Configuration Officer

  • Thales Canada Inc.
  • Ottawa, ON, Canada
  • Feb 06, 2018
Full time Information Technology Management / Project Management

Job Description

Established in 1972, Thales Canada is a leading electronic solutions provider for the Transportation, Defence & Security, and Aerospace sectors. Thales Canada employs staff across main sites located in Montreal, Quebec City, Ottawa, Toronto and Vancouver.

Thales is known for its People1st philosophy and provides a competitive salary and benefits package.  Join a dynamic and fast paced organization which is growing as a result of exciting new domestic and international projects. 

Currently, we are ramping up our efforts for our AJISS program, Canada’s largest in-service support program working in partnership with the Canadian Armed Forces, specifically the Royal Canadian Navy.

The AOPS (Arctic Offshore Patrol Ship) JSS (Joint Support Ship) IService Support program will allow Thales to leverage its Canadian expertise in project management, systems engineering and integrated logistics support to lead the development of a new Canadian supply chain that will offer comprehensive in-service support for all systems and equipment of these fleets over their operational lifetime, ensuring they are mission-ready, on time, every time, from coast to coast to coast.

To support our development, we are seeking a Configuration Officer to join our Ottawa team on a full time basis. The Configuration Officer is accountable for maintaining the integrity of the configuration records and the traceability and history of technical data for related Engineering activities.

Main Responsibilities

  • Managing technical data;
  • Managing configuration baselines ;
  • Maintaining configuration definition data applicable to the project ;
  • Supporting the engineering change management process ;
  • Maintaining the Configuration Status Accounting Database (CSAD); and
  • Conduct of Physical Configuration Audit’s as required.

Essential Skills and Qualifications

  • Post-Secondary degree/diploma
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to balance multiple priorities;
  • Trained in configuration management fundamentals.
  • Understanding of system breakdown structure and configuration items;
  • Comfortable with IT tools.

All applicants must be able to obtain a Canadian NATO Secret clearance and meet the eligibility requirements outlined in the Canadian Controlled Goods Registration Program and ITAR.