Configuration Management Officer

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Medior
  • Den Haag

Altran is the global leader in Engineering and R&D services. Altran works alongside its clients, from initial concept through industrialization, to invent the products and services of tomorrow. Altran is an established supplier of skilled manpower to ESA and in particular at ESTEC.

The candidate we are looking for will operate as Configuration Management Officer in the Support to Business Management & Administration of ESA. His/Her duty station will be the European Space Research and Technology Centre (ESTEC) based in Noordwijk, The Netherlands.


What you will do

  • Acting as the focal Configuration and Documentation management expert within TIA-P to support the definition and maintenance of the project Configuration Management Processes and tools, to ensure exchange of experience and to promote standardisation;
  • Contribute towards the project CADM plans and monitor CM performance (together with the Product Assurance Managers);
  • Liaise with our Project Teams/Industrial Partners to set up Projects Configuration, Documentation and Management systems taking into account ESA requirements and Partners usual practices to support the establishment of configuration control methods, procedures and standards;
  • Support on Configuration Control Boards (CCBs) by maintaining a well-structured record system for the disposition of RFWs, RFDs and configuration change requests / proposals Act as secretary to the CCB
  • Support TIA DDRO in fulfilling his/her duties for TIA-P Department;
  • Keep Eclipse updated with new RfW/RfDs, for project specific information and latest RfW/RfD status;
  • Notify CCB members and the appropriate experts/specialists to evaluate RfW/RfDs;
  • Communicate outcomes of CCB meetings to the parties involved;
  • Support on Preparation of formal Configuration Management requirements, with the aim to be included in industrial contracts;
  • Support the implementation and maintenance of adequate configuration control methods and procedures, consistent with applicable standards/requirements;
  • Provide a qualitative and normative support to TIA-P Projects;
  • Conduct configuration audits and configuration inspections,
  • Support project audits, and work in collaboration with TIA QMS Audit Administrator;
  • Support users in retrieving documents from local DMS, DMS’s from external partners and/or industry;
  • Set-up and monitor operations and maintenance of the TIA-P DMS for management, storage and control of ESA Unclassified - with Limited Distribution (e.g.: ITAR/EAR Docs) and Classified Information;
  • Training TIA staff and Contractors on Eclipse and other DMS Tools;
  • Set up, coordinate and participate in Project Reviews to ensure the availability of the Data package and manage the RID/eRID System.
  • Work in collaboration with TIA Information Security Officer (ISO) and TIA PSSO;
  • Support TIA ISO organizing the Information Protection awareness education and awareness training for TIA-P staff and Contractors;
  • Act as the Alternate COMSEC Item Custodian (ACIC);
  • Support TIA ISO coordinate inputs related to TIA programme/project Security Classification Guides;

What you will bring

  • Master’s degree or equivalent qualification;
  • Minimum 10 years of previous work experience as project coordination in Public Private Partnerships projects (experience in Telecommunication business is an asset); and at least 2 years working in Configuration Management support and Documentation Control roles;
  • Experience in supporting on Cyber-security and QMS audits;
  • Experience in handling Sensitive Information;
  • Hold a Personnel Security Clearance;
  • ISO/IEC 27001 Certificate is required;
  • IPX CM 01/02 Certificate is an advantage;
  • Knowledge of ESA Configuration and Documentation Management standards (ECSS) is considered an advantage;
  • Proficient in MS Office packages with experience of high level Project Administration;
  • Knowledge of ESA administrative and documentation management tools is an advantage;
  • Excellent planning and organisation skills and attention to detail;
  • Good communication skills;
  • Ability to work both autonomously and as part of a team within the boundaries of assigned tasks and a stringent schedule;
  • Initiative and motivation to perform to high standards in a demanding environment;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the outside world (e.g. Industry);
  • Fluent in the English language (spoken and written). Knowledge of other European languages is an asset.


What we will offer

  • A permanent contract with a competitive salary
  • Flexible secondary conditions
  • Extensive training programs through our Altran Academy

About Altran

As global leader in innovation and high-tech engineering consulting, we work side by side with our clients in the creation and development of new products and services. We are on the cutting edge of technology and have established ourselves as the go-to partner for technical innovation and process improvement. Altran is proud to be the leader in its field.  

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