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Job #: R-00008834
Location: Chantilly, VA
Category: Configuration Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Intelligence


Job Requisition:

Configuration Management Specialist - TS/SCI with Polygraph

Job Description:

At Leidos, we know the most talented and diverse IT and engineering professionals will always have a multitude of career choices; your time at Leidos will be a wise investment in your career and in yourself. Our Defense business is helping to modernize and manage infrastructure, systems and controls, and cybersecurity for federal agencies and commercial clients around the globe. With core competencies in information technology, energy and environment, complex logistics, and specialized engineering, we solve technical challenges and implement newfound efficiencies on a number of programs.

Primary Responsibilities: Leidos is seeking a Configuration Management Specialist to develop, manage, and implement the Configuration Management (CM) processes and procedures.

• Create Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Configuration Management Plans (CMPs) as required by the program.
• Identify, document and baseline Configuration Items (CIs) for the program.
• Create Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Configuration Management Plans (CMPs) as required by the program.
• Conduct Baseline Configuration Audits (BCAs) prior to each test events and conduct CM Verification & Validation (V&V) for non-testing environments.
• Maintain configuration control for baseline environments.
• Ensure all changes to the process methods and processes are properly approved, communicated and managed throughout the CM lifecycle.
• Facilitate and distribute meeting minutes for Engineering Change Review Board (ECRB) as required.
• Participate in Technical Review Boards (TRBs) as required.
• Conduct analysis of hardware and software inventory data that are produced by the data centers for accuracy and completeness.
• Provide CM input as request to program documents.

Basic Qualifications:

• One + year of experience in deployment automation and configuration of tools. 
• Demonstrable experience with configuration management deliverables (Configuration Management Plan, Functional and Physical Configuration audit reports)
• Ability to collaborate well with stakeholders (work closely with the stakeholders)
• Desire to work in a high business tempo environment that spans many LAN/WAN technology disciplines

Preferred Qualifications
List additional skills and experience that is “nice to have” but not required. 
• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience.
• Assist in production support of business applications: start and stop of application instances; trouble shoot application failures, and diagnosing performance or reliability issues of applications; assisting application teams in the use custom support tools.
• Prior DoD Civilian or Military service desired.

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph


Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:




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Job Family:

Configuration Management



Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit

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