Configuration Manager (Active Secret clearance)

Huntsville (Hybrid 2 days a week), AL
Full Time

Essential Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Support the implementation of MDA quality and mission assurance requirements by providing subject matter expertise for the identification, evaluation, and mitigation of risks associated with various aspects of the design, development, manufacturing, fielding and operation of MDA systems
  • Provide assessments of developer hardware and/or software configuration and data management support on system, system elements, interfacing systems, components, devices and/or processes
  • Assist and support the program office in controlling and monitoring the established configuration management baselines
  • Collect and gather configuration information to support ground test configurations for hardware and software
  • Coordinate and/or assist in the preparation for and conduct of the program Configuration Control Board
  • Support and provide technical recommendation on all contract data items which may pertain to program software/hardware quality
  • Support the government program office by assisting in the implementation, use, and oversight of the software change processes used by prime and subordinate contractors for program quality/production
  • Prepare, coordinate, and occasionally present software/hardware configuration and data management briefings for internal and external leadership
  • Assist the program office in the development of effective hardware and/or software configuration management requirements for statements of work and task orders
  • Assist the program office in the development, coordination, and implementation of an effective software/hardware change processes and associated documentation
  • Assist the program office in the effective interface with the appropriate program office functional and product personnel to effectively educate, manage, and implement the program configuration and data management processes
  • Participate in configuration audits and assessments at the prime/developer contractor, subcontractors, and suppliers, ensuring the effective implementation of the program configuration and data management requirements
  • Provide weekly status reports on activities and issues of concern
  • Travel periodically, approximately three to four times per year

Minimum Qualifications:

  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Currently possess a DoD secret security clearance
  • Bachelor’s Degree in an engineering discipline from an Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology (ABET) certified institution 
  • 5+ years of experience in configuration management or data management
  • Experience providing configuration and data management support on systems, system elements, interfacing systems, components, devices and/or processes
  • Knowledge, skills, and abilities to implement effective obsolescence management for developmental and fielded weapon system components, ensuring the continued availability of obsolete components
  • Experience implementing the obsolescence mitigation process throughout the program acquisition life cycle
  • Experience working as a member of team and assisting by proactively solving complex problems.

Desired Background:

  • Ability to quickly connect in-person and in writing, and to actively listen and perceive the needs, values or opinions of others
  • Demonstrated leadership accomplishments professionally and personally
  • Proactivity in identifying and addressing challenges to include innovations that result in positive organizational impact
  • Strong organization skills with attention to details to provide clear, coherent, accurate and concise information quickly and confidently

EEO/AA including Vets & Disabled


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