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Senior Manager, International Trade Compliance Posted 5/24/23

The BAE Systems Senior Manager, International Trade Compliance will oversee the implementation and management of the applicable Electronic Systems (ES) Business Area export/import compliance program and policies within the International Trade Compliance Department. The incumbent will act as the Business Area’s primary point of contact for all export/import-related issues, with a focus on the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). This position reports to the ES Director of International Trade Compliance.

This is a hybrid position with some in-office presence in any of the following locations: Arlington, VA; Austin, TX; Endicott, NY; Fort Wayne, IN; Greenlawn, NY; Nashua, NH; Reston, VA; or Wayne, NJ.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Ensures Business Area (BA) compliance with all U.S. export/import laws and regulations, to include the ITAR, EAR, and other applicable federal government regulations.

2. Leads a team of International Trade Compliance (ITC) analysts ranging from new employees to experienced empowered officials.

3. Ensures team compliance with all corporate and sector directives in processing license and agreement applications and other export-related correspondence to U.S. government agencies via the corporate ITC department and/or ES Director of ITC.

4. Functions as a designated "empowered official" per the ITAR to provide required certifications to the U.S. State Department’s Directorate of Defense Trade Controls.

5. Provides guidance regarding a wide variety of ITC matters, including licensing, agreements, exemptions, exceptions, classification/jurisdiction, and regulatory requirements. Supports the BA leaders, director, and other managers in addressing and resolving export issues as they arise.

6. Analyzes and reviews information related to proposals, contracts, purchase orders, presentations and product development and participates in technical programmatic discussion/meetings for BA products.

7. Investigates any aspect of a proposed export or temporary export by the BA to verify the legality of any transactions and the accuracy of the information to be    submitted.

8. Participates in preparing export-related training materials and conducts or oversees export training to all relevant employees.

9. Oversees the maintenance of the export-related recordkeeping functions in the BA as required by law.

10. Conducts, participates in, and prepares for export compliance audits on a periodic basis.

11. Continually develops knowledge of ITAR and EAR regulations by attending seminars and conferences, participating in BAE Systems training, and keeping abreast of proposed and final regulatory changes.

Required Education, Experience, & Skills:

  • 10+ Years with Bachelor's Degree, 8+ Years with Master’s Degree
  • Applicant must have strong leadership and communication skills and be well organized

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills:

  • Experience with OCR's EASE global trade management software

About BAE Systems Electronic Systems:

BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it’s what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts – defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team—making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you’ll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference. Electronic Systems (ES) is the global innovator behind BAE Systems’ game-changing defense and commercial electronics. Exploiting every electron, we push the limits of what is possible, giving our customers the edge and our employees opportunities to change the world. Our products and capabilities can be found everywhere – from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of space. At our core are more than 14,000 highly talented Electronic Systems employees with the brightest minds in the industry. We make an impact – for our customers and the communities we serve.


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Senior Manager Trade Compliance Posted 5/23/2023

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Peraton is hiring for a Senior Manager Trade Compliance to join our growing Trade Compliance team in our legal department. This position will support efforts pertaining to US government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, and civilian markets.

  • Manager, mentor and guide two Trade Compliance Analysts.
  • Requires working knowledge of the ITAR, EAR, OFAC, and FTR to be able to research, analyze, interpret and advise functional departments on compliance with U.S. international trade laws and regulations
  • Experience in the preparation, submission, and administration of export license applications, Technical Assistance Agreements, Commerce licenses, and validate applicability of ITAR Exemptions and EAR Exceptions
  • Review and approve international shipments (exports and imports), foreign travel, foreign visitors and provide guidance to ensure activities are in compliance with licenses and regulations
  • Review proposals, contracts and/or purchase orders and participates in technical programmatic discussions/meetings for business area programs and technologies
  • Conduct export training to new employees, current employees, and specific programs
  • Maintain export and import records per US Regulatory requirements and company policy
  • Work on projects assigned by the Senior Director Trade Compliance


  • BS+ 12-15 years of trade compliance experience, MS+ 10-13 years of trade compliance experience, Phd+ 10 years of trade compliance experience or equivalent trade compliance experience in lieu of degree. Trade compliance experience must be with a government contractor.
  • Detail oriented with a high degree of accuracy required.
  • Strong organizational skills with demonstrated experience managing multiple deadlines.
  • Excellent written, verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience is preferred in entering and managing export authorizations in OCR EASE.
  • Active TS clearance with ability to upgrade.

