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Job #: R-00020891
Location: Manassas, VA
Category: Configuration Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

At Leidos, we know the most talented and diverse professionals will always have a multitude of career choices; your time at Leidos will be a wise investment in your career and in yourself. 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. When you join Leidos, you join a Fortune 500 company and one of Ethisphere Institute’s “World's Most Ethical Companies”.

The Defense Group at Leidos has a dynamic job opportunity for a Configuration Management Specialist located in Manassas, VA. In this role you will support multiple Airborne Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (AISR) programs. As the Configuration Management Specialist, you will perform release management, change management, and configuration management activities. As a part of a multi-company team, you will participate in Engineering Review Boards, document processes, perform audits, and integrate with subcontractors and the customer. Additionally, you will be responsible for maintaining, troubleshooting, and updating CM tools and access controls on our collaboration sites.

Telecommuters within reasonable driving distance to the Manassas, VA location will be considered.

Primary Responsibilities
•Lead change management activities by routing problem reports, change requests, and change notifications
•Review and release various configuration items, including documents and drawings
•Lead PCAs/FCAs (Physical Configuration Audits, and Functional Configuration Audits)
-Audit aircraft modifications/installations against baseline configuration reports and drawings
-Audit mission systems hardware and software against baseline RMF/DIACAP artifacts
•Lead technical review boards and configuration control boards
•Develop configuration identification schema
•Develop documentation to include: user guides, technical documentation, and administration manuals for CM/DM sites and tools
•Train personnel on change management, document routing, and configuration management processes
•Train personnel on CM/DM sites and tools
•Cultivate formal understanding of document control and configuration management practices
•Ensure program documentation is processed through the formal release and change processes
•Provide drawing and documentation checking/proofing
•Build/Maintain/Troubleshoot lists, libraries, automation features, and associated databases of program data on SharePoint

Basic Qualifications
To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:

•Requires a Bachelor’s degree and 4+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2+ years of prior relevant experience; additional years of experience required in lieu of a degree.
•Excellent communications skills; written and oral, to interface with customers and peers, and embody a take-charge attitude.
•Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
•Strong Working Knowledge of SharePoint Collaboration Tools
-•Extensive knowledge of Configuration Management processes
-Working knowledge of standard DoD Configuration Management Standards: MIL-HDBK-61A and/or EIA-649-B
•Excellent organizational skills
•10% CONUS Travel Required
-A DoD clearance is NOT required to start; a final DoD Top Secret is required

Preferred Qualifications
Desired skills that are not required, but would be nice to have

•Knowledgeable on aircraft systems
•Familiarity with AS9100 requirements
•A current DoD Top Secret Clearance
•CDRL Management/Tracking
•Release Management of Technical Data (drawings/documents)
•Change Management
•Knowledgeable on SharePoint Workflows, Forms, Capabilities, and Customization


External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

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Configuration Management

About Leidos

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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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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