Configuration and Data Manager - Space

Job City:  Guildford
Professional Area:  Engineering - Management
Job Req ID:  118810


Location(s): UK, Europe & Africa : UK : Guildford || UK, Europe & Africa : UK : Great Baddow || UK, Europe & Africa : UK : London 


BAE Systems Digital Intelligence is home to 4,800 digital, cyber and intelligence experts. We work collaboratively across 16 countries to collect, connect and understand complex data, so that governments, nation states, armed forces and commercial businesses can unlock digital advantage in the most demanding environments.

At BAE Systems Digital Intelligence we develop world-class radio and data systems. We are launching a major new space programme, marrying our existing capabilities with new space technology.

We need skilled, enthusiastic and motivated people at all experience levels from graduate to CTO to deliver these exciting new capabilities. There are opportunities in all relevant engineering and non-engineering disciplines, both for those with space industry experience and those without.

Many roles come with opportunities for remote / hybrid working, working in our offices in Guildford and Great Baddow only when required.

We will provide you with personal development, CPD including support towards professional recognition, industry-leading benefits, and the opportunity to apply cutting-edge technology to interesting problems with the support of our highly-skilled engineering community.

Come and join us for this exciting opportunity to shape and deliver world-class space technologies.


Role and responsibilities

BAE Systems Digital Intelligence are seeking a Configuration and Data Manager to join our Space Systems Business area.

Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

•    Define, implement and maintain configuration and data management processes/standards for documents, software, hardware and capability to meet stakeholder requirements.
•    Manage, produce and deliver data packs, both internally and externally. 
•    Lead the management, configuration and administration of CADM software and related tools. 
•    Administration of the project requirements (VCD)
•    Advise and promote CADM best practices within mission project teams. Advise on appropriate CADM software and related tools, escalate limitations and challenges.
•    Liaise with Project Management, Systems Engineering, Product Assurance Management and other relevant personnel; participate in appropriate reviews and assess CADM compliance within projects.  
•    Seek technical review and final sign off for outputs generated.
•    Expert advice and guidance regarding day to day CADM processes.
•    Ensure CADM processes in place within the supply chain are appropriate for the mission. 


Essential Skills and Experience

•    Configuration and Data Management.
•    CADM principles including change control and configuration status.
•    CADM Software and tooling including Document Management Systems and Software Configuration Management.

•    Accountability for definition and implementation of CADM for a complex deliverable project.


Desirable Skills and Experience

•    Understanding of ESA ECSS or other relevant industry/Space Agency standards for Configuration and Data Management.  

Life at BAE Systems Digital Intelligence 

We are embracing Hybrid Working. This means you and your colleagues may be working in different locations, such as from home, another BAE Systems office or client site, some or all of the time, and work might be going on at different times of the day.

By embracing technology, we can interact, collaborate and create together, even when we’re working remotely from one another. Hybrid Working allows for increased flexibility in when and where we work, helping us to balance our work and personal life more effectively, and enhance well-being.

Diversity and inclusion are integral to the success of BAE Systems Digital Intelligence. We are proud to have an organisational culture where employees with varying perspectives, skills, life experiences and backgrounds – the best and brightest minds – can work together to achieve excellence and realise individual and organisational potential.

Job Title:  Configuration and Data Manager - Space

Job City:  Guildford
Professional Area:  Engineering - Management
Job Req ID:  118810