This job has expired

Assistant Configuration Specialist

Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE)
England, Berkshire, West Berkshire
£26500 - £30000 per annum
Closing date
8 Dec 2021

View more

Job Details

We are recruiting for an Assistant Configuration Specialist to complement the Configuration Specialist(s) and Senior Configuration Specialist(s) to deliver a configuration management service in accordance with the Configuration Management Plans (CMP) that supports the area(s) of responsibility, contributing to Licence Condition 22 compliance.

Location - This is a full time post working for AWE in the Reading area.

These roles are graded with the band starting at £26,500 per annum.

AWE (one of the best 25 big companies to work for in the UK) offers an attractive array of benefits which include:

  • Market leading contributory pension scheme
  • Generous holiday entitlement (270 hours a year inc bank holidays, plus every other Friday off)
  • Flexible working hours
  • Salary sacrifice scheme
  • Consideration for either full time or part time hours. Just let us know on your application if you wish to work part time
  • Relocation package available (terms and conditions apply)

Key Accountabilities:

  • Accountable for assisting in maintaining Configuration Control system across their area(s) of responsibility.
  • Maintaining baselines (under direction) in accordance with Corporate Configuration Standard.
  • Assists in collating data and report progress to Change Boards (CBs).
  • Maintaining Configuration Change Control and reporting of Change Status to Central Configuration Governance.
  • Maintain and promote high personal standards in environment, safety, health, security and quality and be a great team player.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Undertakes Configuration Change Control (CBs), in maintaining control of the changes across their area(s) of responsibility.
  • Assists in collating and reporting Configuration Status Accounting data as required by the Configuration Manager.
  • Assists in carrying out local Configuration Audits to ensure continued compliance and report on results.
  • Assisting with establishing and defining the Configuration Baseline by producing the supporting documentation for Configuration Items.
  • Integrate with the appropriate teams that are responsible for updating the content of the Configuration Baseline including supporting Projects Handover activities.
  • The Company may require you to fulfil any other reasonable duties aligned to your position from time to time in line with business needs.



We’re looking for talented and ambitious people to join us in our work at the forefront of nuclear defence engineering, science and technology.

To work at AWE is to play a valuable part in keeping our country safe and secure.

Working at AWE gives you access to exceptional technologies, facilities and projects no ordinary company can provide – and the support of world-class professionals at every stage of your career.

Company info

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert