Experienced Trade Control Specialist | Digital Receiver Technology (DRT)

The Boeing Company

Experienced Trade Control Specialist | Digital Receiver Technology (DRT)


The Boeing Company

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USA – Germantown, MD

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At Boeing, we are all innovators on a mission to connect, protect, explore and inspire. From the sea bed to outer space, you’ll learn and grow, contributing to work that shapes the world. Find your future with us.

Boeing Defense, Space & Security (BDS) has an exciting opportunity for an Experienced Trade Control Specialist to join our dynamic team in Germantown, MD.

Digital Receiver Technology (DRT) seeks to hire a Lead Trade Control Specialist. This individual is responsible for DRT’s export and import activities and ensures that the compliance responsibilities are managed and maintained within the organization.

DRT designs and manufactures highly complex Software Defined Radio (SDR) systems for gathering, analyzing and sharing signals intelligence and other complex needs of the Intelligence, Defense and Homeland Security Communities. We are the leader in cutting edge software defined radio technology and our advanced SDR systems provide unmatched versatility and performance for mission-critical applications.

For more information about Digital Receiver Technology (DRT) please visit our website: https://drti.com/

Position Responsibilities:

  • Identifies each function impacted or involved in trade control related activities and utilizes a process to ensure that proper classifications have been identified and are being maintained and managed
  • Ensures the performance of export and import transactions (e.g., hardware, software, technical data, and defense services) are conducted in a compliant manner
  • Coordinates with Boeing Global Trade Control (GTC) in communications with US and non-US government agencies and authorized resellers as related to imports and exports
  • Coordinates with management to provide leadership and maintain an environment that promotes compliance with applicable trade control laws and regulations
  • Responsible for obtaining proper signature for trade control authorization packages and other trade control required documentation
  • Implements a process to ensure authorizations are planned for in advance, obtained, and properly activated before use and deploys a recordkeeping management and reporting process for required records and reports
  • Sole ownership of receiving, tagging, tracking and shipping of Government Furnished Equipment, (GFE)
  • Monitors compliance activities, assists with self-assessments, and ensures potential noncompliance issues are reported to GTC and supported by the entity
  • Works independently
  • 3+ years’ experience working with import and export regulations
  • 3+ years’ experience in Global Trade Controls

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • Technical Bachelor’s, Master’s or a PhD degree (A technical degree is defined as any four-year degree, or greater, in a mathematic, scientific or information technology field of study)
  • Experience with International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR)
  • Experience supporting customer warranty contracts including the Return Merchandise Authorization (RMA) process
  • Experience with acquisition policies, e.g., USG FAR/DFARS regulations
  • Experience working with proposals, contracts, and/or contract terms
  • Experience with shipment freight forwarding
  • Experience with Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS)/Schedule B coding
  • Experience with controlling Government Furnished Equipment (GFE)

Typical Education & Experience:

Education/experience typically acquired through advanced education (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 10 or more years’ related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience (e.g. Master+8 years’ related work experience, 14 years’ related work experience, etc.).


Relocation assistance is not a negotiable benefit for this position. Candidates must live in the immediate area or relocate at their own expense.

Drug Free Workplace:

Boeing is a Drug Free Workplace where post offer applicants and employees are subject to testing for marijuana, cocaine, opioids, amphetamines, PCP, and alcohol when criteria is met as outlined in our policies.


This position is for 1st shift

At Boeing, we strive to deliver a Total Rewards package that will attract, engage and retain the top talent. Elements of the Total Rewards package include competitive base pay and variable compensation opportunities.

The Boeing Company also provides eligible employees with an opportunity to enroll in a variety of benefit programs, generally including health insurance, flexible spending accounts, health savings accounts, retirement savings plans, life and disability insurance programs, and a number of programs that provide for both paid and unpaid time away from work.

The specific programs and options available to any given employee may vary depending on eligibility factors such as geographic location, date of hire, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements.

Pay is based upon candidate experience and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.

Summary pay range: USD $106,250 – $143,750

Applications for this position will be accepted through May 12th, 2024

Boeing is the world’s largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial airplanes and defense, space and security systems. We are engineers and technicians. Skilled scientists and thinkers. Bold innovators and dreamers. Join us, and you can build something better for yourself, for our customers and for the world.


No relocation available

Export Control Requirement:

U.S. Government Export Control Status: This position must meet export control compliance requirements. To meet export control compliance requirements, a “U.S. Person” as defined by 22 C.F.R. §120.15 is required. “U.S. Person” includes U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.

Safety Sensitive:

This is not a safety sensitive position

Contingent Upon Award Program

This position is not contingent upon program award

Experience Level:

Individual Contributor – 4

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Job Code:

5BFHI4 (509)

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