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Job #: R-00021762-OTHLOC-PL-2D2293
Location: Reston, VA
Category: Configuration Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Intelligence

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Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a Configuration Management (CM) Specialist to partner on a large enterprise IT contract for the DOD. This role identifies configuration management and other ITIL activities requirements including HW/SW licenses, cross-domain data transfer, operations training, change and release management, and asset management.  Reviews IT systems to ensure the efficient operation of the function, documents design change and effects, and supports the preparation of reports, coordinate change management boards, and helps obtain any needed customer waivers. 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Follow industry recognized best practices for program management, change management, and configuration control processes to ensure highest quality deliverables and infrastructure performance.  
  • Identify configuration management design, workflows, documents and processes needed.
  • Ensure change documentation is completed on automation; and interconnection of systems and tools with automated workflows.
  • Support operational efficiencies, reduce manpower, lower cost, and ensure a smooth, secure transition of new, upgraded, or redesigned systems.
  • Examine customer problems, develop and present solutions to your team members, and then implements appropriate corrective action to initiate a change.
  • Support the development and adherence to procedures and policies.

Basic Qualifications

  • Knowledge of configuration management best practices.
  • Experience providing configuration management on multiple systems.
  • Experience establishing goals and plans that meet project objectives.
  • Experience documenting and applying configuration management processes.
  • Experience interfacing with team members on requirements and deliverables.
  • Experience supervising others. Candidate must, at a minimum, meet DoD 8570.11- IAT Level II certification requirements (currently Security+ CE, CCNA-Security, GSEC, or SSCP)
  • Requires BS and 4 – 8 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2 – 6 years of prior relevant experience.


  • Due to the nature of the government contracts we support, US Citizenship is required.
  • Must have an active TS/SCI with a polygraph in order to be considered for this position.

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Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph



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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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