Abacus Technology is seeking a Configuration and Data Manager to support CDRLs, baselines, and assets/licenses for the Command, Control, Communication, Intelligence and Networks (C3I&N) Directorate. This is a full-time position.
Provide configuration management (CM) of all relevant program artifacts. Review and analyze the development/sustainment contractor’s CM program and data deliveries for accuracy, completeness, and compliance. Maintain CM files including configuration identification, change control, and status accounting records. Convene and manage the Configuration Control Boards (CCBs), Technical Review Boards (TRBs) and record approved changed and results. Participate in cross-functional change control boards to evaluate proposed 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). 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. Work closely with program management, systems engineers, quality managers, draftsmen and design/manufacturing engineers in an integrated product team environment. Develop and administer configuration management plans. Manage configurations of software, engineering documents, design drawings, engineering changes and notices, and planning/conducting design audits. 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. Maintain the CM library and software repository. Manage and control product baselines. Recommend and document comprehensive configuration management plans for software, hardware, firmware, and peripherals for IT systems. Audit and review IT system configurations. Create, and maintain revisions to, the Contract Data Requirements List (CDRL) packages. Convene, manage and participate in Data Requirements Review Boards (DRRBs). Receive and distribute CDRL data deliverables. Monitor contractor compliance of CDRL data deliverables. Adequately identify data requirements in the Statement of Work (SOW), Statement of Objectives (SOO) and/or Performance Work Statement (PWS).
Positions available at multiple experience levels including junior (4 years of experience and a Bachelor’s degree), mid (10+ years of experience and a Bachelor’s degree), and senior (12+ years of experience and a Master’s degree). Degree must be in a related field. Additional years of experience may be substituted for degree requirements. 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. Must have IT Configuration Management experience within the Department of Defense environment. Experience performing HW and SW configuration audits. Experience performing the technical administrative activities necessary to manage CM tools for inventory control, version control, data duplication, media labeling. Experience producing release notes and CM reports. An in-depth understanding of the configuration change control process, the role of the Change Control Board, and change control documentation. Experience performing baseline administrative activities for multiple environments. Experience developing briefings for management. Understanding of all phases of the software development life cycle. Able to enter and manipulate data in a database. Strong attention to detail. Strong organizational skills and the ability to multi-task. Able to work independently and with a team. Experience in MS Office Suite software required. Must have skills and experience necessary to work closely with program management, systems engineers, quality managers, and design engineers in an integrated product team environment. Must be a US citizen.
Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.