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Configuration Management Officer

Country/Region:  Au
City:  Adelaide

Configuration Management Specialist

  • Full Time Permanent Opportunity
  • Hold a strategic role and contribute to growth
  • Be part of something BIG!


About the role

As the Configuration Management Officer, you will provide a detail orientated approach to establishing and maintaining configurations for the JP9101 Enhanced Defence High Frequency Communication System (EDHFCS) Program’s Mission Systems.


Some of your key responsibilities will include:

    • Support transition of the existing Configuration Baseline into DOORS
    • Maintain key stakeholder relationships and providing updates to the customer regarding Configuration Management aspects
    • Provide Configuration Management advice to the Engineering Team (platform, systems and logistics)
    • Assist in the management of the conduct of Functional Configuration Audits (FCAs) and Physical Configuration Audits (PCAs)
    • Suggest and support process improvement and productivity improvement
    • Ensure integrity of the data set/configuration environment via regular audits.


About you

As the successful candidate you will have prior experience working on large, complex programs, and ideally have the following skills and experience:


  • At least 5 years’ experience in configuration management;
  • Knowledge and understanding of industry configuration management standards such as: ANS/EIA-649, EIA-HD-649, MIL-HDBK-61, EIA-649_1 and EIA-836; and
  • Ability to work autonomously with minimal supervision and adapt to a changing environment;
  • Working knowledge of IFS, DOORS, and similar software
  • Understanding of Systems Engineering, and how Configuration Management fits within Systems Engineering processes;
  • Previous Defence experience is preferable.


Your future at Babcock – what we offer you


  • We provide an agile work environment where you’re able to work onsite and remotely, and to set you up for this we provide a laptop and working from home kit if required, in addition we offer a compressed week which can provide you even more flexibility;
  • Our work life integration policy brings together leave entitlements which include annual leave, wellbeing leave, paid parental leave, defence reservist leave plus more;
  • We will provide you with a supportive and engaging environment where you can grow your career, supported by our capability framework plus ongoing access to self-led learning modules through LinkedIn Learning and access to study leave;
  • You’ll have access to beRewarded which will provide you with endless discounts across retail, health, entertainment, travel and much more, plus novated leasing options and corporate shares plan;
  • Your wellbeing is supported through our online wellbeing program Munch, Mind, Move, Money, access to our employee assistance program plus you can access two days annually from your personal leave as wellbeing days;
  • You’ll be able to participate in our weRecognise program which is an opportunity to recognise the outstanding work our people do each and every day in living our principles which are Be kind, Collaborate, Be Curious, Think Outcomes, Be Courageous and Own & Deliver.


Who we are


Babcock International Group, the aerospace and defence company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly skilled engineering services for over a century.


Across Australia and New Zealand, Babcock has grown to a team of over 1,300 talented people, and we are on a path of continued growth and expansion. We operate across sectors such as defence, commercial marine, aviation, airports, communications, emergency services and engineering consultancy.


Some of the programs our team across Australia and New Zealand are proud to be a part of involve:


  • Providing emergency medical and search & rescue aviation services through our Aviation & Critical Services business;
  • Designing and supporting key systems for submarines and surface ships through our Marine business;
  • Providing fleet wide through life support and asset management services for Navy customers;
  • Managing critical assets for a range of sectors through our Land Business.


So, if you would like to join us and help create a safe and secure world, together, please apply via the ‘Apply Now’ button below.


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We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds and experience however, due to the defence orientation of this role, the successful candidate must be eligible to obtain NV1 Security Clearance, as defined in the AGSVA guidelines.


Please note, should your application progress you may be required to complete pre-employment checks.  These checks may include but not limited to, reference checks, police check, security check, qualifications and right to work.


The health and safety of our people, customers and communities is our number one priority.  To comply with public health orders or our customer requirements, some roles within the business will be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 to gain access to sites.  Please speak to us if you have any questions about this based on your individual circumstances.

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