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Specialist, Configuration Manager

Palm Bay, Florida

Job ID SAS20233001-96332
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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: Configuration Management Specialist

Job Code: SAS20233001-96332

Job Location: Palm Bay, FL

Job Description:

The Configuration Management Specialist 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, drawings, design artifacts, baselines, records, and associated configuration information using established configuration processes and controls. This role 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
  • Facilitates the Configuration Change Board (CCB) process by analyzing proposed product design changes for accuracy, completeness, and to determine the effect on the overall system
  • Organizes, reviews, and authorizes the release of drawings and documentation specified by Program or Engineering Management
  • Provides advice and guidance on configuration management methods, tools, procedures, and requirements to project team members responsible for the creation of drawings and documentation
  • Plans for and implements continuous improvement projects
  • Acts as liaison between management and other functional groups to resolve issues regarding configuration processes and records
  • Supports program audits including functional and physical configuration audits
  • Prepares Configuration Management cost plans for task orders and proposals


  • Active TS/SCI clearance required
  • Requires strong technical knowledge of job area typically obtained through advanced education combined with prior experience in an engineering support role such as configuration manager (CM), quality assurance technician (QA/QE/QC), design drafter, technical writer, program operations analyst, systems support engineer, integration and test engineer, specialty engineer, or similar
  • Experience using version control tools such as Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Agile PDM, SolidWorks, ClearCase, Subversion, Confluence, Windchill or similar
  • Willingness to work overtime and/or outside of normal business hours as needed to meet critical deadlines and business requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree and minimum 4 years of prior relevant experience or 2 years post-Secondary/ Associates Degree and a minimum of 8 years of prior related experience. Graduate Degree and a minimum of 2 years of prior related experience

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Visio). Specific skills include the ablity to create and edit documents, generate and apply templates, generate and apply macros, edit and use styles, apply stamps, and apply other formatting functions within these tools.
  • Knowledge of EIA-649C, MIL-STD-973, and other relevant Configuration Management standards
  • One or more relevant Configuration Management certification(s) such as CMPIC or NDIA
  • Experience working in a fast-paced continuous change / agile engineering environment
  • Experience reading and interpreting Statements of Work, Drawings, Schematics, and Parts Lists
  • Experience in continuous process improvement techniques such as Lean Six Sigma

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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