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We are seeking qualified candidates for a Configuration Management COTS Integrator to support a government customer in Alexandria, VA. In this position, you will assist the ITEMS UFS Release and Deployment/Configuration Management team to configure and maintain the tool suite for the program to successfully maintain the system baselines. This tool suite will coordinate hardware and software changes into operational environments while helping teams improve CM and Test rigor. The ITEMS UFS program is an Information Service Provider (ISP) contract that delivers and maintains user facing (IT) devices, worldwide, including: workstations and desktop software (thick images and virtual desktops) across many teams and baselines; printers, plotters, telephones, conference room audio-visual equipment, personal IT devices, etc. and related configuration and maintenance documentation. This hands-on role requires attention to detail, with very good organization skills and ability to pivot between highly visible customer priorities: a combination of inflexible and shifting deadlines. This position is part of a good-natured team who is motivated to take their teamwork and process maturity to the next level. This role provides excellent visibility of the hardware/software change management and must work across the program and interfacing organizations. This role provides opportunity to analyze cross-team requirements, workflows and tools, socialize trade-offs and build consensus, then drive improvements. Your ideas, suggestions and concerns will be welcomed.
Key responsibilities include:
- Coordinating with stakeholders (across programs and teams) to develop needed engineering solutions
- Defining requirements for the tools through CM processes and test workflows to ensure process compliance and service continuity
- Recommend ways to reduce risk or accelerate delivery timelines
- Ensure repeatable processes and current documentation
- Responsible for the full life cycle development of the chosen products for program tools for the RDM team
- Guide tool and process changes into operational environments, across operational organizations
- Work to understand and use program and customer CM tools, especially Service+
- Streamline test and configuration management work flows, collaborating with service delivery managers
- Maintain tool documentation and create CONOPS
- Assess workflows and environments, driving efficiencies and environment consolidations
- Help teams assess software CM controls and drive needed actions to improve posture and consistency
- Create metrics and drive efficiencies
- Drive problems to closure, engaging needed stakeholders to reach solutions
- Oversees and monitors work that impacts tools, ensuring repeatable processes and on-time deliveries
- The candidate will be expected to develop and maintain applicable scripts, supporting tools automation and integration requirements.
- Requires Bachelors Degree and 8 – 12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters Degree with 6 – 10 years of prior relevant experience. May possess a Doctorate in technical domain.
- TS/SCI Level Security Clearance is a HARD REQUIREMENT to be considered
- Supports complex problems: Develops technical solutions that require collaboration with experts, deep analyses and understanding of impact on end-product/solution
- Analyze cross-functional problem sets, and identifies root causes
- Works individually, actively participates on integrated teams, and leads multiple tasks or projects.
- Experience with COTS Integration, Requirements definition, COTS Design
- Strong communication skills required
- Ability to effectively manage stakeholders, customer engagement, program management leadership, vendors, as well as external program POCs
- Experience using and administering tools like Git, SVN, Nexus, Maven, or Chef is helpful
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Top Secret/SCI
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
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 www.Leidos.com.
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