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Job #: R-00014061
Location: Camp Lemonnier Djibouti
Category: Configuration Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

Job Description:

Are you interested in continuing your career in CJTF HOA/AFRICOM in a mission focused environment? Leidos Defense Group has established and upcoming positions throughout the European theater supporting multiple customers for the Department of Defense. We are looking for experienced, innovative and motivated IT Specialists to support enablement CJTF HOA/AFRICOM's mission objectives.

Leidos has an excellent opportunity for an experienced, self-directed, Change Manager. This position is in support of a Department of Defense (DoD) organization, CJTF-HOA located OCONUS in DJIBOUTI, Africa. This position is required to travel OCONUS.

The successful candidate must be able to communicate clearly and succinctly both written and orally, and present products and ideas in a business-like manner. The candidate will be required to work in dynamic fast paced environments that require team interaction and coordination of efforts. The candidate must be experienced in interfacing with both client managers and system users.

In this role, you will be responsible for:
Providing configuration management planning.

Describing provisions for configuration identification, change control, configuration status accounting and configuration audits.

Identifying and maintaining the original configuration of requirements documentation, design documentation, and related documentation.

Performing configuration change control.

Regulating the change process so that only approved and validated changes are incorporated into product documents and related software.

Accounting for configuration status.

Tracking all problems and changes in product documents and reports changes and current configuration.

Performing configuration audits.

Supporting audits to verify that requirements of all baselines have been met.

Creating and managing all configuration projects and planning.

Developing guidance and advice on methods, procedures and requirements.

Ensuring configuration identification by reviewing design release documents for completeness, proper authorization and system updates.

Authorizing the release of drawings and software configuration changes specified by management and other functional groups.

Supporting quality assurance process audits and managing staff of configuration specialists for a new software development application.

Providing leadership and training for less experienced CM specialists.

Leading, directing, and reviewing the work of the CM team to ensure the programs operational goals are met.

You'll Bring These Qualifications:

Must hold and maintain an active Secret Clearance
Professional certification that meets or exceeds DoD 8570.01. IAM II
ITIL v3 Foundation Certification
Waterfall/AGILE and ITIL expertise as well as experience in leveraging the applicable aspects of each discipline into a client's Release processes
In-depth knowledge in managing hardware and software configuration changes, Configuration Control Board (CCB) change requests, Certificates of Networthiness (CoNs), and other change related activities.
Must be willing/able to work OCONUS for minimum of one year
Provide technical leadership and cross-training to peers in areas of expertise
Act as a resource to team members, participates in team and professional meetings
BA/BS +4 years or AA/AS +8 years or a major cert +9 years or 11 years of recent specialized experience
Ability to document system process and architecture
Acts as a liaison between Release and Deployment teams
Tracking release speed and successful deployment metrics over time
Identifying and offering improvements and enhancements to the release process and implementing the changes
Flexible - The environment is highly dynamic. You will be expected to keep up with the changing environment while ensuring a high level of operational effectiveness
These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:
Experience supporting CJTF


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 32,000 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 .

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here .

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