United Airlines Director - IFE Systems Engineering in Chicago, Illinois
Technical Operations/Technical Services
IFE Systems Engineering will direct, organize, and control the engineering team that support the in-flight entertainment systems discipline for Technical Operations. This team delivers modification projects, repairs, and technical support to improve the safety, reliability, and efficiency of United aircraft. We have a wide variety of career opportunities around the world — come find yours.
Reporting to the Director - Cabin Systems Engineering , the Director - IFE Systems Engineering will direct, organize, and control the engineering team that support the in-flight entertainment systems discipline for Technical Operations. This team delivers modification projects, repairs and technical support to improve the safety, reliability and efficiency of United Aircraft.
Duties and Responsibilities
Lead a team of Cabin Systems engineers, including managing priorities, goal setting, professional development, performance evaluations, and recruiting
Monitor and support the day-to-day performance of aircraft to identify, investigate, and resolve operational reliability problems related to IFE systems
Guide the development of complex aircraft modification projects including project scope, funding approval, implementation, technical support, and FAA approvals as required.
Coordinate with other operational groups to ensure safety, airworthiness, regulatory compliance, operational reliability, operational efficiency, and product appealed
Define the configuration of IFE systems for new and used aircraft and manage the "service ready" process for efficient and seamless integration into the United fleet
Build relationships and strategic consensus with internal customer organizations including Maintenance, Inflight, and Passenger Marketing
Extensive knowledge of FARs, airworthiness design and substantiation criteria, aircraft and equipment design and operational characteristics, aircraft materials and processes
Bachelor Degree in, Engineering, Aviation Management, or related field, or comparable experience
4+ years of aircraft engineering experience, including at least two years in a senior management role
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without sponsorship
Successful completion of interview required to meet job qualification
Reliable, punctual attendance is an essential function of the position
include everything under Other
Airframe and Powerplant License
Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT
Division: 66 Technical Operations/Maintenance
Function: Professional Opportunities
Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled