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ASO Job Search – Key Words

ASO Job Search – Key Words

If you’re searching the internet for your next Airborne Sensor Operator (ASO) job, here are just a few common titles to plug in the search window, i.e., they should give you a good view of current opportunities (primarily in the commercial / contracting sectors):

• Airborne Sensor Operator
• Sensor Operator
• UAV (RPA) Sensor Operator
• Aerial Acquisition Operator
• Payload Operator
• UAV (RPA) Payload Operator

• Aerial Survey Navigator
• Aerial Survey Technician
• Aerostat Operator
• Aerial Photographer or Videographer
• ELINT/EW Operator or Technician

• (Primary or Secondary ASO Title) / Instructor
• (Primary or Secondary ASO Title) /Field Operations Specialist
• (Primary or Secondary ASO Title) / Field Service Representative
• (Primary or Secondary ASO Title) / Technician
• (Primary or Secondary ASO Title) / System Engineer or Integration Engineer
• (Primary or Secondary ASO Title) / Imagery Analyst
• (Aerial Surveying, Mapping, ISR, etc.) / Project or Program Manager
• (Aerial Surveying, Mapping, ISR, photography, etc,) / Planner

Bottom-Line, if you’re running an internet job search campaign, it’s a good idea to write-down keywords to help with your search but also for building your resume and preparing for interviews.

If you know of other keywords related to the ASO profession and how to search for a job, please share...More the better!

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  • Hi Gustavo,

    1st, Welcome to ASOG. 2nd, excellent input...I've seen this job title in several ASO industry sectors. When you get a chance it would be great to get a general over view of the ABD MSO job.

    Again, excellent Gustavo!


  • Good morning .

    In the frame of the Air Bridge Denial Program (ABD Program) which is a counter drugs Law Enforcement Program bettween Colombia and USA, resulting in improvement of counter drugs air operations procedures.the rol possition played by sensor operators is called Mission Sensor Operator (MSO).  

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