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VECTOR AIRPORT SYSTEMS

CAREERS

At Vector, we are committed to bringing the best possible products and services to our clients - we believe this starts with our people.  We are continually growing and looking for hard-working, driven individuals to join our team, while being able to grow in a creative, professional environment.

Why work at Vector?

 

Vector is a small, established, high-energy company with a start-up vibe. We apply our technology and engineering expertise to deliver industry-leading aircraft tracking & identification technologies to 40+ client airports across the US. In addition, we fully manage the revenue streams for most of our clients through our PLANEPASS solution which is like EZ-pass for aircraft. Beyond our core mission, we believe that our success depends on helping each member of our team discover and reach their full potential so that we all succeed together.

The Vector Environment
  • Generous rewards for hard work and dedication

  • Great benefits: 401k w/ 4% matching contribution; health and dental plan; 3 weeks of paid leave; tuition assistance for continuing or career-related education

  • Ample opportunity for career growth – we promote from within

  • Leadership takes a constructive interest in every team member’s success

  • Work/Life Balance is a real thing at Vector!

  • Be part of a close-knit team 

  • You will not be micromanaged: plan, prioritize and schedule your own tasks  

Vector Airport Systems is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We respect and seek to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our workforce.

For more information about employment opportunities, please see our open positions below.

GENERAL INQUIRY

We are accepting resumes to fill a variety of positions including but not limited to Software Engineers, Product Owners, Project ManagersTechnical Writers, and Engineers.

 

To apply for a specific role listed below, please find the associated job posting on Indeed.com and submit an application through that platform. For general inquiries, please send your resume to hrmanager@vector-us.com.

SYSTEMS SUPPORT ANALYST

Vector Airport Systems is a growing international aviation company with a positive team culture and an emphasis on visionary leadership. Our hard-working, innovative team delivers aircraft tracking, revenue generation, environmental impact, and other mission-critical solutions to our clients across the United States and abroad. Over the past two years, we have seen record growth expansion of our business and growth opportunities across our entire team. 

About the Position:​

The Data and Systems Support Analyst at our Herndon, Virginia headquarters plays a pivotal role in the Systems Department, focusing on managing data solutions and hands-on implementation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of hardware systems. As the backbone of our data operations, this position blends the worlds of data analysis and IT support to ensure accurate and reliable data for our teams. Each data source is unique and requires different skills, ranging from hand tools to python scripts to problem solve and tune. If you're tech-savvy, detail-oriented, and passionate about problem-solving, we're looking for you to join our team!

Key Responsibilities:​

Data Analysis: 50%

  • Setup and redefine data analysis settings for flight tracking data.

  • Investigate specific data issues to properly identify aircraft operations at airports, providing guidance to internal team members based on findings.

Systems Maintenance and Installation: 25%

  • Contribute to the setup and integration efforts for new clients, including physical equipment configuration/installation, and software/data configuration.

  • Travel to airport client sites for the installation, configuration, and ongoing maintenance of remote sensor equipment.

  • Assist in developing and maintaining technical documentation, such as installation guides, maintenance procedures, and troubleshooting protocols.

Systems Department and Helpdesk Support: 25%

  • Conduct routine maintenance checks and troubleshooting for deployed systems, using remote diagnostic tools and software to swiftly address and resolve issues.

  • Work collaboratively on projects within the team and across the organization, providing technical insights and enhancing departmental processes and service quality.

 

Qualifications:​
  • Associate degree in Electronics, Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field, or relevant technical certifications (e.g., CompTIA A+, Network+).

  • 1-3 years of experience in a technical support or help desk role, with proven expertise in hardware installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting.

  • Knowledge of networking concepts and experience with various operating systems, primarily Windows and Linux.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to quickly diagnose and resolve technical issues.

  • Excellent communication skills, with a knack for clearly conveying technical information to diverse audiences and collaborating effectively with team members.

  • Willingness to travel for field assignments, including installations, maintenance, or troubleshooting tasks at client airport sites within the United States up to 15% of the time.

  • Experience using both power and hand tools.

 

Physical Requirements:​
  • Ability to safely handle, carry, and lift equipment weighing up to 70 lbs.

  • Comfortable working in various settings including outdoor airfields, indoor technical workshops, and at a desk.

 

Additional Requirements:​
  • Valid driver's license with a clean driving record.

  • Must be authorized to work in the US (no visa sponsorship available)

  • Flexibility to work varied hours, including occasional weekends, to meet operational needs and project timelines.

  • Available to work in our Herndon, VA office a minimum of 3 days a week. Option to work remotely up to 2 days a week.

To view the full job description and apply, please visit Indeed.

FULL-STACK .NET DEVELOPER

Vector Airport Systems is a growing international aviation company with a positive team culture and an emphasis on visionary leadership. Vector is looking for an experienced UX Lead to join a distributed team and help Vector provide solutions to some of the most challenging problems facing today’s airports.

Responsibilities:​
  • Develop and deploy Azure-hosted C# .NET apps/microservices 

  • Design new and enhance existing JavaScript/Angular front-end applications 

  • Migrate existing applications and features to Vector’s next-gen architecture 

  • Work with product owners and stakeholders to resolve outstanding bugs 

  • Be a member of an Agile software development team, participating in stand-ups, sprint planning, and retrospective meetings 

Requirements:
  • Must be authorized to work in the US

  • 4-year degree in Computer Science/Software Engineering/etc. or equivalent work experience 

  • Experience developing web applications with Angular, React, or similar JavaScript/TypeScript frameworks 

  • Experience with compiled app development such as C/C++, Java, Swift, or .NET 

  • Available to work during core hours 11 AM ET - 4 PM ET

To apply, please submit an application to hrmanager@vector-us.com.

SOFTWARE & SERVICES SALES REPRESENTATIVE

Vector Airport Systems is a growing international aviation company with a positive team culture and an emphasis on visionary leadership. We are seeking a full-time Sales Representative that will work as part of our Sales and Marketing teams to perform “top of funnel” activities, lead management, deal management, and drive overall brand awareness. The ideal candidate will possess experience in software sales or technology service outsourcing. The sales representative will have assigned accounts throughout the United States and focus on new sales opportunity creation and wins. This role is focused on selling our software and services to new and existing airport clients. The Sales Representative will be responsible for proactive outreach, beginning with lead generation and continuing through all phases of the sales process, culminating in a sale win/close. This position is supported by senior executives for subject matter expertise and will include onboarding and training in sales skills and processes. This position can be from a remote location.

Responsibilities:​
  • Generate sales and promote market growth within your territory

  • Work with Marketing Team to ensure strong lead flow

  • Create & articulate compelling value propositions

  • Build and lead pursuit teams for larger opportunities

  • Pursue leads generated by yourself and our inbound and outbound marketing efforts

  • Educate and guide prospects through the buying process

  • Develop and implement an effective sales plan to meet or exceed established sales objectives

  • Manage all aspects sales in your territory including prospecting, activity tracking, opportunity management, forecasting revenue, contract management and closing deals

  • Document all conversations, activities, and emails in our Hubspot CRM

Requirements:​
  • Confident, competitive, thorough, flexible, resilient, and tenacious

  • Proven to be capable of managing 30 or more active opportunities and meeting sales objectives by closing 15 or more opportunities per year

  • 3 to 5 years previous selling experience. Selling to government or airports is a plus

  • Experience with SaaS sales and or financial collection industry sales is a plus

  • Ability to travel when required for conferences, shows and client visits (<10% of time)

  • Fluent in spoken and written English

 

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