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General Atomics and Affiliated Companies Configuration Management Specialist - Data Rights in San Diego, California

Configuration Management Specialist - Data Rights

San Diego, California

Date posted 04/08/2021

Job ID 31144BR

Company General Atomics Aeronautical Systems

Experience Level Mid-Level (3-7 years)

Job Title Configuration Management Specialist - Data Rights

City San Diego

State California

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time Salary

Job Summary General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), an affiliate of General Atomics, is a world leader in proven, reliable remotely piloted aircraft and tactical reconnaissance radars, as well as advanced high-resolution surveillance systems.

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Configuration Management Specialist to join our Engineering Data Rights group.


  • Coordinates and administers configuration management data rights activities related to identification, control and accounting for engineering documents for systems and/or equipment in accordance with contractual requirements.

  • Establishes and maintains procedures to implement and process engineering documents for all assigned projects to ensure compliance with policies and scheduling requirements.

  • Reviews and analyzes engineering change data and coordinates changes with engineering, quality assurance and manufacturing to ensure compliance with customer requirements and Company policy.

  • Reviews work project notifications to assure the accuracy of current contractual reporting requirements.

  • Establishes and maintains procedures for storage, retention and destruction of company records, processing, filming, storing and retrieving current and historical design, technical and programmatic documents according to project, customer and company practices and requirements.

  • May participate in change control meetings.

  • May participate in the selection, development, and training of staff.

  • Responsible for observing all laws, regulations and other applicable obligations wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Company.

  • Expected to work in a safe manner in accordance with established operating practices and procedures.

  • Additional functions; other duties as assigned or required.

We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.

Job Qualifications:

  • Typically requires a bachelor's degree in business administration, engineering, or related discipline and three or more years of progressive government or commercial configuration management experience. Equivalent professional government or commercial configuration management experience may be substituted in lieu of education.

  • Must have a general understanding of configuration management concepts and principles, related governmental rules and regulations and experience demonstrating a general application of those concepts and principles.

  • Must possess:

  • Ability to participate in the development of new concepts and communicate and apply them accurately throughout an evolving environment

  • Organization skills to coordinate work phases

  • Ability to determine the appropriate approach at the task or project level and provide solutions to moderately complex proposal problems

  • Good communication, documentation, presentation and interpersonal skills to effectively interact with all levels of employees and management

  • Ability to represent the organization on proposal matters with external customers.

  • Ability to work independently or in a team environment is essential as is the ability to work extended hours and travel as required.

Desired Qualifications

  • Understanding of FAR and DFARS regulations related to IP rights

  • Experience working with government contracts

  • Experience with proposal preparation

  • Experience working in a technical environment

Travel Percentage Required 0 - 25

Relocation Assistance Provided No

US Citizenship Required? Yes

Clearance Required? No

Whether you are just starting out in your career or are an experienced professional, GA offers a comprehensive benefits package. For more information on our Total Rewards package, please click Apply Now below to be directed to the complete job description.

General Atomics is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, ancestry, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, transitioning status, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, genetic information, military and veteran status, marital status, medical condition, mental disability, physical disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law. EEO is the law. We also prohibit compensation discrimination under all applicable laws.