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Specialist, Configuration Management

Palm Bay, Florida

Job ID SAS20232605-101311
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On the L3Harris team, your job is to secure the world. We don’t work here just for the advanced technology and equipment: We work here because we know what – and who – we’re protecting. From families to the intelligence community, and from our climate to our men and women in uniform – we’re making the world a safer place. Working in Software with L3Harris you'll join our team of qualified, diverse individuals and work in a fast-paced environment with high expectations, global scope, and a collaborative team setting.

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L3Harris is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers’ mission and quest for professional growth. L3Harris provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.

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 space, air, land, sea and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 47,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.


Job Title: Specialist, Software Configuration Management

Job Code: SAS20232605-101311

Job Location: Palm Bay, FL

Job Description:

Software Configuration Management is a specialty engineering support role that performs configuration management (CM) functions to establish consistency of product performance, functional, and physical attributes with its requirements, design, and operational information. The primary goal of this role is to maintain the integrity of system documentation, software, firmware, design artifacts, baselines, records, and associated configuration information using established configuration processes and controls. This role also provides additional on-demand support to various engineering and program management teams as a subject matter expert for analyses, consultations, special topic discussions, tools support, DevOps support, and other tasking as required.

Essential Functions:

  • Implements established configuration management documentation, processes, and principles in an Agile development environment.
  • Administers existing configuration management toolsets, to include Agile Product Data Management (PDM), Rational ClearQuest, Windchill, and/or JIRA.
  • Understands and complies with Contract Statements of Work, policies, procedures, plans, and other technical documentation.
  • Provides advice and guidance on configuration management methods, tools, procedures, and requirements to project team members responsible for the creation of software and documentation.
  • Acts as a liaison between management and other functional groups to resolve issues regarding configuration processes and records.
  • Performs program audits to verify compliance with contract requirements.
  • Performs branching activities for software releases.
  • Works with a high degree of attention to detail and is entrusted to enable on-time quality delivery of all work products for multiple projects in a dynamic work environment.
  • Facilitates the Configuration Change Board (CCB) process by reviewing software releases and associated records submitted by engineers, Subject Matter Experts (SMEs), and contract personnel, modifying as needed to ensure clarity, compliance, and completeness. This includes the creation of agendas, facilitation of physical and virtual meetings, and follow up of action items.
  • Manages and tracks Commercial Off the Shelf (COTS) software licenses.
  • Generate software media (including disks and drives) required for internal/external customer deliveries.
  • Transfers software files between multiple systems.
  • Performs daily and ad-hoc software syncs between multiple systems.


  • TS/SCI Clearance Required.
  • Requires technical knowledge in functional area including analytical and troubleshooting skills typically obtained through prior experience in an engineering or technical support role such as: software configuration manager (SWCM), software quality assurance (SWQA/SWQE/SWQC), software developer, software technician, software integration and test engineer, or similar.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced continuous change environment.
  • Willingness to work overtime and/or outside of normal business hours as needed to meet critical deadlines and business requirements.
  • Experience with Windows and Linux OS environments.
  • Experience using build automation tools (Jenkins) and remote access tools.
  • Experience in Agile development environments with knowledge of one or more development and version control/defect management toolsets (Jira, Bitbucket/Git, Confluence, Jenkins, Artifactory, Agile PDM, SolidWorks, ClearCase, Subversion, Windchill, or similar).
  • Requires broad theoretical knowledge typically obtained through advanced education in a technical discipline. Bachelor’s Degree and minimum 4 years of prior relevant experience. Graduate Degree and a minimum of 2 years of prior related experience. In lieu of a degree, minimum of 8 years of prior related experience.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Knowledge of EIA-649C, MIL-STD-973, and/or other relevant Configuration Management industry standards.
  • One or more relevant Configuration Management certification(s) such as CMPIC or NDIA.
  • Experience in continuous process improvement techniques such as Lean Six Sigma.
  • Tool Administration experience with Atlassian tools.
  • Familiarity with programming and scripting languages (C#/C++, Java, Python, Perl).

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.

L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.

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