Abacus Technology is seeking a Configuration Management (CM) Analyst to provide change management support for an enterprise level environment. This is a full-time position.
This is a prospective position that we’ve posted with the intention of building a pipeline of candidates based on submitted proposals and pending contract awards.
Conduct and prepare configuration management (CM) plans and procedures, perform configuration audits, monitor trouble reports and change requests, evaluate and select tools to automate the change control process, and provide status accounting support. Coordinate with users and developers on the release of new software versions. Establish, operate, and maintain program documentation support libraries. Assist in the evaluation, definition, standardization, and tracking of data elements and object names. Determine entity relationships, assigns attributes, and develops procedures for maintaining enterprise data models. Facilitate working groups of functional experts to establish central repository requirements for data storage, protection, and retrieval. Create and populate data dictionaries. Provide full range of data mapping, validation, and documentation support as well as electronic records management.
3+ years experience in configuration or change management, including at least 1 year supporting NSA, CIA, DIA, NGA, and/or NRO. Bachelor’s degree in a related field. 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. Demonstrate flexibility in adjusting to variable workload and job duties. Able to plan and implement projects without supervision. Knowledge of communications and information security policies and practices. Able to work independently or as part of a team and interact professionally within all levels of an organization. Must be a US citizen and hold a current TS/SCI.
Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.