Thales Defense & Security, Inc.

  • Configuration & Data Management (CDM) Specialist

    Location US-MD-Clarksburg
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2 weeks ago)
    Job ID
    Engineering - Support (CDM, PCB, Designers, or Installation)
    Experience (Years)
    Minimum Degree
  • Overview

    Thales Defense & Security, Inc. is a global company serving the defense, federal, and commercial markets with innovative solutions for the ground tactical, airborne and avionics, naval/maritime, and public safety and security domains. In addition to mission-critical communication systems, the company provides helmet-mounted displays and motion tracking technologies; SATCOM terminals; advanced sonar systems; and data protection solutions. Furthermore, the company serves as a gateway for technology, leveraging Thales-wide solutions—such as combat management systems; naval, airborne, and ground ISR; and electronic warfare—to address U.S. requirements. 


    We currently have an opening in our Clarksburg office for a Configuration & Data Management (CDM) Specialist. This position reports directly to the CDM Manager.


    • Oversees overall CM responsibility on assigned projects
    • Prepares CM Basis of Estimates (BOEs)
    • Maintains user access and permissions within PLM tool suites
    • Develops and maintains project Configuration Management Plan
    • Implements CM processes on projects
    • Maintains customer deliverables and tracking of data items
    • Conducts In-Process Audits
    • Coordinates Physical Configuration Audits (PCAs) with support from Engineering and Quality Assurance
    • Supports Functional Configuration Audits (FCAs) for Quality Assurance
    • Produces CM Metrics
    • Produces CM Reports based on business needs
    • Resolves CM defects on projects
    • Facilitates CCB Meetings
    • Implements document release and control process
    • Exhibits strong organizational and communication skills
    • Contributes to the development and improvement of CM processes
    • Demonstrates support for company values and vision and embrace TDSI Core Values
    • Maintain a high ethical standard of practice, including compliance with all company procedures.


    • US Citizenship and ability to obtain clearance.
    • Minimum 2 to 7 years of Configuration Management experience.
    • AA degree or equivalent preferred.
    • Prior experience and knowledge of DoD data formats and standards preferred.
    • Proficient in PLM and change management software tools.
    • Experience with Windchill (PLM), Atlassian Jira preferred.
    • Knowledge of Atlassian tool suite using Git preferred.
    • Knowledge of CM standards EIA-649, MIL-STD-973,and MIL-HDBK-61A.

    Thales champions inclusion and we believe diversity strengthens the fabric of our culture. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer/AA/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled. Thales is an E-Verify employer.


    Thales is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, age or any other characteristic protected by law.


    If you need an accommodation or assistance in order to apply for a position with Thales, please call Human Resources at 240-864-7549.

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