscape.
  • Artificial Intelligence - During "Art of the Possible" Week, employees gained insight into cutting edge technologies related to advanced analytics and AI, including natural language processing and game-theory/digital twins.
  • Data - Implemented the FAA’s Dynamic Regulatory System (DRS), a comprehensive knowledge center that includes all regulatory guidance material from the FAA’s Office of Aviation Safety.
  • Safety – Partnered with the Air Traffic organization to create Aviation Risk Identification and Assessment (ARIA), an automated tool that supports risk-based, data-driven decision-making to provide better insight into potential risks in the National Airspace System (NAS).
  • Teamwork - Reconfigured 60 applications to leverage the DevSecOps toolchain, migrated 12 applications from on-premises datacenters to the FAA’s cloud environments, and migrated the website to a content management system.
  • Career Development – Offered a wide variety of IT training and development programs that are in addition to those offered by the FAA to all employees.  Piloted the AIT Career Navigator program which enables participating employees to focus on career development by aligning their learning/training paths to their career goals through a series of self-assessments and engagement activities. 
Last updated: Monday, November 27, 2023