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Vice President of Certification and Airworthiness

Everett, WA 98203

Posted: 10/11/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Core Technologies - FTE Job Number: 27912

Job Description

Position Title: Vice President of Certification and Airworthiness

Position Description: Protingent Staffing has an exciting direct hire opportunity for a  Vice President of Certification and Airworthiness located in Everett, WA.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Lead company in acquiring Type Certification, Validation, and Continued Operational Safety for company products.
  • Lead the development, interpretation, and understanding of the means and methods of compliance for novel products.
  • Act as a technical expert for Certification, Airworthiness, and Safety.
  • Fully engage with industry groups as the company lead and ensure proper alignment of the company team to standards efforts.
  • Develop and ensure engineering alignment with processes and controls required to achieve and maintain product certification.
  • Lead Airworthiness, Safety, and Regulations and standards activities on the NASA Electrified Powertrain Flight Demonstrator program.
  • Serve as chair of the Safety of Flight Board for prototype products.
  • As applicable and appropriate, interact with customers and regulatory authorities to support our certification efforts and continued airworthiness.
  • Coach and mentor team members.

Job Qualifications:
  • You have led, or at least have been a hands-on contributor, for at least two Type Certificate programs with the FAA and other regulatory authorities.
  • Strong preference for propulsion or electrical certification experience, followed by aircraft or complex systems certification.
  • You have earned a master’s degree in an engineering/technical/other applicable field or demonstrated experience in a technical aerospace environment in lieu.
  • You have a strong understanding and demonstrate deployment of risk management principles and practices related to aviation development programs.
  • You have led cross-functional teams and can work closely with various stakeholders.
  • You have strong communication skills and technical competency and can communicate well with the highest leadership levels at company's customers, regulatory authorities, and industry groups.
Job Details:
  • Contract
  • Salary $225,000 - $265,000
  • Location: Everett, WA (Hybrid)

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salaries, insurance plan options (HDHP plan or POS plan), education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO), and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent: Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom, and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding, and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

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