Configuration Manager

Aircraft Certification

Updated on 5/11/2024

Beta Technologies

Beta Technologies

501-1,000 employees

Develops electric vertical takeoff aircrafts

Industrial & Manufacturing
Food & Agriculture

Senior, Expert

Burlington, VT, USA

  • 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 skills.
  • High energy, self-motivated, organized and detail-oriented.
  • 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.

BETA Technologies is developing ALIA, an electric vertical aircraft (EVA) with a focus on safety, reliability, and sustainability. The aircraft features a simple design, fixed-pitch propellers, and centrally located batteries for stability and ease of control.

Company Stage

Series B

Total Funding



South Burlington, Vermont



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth