• Program Configuration Manager

    Job Location US-MA-Cambridge
    Posted Date 5 months ago(5/9/2018 9:37 AM)
    Requisition ID
  • Overview

    Draper is an independent, nonprofit research and development company headquartered in Cambridge, MA. The 1,700 employees of Draper tackle important national challenges with a promise of delivering successful and usable solutions. From military defense and space exploration to biomedical engineering, lives often depend on the solutions we provide. Our multidisciplinary teams of engineers and scientists work in a collaborative environment that inspires the cross-fertilization of ideas necessary for true innovation. For more information about Draper, visit www.draper.com.


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    • Join a small team of program configuration managers responsible for formal configuration/change management (CM) activities on various Draper research and development and production programs with prominent customers such as the Navy, Air Force, NASA, commercial bio-medical, and others.
    • You will plan, document, and execute EIA-649-style CM activities for new and existing programs with documentation, hardware, and software deliverables using Draper’s home-grown web-based engineering change/data management system (DMIN).
    • You will participate in transitioning Draper’s CM process to Dassault Systemes Enovia PLM tool.
    • You will provide CM training as necessary to engineering staff and leverage CM to support various program and engineering efforts as they arise.


    • A Bachelor's or Associate’s degree in engineering, math, science, or technology is preferred
    • At least 3 years of relevant military/commercial CM experience in a design engineering and low-volume manufacturing setting is required
    • Familiarity with military/commercial CM and documentation-related specifications and standards is required, as is a capability to properly interpret and apply them
    • Working experience in a CM context with a commercial product lifecycle management (PLM) tool such as Dassault Systemes Enovia is a plus
    • A Certification from the Institute of Configuration Management is a plus
    • Familiarity with project management techniques
    • Familiarity with database/web technology
    • Strong writing, communication, and interpersonal skills
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Strong familiarity with MS Office applications suite
    • Applicants selected for this position will be required to obtain and maintain a U.S. Secret security clearance.


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