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Configuration Manager

Intellisense Systems innovates what seemed impossible.  We are a fast-growing Southern California technology innovator that solves tough, mission-critical challenges for our customers in advanced military, law enforcement, and commercial markets.  We design, develop, and manufacture novel technology solutions for ground, vehicle, maritime, and airborne applications.  Our products have been deployed in every extreme environment on Earth!

We are looking for a Configuration Manager (CM) to maintain and improve established configuration management planning, documentation, and procedures.  The CM will work with the Quality Assurance team to authorize the release of change-sets, processes, drawings and software and hardware configuration changes specified by management and other functional groups.  

This is a new role, and you’ll provide subject matter training, advice, and guidance on CM best practice methods, standards, and requirements to the team responsible for software and hardware lifecycle management.  The CM will also monitor and manage CM-related corrective action plans and implement process improvement responses. 

What You'll Do:

  • Plan and execute CM throughout the program lifecycle, including development, baseline release, data management, and security of configuration items.
  • Oversee the daily management of configuration items and any related changes.
  • Provide support for product-related configuration identification.
  • Support Configuration Control Board (CCB) for engineering change requests.
  • Coordinate and process changes in CM system.
  • Create program-related configuration management plans.
  • Create and maintain program-related Configuration Status Accounting and Configuration Index through product lifecycle.
  • Review and update configuration management processes as needed.
  • Interface with engineering, manufacturing, customer, supplier, and subcontractor representatives to ensure CM requirements are met.
  • Review program-related procedures and plans for compliance to CM contract, regulatory, and process requirements.
  • Enter and manage configuration item data such as parts and bill of materials into MRP system.
  • Lead software/hardware configuration management activities, including verification that the as-built configuration matches the as-designed configuration.
  • Maintain version and configuration control of supplier-furnished software/hardware.
  • Participate in audits to company/program requirements and industry standards.
  • Collect and report metrics as required.
  • Provide guidance and training for configuration management processes.
  • Identify opportunities for continuous improvement of the configuration management process and document generation.
  • Other duties as assigned.

What You'll Bring:

  • Associates degree with (7) seven years or bachelor’s degree with (5) years CM experience in Technical or Engineering discipline.
  • Working knowledge of CM Principals in accordance with EIA-649, ISO-10007 and MIL-HDBK-61.
  • Working knowledge of ISO9000; AS9100 QMS, and CMMI.
  • Working knowledge preferred of DO-178 and DO-254 throughout the product development lifecycle.
  • Knowledge of CM and requirements management tools, such as JIRA, Bitbucket, SourceTree, Bamboo, RTC Engineering Workflow Manager, QCBD and DOORS.
  • Knowledge of MCAD and ECAD PDM systems is a plus
  • Highly effective communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • This position requires the ability to access to US Export Controlled Information.

What You Could Expect:

  • The freedom to take risks, to innovate, and to be rewarded
  • Partner with trusting leadership that approaches tasks and requests with urgency
  • Deliver products that are continually recognized as industry disruptors


  • Alternative Work Schedule (Alternating Fridays Off)
  • Medical, Vision, Dental Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts 
  • Health Savings Accounts
  • 4 Weeks PTO a year (plus an additional 40 hours of PTO your first day)
  • 10 paid holidays 
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • 401(k) with 4% employer matching
  • Workers Compensation Insurance
  • Voluntary Life Insurance


Unless otherwise stated in the requirements section of an individual job listing, our positions require U.S. Citizenship, U.S. Permanent Residency, or other status as a U.S. Person as defined by 8 USC 1324b(a)(3). We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. Intellisense Systems, Inc is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or religion or other legally protected status

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