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Job #: R-00045059
Location: Bedfordshire
Category: Configuration Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None

Description

Job Description:

Leidos Security & Detection Systems are the leading supplier of security & detection systems for aviation, transportation, government and critical infrastructure. Leidos makes the world safer, healthier and more efficient through information, technology, engineering and science.

Our culture

Our success is built on our highly valued people who are passionate about customer satisfaction, who foster a winning ‘can do – get it done’ culture and who support our core values of Integrity, Inclusion, Innovation, Agility, Collaboration and Commitment.

We focus on continuous improvement and excellent execution in everything we do with innovative leadership embracing the highest level of ethics and integrity.

We would love to hear from talented candidates who are passionate about working for a dynamic international business and share our passion and value our culture.  

What you’ll be doing:

Reporting directly to the Document Control Manager, the primary responsibility of this position is to support Leidos Security and Detection Systems in overseeing the change and release management operations for hardware, software and other deliverables. Managing the day to day activities of the process, including establishing priorities and work assignments and preparing configuration documentations to manage and maintain Configuration Management (CM) databases.

These duties and responsibilities may change from time to time without notice and include but are not limited to the duties described below. 

Key responsibilities will also include:

Technical

  • Managing, controlling and maintaining source-code repositories to ensure complete traceability of changes and revision control

  • Responsible for developing, implementing and managing CM processes and standards

  • Maintaining Master Configuration Item Lists (MCIL)

  • Lead Configuration Control Board (CCB) meetings to discuss Engineering Change Notices, approvals and release

  • Maintain status accounting records to ensure that current and historical configurations of products can be accurately determined throughout the product life cycle.

  • Assemble Technical Data Packages

  • Assist in management, maintenance and automating of CM tools

  • Maintain quality, integrity and security of CM database

Time Management

  • Ability to follow a timeline and work in a fast paced environment with constantly changing priorities

  • Maintain Configuration Management processes throughout the product life cycle and deliver quality products to our customers

Communication

  • Train employees to use ERP and PDM systems

  • Ensure all personnel follow Configuration Management processes

Team Working

  • Review and recommend improvements to existing CM

  • Collaborate with documentation specialists to publish production release files

Cross Functional Working

  • Continually build relationships with internal stakeholders to achieve the successful completion of projects

  • Work with Engineering and Program Management to created and submitted Engineering Change Proposals (ECP) and Requests for Deviation (RFD) for changes to Critical Items, in accordance with program requirements

Health & Safety

  • Always follow and promote Group and Company policies and procedures 

  • Ensure all Company equipment and personal PPE properly used

Equality

  • Fully Understand and always adhere to the Company’s Equality Policy at all times

Company Values

  • All employees must conduct themselves in accordance with our Corporate Company Values and Business Ethics at all times

About you:

Qualified to CICM levels, you will have a record of accomplishment as a Configuration Manager, together with proven experience of successfully developing and building capability and best practices covering change and release management operations for hardware, software and other deliverables, coupled with:

  • A BSc or equivalent in a related discipline with proven experience in Configuration Management databases. 

  • An in-depth understanding of configuration management processes, standards and procedures

  • Certified International Configuration Manager (CICM) qualified

  • Experience using SolidWorks, PDM, SharePoint, ERP systems

  • Strong analytical and organizational skills and the ability to multitask

Additional information: Applications will only be accepted from individuals who possess current eligibility to live and work within the EEA. Relocation is not offered for this role. 

Leidos Security & Detections Systems is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity

External Referral Bonus:

Ineligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

None

Travel:

Yes, 25% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

37.5

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Configuration Management

Pay Range:

  

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to [email protected].

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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