Configuration Management Lead

Aberdeen, MD 21078, Full time

Configuration Management Lead

Responsibilities and Duties

This position is responsible for managing the execution of software development Configuration Management (CM) processes and deliverables.

·      As a CM Lead, the selected candidate will be responsible for managing a small, diverse team to support agile development efforts; requiring the ability to effectively communicate with all members of the team, ranging from technical personnel to program leadership.

·      Protect the integrity of a project’s delivered products from code to technical documentation.

·      Leverage modern configuration, application, and life cycle management tools and processes to maintain version control for hardware, software, including code and Commercial off the Shelf (COTS)/Government off the Shelf (GOTS) packages, libraries, containers, virtual machines, releases, and documents.

·      Maintain responsibility for analyzing and managing the project’s Configuration Management Plan (CMP), standing-up and facilitating Configuration Control Boards (CCBs), and establishing and managing a configuration management and documentation library.

·      Lead CM, data management, and release management controls and processes across teams and interfaces

  • Manages the design change process, ensuring configuration identification by reviewing design release documents for completeness and proper authorizations
  • Maintain configuration control throughout all phases of the development lifecycle; managing and tracking baseline modifications
    Provide oversight of the CM team; supervising other team members
  • Monitor and update the CM Plan, when required
  • Conduct audits of software change procedures, software development and testing processes and documentation to verify compliance with CM plans and procedures
  • Manage software CM repositories across a wide spectrum of software tools
  • Maintain tool workflows, and ensure proper execution of Jira, Confluence, and Bitbucket
  • Effectively convey technical concepts during internal and external meetings
  • Identify, assess and manage program risks related to software development activities
  • Oversee weekly development metrics reporting, ensuring accuracy and completeness
  • Provide software deliveries, using both physical media and electronic delivery

Required Qualifications and Skills


Preferred Qualifications

  • 5+  years Configuration Management Experience

·       Experience with creating CM strategies and rolling them out for implementation for multiple teams as well as corresponding CM metrics gathering or reporting

·       Experience with working in an Agile development environment

  • Knowledge of CM principles and implementation
  • Previous experience with agile software development practices
  • Excellent attention to detail and organization skills
  • Ability to multitask and manage competing priorities
  • Previous knowledge of Atlassian tool suite including JIRA or Confluence, GitHub, BitBucket,
  • Ability to multi-task, self-assign work, and function in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Good verbal and written skills
  • US citizenship and the ability to obtain a DoD SECRET security clearance
  • Security+ and/or CM Certifications a plus



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Do you have an active Secret clearance?*
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Do you have 5+ years Configuration Management Experience?*
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Do you have experience with creating CM strategies and rolling them out for implementation for multiple teams as well as corresponding CM metrics gathering or reporting?*
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