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Job #: R-00025174
Location: Colorado Springs, CO
Category: Configuration Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

The Defense group of Leidos has an opening for a Configuration Manager to be based in Colorado Springs, CO.

Our customer maintains a highly demanding mission and requires our support to provide expert technical and professional management support to the commands enterprise Information Technology (IT) services. The Configuration manager will support a program that provides sustainment, maintenance, Problem and Change management services to help ensure secure, reliable, and uninterrupted availability of the Department of Defense IP networks.

This position will report directly to the Configuration/Change Lead, with regular interaction with the Program Manager and Government POCs.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Drives configuration management process for all NORAD/USNORTHCOM IT networks, projects and systems
  • Follow industry recognized best practices for change control processes to ensure highest quality deliverables and infrastructure performance
  • Develop version control processes, policies, and procedures and ensure they are followed
  • Conduct configuration management design, workflows, documents and processes
  • Serve as an advisor on and ensure configuration documentation is completed
  • Recommend automated tools and interconnection of systems and tools with automated workflows
  • Lead operational efficiencies, reduce manpower, lower cost, and ensure a smooth, secure transition of new, upgraded, or redesigned systems
  • Maintain multiple systems while driving toward a standardized baseline across all operation systems
  • Examine customer problems, develop and present solutions, and then implements appropriate corrective action to initiate a change
  • Ensure that baseline integrity management can be established within the enterprise
  • Support the development and adherence to procedures and policies

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 2-4 years of prior relevant experience
  • Higher level knowledge of change management best practices
  • Experience providing change management on multiple systems and domains
  • Experience developing, establishing and implementing change management goals and plans that meet project objectives
  • Experience reviewing and documenting change management activities for a client
  • Experience interfacing with senior management and negotiating with clients on requirements and deliverables
  • DoD 8570 IAT Level I certification requirements
  • Must have Secret clearance with ability to obtain a TS/SCI clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • DoD 8570 IAT Level II certification
  • ITIL Foundations Certification
  • Excellent project, technical, interpersonal, presentation and problem management skills
  • Ability to communicate orally, and in writing, detailed technical information on troubleshooting and implementation efforts
  • Familiarization of DOD regulations and directives


External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

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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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