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Configuration Manager | Aircraft Certification

BETA Technologies
South Burlington, Chittenden County, Vermont
95 days ago

The Configuration Manager is critical to ensuring aircraft configuration compliance with FAA regulations (e.g., 14 CFR Part 21) and industry standards. BETA is looking for a Configuration Management expert with 10+ years of aerospace experience to drive the development of our configuration control processes as an Aerospace OEM. You'll collaborate closely with Airworthiness, Engineering, Production, and Quality teams to ensure that the configuration of all aircraft products – hardware and software – is fully defined, traceable, and auditable throughout the aircraft's lifecycle.

How you will contribute to revolutionizing electric aviation:

    • Develop and implement a full set of company-level aerospace configuration management plans, processes, and documentation for the development and certification of new aircraft platforms.
    • Maintain all type/production design configurations for the full service life of configured products.
    • Ensure configuration accuracy and FAA audit readiness by establishing processes to produce full configuration for any required aircraft or asset builds.
    • Ensure Airworthiness documentation accuracy and customer confidence by ensuring it reflects changes in aircraft configuration status.
    • Lead Problem Resolution and Change Control Boards and related configuration processes and activities.
    • Coordinate correct definition of change scope & effectivity for hardware and software to maintain accurate configuration definitions of all aircraft and verification assets.
    • Spearhead the growth and development of the configuration management team to support aircraft development and certification according to schedule.
    • Train stakeholders in BETA configuration and change management processes and systems.

Minimum Qualifications We are seeking:

    • 10+ years of experience working in Aerospace Configuration Management and/or Commercial Aircraft Certification.
    • Background in and understanding of engineering, supply chain, quality, and product development processes, and how these activities interact with Configuration Management.
    • Knowledge & experience in FAA advisory circulars, requirements, and best practices for Aircraft Configuration Management.
    • Understanding of FAA conformity and test program execution.
    • Knowledge & experience in ARP 4754A and EIA-649.
    • Passion for safety through quality in hardware, software, and manufacturing product development, with excellent written and verbal communication skillsHigh energy, self-motivated, organized and detail-oriented.

Above and Beyond Qualifications that will distinguish you:

    • End to end experience with certification and launch of newly developed aircraft products.
    • Experience in RTCA DO-178C or RTCA DO-254 requirements for Configuration Management.
    • Strong problem solving and root cause corrective action investigation background.
The Lead Configuration Engineer is expected to be based onsite at BETA Technologies in Burlington, Vermont, with availability to travel to our Montreal, Canada location as needed.

Inclusivity Statement

BETA Technologies provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, place of birth, citizenship, disability, veteran or military status, health coverage status, HIV status, genetic information, crime victim status, pregnancy or a pregnancy-related condition or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. The company does not discriminate, and will not discriminate, and will not tolerate discrimination, based on any of these characteristics during the application process or in employment.

All offers of employment at BETA Technologies are contingent upon favorable results of a thorough background check.

BETA Technologies is an E-Verify employer.  

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