Peraton Overview

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our employees do the can’t be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

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An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.

Director, International Trade Compliance, Investigations & Disclosures Posted 5/15/2023

TransDigm welcomes people who share our determination and high standards to join us in doing work that moves the world forward. We design, manufacture, and market highly engineered products and systems principally for the aerospace and defense markets.  We are currently seeking a dynamic individual to join our Corporate International Trade Compliance (ITC) Leadership Team as the Director, ITC – focused on Investigations and Disclsures.

Company Profile

Company Name: TransDigm Group Inc.

Industry: Aerospace/Defense Products & Services

Number of Employees: 14,500

Job Overview

Title: Director, International Trade Compliance, Investigations & Disclosures (I&D)

Job Family: International Trade Compliance/Legal

Reports to:  Debi Davis.  Vice President, Global Compliance, TransDigm

Location: Exact location is somewhat flexible; However, this position must physically reside at an established TDG location along the eastern United States.  Preference is New Jersey or New York, however, other established TDG locations may be considered.


Job Summary

The TransDigm (TDG) Corporate International Trade Compliance (ITC) team supports over 115 TDG Sites in 17 countries across the globe.  The Director, ITC, Investigations & Disclosures oversees the I&D process, policies and procedures and ITC Training at TransDigm and is an integral member of the ITC Leadership Team. 

Businesses within TransDigm are required to report any actual or potential compliance issues -- the I&D team reviews and investigates the issue and prepares disclosures as applicable for the relevant governmental agency; or in cases where no violation is identified, close the case with an internal memo to document the review.  In addition to conducting independent investigations into actual or potential compliance violations, I&D is also responsible for partnering with Sites to identify the Root Cause and associated Corrective Actions involved in each case to ensure closure of any compliance gaps.    

The I&D process includes metered steps to collect input from all stakeholders, review import and export records, identify and succinctly communicate details related to regulators as required.

The Director, I&D, is also responsible for maintenance of the suite of TDG ITC Policies and Procedures that are the foundation of the Trade Compliance Program, and oversight of third-party ITC training that is issued across the TransDigm businesses.

As a member of the ITC Leadership team:

  • Develop and execute ITC program strategy and identify areas for improvement
  • Keep abreast of changes in Trade Regulations – including export, import, sanctions and embargoes in the US and other countries in which TransDigm operates.
  • Monitor lessons learned and guidance as published by regulators – consolidate, digest and flow that information to TDG businesses, and update Policies and Procedures accordingly
  • In addition to the primary role, members of the Leadership Team each serve as the Corporate ITC Point of Contact for business unit Presidents and Site ITC for up to a dozen TDG businesses, including regular site visits and provision of guidance and support specific to each business
  • Rotational oversight of ‘’ which is a venue for TDG Sites to submit questions, request guidance and support in real time
  • Prepare and present training – yearly in person North America, European and Asia conferences and monthly online sessions.

Education and Skills

Bachelor’s degree in business, law, engineering, or a related area, required.

Advanced degree preferred.

  • Skilled in International Trade Compliance Regulations with at least ten (10) years of experience – preferably in the Aerospace & Defense sector.  Regulatory knowledge should include International Traffic in Arms Regulations (“ITAR”), Export Administration Regulations (“EAR”), Foreign Trade Regulations (“FTR”), understanding of US Customs and Border Protection procedures and requirements; Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) sanctions; and export, import and sanctions regulations for multiple Wassenaar countries.
  • Experience as a member of a corporate compliance team.
  • Experience managing a team of remote employees.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.  This position requires extensive review and edit of disclosure work product to regulators.
  •  Strong time management, prioritization, analytical and organizational skills. 
  • Effective change management agent.
  • Program management experience.
  • Willingness to travel approximately 30%.
  •  Individual must also be able to serve as an Empowered Official as defined in 22 CFR 120.67.  As such, only US Persons may be considered for this position.

Interested candidates should submit an updated resume to

Export Junior Associate TCRS3313 Posted 5/3/2023


Export Junior Associate will work with small to mid-size companies preparing ITAR/Export Licenses- Tysons Corner, VA area.  Will train on export licensing – new grads & new JD’s welcome!


