Job Requisition:Configuration Manager
At Leidos, we welcome your perspective and ideas, in order to foster collaboration and deliver world-class solutions. We look for solutions that not only transform businesses, but change the world. As part of our company mission, we're dedicated to making the world a safer place. That starts with helping our customers in the Defense industry achieve their critical missions. From our airborne work with sensors alerting warfighters to what's over the next hill, to our autonomous maritime platforms protecting sea lanes and shores -- our dedicated Defense Group scientists and engineers are solving critical challenges across the globe. Defense capabilities including enterprise and mission IT, command and control, geospatial and data analytics, cybersecurity, operations support, logistics, and training serve a diverse set of customers including the U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy, the Defense Information Systems Agency, and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
The Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR)/Mission Equipment Package (MEP) Processing, Exploitation, and Dissemination (PED) Division of the Defense group of Leidos has a dynamic opportunity Configuration Manager with U.S. Army Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) engineering experience to provide configuration management and data management for Unmanned Aircraft Systems Ground Control Station Version 4 (UASGCSv4). This position is located at our Huntsville, Alabama offices. In this role, the Configuration Manager will be a member of the Engineering Team supporting UAS systems that includes software, datalinks, avionics, payloads and a full spectrum of functional engineering activities including integration, testing, and process management. Engineering activities include requirements decomposition, development of engineering Contract Deliverable Requirement List (CDRL), and all associated documentation. You will coordinate activities to accomplish assigned tasks and will be responsible for leadership activities as required. Standard engineering methodologies, processes and tools will be used to accomplish problem solving, solution design, integration and test preparation, risk assessment and mitigation planning, and related activities. Functional areas including requirements analysis, implementation planning, and subcontractor coordination, integration & test, sustainment, documentation, deployment, and system assessment will be required. He/she will be required to interface with internal personnel to identify required activities, perform collaborative planning, review deliverables, and resolve issues. Expected to travel up to 10%.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Act as the Configuration Manager for all facets of the US Army UASGCSv4 program.
- Experience engineering, documentation and support of UAS to the US Army
- Participates in the preparation of proposals, business plans, proposal work statements and specifications required to support the contract(s).
- Performs tasks to develop overarching configuration management and data management strategy for UASGCS.
- Creates engineering document trees cataloging baseline system configuration data.
- Contributes to the development of new and expansion of existing business opportunities.
- Develops and transforms low/high-level design artifacts into customer deliverables.
- Maintains engineering documentation and diagrams.
- Coordinates and communicates with US Army UAS stakeholders, end users, and internal & external customer and leadership to acquire waivers (if required) in order to meet contractual requirements.
- Coordinates with subcontractors to ensure subcontract deliverables meet specification requirements.
To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:
- Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering and eight (8) years of prior relevant experience; additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
- Active Secret clearance.
- Demonstrated experience leading and managing the documentation of a complex weapons system including technology processes and projects.
- Experience coordinating documentation deliveries with Third-Party Hardware and Software Vendors.
- Demonstrated ability to diagnose complex problems and develop innovative solutions.
- Demonstrated ability to participate in cross-functional planning, coordination, and task execution situations involving the full spectrum of configuration management activities.
- Develop and maintain a data management strategy for the TUAS program.
- Experience with Microsoft Office products (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Project)
- Demonstrate previous success working in a team-based environment to meet objectives.
- Experience with the US Army Universal Ground Control Station (UGCS)
NOTE: This position is contingent upon contract award and funding; anticipated September 2019
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Secret
Travel:Yes, 10% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Configuration Management2000Defense
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 www.Leidos.com.
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