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Configuration Manager

Company: LinQuest Corporation
Location: Herndon
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

LinQuest is seeking a Configuration Manager (CM) for a leading-edge cloud-based development program to join our team in Herndon, VA.This person will be responsible to ensure software development best practices and system baseline controls are followed for a cloud based DevSecOps software program being built in support of government operational needs. The successful candidate must have CM experience for delivering software systems and documentation artifacts in support of space and ground systems.You will work on-site within a LinQuest facility. The position requires an understanding of both Agile and DevSecOps practices, as well as the rigor and compliance of traditional government system engineering processes. The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, be able to manage significantly diverse assignments, and be collaborative across all levels.Responsibilities:

  • Update program CM processes to ensure compliance with contractual requirements and corporate best practices
  • Define and implements software configuration management processes and procedures
  • Identify configuration issues and recommend process changes, quality improvement initiatives, and new approaches to improve overall contract performance, delivery, and quality
  • Review proposed configuration changes and software updates for compliance to enterprise standards and practices.
  • Maintain proper version control of software releases to test and production environments and software deliverables to the customer
  • Oversee development and deployment process, ensuring process compliance, configuration management, change control, adequate testing, and release management
  • Lead configuration management of all program documentation, deliverables, and software baselines
  • Support configuring and baselining all acquisition contract deliverable items as Contract Data Requirements Lists (CDRLs), responses to CDRLs, and CDRL approval letters; draft, review, and publish Request for Change documents as necessary and advise the program manager of related impacts to systems, plans and processes
  • Develop and maintain a close working relationship with customer technical, SETA, and program staff
  • Interact closely with and align efforts of stakeholders, including internal teams and external organizations
  • Support the program risk and opportunity identification and management process
  • Work with configuration team to develop and enhance CM tools
  • Assist in management, maintenance, and automating of CM tools
  • Create and maintain program documentation for tools and processes used to support configuration management Required Skills:
    • BS degree in a related scientific or technical discipline
    • 3+ years of experience
    • Experience implementing and ensuring adherence to CM policies and procedures for software development projects
    • Experience analyzing information requirements, workflows, organization, and planning
    • Experience developing appropriate corrective action plans and providing guidance, technical support, training, and quality assurance/quality control
    • Detail oriented with the ability to organize, prioritize, and address multiple program schedule priorities simultaneously
    • Familiar with systems engineering processes and process improvement initiatives
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Must have an active TS/SCI to be considered for the positionPreferred Skills:
      • Experience performing CM & QA activities for DoD/IC activities
      • Experience with DoD or IC acquisition processes
      • Past Experience delivering software solutions and system engineering artifacts within an DevSecOps environment
      • At least 5 years of experience with configuration management and quality assurance on agile cloud-based software development
      • Past Experience working with the following platform and tools sets - DI2E, Jira Confluence
      • Past Experience delivering systems within Agile/SAFe Development Environment
        • BS degree in computer science, information technology, systems engineering or engineering managementLicenses & CertificationsPreferred
          • Certification in Configuration Management (NDIA, CMII or equivalent)COVID-19 Compliance Requirements:COVID-19 Compliance Guidelines: As a federal contractor, all LinQuest team members must comply with Executive Order 14042- Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, which includes mandatory vaccination and ability to provide proof of vaccination status prior to start of employment. Additionally, team members are expected to comply with all safety protocols related to mask wearing and physical distancing while in covered contractor workplaces. If applicable, prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement through LinQuest Human Resources and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment.EducationRequired
            • Bachelors or better in Computer Science or related fieldLicenses & CertificationsRequired
              • TS/SCI Poly
              • TS/SCIEqual Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: LinQuest Corporation, Germantown , Configuration Manager, Executive , Herndon, Maryland

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