  • Support clients in preparing Export Licensing & Compliance for a Trade Compliance Advisory company
  • Will work with small to mid-size companies on their export compliance matters
  • Will be involved in ITAR/EAR licensing, MLA’s, TAA’s, FTR, OFAC, FCPA, Antiboycott, Classifications. Some imports
  • Attention to detail is imperative!                                                                                                     


  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Prefer a JD
  • New grads welcome!  Will train!
  • Excellent in Microsoft applications
  • Position will be in the Tysons Corner, VA area – Friday’s remote from home!


Linda Lexo at or Rick Miller at

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Government Contracting Director -TCRS3354 Posted 5/3/2023


Manage the government contracting and export compliance program reporting to the President.

Remote for Virginia based candidates.  


  •  Oversee corporate government contracts
  • Oversee export compliance program
  • Provide both hands on expertise and strategic guidance
  • Manage a small team
  • Develop and provide training
  • Develop and implement processes and procedures


  • Experience managing government contracts
  • Experience with export compliance
  • Experience with contract negotiations FARS and DFARS
  • Experience dealing with upper management and government officials
  • People management experience
  • Juris Doctor Degree highly preferred
  • Secret Security Clearance or ability to obtain
  • Relocation assistance available to the Norfolk area or work remotely from VA


 Rick Miller – or Linda Lexo –

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Remote Export Compliance Coordinator - TCRS3380 Posted 5/3/2023

Newly created position to manage export compliance reporting to the Sr Manager in a growing department. Fully remote for Virginia area candidates.


  • Provide export compliance subject matter expertise
  • Manage ITAR and EAR export licenses
  • Develop and implement new procedures
  • Manage ECCN classifications
  •  Conduct denied party screening
  • Train on export compliance issues


  • Export compliance experience required
  • Experience as an Empowered Official helpful
  • Experience with State and Commerce Department licensing
  • Experience in the aerospace industry
  • ECCN classification experience
  • Bachelor’s degree helpful
  • Ability to secret security clearance required


Rick Miller – or Linda Lexo - 

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International Trade Compliance Manager II - Licensing Posted 5/3/23

Job Description Summary

Are you looking to use your expert international trade knowledge and leadership skills in an industry that supports and protects explorers and heroes? We could use your expertise on our team! As the Corporate Licensing Manager with our International Trade Compliance Office (ITCO), you'll use your skills and expertise to lead our Import/Export licensing portfolio as a core pillar of our trade compliance program, ensuring conformity with US trade regulations, overseeing management of export and import authorizations, and facilitating technology release initiatives. You'll work with internal stakeholders and build key relationships with appropriate government regulatory agencies as you facilitate compliance with International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), Export Administration Regulations (EAR), Arms Export Control Act (AECA), Export Control Reform Act (ECA), US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), US Customs regulations and relevant foreign customs regulations.

As SNC's corporate team, we provide the company and its business areas with strategic direction and business support spanning executive management, finance and accounting, operations, human resources, legal, IT, information security, facilities, marketing, and communications.


  • Provide strategic vision and oversight for SNC's international trade licensing program
  • Formalize and standardize export licensing process, procedure, and instruction across ITCO
  • Collaborate with enterprise functional leadership to further integrate and streamline SNC’s trade compliance posture
  • Coordinate with senior leadership to align ITCO Licensing strategy with enterprise goals/objectives
  • Monitor regulatory landscape for potential impacts to SNC's portfolio
  • Manage labor and resource allocation to meet programmatic demands
  • Liaison between business area licensing personnel and the WDCO to optimize push-pull efforts with the USG export licensing community
  • Foster relationships with DC trade compliance community to ensure SNC remains at the forefront of trade compliance trends and best practices
  • Maintain licensing focused professional development program to optimize knowledge, skills, and abilities of Licensing personnel
  • Facilitate ongoing review of licensing activity to ensure consistency and identify best practices


  • Able to effectively and clearly communicate complex regulatory requirements and solutions
  • Extensive understanding of export control and international trade concepts to include ITAR, EAR, FTR, FCPA, & OFAC - Basic knowledge of Customs processes and associated compliance requirements
  • Intermediate knowledge of Customs processes and associated compliance requirements
  • Experience analyzing and interpreting federal rules and regulations
  • Past experience implementing trade compliance concepts and associated risk mitigation strategies
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field of study
  • Relevant experience may be considered in lieu of required education


  • Typically, 6 years of relevant experience
        •Higher education may substitute for relevant experience
  • Proficient w/ OCR EASE, DECCS, SNAP-R, Customs ACE
  • Prior experience as an Empowered Official
  • Experience facilitating Foreign Military Sales (FMS) and Direct Commercial Sales (DCS)
  • Basic knowledge of DOD Technology Security and Foreign Disclosure (TSFD) process
  • Proficient with ITAR exemption/EAR exception utilization

At Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) we deliver customer-focused technology and best-of-breed integrations in the aerospace and defense sectors. SNC has been honored as one of the most innovative U.S. companies in space, a Tier One Superior Supplier for the U.S. Air Force, and as one of America’s fastest-growing companies. Learn more about SNC

Compliance Counsel  Posted 5/2/2023

 Wallingford, CT.

