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The Configuration Management Specialist (CMS) has a critical role in ensuring the configuration control of Aireon’s core service configuration items and change control of those items. Additionally, the CMS also ensures that everyone in the organization follows the approved CM processes and does not circumvent these processes. Reporting to the CM Manager under the direction of the Director of Operations, the CMS will be responsible for maintaining the integrity of a global data distribution system that provides air surveillance and safety-of-life-critical air traffic control (ATC) data to Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSPs) and other commercial and general aviation customers located across the globe.
The CMS will work with the CM Manager, Safety Manager, and other specialists to coordinate and evaluate policies, procedures, and standards and to monitor and ensure configuration control of all Aireon information assets. This individual collaborates with all organizations, internal and external, necessary to keep track of all changes made to Aireon’s system and subsystems. The CMS will responsible for identifying any configuration or change anomalies and immediately reporting these to the CM Manager, Safety Manager, and Operations Director.
Communication and adeptness at working with a variety of personalities and skillsets across multiple organizations and locations in a fast-paced, start-up environment will be a key part of this role.