Engineering Manager – (Configuration management)

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Job title: Engineering Manager – Configuration management

Location: Barrow-in-Furness. We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements – please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role

Salary: Competitive

What you’ll be doing:

  • Planning of all activities relating to configuration management and release for the Dreadnought program via a configuration management plan
  • Design and maintenance of processes to implement the configuration management and release activities as identified in the plan
  • Ensuring configuration management activities are discharged in accordance with the plan
  • Management of the release of and delivery of products to both internal and external customer
  • Work with internal stakeholders to identify their configuration management and reporting requirements and ensuring that these requirements are captured in the plans and processes
  • Leading configuration audit activities (i.e. FCA/PCA)
  • Leadership and coaching of the configuration management team
  • Interfacing with the platform configuration management team to ensure that platform configurations are accurately maintained 

Your skills and experiences:

Essential

  • Degree qualified (RQF Level 6/SCQF Level 9) or equivalent experience in a technology, engineering or science related discipline
  • Registered as CEng (or can demonstrate eligibility and commitment to register for CEng within 12 months of appointment)
  • Member of a Professional Engineering Institute recognised by the Engineering Council

Desirable

  • CM2 certified
  • Experience of configuration and release management in a regulated industry (such as defence, aerospace, rail, oil & gas, nuclear or automotive)

Benefits:

You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You’ll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts – you may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

The Configuration Management Team:

In this team, you will be part of a new capability within the business. This means that you will be involved in significantly influencing the direction the team takes. You will be involved in defining, establishing, approving, and maintaining the configuration and release management processes for software products and supporting artefacts for the Dreadnought program with the support of a team of engineers. 

This role also provides opportunities which include maintaining continuous professional development and supported learning.

Why BAE Systems?

This is a place where you’ll be able to make a real difference. You’ll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you’ll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals.

We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.”

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.

Closing Date: 16th February 2024

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible. 

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