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CAE USA INC Configuration and Data Management Analyst in United States

Role and Responsibilities


This position provides support to the C-130H Aircrew Training System (ATS) program and performs functions related to Configuration and Data Management (C&DM), Contract Data Management (CDM), Data Management (DM), and Software Configuration Management (SCM) with a focus on CDM and Contract Data Requirements deliveries (CDRLs) and metrics. The position requires implementing SW/HW and Contract configuration and data management practices in accordance with government and industry standards in response to contractual requirements to maintain the integrity of all released program documentation and software. This includes generated documentation, database information, vendor programs and associated software, hardware and documentation, Air Force aircraft technical publications and Air Force procedural documentation.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Tracks, reports and ensures archive and retrieval of all C-130H Aircrew Training Device (ATD) SW/HW/Data product baselines and associated source code, media, Aircrew Training Device (ATD) and program technical data packages (TDPs) and Contract Data Requirements List (CDRLs) items.

  • Inputs, reports, and maintains information used to develop data management metrics for contract deliveries to provide visibility of performance, inclusive of supplier deliverables.

  • Summarizes the content of incoming materials, specially gathered information, or meetings in support of CDRL deliveries.

  • Edits and merges documents, converts documents to specified file formats and records information to control technical data, software, software data, and contract data configuration items effectively.

  • Receives, researches, and responds to data management information requests from internal and external sources; utilizes experience to complement data in deriving valid conclusions. Provides higher-level reporting.

  • Ensures the organization of data and systems component configurations of formal SW/HW engineering design change and technical data documentation packages (TDP) are complete.

  • Participates in Physical Configuration Audit preparations, audit conduct and follow-up.

  • Administers corrective actions arising from any identified deficiencies.

  • Ensures all data may be recovered/restored in case of a system crash or repository corruptions

  • Maintains hard copy and electronic data repositories

  • Handles a wide variety of situations and conflicts involving the clerical or administrative functions of C&DM according to the overall objectives of the C&DM Manager; uses judgment and initiative to develop work schedule and deadlines according to general guidelines. Highlights important new information or potential conflicts

  • Maintains interface relationships with internal and external functional organizational entities and suppliers on the program and with the Government; identifies basic data discrepancies and works with varying functional groups and subcontractors to rectify.

  • Builds, packages, deploys and creates configuration software load releases and media artifacts to Engineering, Test, Maintenance, and Subcontractor Engineering modification team environments utilizing Software Configuration Management (SCM)

  • Creates and maintains SCM documentation on build, deployment, and cybersecurity protocol procedures as applied to SCM of the ATDs.

  • Prepares and maintains Software Configuration Control Board (SCCB) and Hardware Configuration Control Board (HCCB) reports and metrics.

  • Receives schedule inputs from, and provides configuration management services to site management, engineering the training system support center (TSSC), and external modification groups

  • Prepares Hardware and Software Design Changes (DCs). Works directly with engineering and test staff to assemble information and compile accurate data for inclusion in the DCs. Maintains documentation and tracks progress through final implementation

  • Reports to the Training Systems Support Center Configuration and Data Manager

  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline, OR a minimum of eight years of experience in a related field

  • Minimum of four years work experience

  • Demonstrated experience and ability to develop software and data management documentation, instructions, and presentations

  • Demonstrated proficient in planning, forecasting, and meeting multiple, changing deadlines

  • Strong time management skills

  • Experience working as a member of a diverse, multi-functional team

  • Ability and willingness to take on varied tasks, learn new skills, and work with multiple teams in support of the program

  • Detail-oriented

  • Demonstrated ability to implement CM/DM library processes and procedures on multiple programs.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Access and Visio.

  • Must be able to work independently, with minimal supervision

  • Strong oral and written communication abilities

  • Ability and willingness to work flexible schedule to include weekends, evening, and overtime as required

  • Ability to organize and maintain CM/DM structures

  • Strong customer focus

  • Understanding of military protocols and customs

  • Applicant will be subject to a US Government investigation for access to classified information and must meet the eligibility requirements to obtain/maintain the required clearance level

Preferred Skills

  • 2-5 years related configuration and data management experience

  • Knowledge of military configuration management requirements, SEI Capability Maturity Model Integrated, MIL-HDBK-61B, EIA-649-C Configuration Management Standards, and EIA-649-1 Configuration Management Requirements for Defense Contractors preferred

  • Directly related Software Configuration and Data Management experience

  • Understanding of technical principles, theories and concepts, including the interrelated disciplines of Configuration Management and Change Management.

  • Familiarity with military and industry configuration management standard (SCM and DM)

  • Working knowledge of Apache Subversion configuration management software

  • Ability to build, package, deploy and create backup software load releases and media artifacts to Engineering and Maintenance test and production environments.

  • Ability to develop software scripts for Windows/Unix environments such as Unix Shell Script Linux, MS Visual Basic, MS Visual C++

  • Ability to read and understand mechanical and electrical drawings

  • Familiarity with cybersecurity protection and application

  • Familiarity with the Aircrew Training simulator systems

Security Responsibilities

Must comply with all company security and data protection / usage policies and procedures. Personally responsible for proper marking and handling of all information and materials, in any form. Shall not divulge any information, or afford access, to other employees not having a need-to-know. Shall not divulge information outside company without management approval. All government and proprietary information will be accessed and stored electronically on company provided resources.

  • Incumbent must be eligible for DoD Personal Security Clearance.

Work Environment And Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Work in a regular office environment; communicate via personal computer and telephone.

  • Will be working in areas with risk of electrical shock and from moving mechanical parts driven by hydraulics under high pressure.

  • Will at times be exposed to the following conditions: extreme heat, airborne particles, and loud noises.

  • Domestic and international travel as required.

  • Must be able to walk and/or climb stairs and ladder into a simulator or airplane cockpit.

  • Must be able to stoop, bend, and crawl on top of or under machinery.

  • Must be able to detect odors or hear noises, bangs, etc., or other sounds to detect problems or flaws in the functioning of simulators and its surrounding environment.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for their job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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Position Type


CAE thanks all applicants for their interest. However, only those whose background and experience match the requirements of the role will be contacted.

Equal Employment Opportunity

At CAE, everyone is welcome to contribute to our success. With no exception.

As captured in our overarching value "One CAE", we’re proud to work as one passionate, boundaryless and inclusive team.

At CAE, all employees are welcome regardless of race, nationality, colour, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, neurodiversity or age.

At CAE, we equip people in critical roles with the expertise and solutions to create a safer world. As a technology company, we digitalize the physical world, deploying simulation training and critical operations support solutions. Above all else, we empower pilots, airlines, defence and security forces, and healthcare practitioners to perform at their best every day and when the stakes are the highest. Around the globe, we’re everywhere customers need us to be with more than 13,000 employees in more than 200 sites and training locations in over 40 countries. CAE represents 75 years of industry firsts—the highest-fidelity flight and mission simulators, surgical manikins, and personalized training programs powered by artificial intelligence. We’re investing our time and resources into building the next generation of cutting-edge, digitally immersive training and critical operations solutions while keeping positive environmental, social and governance (ESG) impact at the core of our mission. Today and tomorrow, we’ll make sure our customers are ready for the moments that matter.