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Date Posted Dec. 08, 2023 Job ID 5828229003
Job Description

Configuration Management Specialist

Irvine, CA


Supernal is at the forefront of creating emerging mobility solutions that will foster the development of human-centered cities. We are designing a completely new electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft tailored to the mobility needs of future cities. This allows passengers a seamless intermodal journey that safely transports them to their final destination. We fuse research in autonomy, robotics, aviation and services to define a new category of mobility for the world’s communities. We believe in creative thinking and collaboration to help build a better mobility experience for everyone, improving people’s ability to move – whether for work or play.

What we do:

The Configuration Management Specialist, as part of the configuration & data management (CDM) team, develops lean, compliant CDM processes for deployment across the ETD organization. This role is a key member of the Systems Engineering team conducting parametric, engineering buildup weight, cost and schedule assessments, trade studies, and estimates related to air vehicle development & manufacturing.

This position will be required to work on-site 5 days a week.

What you can do:

  • Provide configuration and data management (CDM) support for multiple vehicle programs
  • Develop plans to implement CDM requirements on programs
  • Establish, utilize, and maintain engineering and configuration and data management procedures
  • Establish and maintain required configuration records
  • Operate, input, and manage configuration and documentation status using electronic systems
  • Prepare and ship data items in accordance with contract requirements
  • Prepare letters of transmittal
  • Gather and provide necessary data and engineering items to support technical meetings
  • Support Systems Engineering with the management of requirements and critical program data
  • Support program management and engineering staff in the utilization of database tools and processes
  • Evaluate and contribute to new business and program proposals assuring engineering configuration and engineering data management requirements are properly scoped and risks mitigated
  • Represent CDM discipline to other business units as the first point of contact for process implementation and staffing
  • Provide direction to peers as well as cross-functional teams
  • Propose, coordinate, and incorporate updates to enterprise processes and tools regarding CDM criteria as compliance requirements evolve, while assuring tool and multi-discipline platform constraints are mitigated and opportunities maximized
  • Ensure documented procedures (document formats, approvals, release checklist, etc.) are consistently adhered to
  • May require up to 10% of domestic and international travel
  • Other duties as assigned

What you can contribute:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent field required; Master’s degree preferred
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in configuration management (an equivalent combination of education experience may be considered)
  • Experience with aerospace-related ISO and/or FAA compliant configuration management processes
  • Ability to review and assess data integrity against standards, and train others to understand and adhere to those standards
  • Desire to participate in CDM Certification Program
  • Excellent communication, negotiation & presenting skills
  • Critical thinker, adept at relationship building and leading through influence
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proactive delivery of communication and follow up
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Must have the ability to independently prioritize and accomplish work within time constraints
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products, and comfortable learning new databases
  • Experience utilizing databases to manage technical and engineering data

You may also be able to contribute:

  • Experience with a Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) Tool (i.e., ENOVIA, Teamcenter, Windchill, etc.) preferred
  • Experience with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Tool (i.e., SAP, Oracle, etc.) preferred
  • Experience in requirements management preferred

Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background check. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any other category or class protected under applicable federal, state or local law. Individuals with disabilities may request a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation at:

This position may include access to certain technology and/or software source code subject to U.S. export controls laws and regulations. If an export authorization from an applicable US regulatory agency is required in connection with your employment, your employment is contingent upon Supernal’s receipt of such regulatory authorization(s) and your continued compliance with all conditions and limitations pursuant to such authorization(s).


Base pay offered may vary depending on skills, experience, job-related knowledge and location. This position is also eligible for a bonus as part of total compensation.

The pay range for this position is:
$133,120$186,160 USD

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