Configuration and Data Management Specialist in San Jose, CA

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Aerospace & Defense   •  

8 - 10 years

Posted 8 weeks ago

Configuration Management Key Responsibilities:

  • Complete a range of Configuration and Documentation tasks within the committed cost, schedule, performance and quality
  • Participates in the analysis of contractual requirements for Configuration Management, prepares cost and time estimates during the bid and major project phases, and identifies associated risks.
  • Implements the Configuration Management system for the project/product
  • Provide technical leadership for CM activities to the program teams, as well as functional management
  • Establishes CM baselines for each major design and manufacturing phases in support of As Built vs. As Designed verification activities and reporting
  • Ensures consistency of information in the configuration management system for the project / product
  • Maintain and develop CM Processes and Procedures to ensure best team practice application
  • Liaise with Engineering Disciplines to ensure consistency on CM practices and effective use of tools
  • Identify and Recommend appropriate CM Training for Space Infrastructure Team Manage and maintain cost-effective data management practices in line with company guidelines
  • Manage the implementation of the PLM system for configuration management of the project/product
  • This includes analysis of requirements, system configuration, customization, data loading and end-user training
  • Liaises Space Infrastructure personnel involved in the project as well as with subcontractors/suppliers regarding project CM related issues
  • Provides technical leadership to resolve configuration management issues during product and project lifecycles
  • Collaborates with all stakeholders, both locally and across countries/business units
  • Provides leadership to drive organizational change. In particular, partners with the engineering departments to provide advice and guidance for the adoption of new processes
  • Contribute in improvement initiatives of CM procedures and tools.

Data Management Key Responsibilities:

  • Planning, organizing and controlling documentation activities undertaken by the Documentation Team in accordance with internal and/or customer requirements and standards
  • Delivery of all documentation produced on time and within budget, in accordance with all client and contractual requirements
  • Liaison with client organizations with respect to the progress of documentation tasks and any potential problems and solutions
  • Archiving of all documentation generated
  • Development and maintenance of documentation standards as required
  • Coordinating and implementing US government export compliant practices in the area of documentation writing, production and handling

Minimum Requirements:

  • Requires a Bachelor's degree and 8 years' experience OR a Master's degree and 6 years' experience
  • Experience of the full design lifecycle, concept to disposal.
  • Knowledge on Configuration Management processes, techniques and tools.
  • Be familiar with international standards.
  • Good practical experience implementing and administering PLM system (TeamCenter)
  • Experience of software and hardware CM and development processes
  • Experience in a leadership role, as well as being a team player, with strong communication skills and the ability to influence stakeholders at all levels
  • Knowledge of DOORS, JIRA, SAP/OCM would be an advantage
  • Good written and verbal communication skills to allow effective communication with both technical and non-technical teams