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Job #: R-00024649
Location: Silver Spring, MD
Category: Configuration Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes
Clearance Required: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Health

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Job Description:

Leidos' Government Health & Safety Solutions Group is looking for a full time Configuration Manager to support the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Data Center program. This position is contingent upon contract award.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead, coordinate, and track all configuration/change activities under operations and new implementations as part of the program while evaluating impacts and risks to the customer and business mission.
  • Analyze and breakdown difficult problems and determine appropriate solutions that will be accepted by the client and program stakeholders.
  • Ensure alignment with multiple schedules and requirements across the FDA Infrastructure and projects.
  • Apply principles of effective communications, change management, and configuration management using ITIL principles and framework.
  • Facilitate functionally diverse workgroups to develop common elements such as systems’ needs, features, requirements, common configurations and test specifications.
  • Prepare required CR and Information Technology Investment Management (ITIM) request forms in accordance with FDA Change Control and ITIM processes and procedures.
  • Identify improvements by reviewing TO processes and procedures and document resolutions and solutions.
  • Ensure configuration identification by reviewing design release documents for completeness and proper authorizations.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Experience establishing and maintaining a process for evaluating software and associated documentation.
  • Experience determining the resources required for software change management and quality control.
  • Experience maintaining the level of quality throughout the software life cycle.
  • Experience conducting formal and informal reviews at pre-determined points throughout the development life cycle.
  • Experience leading a change control board and associated process for change management.
  • Experience providing daily supervision and direction to support staff.
  • Extensive experience and knowledge of ISO/IEC 20000 or Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL®).
  • Experience effectively communicating at senior levels within a customer organization and meeting with stakeholders to formulate, review, and execute task plans and deliverable items.
  • Experience presenting briefings to senior customer management, customer stakeholders, and company management.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.

Preferred Qualifications

ISO 9001 trained

Education and Years of Experience:

BS degree and 8 – 12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 – 10 years of prior relevant experience. May possess a Doctorate in technical domain.

Clearance Level Required:

Must be eligible for Tier 2 – Sensitive Moderate Risk



External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Public Trust


Yes, 10% of the time

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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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