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Manager, Configuration Management

Camden, New Jersey

Job ID IMS20213103-58986
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L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across air, land, sea, space and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 48,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.


Job Title: Manager, Configuration Management

Job Location: Camden, NJ

Job Description:

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Specialty Engineering, the Configuration Manager provides configuration and data management oversight to their assigned personnel and program(s). The Manager will be responsible for planning, managing, and reporting on the documentation created to fulfill customer configuration and data requirements. The Manager will oversee detailed drawing and documentation reviews and will be required to interface with all departments supporting the programs, including Program Management, Engineering, Contracts, Subcontracts, Quality, and other functions concerning the initial release and formal changes to the documentation. The Manager will be required to hold the program to established configuration and data management processes. 

Essential Functions:

  • Review Configuration Management and Data Management Plans.
  • Provide guidance and ensure that all documents are review and comply with the Program Documentation Standard is based on internal and contractual requirements.
  • Review Configuration and approving/rejecting all formal program documentation.
  • Ensuring that all CDRLs and SDRLs are delivered on time by CM/DM personnel, are controlled in the CDM database and delivered in accordance with the contract.
  • Ensuring that all CDRLS and SDRLs are received and dispersed to the proper reviewers in a timely manner.
  • Ensure CM/DM personnel have program users assigned data item responsibility and they are notified when items are due.
  • Creating Configuration Status Accounting reports for the program.
  • Participating in Pre-Testing and Pre-Delivery Audits, including FCAs/PCAs if required by the contract.
  • Ensuring program level Configuration Control Boards are established.
  • Reviewing formal configuration management baselines and processing potential changes to those baselines
  • Report on CDRL and/or SDRL deliveries on a monthly basis to L3Harris management who review on-time delivery metrics


  • Bachelor’s Degree and 9+ years of experience of configuration management experience OR Master’s Degree and 7+ years of configuration management experience. 
  • Must be able to acquire and/or maintain US security clearance. 
  • Must have prior Configuration and Data Management experience. 
  • Proficient with MS Office products. 
  • Experience supporting proposals and proposal cost estimates for Configuration and Data Management

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Active SECRET clearance is a plus
  • Experience with PLM is a plus

Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that L3Harris Technologies may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

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