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Configuration Management Specialist

Country/Region:  Au
City:  Adelaide

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 Australasia has a team of over 1300 talented people, and we are on a path for continued growth and expansion. As we continue to operate in sectors such as defence, commercial marine, aviation and engineering consultancy, we are on a journey to become a leading provider of Defence High Frequency communications in Australasia.


Key to the success of Babcock is our people, and our team is proud that their skills enable our customers to protect the nation and keep communities safe:


  • Providing emergency medical and search and rescue aviation services through our Aviation and Critical Services business;
  • Designing and supporting key systems for submarines and surface ships through our Marine business;
  • Managing critical assets for a range of sectors through our Land business; and
  • Enhancing our Defence High Frequency Communications capability to extend beyond the United Kingdom, and New Zealand into the Australian market.


About the Role


You will be an integral member of our team, and provide detail orientated approach to establishing and maintaining configurations for the current Defence High Frequency Communications Systems (DHFCS), and the new Enhanced Defence High Frequency Communications System (EDHFCS). You will play a key role in delivering the following for this program:  


  • Preparing and maintaining the Configuration Management and Data Management Plans for the project;
  • Establishing and managing the current DHFCS Configuration items and baselines in the Configuration Status Accounting System;
  • Identifying configuration items and parts and defining the systems and/or parent equipment’s structure in the Configuration Status Accounting System for the EDHFCS;
  • Identifying the document sets that define each configuration items and baseline and record these in the Configuration Status Accounting System; and
  • Verifying design document releases and changes for completeness, proper authorisation, and classification.



About You

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


  • Extensive 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.


Babcock welcomes applications from candidates with all backgrounds, and experiences, however, due to the defence orientation of the role, the successful candidate must be eligible to obtain an NV1 Security Clearance, as defined by the AGSVA guidelines.



Your future at Babcock – what we offer you

What sets us apart at Babcock? Babcock offers a supportive and engaging environment where you can drive change and grow your career, we promote and foster training and development and the opportunity to be part of something BIG. 

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