Configuration Officer (Configuration Management)

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Date: 3 Apr 2024

Location: AE

Company: EDGE Group PJSC



HALCON is a regional and international leader that offers next-generation Weapons Systems and Robotics Expertise to meet the challenges of a rapidly changing world. HALCON has developed in-house expertise across the entire value chain for gravity-release bomb guidance systems. This includes design, development, testing, manufacturing and assembly. Our end-to-end capabilities ensure exceptional quality and competitive pricing. As well, we are faster and more flexible in meeting customer requirements. 


Job Summary:


The Configuration Officer executes all elements of Configuration Management as a service to one or more programs within Halcon. The job incumbent understands the configuration requirements of the projects and supports the project team by offering appropriate solutions. He/she also governs the CM process and procedures, prepares reports, validates the data and coaches and trains engineers on the CM process.


Key Accountabilities:

  • Compile and maintain Configuration Management (CM) plans.
  • Liaise with the project team to gain an in-depth understanding of the configuration requirements of the project.
  • Identity CM requirements that cover the system, hardware, software, and data/info requirements.
  • Collaborate with the project design/development team to provide support on multiple, concurrent configuration baselines aligned with the CM Plans.
  • Apply control mechanisms to ensure correct baselines are delivered.
  • Ensure adherence to the established CM procedures in the context of the respective projects.
  • Produce reports on the configuration status of specific projects.
  • Conduct audits to validate the accuracy of product data per product.
  • Coach, guide, and train engineers on the Configuration Management Processes they need to follow.
  • Develop and present training courses to internal personnel as required.


Experience & Education Qualifications:

  • Minimum: 7+ years of extensive hands-on experience in configuration management/document control within a systems engineering technology company      
  • Minimum: High school diploma
  • Technical background - National Technical N-Diploma (N4-N6)   
  • Preferred: 5+ years of experience in an Aerospace or Defence environment       Preferred: Bachelors’ of Science in Industrial Engineering
  • Knowledge of ANSI/EIA 649
  • Knowledge of System engineering principles



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