Job Description:

  • Proactively engage business units to assist with adherence to global laws and regulations relating to Antitrust, Anti-Corruption, Import and Export Controls, U.S.  Embargoes and Sanctions as well as DDTC/ITAR regulations, among others.
  •  Serve as a subject matter expert on international trade and compliance matters, including, but not limited to, the Export Administration Regulations, U.S. Foreign Trade Regulations, ITAR, OFAC, anti-   boycott regulations, economic sanctions regulations, customs regulations, and similar non-U.S. laws and regulations.
  •  Manage lawsuits, government investigations, and other similar disputes and inquiries, including communicating with enforcement agencies
  • Revise and negotiate compliance-related contract clauses as well as respond to customer and third-party compliance questionnaires and similar inquiries.
  • Manage and perform compliance due diligence relating to proposed mergers and acquisitions.
  • Ensure that company employees and representatives have the requisite information and knowledge to carry out their responsibilities in a lawful and ethical manner.
  • Draft, develop, and review company compliance-related policies.
  • Conduct engaging live and online training that promote a culture of ethics and compliance.
  •  Monitor and report on external developments in compliance, including laws and regulations, government investigations, and industry best practices.
  • Travel expected approximately 25% of time.

It is expected that this role will develop and evolve over time to meet the needs of the business.

Qualifications and Success Criteria

  • JD required with admission to practice law in a state bar in good standing.
  • At least 5 years of corporate trade compliance/regulatory experience; at least 2 years in-house experience preferred.
  • Strong working knowledge of U.S. law and regulations governing international trade in goods and services, including customs and import/export controls, sanctions, antiboycott, and other related areas administered by U.S. federal agencies such as BIS, DDTC, and OFAC, in regulatory and transactional contexts.
  • Thorough knowledge of U.S. and international laws, regulations, and industry guidance on the requirements for maintaining an effective compliance program at a global corporation, including but not limited to compliance with laws relating to Antitrust, Anti-Corruption, Import and Export Controls, U.S. Embargoes and Sanctions as well as DDTC/ITAR regulations.
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully work globally and cross culturally, ideally in a decentralized organization. 
  • Bilingual Spanish and English preferred, but not required.
  • Able to work independently and know when to appropriately escalate an issue for resolution. Must be able to maintain the highest degree of confidentiality and professionalism in all aspects of the job.

About Amphenol

With almost $13 billion in annual revenues and 90,000 employees across more than 30 countries, Amphenol Corporation is one of the world’s largest designers, manufacturers and marketers of electrical, electronic and fiber optic connectors and interconnect systems, antennas, sensors and sensor-based products and coaxial and high-speed specialty cable. Amphenol designs, manufactures and assembles its products at facilities in the Americas, Europe, Asia, Australia and Africa and sells its products through its own global sales force, independent representatives and a global network of electronics distributors. Amphenol has a diversified presence as a leader in high-growth areas of the interconnect market including: Automotive, Broadband Communications, Commercial Aerospace, Industrial, Information Technology and Data Communications, Military, Mobile Devices and Mobile Networks. For more information, visit

Assistant Director Export Compliance    TCRS3304 Posted 5/2/2023

Newly created position with growth opportunity with a government contracts distribution company in Virginia Beach, VA.  Great benefits!

Hybrid after initial period.


  • Provide export compliance subject matter expertise
  • Serve as an Empowered Official
  • Develop and implement new procedures
  • Manage ECCN classification system
  • Conduct denied party screening
  • Identify controlled products subject to ITAR and EAR licensing
  • Advise on export compliance issues


  • Export compliance experience required
  • Experience as an Empowered Official helpful
  • Experience recognizing State and Commerce Department licensable products
  • Experience with denied part screening
  • ECCN classification experience
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred not required
  • Relocation assistance available to the Virginia Beach area           


Rick Miller – or Linda Lexo - 

Recruiters and Licensed U.S. Customs Brokers with other trade compliance positions available

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