Job Description

Configuration Engineer

A Configuration Engineer is required to work on a twelve month contract, with the possibility of extension for our Defence client based in Southampton.

Overview of the Config contract role

The role includes reviewing customer CM & PDM requirements; identifying applicable Technical, Physical and Procedural controls and defining associated requirements; authoring Configuration Management plans; conducting, documenting and managing configuration control boards where required and helping to develop and manage robust product design and build standard control.

Key skills required for the Config

  • Highly skilled in the knowledge of CM Management & Planning activities.
  • Fully versed with the requirements of international CM & experienced in the development of such through interaction with customers, partners & suppliers
  • Configuration Identification: Highly knowledgeable in configuration identification arena. Able to establish & apply configuration identification activities. Capable of generating & communicating the project requirements in line with the project need
  • Configuration Change Management: Highly knowledgeable in configuration change management.
  • Able to represent CM and run a CCB to confirm the business impact of proposed changes, & at international CCB to present company decisions.
  • Capable of managing conflicts in business change decisions
  • Configuration Status Accounting: Knowledgeable in managing the CSA activities & understanding the importance and need for verifying requests for CSA reports.
  • Capable of defining & managing partner & subcontractor CSA information, analysing the information & supporting the production of metrics & KPI requirements
  • Configuration Verification & Audit
  • Not afraid to challenge IPTs& Senior Management on CM& PDM related issues

The role is based in Southampton Hampshire - commutable from Portsmouth, Cowes, Isle of Wight, Salisbury, Winchester, Andover, Basingstoke, Guildford, Aldershot, Crawley, Horsham, Brighton, Worthing, Chichester>

If you are a Config Engineer looking for a new contract either apply online or if would like to find out about other Config opportunities please contact Kris Foston on kfoston@outsource-uk.co.uk or phone 0161 694 9200

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