1+ months

Configuration Manager

Northrop Grumman
Henderson, NV 89011
AUSTRALIAN CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: Yes

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: No relocation assistance available

CLEARANCE TYPE: AU- Secret (NV1)

TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time

**Description**

At **Northrop Grumman** , our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact peoples lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nations history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, theyre making history.

The Multi-Tactical Data Link Network (MTN) Sub Program will upgrade and support mission critical systems of the ADF MTN and associated facilities to enable ADF command and control for single service, joint and multi-national operations. Key activities will include the implementation of Enhanced Link 16, and Link 22 connectivity across tactical datalink networks to enhance ADF operations and ensure critical systems integration within a joint or multi-national task group.

As part of Northrop Grummans anticipated growth on the program, a key position has presented itself for a suitably experienced and qualified **Configuration Manager.** This newly created role is responsible for day to day execution of configuration management tasks covering the monitoring and management of project technical baselines.

The ideal candidate will have had demonstrated experience in similar Configuration Management roles in a Defence project environment or Defence Industry.

This position is based in Fortitude Valley, QLD.

**Roles and responsibilities:**

+ Oversight of Configuration Management activities for developmental and operational systems
+ Working closely with developmental and operational teams to create and maintain configuration baselines
+ Use of appropriate CM tools and processes to implement policies and procedures
+ Developing or modifying CM plans, policies and procedures tailored to the complexity and scope of the developmental or operational system
+ Instilling Configuration Management discipline for the entire life-cycle of systems from initial requirements/capability baselines to system end-of-life.
+ Performing change control and configuration audits
+ Implementing hardware and software version control processes, policies and procedures
+ Utilising CM tools to store, track and manage configuration items.
+ Managing the Technical Review Board (TRB) and Change Control Board (CCB)
+ Providing accurate and timely reporting for the project(s)
+ Coaching staff and improving awareness of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) best-practices

**Why Northrop Grumman?**

As an integral part of the Australian team, you will receive professional development and a comprehensive benefits package. Furthermore, you will be joining an inclusive work environment built on innovation and respect, supported by the highest ethical standards.

Our Values represent what is important to us at Northrop Grumman and are integrated into all aspects of our employee experience:

+ We do the right thing
+ We do what we promise
+ We commit to shared success
+ We pioneer

**What do we offer in return?**

+ Professional Development Support further education, professional industry memberships and unlimited access to a range of online training including LinkedIn Learning and SkillSoft
+ Up to 2 weeks additional purchased annual leave
+ Salary packaging including novated car leases
+ Generous parental leave entitlements
+ WellbeiNG Program
+ Employee Incentive Program
+ Employee Discount Program

**Essential Qualifications & Experience:**

+ Appropriate technical qualifications and/or relevant industry experience in a similar role
+ Experience in a Configuration Management role in a Defence project environment within Defence or Defence Industry
+ Experience with configuration management software
+ Strong experience with the use of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) tools for configuration and baseline management. (Aras Innovator experience desired)
+ Must be an Australian citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain a Defence security clearance (NV1)

**Note:** As a Defence security clearance is required for this role, applicants must be Australian Citizens. International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) are applicable, as such your nationality may be a factor in determining your suitability for this role.

Northrop Grumman is committed to equality and diversity in our workplace. Northrop Grumman provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to an individual's protected status, including race/ethnic origin, color, nationality, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy/maternity, religion or belief, creed, age, disability, genetic information, or any other protected status or characteristic.

We are a pioneering company.

With careers across all areas: air, cyber, land, sea and space our 90,000 employees work as one to defend and define the future. Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will give you every opportunity to do your best work. Working together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines, we share a drive to push the boundaries of science, technology and engineering to meet the ever evolving needs of our customers worldwide.

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Posted: 2021-08-26 Expires: 2021-10-25

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