Senior Configuration Engineer

Avio Colleferro Italia Ingegneria Ibrido
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Who are we? Avio is an international organization, leader in the development and production of space launchers, solid and liquid propulsion systems, as well as tactical missile systems. Avio premises are located in Italy, France and French Guyana with 5 sites and more than 1000 employees. AVIO professionals are highly qualified, and 30% of them are involved in R&D activities.

What do we do? AVIO is leader in space propulsion and launchers sectors, thanks to more than 50 years of activities in such fields. In particular, Avio group act as prime contractor for VEGA program and as sub-contractor for Ariane program, both financed by European Space Agency (“ESA”), making Italy one of the few countries in the world in which space transportation systems are designed and produced.

Who are we looking for? The value of the company is measured in terms of the extraordinary qualities of people, their audacity, ingenuity and talent, key characteristics to unveal the secret of innovation and produce the progress. Every great dream starts from a dreamer who, at Avio, is a person experimenting the possibility to face challenges more and more demanding, to see what other people cannot see yet. All this staying together, as major challenges are never overcome by a single person but by a strong team moved by a common vision.

If you are a curious and ambitious person who wants to face new experiences, and if you have a focus on innovation and have a strong sense of responsibility, then be part of our team! We are constantly looking for professionals who want to contribute to the development of technologically innovative projects.

What do we offer? Working at Avio means to follow the passion for a dream called space; a world with no boundaries nor limits, to the development of which Avio contribute with the progress of their launchers, being part of an amazing leap forward for humanity.

A stimulating environment, innovative and internation, focused on development of highly qualifying professional competencies. We offer training and career paths with the objective of creating new development opportunities and know-how acquisition with the possibility to cooperate in the development of unique international projects.

THE DREAM is upon us!


As part of the Engineering Directorate – CaDM & Program Security Department we are looking for a Senior Configuration Engineer.

The candidate will have following responsibilities:

  • Acting as focal in Configuration and Data management expert within Launchers Exploitation family to support the definition and maintenance of the project CM Processes and tools, to ensure exchange of experience and to promote some degree of standardization.
  • Contribute towards the project CADM plans and monitor CM performance (together with the Product Assurance Managers).
  • Management of configuration evolution, baselines verification, as-built control.
  • Organize Configuration Control Boards (CCBs) for the disposition of configuration change requests / proposals and RFW/RFD.
  • Notifying the CCB members and the experts/specialists for an evaluation of the change requests / proposals and manage the process up to its completion.
  • Communicating outcome of CCB to parties involved, including the Application Directive (DA).
  • Uploading customer/supplier change requests / proposals into the Change Manager System and manage their status.
  • Evaluating the Supplier Product Configuration Waiver and support PA Managers to its making.
  • Control & manage the evolution of the Project Baseline Requirements and the provision of traceability for the changes.
  • Set up and coordinate Project Reviews to ensure the availability of the Data package and manage the RID/eRID System.
  • Supporting the implementation and maintenance of adequate configuration control methods and procedures, consistent with applicable standards/requirements.
  • Provide status data and maintaining a well-structured configuration record system.
  • Assist in the preparation of project audits


The candidate shall have the following qualifications and relevant experience:

  • Master’s degree in Engineering or equivalent.
  • Several years (>4) of experience in a similar role in configuration, as well as documentation, management within an engineering environment.
  • Good communication, high level of initiative, autonomy, pro-activeness and professional maturity in order to carry out complex tasks and high level of responsibility.
  • Proficient in MS Office packages, MS Project, Dassault ENOVIA, IBM DOORS and NEXT, Eclipse/Polaris, DS MBSE.
  • Knowledge of ESA Configuration and Documentation Management standards (ECSS).
  • Fluency in English is mandatory; French knowledge is an advantage.
  • Knowledge of European Launch System (LS-SM) standards is an advantage.
  • Experience with ESA in the frame of Launcher/Space projects is an advantage.

Altre informazioni

Complete the profile:

  • excellent communication skills
  • good multitasking skills
  • Proactivity