Configuration Management Engineer (ESA-ESTEC)

Noordwijk, The Netherlands, Sapienza Consulting

Field(s) of expertise
Aerospace Engineering Quality-Product Assurance & CM
Job type

About this job

We are recruiting a Configuration Management Engineer for Sapienza to work on our Customers Site (ESA-ESTEC) supporting the NAV Directorate.


Product Configuration support:

  • Analyse and contribute to the specification of relevant processes for Segment and System CI identification, verification and control in support of NAV engineering activities
  • Support implementation and maintain programmatic, contractual and technical Baselines
  • Contribute to the generation of product documents such as Product Tree, CIDL, ABCL, CSAR and CSR (Configuration Status Report)
  • Follow-up and document product configuration evolutions from as-contracted, as-designed, as-developed, as delivered, as-deployed, as-installed to as operated
  • Perform configuration audits, inspections and CI identification
  • Configure, operate, report from and improve CM databases


Project Change Control support:

  • Prepare and follow-up as secretary of an entrusted Configuration ControlBoard (CCB) including improvement of the CCB Terms of Reference
  • Support processing and disposition of CCB documents for review and approvalincluding improvement of the relevant DMPs (Document Management Plan)
  • Provide status data and maintaining a well-structured record system forrelevant CM processes and transactions
  • Contribute to or maintain entrusted project documentation such as BRN (Baseline Release Note), CISL, DRL and DRDs where requested
  • Support preparation formal CM requirements for inclusion in industrialcontracts


Review support:

  • Support technical and non-technical project reviews by managing the relevant documentation in tools and provide product CM expertise
  • Register, distribute and archive documents, as well as provide of reproductions of documents and media
  • Regular review of the status of documents in the different archive and storage locations and align this information in the Documentation and Configuration Management System database.
  • Generate and maintain the documentation and configuration tracking lists
  • Support the management of the User Account List to the Directorate‘s servers and services


Documentation Handling and other support tasks:

  • Support users for entering and retrieving documents from various Documentation and Configuration Management related server systems (internally and externally)
  • Liaise with industrial partner’s CADM officers and documentalists for exchanging data and resolving documentation and configuration related issues
  • Support to analysis of CM related KPIs for internal and external activities including monitoring of application and maturity of configuration control methods, procedures and standards including identification of improvements
  • Support to the Directorate Document & Records Officer (DDRO) in discharging relevant functions


  •  Master’s Degree in Engineering
  • At least 04 years of relevant work experience
  • High level of autonomy and pro-activeness,
  • Excellent communication skills and professional maturity that is required to carry out complex tasks and high level of responsibility
  • Very good working knowledge of spoken and written English,
  • Eligibility to national personal security clearance relevant to ESA NAV programmes,
  • Availability for occasional duty travel
  • Fluent in English; knowledge of another ESA member-state language is an asset


Technical Skills:

  • Office productivity: PC (desktop, laptops), mainly in a MS Windows based application environment such as Office 365, in particular good knowledge in MS Excel
  • Expertise in applying and configuring at least one PLM, asset management or CM process relevant tool such as Windchill, Jira, SAP, Eclipse, Hardcat, WAND, ClearCase/ClearQuest
  • Expertise in applying at least two CM process relevant standards such as ECSS-M-ST- 40C, NASA IVV-10, CM-II-100, ITIL, SAE EIA-649, DOD-STD, MIL-STD, ISO 10007, IEEE Std-828, SEI-CMMI
  • Knowledge of industrial product data representation such as ISO 10303

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