Senior Configuration Engineer - Airworthiness

South Burlington, VT


The Senior Configuration Engineer is responsible for ensuring aircraft configuration compliance to FAA and Industry requirements.  The engineer will work closely with the Airworthiness, Engineering, Production, and Quality teams to implement and operate configuration control processes for full aircraft development including both Hardware and Software Systems.  The Senior Configuration Engineer will administer the regular meeting and agenda of the Problem Resolution (PRB) and Change Control Boards (CCB).  They will work closely with other Configuration Engineers and cross functional team members to guide and manage the governed processes. The Configuration Engineer will work as a focal point with cross functional stakeholders to ensure that the configuration of all aircraft products is fully defined, traceable, and auditable for the complete lifecycle of all developed aircraft.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Co-develop and implement full set of company level aerospace configuration management plans, processes and documentation for the development and certification of new aircraft platforms.  
  • Ensure maintenance of all type / production design configurations for full service life of configured products.  Establish process to produce full configuration for any required aircraft or asset builds to support FAA (or other authority) audit.
  • Ensure that Beta Airworthiness documentation (Airworthiness Directives, Service Bulletins, etc…) is accurate and representative of changes to aircraft configurations status for FAA and Customers.
  • Administer and coordinate the Problem Resolution and Change Control Boards and relevant related configuration processes and activities.
  • Coordinate correct definition of change scope & effectivity for hardware and software to maintain correct configuration definitions of all aircraft and verification assets.
  • Help to grow and develop the configuration management team to support aircraft development and certification according to schedule.
  • Support and Training of process stakeholders in relevant BETA configuration and change management processes and systems.
  • Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities):

  • 5+ years of experience in Aerospace working in configuration management or closely related roles.
  • Knowledge & experience in FAA certification/compliance requirements related to Configuration Management. 
  • Knowledge & experience in ARP 4754A, RTCA DO-178C, RTCA DO-254 requirements for Configuration Management.
  • Preferred BS in a relevant engineering or quality discipline or equivalent education and experience.
  • Experience as Admin with ALM (Polarion) and PLM (3DExperience) or equivalent systems valued.
  • Passion for safety through quality in both design, software development, and manufacturing
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with internal and external customers.
  • High energy, self-motivated, organized and detail-oriented.
  • Preferred Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities):

  • End to end experience with certification and launch of newly developed aircraft products.
  • Strong problem solving and root cause corrective action investigation background.
  • The Configuration & Release Engineer may work remotely but is expected to be available for onsite work at BETA Technologies locations in Montreal Canada and/or in Burlington Vermont.  Candidates should be available to be onsite 1-3 days per week as needed.

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