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Burlington, MA., May 7, 2018 – UFA, Inc. (UFA), a leading provider of Air Traffic Simulation and Voice Technologies, announced that it has appointed James Cuoco as Director of Software Development. Cuoco will lead the software development team at UFA headquarters in Burlington, Massachusetts with a focus on streamlining and enhancing the software development process to meet growing customer demands.
Prior to joining UFA, Cuoco worked closely with UFA’s Christine Paras on the FAA’s Air Traffic Management System (ATMS) where he led a team responsible for the system’s route processing software and the “56-Day Update” of the software’s representation of the Air Route Traffic Control Centers (ARTCC) sectors.
Most recently, Cuoco served as the Director of Information Systems for MAXIMUS’ Boston Office for 11 years. He managed the software development, reporting, hardware and systems portion of MAXIMUS’ MassHealth Division’s $55 million contract with the State of Massachusetts.
“I’m looking forward to learning more about UFA’s products and corporate culture, meeting and working with the staff and customer base, and helping to improve the software development process to adjust for UFA’s rapid growth,” says Cuoco.
“I am pleased to welcome Jim to our management team,” says Christine Paras, UFA Director of Engineering and Programs. “His experience in the Air Traffic Control domain and recent responsibilities supporting modern complex software applications and infrastructures will continue to strengthen UFA’s ability to address our growing project and product development activities.”
About UFA, Inc.
Headquartered in Burlington, MA, UFA specializes in simulation and voice technologies and services for Air Traffic Management (ATM). UFA’s products and services are used by leading Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSP’s), Civil Aviation Authorities, Militaries and Educational institutions worldwide. Customers include the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the United States Military, DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung, NAV CANADA, Skyguide, DGAC/DSNA France, LVNL Netherlands, and many other organizations. The company’s wholly owned German subsidiary, ATCSim GmbH, is located in Mainz and Kaufbeuren, and also operates the ATCSim Innovation Center in Bavaria, Germany.
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