Abacus Technology

  • Configuration Manager

    Job Locations US-TX-San Antonio
    Posted Date 1 year ago(9/7/2017 10:01 AM)
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  • Overview

    Abacus Technology is seeking a Configuration Manager to provide support for the Command, Control, Communication, Intelligence and Networks (C3I&N) Directorate at Lackland AFB.  This is a full-time position.


    Provide Configuration Management (CM), Quality Assurance (QA), Program/Project (PP), Requirements Analysis (RA), Risk Management (RM), and Software Engineering (SE) support services in accordance with the program's Configuration Management Plan, AF SEAM Configuration Management processes, program development/sustainment contracts, and PMO practices.  Provide CM of all relevant program artifacts.  Maintain CM files including configuration identification, change control, and status accounting records.  Implement CM plans.  Record Configuration Control Board (CCB) approved changes.  Review and analyze proposed changes to ensure operational and sustainment capabilities are not adversely affected by the changes.  Support Engineering Assessments.  Prepare for, conduct, and/or support major audits such as Physical Configuration Audits (PCAs) and Functional Configuration Audits (FCAs).  Record and maintain assessment and audit findings, minutes, and action items.  Report the Development/Sustainment Contractor's data delivery status.  Support pre- and post-contract award data reviews.  Review and analyze of the Development/Sustainment Contractor's conformance to CDRL requirements.  Support the establishment of work flows.  Track data item deliverables and responses.  Support development/sustainment of paper and automated archival systems of all covered documentation.  Maintain design traceability and integrity.  Convene and manage change boards.  Assist the Government with configuration control for IT systems.  Manage configurations of software, engineering documents, design drawings, engineering changes and notices, and planning/conducting design audits.  Support the review boards via meeting attendance and capturing meeting minutes including the CCB.  Track Change Requests (CRs) and Discrepancy Reports (DRs) / Problem Reports (PRs).  Ensure integrity of the baseline including major releases, minor releases, patches, and software maintenance.  Support Licensing tasks and packaging and delivering of software to users.  Maintains the CM library and software repository.  Managing and controlling product baselines.  Recommend and document comprehensive configuration management plans for software, hardware, firmware, and peripherals for IT systems.  Analyze data and prepare plans and briefings in support of software-driven systems.  Perform studies and monitor effectiveness of configuration management plans to identify potential and existing problems and make recommendations for resolution.  Audit and review IT system configurations.


    5+ years experience in configuration management and analysis.  Bachelor’s degree in a related field.  Must have progressive experience in managing configuration of software, engineering documents, design drawings, engineering changes and notices, and planning/conducting design audits to enable government ownership of the program technical baseline.  Able to work closely with program management, systems engineers, quality managers, draftsmen and design/manufacturing engineers in an integrated product team environment.  Knowledge of the CM process and inputs across the project life cycle and the handling of Data Item Descriptions (DIDs).  Experience developing CM plans and performing system audits.  Able to track change requests and provide regular status updates to all invested parties.  Familiarity with data modeling and/or data analysis.  Experience implementing or administering automated CM/DM tools is a plus.  Must have solid communication skills and be capable of interacting with staff at all levels of an organization.  Must be a US Citizen and hold an active Top Secret clearance with SCI.


    Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.




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