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Configuration Manager (12 months Contractor)

Employer
Raytheon Systems
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
23 Oct 2021

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Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Title: Configuration Manager (12 months Contractor)
Location(s): Mix of Remote and UK office based working


Summary of Role: Configuration and Data Manager for the Digital Transformation Programme
Raytheon UK has an opportunity for an experienced Configuration Management practitioner to fulfil the role Configuration Manager within the Digital Transformation Programme. The role reports on the programme to the Programme Manager.
The Configuration Manager role is a hands-on delivery role, and accountable for quality of deliverables, and liaising with stakeholders, to successfully deliver the programme's business change outcomes.

Raytheon UK is looking for a dynamic and high performing Configuration Management professional to maintain the Configuration Management for the IT Transformation Programme to support a fast moving schedule of application software migrations and transformations.
The role will require good interpersonal skills and a willingness to work with multiple suppliers and stakeholders to confirm requirements and implementing disciplined Information Management practices.
It is expected that the applicant will bring best practice Configuration Manager skillset to the role, to define "what good looks like" for a Programme of this nature, based on prior experience of doing similar elsewhere.

Main Duties Include:
Create and Maintain Configuration Management (CM) and Data management (DM) Plans, capture all relevant CM and DM requirements required by the programme
Administer Configuration and Data management in support of allocated company contracts in line with Raytheon Standard Processes and Practices, customer requirements as required by the relevant programme Security requirements
Ensure configuration and Data Management compliance with Military and commercially recognised standards where applicable
Support the programme by establishing and maintaining a regime for CM and DM with the customer and subcontractor reviews and regularly report on progress
Support Programme's technical team to correctly identify Hardware (HW) and Software (SW) Configuration items using a Raytheon recognized tool in a relational and hierarchical manner.
Maintain CM baselines of both HW and SW throughout the design lifecycle of products
Perform Data Management, Issues and Control programme artefacts including documentation control for Customer and Raytheon artefacts in a suitable Data Management repository in support of the business requirements
Support the Programme execution, through management of Programme delivery config items and artefacts
Prepare for and support internal and external Programme audits
Archive, utilize Company and Programme specific repositories
Create, maintain and store appropriate programme historical build data as defined within the relevant programme configuration and data management plans throughout the design lifecycle of products
Administer Configuration Control, Chair Configuration Control Boards at Programme level and attend facilitate Change Review Boards.
Establish and agree all necessary parties classification and sentencing of changes
Create, Issue and Maintain Configuration Status Records and the Configuration Status Account in support of the business and Programme specific requirements
Supports Programme Manager in engaging with stakeholders and tracking changes to configuration across the enterprise
Ensure supporting documents and licences are stored and accessible in accordance with Raytheon's security policy
Produce reports and data as required
Creation of basis of estimates as required

Candidate Requirements

Essential:
Experience of working under ITIL processes
Experience of performing a similar role in the Context of a Digital Transformation Programme
Detailed working knowledge of Commercial CM standards and ISO 90001
Able to effectively interface and communicate with multiple levels of management and colleagues in other engineering disciplines
Experience and ability to manage a complex task involving multiple sites multiple systems and multiple user and customer interfaces
Experience of establishing and implementing processes and the training of the Principles of CM and DM
Working knowledge of CM and DM applied to Hardware and Software development programmes
Able to integrate and work within a team
Willingness to work flexibly and travel on an occasional basis
Appropriate degree or equivalent with industrial experience in Configuration Management or experience working in a technical environment interfacing with systems, software, hardware or test engineering discipline
Experience stablishing, developing and implementing Configuration Management process and training such as planning configuration change management and control, identification, configuration status accounting and baseline control data library/repository, product release and delivery and configuration audits
Microsoft Excel and Database analyst experience requiring schema definition and data manipulation
Working knowledge of CM and DM requirements within the Engineering Development lifecycle
Current holder of or eligibility to gain Security Clearance
Self-motivated and able to work functionally alone in a Programme team to meet Programme requirements.
Ability to work on own initiative with minimal supervision
Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the generation and presentation of briefing packages to program management and customers

Desirable:
CMII Certification and ITIL Working knowledge of 05-57 and ISO 10007
Experience of ITAR regulations
Experience of working to MOD configuration management standards
Proficient in evolution of program documents for impact to CM processes
Experience of Process improvement initiatives and techniques
Exposure to the Cherwell Service Management toolset and CMDB188064
Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.
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