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Company: Sierra Space
Location: Aurora
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Sierra Space Careers: Dare to Dream
We honor those that are not afraid to dream big dreams, those that tenaciously chase their dreams even when others say it cannot be done, those that achieve big dreams and change everything. Those are Dreams Worth Chasing. -
At Sierra Space we envision a future where humanity lives and works in space, on moons, and on distant planets. Our mission isn't restricted to the few, instead we see a future where all people can choose to live, work, discover and explore beyond our planet. Our company is building a platform in space to benefit life on Earth and together we will alter the course of humanity. -
We have a bold mission. We are a bold company. Together, we are an extraordinary team.
About the Role
Are you known for your attention to detail, superb documentation skills, and the ability to solve complex problems? This may be the position for you! As a Configuration Analyst, you will manage the configuration of our engineering and manufacturing products through the use of a Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) system. These cover a very wide range, from advanced mission payloads and electronic systems through highly integrated aircraft to orbital and space exploration systems. You'll plan and coordinate the preparation of product structure to ensure compliance with customer requirements, company standards, and industry standards. This includes input and accuracy of Product Data to include Parts and Bills of Materials (BoMs) as well as auditing the Configuration Management systems usage and verification of product configuration.
Sierra Space's Orbital Mission and Services (OMS) division focuses on the design, build, and operations of small satellites in support of commercial services and national security space and offers two work locations: Louisville, Colorado and Centennial, Colorado.
About You
Our mission is driven by the unwavering passion to push the boundaries of what is possible. We seek those who Dare to Dream - to envision the extraordinary and pursue it relentlessly - to join us on this transformational journey. -
We're looking for dreamers who align with our values, vision and audacious goals - while also meeting the minimum qualifications below. The preferred qualifications are a bonus, not a requirement.
As a Command and Data Management specialist, you will:
- * Provide configuration and data management (C&DM) support for multiple programs.
* Develop plans to implement C&DM requirements on programs.
* Arrange configuration control board meetings, coordinate engineering drawing review and sign-off.
* Establish and maintain required configuration records.
* Utilize and maintain engineering and configuration and data management procedures.
* Operate, input, and manage configuration and documentation status using electronic systems.
* Prepare and ship data items in accordance with contract requirements. --- Prepare letters of transmittal.
* Gather and provide necessary data and engineering items to support technical meetings.
* Support Systems Engineering with management of requirements and critical program data.
* Support program management and engineering staff in utilization of database tools and processes.
* Evaluate and contribute to new business and program proposals assuring engineering configuration and engineering data management requirements are properly scoped and risks mitigated.
* Represent C&DM discipline to business units as first point of contact for process implementation and staffing.
* Provide direction to subordinates/peers as well as cross-functional teams.
* Propose, coordinate, and instantiate updates to enterprise processes and tools regarding C&DM criteria as compliance requirements evolve while assuring tool and multi-discipline platform constraints are mitigated and opportunities maximized.
* Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule.
* Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department, the Strategic Business Units, Strategic Capabilities Units and the Company. Interact appropriately with others in order to maintain a positive and productive work environment.
* Perform other duties as necessary.
Minimum Qualifications:
- * Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or related field of study and typically 6 years of relevant experience
* A higher level degree may substitute for experience
* Related experience may be considered in lieu of required education
* Experience working in multi-disciplinary design and development teams
* Understanding of Documentation Control Database systems
* An active Top Secret with SCI eligibility U.S. Security Clearance is required
Preferred Qualifications:
- * Effective communication, facilitation, and teamwork skills.
* Solid organizational skills.
* Project Management experience.
* Ability to review and assess data integrity against standards, and train others to understand and adhere to those standards.
* Proficiency with Microsoft Office products, and comfortable learning new databases.
* Experience utilizing databases to manage technical and engineering data.
* Requirements management experience preferred.
* Desire to participate in CDM Certification Program.
Physical/Mental/Emotional Requirements:
- * Frequently walk, sit, stand, climb stairs and steps
* Frequently repeat same hand, arm, and finger motion many times to include finger and hand dexterity
* Frequently requires vision abilities to include close, distance, depth perception and telling the difference between colors
* Rarely lifting or carrying up to 20 lbs.
Working Conditions:
- * Rarely exposed to outdoor elements (high/low temperatures, sun, rain/snow, etc.)
* Rarely exposed to fumes or hazardous chemicals/materials
* Rarely exposed to loud noises
Referral Bonus: -
This position requires current/active Top Secret with SCI eligibility U.S. Security Clearance. U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance for employment. Non-U.S. Citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Department of Defense Consolidated Adjudications Facility (DoD CAF), a federal government agency, handles the adjudicative aspects of the security clearance eligibility process for industry applicants. Adjudicative factors which affect the outcome of the eligibility determination include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the U.S., foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and illegal drug use.
Application Deadline: This role will remain posted until a qualified pool of candidates is identified.
Elevate Your Career
At Sierra Space, we are committed to your personal and professional development. We empower you to make profound and meaningful contributions and foster a vibrant culture of collaboration, where teamwork ignites breakthrough innovations. -
Sierra Space offers annual incentive pay based upon performance that is commensurate with the level of the position. -
We also offer a generous benefit package, including medical, dental, and vision plans, 401(k) with 150% match up to 8%, life insurance, 3 weeks paid time off, tuition reimbursement, and more.
Estimated Starting Salary Range:
$91,154.71 - $125,337.72
At Sierra Space we are at the very doorstep of unlocking the future and the work in front of us is hard, but it is truly important and meaningful. Achieving our mission requires dedication, relentless pursuit of a dream and an unwavering passion for pushing the boundaries to accomplish what others might believe to be impossible. We seek those who too, Dare to Dream and will join us in a pursuit to achieve the extraordinary.
Application Deadline: This role will remain posted until a qualified pool of candidates are identified.


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