[CONFI01374] Configuration Management Specialist - Virginia Beach, VA

SimVentions, Inc.
Job Description

SimVentions is looking for a Configuration Management Specialist to support one of our Department of Defense customers. As a Configuration Management Specialist, you will be joining a team responsible for developing and maintaining a Configuration Management system to manage software and documentation baselines in support of the customer’s mission.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs CM activities associated with configuration identification, change control, release management, status accounting, and reviews and audits
  • Creates and approves program Configuration/Data Management Plans and contributes to the generating of program plans
  • Develop and maintain Government CM policy, plan, charters, processes and procedures in accordance with Military Handbook and CM standards
  • Maintain Configuration management of computer-based systems, network devices, software applications, security control baselines, system documentation, and software security patching
  • Maintain technical data that defines product and systems baselines to reflect approved Engineering Change Proposals (ECPs), implementing their effects on technical manuals and preventive/corrective maintenance documentation
  • Facilitate Change Control Boards (CCBs)
  • Provide configuration accounting in support of change management activities and facilitate/participate in applicable IPTs and Control Boards
  • Documentation of approved software changes, updates, patches and notification of software releases including the tracking of action items and capturing Software Change Requests for incorporation into the CCB process.
  • Participate in audits of products and processes
  • Use the Government’s CM tool to maintain a repository of, track, and report on Engineering Change Proposals (ECP), Change Requests (CR), and baseline analysis.
  • Monitor and assess the effectiveness of the CM effort.
  • Maintain all applicable configuration baseline documentation
  • Assist with the development and maintenance of the processes and procedures for the CM library and assist with access controls availability
  • Maintain and record copies of all program documentation and deliverables
  • Maintain records of all product baselines and Configuration Items (CIs)

Required Skills & Experience:

  • 5+ years’ Experience working as a Configuration Management specialist
  • In-depth understanding of computer security, military system specifications, and DoD cybersecurity policies
  • Strong written and oral communications skills
  • Ambitious, proactive personality

Clearance:  Active, final Secret clearance

Education:  Bachelor’s degree in computer science, or information systems, or business administration or relevant technical field desired but not required.

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