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Avionics Electrical Systems Director job at Boom Supersonic in Centennial CO
Description, duties, responsibilities
About Boom Supersonic
Boom Supersonic is a Denver-based company redefining commercial flight by bringing supersonic flight back to the skies with Overture. This historic airliner is designed and committed to industry-leading standards of speed safety and sustainability. Booms vision is to bring families businesses and cultures closer together through supersonic travel and make the world dramatically more accessible.
Boom is the first commercial airplane manufacturer to commit to a carbon-neutral flight test program and to build sustainability into its entire aircraft program. The company is backed by world-class investors and has 30 aircraft on pre-order. Founded in 2014 Boom has assembled a team of over 150 full-time employees who have made contributions to over 220 air and spacecraft programs.
Are you passionate about building the supersonic future? Come join the team and help us make aviation history!
Avionics / Electrical Systems Director
As part of a hardworking and accomplished team of specialists you will lead the Avionics / Electrical Systems organization within Booms Engineering team reporting directly to the Vice President of Engineering. The Avionics Electrical Systems organization is dedicated to the science and implementation of aircraft systems (Integrated Modular Avionics Flight Management System Head Down/Up Displays Centralized Data Network Inertial Navigation Communication Data Recording etc).
As Director of Avionics / Electrical Systems you will guide a team of leaders and individual contributors. You will coordinate the deployment of your team across diverse business units and program(s). This will include adapting to their changing needs and resolving sophisticated issues that arise from contending priorities. Additionally you will be responsible for handling overall performance of the team including technical capabilities design certification identifying and filling skill gaps budgets conducting performance merit and promotion assessments. You will help guide the advancement of team members careers through mentoring and the alignment of work assignments with team member goals. Additionally you ensure the work products meet quality standards of the company.
You will share in the teams impact of development activities as we help business units achieve their mission! This position will directly impact the history of aerospace by bringing back supersonic flight to civilians. It will require your dedicated and detailed attention towards safe supersonic flight.
On any given day you might:
Direct efforts and oversee the internal teams related to Integrated Modular Avionics Flight Management System Head Down/Up Displays Centralized Data Network Inertial Navigation Communication Data Recording etc
Provide subject matter expert level technical leadership mentoring and guidance on both practical and theoretical aspects
Provide direction on validation and verification of systems requirements
Ensure timely and accurate delivery of system level certification and documentation
Oversee and direct a team monitoring tasks and ensuring on schedule delivery
Facilitate communication discussion decision making and conflict resolution
Manage the scheduling budget resources and suppliers
Report status to ensure milestones are met in support of the overall program schedule
Support the annual planning process including working with business unit customers to forecast the mechanical systems demand across the company.
Provide tools processes and resources required to meet the different Avionics / Electrical Systems needs for the different programs and business units.
Leverages advanced principles theories and concepts of complex technical subjects to provide direction for employees
Provide requirements (demand allocation budget facility planning) to build and execute testing in a shared Avionics Electrical Mechanical systems Hardware-in-the-loop laboratory environment
Ensures proper identification and management of risks opportunities assumptions and dependencies on supported projects
Development of technical capabilities roadmaps technology roadmaps and other forward thinking strategic artifacts for the Avionics and Electrical Systems team
Develop the directorates vision/aspiration objectives goals and metrics
Author job descriptions and lead all aspects of the hiring process to achieve the demands of your internal customers within the constraints of the business. This includes both direct hire and contingent labor
Manage director reports including performance evaluations facilitate career growth opportunities and handle the compensation/promotion process
Embody promote and mentor the Boom leadership principles and culture
B.S. degree in Engineering or equivalent
15+ years of demonstrated experience managing technical teams and/or leading functional groups with responsibility for technical quality of work delivered and career management of employees and experience in system formulation development and/or operations with technical experience in three or more of the following subject areas: Integrated Modular Avionics Flight Management System Head Down/Up Displays Centralized Data Network Inertial Navigation Communication Data Recording etc.
Previous project leadership or engineering management experience
Experience in transitioning hardware/systems from design and development to manufacturing operations
Previous project leadership or engineering management experience
Ability to earn trust maintain positive and professional relationships and contribute to building a positive culture of inclusion and diversity
Start to finish CFR Part 23 or Part 25 aircraft certification program
M.S. degree in Engineering or equivalent
FAA Designated Engineering Representative
Recent experience in developing aircraft level systems and requirements from concept through certification strongly desired
Must be able to demonstrate a clear understanding knowledge and ability to define requirements generate architecture and achieve compliance
Strong customer focus with experience in a global environment working with customers and suppliers
Strong/proven problem-solving skills across multi-disciplinary skill sets
Strategic leader with very strong decision making and communication skills
Base salary range for this position is $190000- $235000 and is based upon years of experience that is commensurate with the level of the position
Robust equity program with significant upside potential
To conform to U.S. Government aerospace technology export regulations (ITAR and EAR) applicant must be a U.S. citizen lawful permanent resident of the U.S. protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C 1324b(a)(3) or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about ITAR here (
Boom is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications merit and business need.
Want to build a faster future? Come join Boom.
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