Skip to content Go to main navigation Go to language selector

Hardware Configuration/Release Engineer (Northeast U.S. Remote Work Opportunity)

Home Office, Connecticut, United States of America
Closing date
30 September 2021
Apply for this job!

Job Description:

Saab, Inc. Surveillance Systems Division is seeking a detail-oriented, experienced Hardware Configuration Management/Release Professional. The location of this position is flexible; the chosen candidate may work onsite in East Syracuse, NY or remotely from home in the Northeast U.S.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Perform change specialist I and II functions per CM2 methodology.

  • Facilitate enterprise item / drawing releases and change requests.

  • Facilitate Configuration Control Board reviews.

  • Establish and maintain product data structures in various CM tools.

  • Assist in performing configuration status accounting and configuration audits.

  • Assist in ensuring conformance to applicable company and industry CM processes / standards.

  • Maintain electronic files in SolidWorks PDM Pro system and drawing vault. Produce PDFs from all engineering masters for enterprise and/ or supplier use.

  • Owns engineering data in the BOM item master and parent component files (Oracle ERP). Responsible for BOM accuracy with regard to design data elements.

Skills and Experience:


  • Associate's degree in relevant discipline. Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering preferred.

  • 3+ years of relevant experience in Configuration Management, Document Control, or Engineering Change Management.

  • Ability to collaborate cross-functionally to meet objectives.

  • Maintain quality of the configuration management data stores.

  • Must have or be able to obtain a SECRET security clearance.

  • Able to work with some level of independence.

  • Demonstrate logical and creative problem solving techniques; must be self-motivated with excellent attention to detail.

  • Possess superior interpersonal and oral/written communication skills.

  • Excellent Time and Priority Management skills essential; ability to recognize urgent items and take action essential.

  • Possess an understanding of 3D modeling software; possess an understanding of design rules and ASME Y14 drawing rules.


  • Modeling and PDM software experience; SolidWorks and SolidWorks PDM Pro preferred.

  • Prior experience with PLM tool(s).

  • Prior experience with ERP tools; Oracle preferred.

  • CM2 certification or equivalent; experience and a willingness to pursue certification acceptable.

Must be a U.S. citizen. Applicants selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.  As a condition of employment, candidates will be required to participate in a background check that will include, at a minimum, a criminal record check, education and employment verification.

About Us:

Saab is a global defense and security company operating in the fields of air, land and naval defense, civil security and commercial aeronautics. We number approximately 17,000 employees and have operations on all continents. Technologically we are leaders in many areas, and one-fifth of our earnings are spent on research and development.

Saab is a company where we see diversity as an asset and offer unlimited opportunities for advancing in your career. We are also a company that respects each person’s needs and encourage employees to lead a balanced, rewarding life beyond work. Saab values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran, disability status, or any other federal, state, or locally protected category.