Basic Function of the Position: Serve as a primary technical advisor/lead engineer in support of CTA policy positions and outward facing representative of Technology & Standards.
Critical Duties and Responsibilities:
Monitor technology direction of the industry and work to build relationships and contacts with industry organizations and companies.
Serve on CTA’s boards, councils and divisions to provide technology expertise and work to gain consensus on direction.
Work closely with CTA’s Government and Legal Affairs to provide technical positions for policy positions relating to those governed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Department of Energy (DOE), Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and others.
Represent CTA as a speaker, contributor and moderator at technical conferences in the industry.
Act as the primary technology and standards lead on issues related to accessibility, drones, energy efficiency, standards policy and other areas as assigned.
Work with standards managers to develop strategy to promotion adoption of CTA standards across the industry.
Serve as a resource to describe the technology future and direction of the industry.
Perform other duties as required by business needs.
Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, computer science or related field, Master’s degree preferred.
At least 8-10 years’ experience working in a technical capacity with preference given for those with experience in the consumer technology, technology or association arenas
Experience working in consumer technology, broadcast and/or communication design.
Ability to understand consumer technology and analyze system trade-offs and implications.
Excellent communication skills required, both written and verbal.
Ability to build consensus among CTA members and represent CTA views in regulatory and legislative environments.
Fluent in translating technical information to non-technical terms.
Experience in standards development, regulatory matters, and multi-company technical discussions.
Ability to travel
About Consumer Technology Association
As a catalyst to the dynamic technology industry, the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™ accelerates growth and progress for the fast-paced economy. With leading market research, CTA educates members, and by establishing standards, CTA shapes the industry at large.