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Job Description

Job Title: Configuration and Data Manager
Req ID: 149488BR
Location: Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire

Summary of Role

Raytheon is a leader in Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) systems, combining sensors and advanced networks to create entirely new ways of perceiving the world.

Our Cyber and Intelligence (C&I) business is an industry leader in Geospatial Intelligence (GEOINT) and a trusted partner for MoD. Over the past 30 years, Raytheon has developed a deep understanding of Defence Intelligence missions through its involvement in multiple UK and international programmes, and has the domain knowledge and mission understanding crucial to the success of our customers. In recent years, Raytheon has partnered with MoD to successfully overcome challenges and complexities.

Raytheon UK is looking for a dynamic and high performing Configuration and Data Manager to maintain the Configuration Management Data Base (CMDB) that supports the In Service Support (ISS) of a major MoD IT programme, and to support a fast moving schedule of software and hardware renewals. The Configuration and Data Manager will report to the ISS Configuration Manager. The role will require good interpersonal skills and a willingness to work with multiple suppliers and stakeholders to confirm requirements and licencing status, and implementing disciplined Information Management practices. The work location will be in Huntingdon and may require occasional visits to our Harlow facility and to other UK Raytheon and customer sites.

Main Duties

  • Maintain the CMDB in accordance with the ISS Configuration Management System
  • Create and Maintain Configuration Management (CM) and Data management (DM) Plans, capture all relevant CM and DM requirements required by the Programme
  • Administer Configuration and Data management in support of allocated company contracts in line with Raytheon Standard Processes and Practices, customer requirements as required by the relevant programme Security requirements
  • Ensure Configuration and Data Management compliance with Military and Commercially recognised standards
  • Support the Programme by establishing and maintaining a regime for CM and DM with the customer and Subcontractor (Where applicable) including a schedule for Customer and Subcontractor reviews and regularly report on progress
  • Support Engineering to correctly identify HW (Hardware) and SW (Software) Configuration Items using a Raytheon recognised PDM tool in a relational and hierarchical manner. Maintain CM baselines of both HW and SW throughout the design lifecycle of products
  • Generate documentation to support licence renewals to maintain the hardware and software configuration baseline
  • Perform Data Management, Issue and control programme artefacts including documentation control for Customer and Raytheon artefacts in a suitable Data Management repository in support of the business requirements
  • Archive, utilise Company and Programme specific repositories
  • Create, maintain and store appropriate programme historical build data as defined within the relevant Programme Configuration and Data management plans throughout the design life cycle of products
  • Administer Configuration Control, Chair the Configuration Control Boards, at Programme level, attend and facilitate Joint CCBs and LTCs where necessary. Establish and agree with all necessary parties classification and sentencing of change
  • Create, Issue and maintain Configuration Status Records and the Configuration Status Account in support of the business and Programme specific requirements
  • Support ISS Configuration Manager in engaging with stakeholders and tracking changes to configuration across the enterprise.
  • Ensure supporting documentation and licences are stored and accessible in accordance with IM and security policy.
  • Initiate renewal requests and support the renewals process as directed by the ISS Configuration Manager.
  • Produce reports and data as required.
  • Create, Issue and maintain Configuration Status Records and the Configuration Status Account in support of the business and Programme specific requirements

Candidate Requirements


  • Detailed working knowledge of Military and Commercial CM standards and ISO 9001.
  • Able to effectively interface and communicate with multiple levels of management and colleagues in other engineering disciplines.
  • Experience and ability to manage a complex task involving multiple sites multiple systems and multiple user and customer interfaces
  • Experience of establishing and implementing processes and training of the Principles of CM and DM
  • Working knowledge of CM and DM applied to Hardware and Software development programmes
  • Able to integrate and work within a team.
  • Willingness to work flexibly and travel on an occasional basis.
  • Experience of working under ITIL processes.
  • Appropriate degree or equivalent with industrial experience in Configuration Management or experience working in a technical environment interfacing with systems, software, hardware or test engineering disciplines.
  • Experience establishing, developing and implementing Configuration Management processes and training, such as planning, configuration change management and control, identification, configuration status accounting and baseline control, data library/repository, product release and delivery, and configuration audits.
  • Experienced with Microsoft office tools advanced features: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access or other database experience requiring schema definition and data manipulation
  • Working knowledge of CM and DM requirements within the Engineering Development Life Cycle.
  • Current holder of or eligibility to gain Security Clearance to DV level


  • CMII Certification.
  • Working knowledge of Def Stan 05-57,05-123 and ISO 10007.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the generation and presentation of briefing packages to program management and customers.
  • Self-motivated and able to work functionally alone in a programme team to meet programme requirements.
  • Ability to work on own initiative with minimal supervision.
  • Experience of ITAR regulations.
  • Proficient in evaluation of program documents for impact to CM processes.
  • Experience of Process Improvement Initiatives and techniques.
  • Ability to work independently and to ensure that Key Performance indicators are met.
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About Raytheon Company

Raytheon Company is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, civil government and cybersecurity markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 92 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems; as well as a broad range of mission support services

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