Software Configuration Manager
Location: Newport News
Posted on: February 5, 2019
Software Configuration Manager Job Description:Leidos has a current job opportunity for a Software Configuration Manager. Located in one of the following locations of Morgantown, WV, Arlington, VA, or Newport News, VA. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with an outstanding team of software developers and engineers to continue to produce and field software on behalf of the US Air Force. Position re q uires US citiz e nsh i p and the ability to obtain a D o D Secret S e curity Cl e aranc e .The Configuration Manager will be responsible for maintaining the Unit Command and Control (UC2) system baseline and support the functions of Change Management, Release Management, Build Management and Configuration management, as they are executed throughout the program. Additionally, the Configuration Manager will be required to work with the Tier II Help Desk team to track ticket initiation and progress through ticket closure. The program is an automated command and control (C2) and emergency management system that provides enhanced C2 capability to base wing commanders, staff and subordinates. Via an integrated composite picture, the application provides base leadership with the current status of the base, runways, aircraft, facilities, vehicles and other resources and gives exceptional situational awareness to base leaders. Leidos is continuing to develop, modernize, and support this system as it is fielded to bases across the Air Force.Primary Responsibilities:Contribute to the development and maintenance of a Configuration Management plan, Configuration Management and Document Management proceduresModernize Configuration Management Plan as the UC2 software and infrastructure continue to evolveMaintain records to ensure that current and historical configurations of products can be accurately determined throughout the product life cycleTrack documents and release products (e.g., .wars, .isos, patches); refining artifact numbering strategyWorking with help desk personnel, develop and release Help Desk notices to the fieldTrack released Help Desk notices and compliance with help desk directives, including baseline applicability of help desk noticesMaintain status of help desk tickets and help to keep accurate status of ticketsMaintain schedule of help desk duty across help desk teamInteract with the software CM git repository to track branches and tags as they relate to release candidates and final approved releasesPerform baseline audits to ensure compliance with the Configuration Management PlanCoordinate with DevOps to maintain configuration and versioning for all fielded on premise, MilCloud, and AWS instancesCoordinate with Chief Engineer and Lead Software Engineer on release planning and executionPrepare/inspect deployment documentation packages to include release notes and user materialPrepare, maintain and inventory hardware in compliance with government and corporate proceduresMay be tasked with creating, maintaining and coordinating project activities with multiple components.Basic QualificationsBac h elor's d e gree i n Eng i neer i ng or rel a t e d technical f i eld and 2-4 years' experience; additional relevant training and experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree.Familiarity with Agile software development practicesExcellent problem-solving and analytical skillsExperience effectively working within a team environmentMust have the a b il i ty to obtain a US D o D Secret S e curity Cl e aranc e U.S. Citizenship requiredPreferred QualificationsExperience managing projects within the Atlassian suite of tools (Confluence, JIRA, Bitbucket)Experience configuring and managing git-based softwareExperience working with a geographically distributed teamExternal Referral Eligible
Keywords: Leidos, Newport News , Software Configuration Manager, IT / Software / Systems , Newport News, Virginia
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