Associates Director, FAA DER (Designated Engineering Representative) – (Remote) Jobs in Katy, TX at Raytheon Intelligence & Space

Title: Associates Director, FAA DER (Designated Engineering Representative) – (Remote)

Company: Raytheon Intelligence & Space

Location: Katy, TX

We have an exciting opportunity for a Director, FAA DER (Designated Engineering Representative) – (Remote) to join our Engineering Excellence Team overseeing day to day activities required to secure FAA and International Airworthiness approval for Raytheon developed products (Black Boxes, Subsystems, and aircraft modifications) that will be sold to US Military and International Military organizations.

In this role you will work with and present technical reviews to US Government agencies, International Government agencies, US Department of Defense, and International Military organizations using FAA and International Airworthiness Regulations for military hardware and software.

In addition, you will operate as an individual contributor to assist Raytheon in obtaining FAA approvals under the Systems and Equipment Engineering FAA Designated Engineering Representative (DER) Technical Discipline along with International Airworthiness certifications. You will provide guidance and support to the Raytheon Program teams, Raytheon suppliers, and serve as the Customer’s delegated FAA representative. You will also assist the Strategic Business Unit members to develop the DO178 processes, standards, and artifacts with full verification and validation to DO178.

Security Clearance Requirement:

Current DoD Secret Security Clearance with the ability to obtain a Top-Secret Security Clearance

Required Skills

Ability to obtain Airborne Software Safety Certification for software written to DO178
Current Systems and Equipment Engineering FAA Company Designated Engineering Representative (DER) appointment in accordance with 14 CFR section 183.29 or a Consultant FAA Designated Engineering Representative (DER) appointment
Extensive aviation engineering experience with the breadth and depth of experience to know overall Airworthiness Authority requirements
In-depth knowledge of the principles and practices of Quality Control / Quality Assurance, parts receiving, inspection requirements needed in support of certifiable installations (Certificate of Conformity CofC, Airworthiness Approval Tag (8130-3)
Comparable activities need to have been accomplished whether done against FAA criteria (14 CFR Part 2X)
Extensive experience communicating with multiple levels of Program Management, Program Engineering, Internal / External Sr. Level Stakeholders, and with the applicable Airworthiness Authority
Must be able to travel up to 40% (US and OCONUS)

Preferred Skills

U.S. military criteria (MIL-HDBK-516C), U.K. MoD criteria (DEF STAN 00-970), or any other mature recognized industry standards
Extensive experience as Company FAA DER or FAA DER Consultant (10+ years highly preferred)

Education & Experience Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree in an Engineering discipline or related technical field with 12+ years of relevant experience OR
Master’s Degree in an Engineering discipline or related technical field with 10+ years of relevant experience

Employee Referral Award Eligibility: Only employees currently within RMD and RI&S have the potential to receive a Referral Award for submitting a referral to RMD and RI&S roles. ALL eligibility requirements must be met to receive the Referral Awarding.

The ability to obtain and maintain a US Security Clearance prior to the start date, U.S. citizenship is required as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a Security Clearance

Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.