The CMS IHHCS program within Leidos Health Group is looking for a Change Mgmt Manager to provide leadership on quality and process on a mission-critical program supporting the Infrastructure and hosting environments for the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).
The Change Management Manager is responsible for ensuring that all software and hardware deployments are planned, validated and released with reliability, scalability, supportability and security across our cloud based and physical environments. The successful candidate shall evolve the change process by innovating automated methods of discovering, logging and delivering change while reducing risks and improving stability. And, relentlessly pursue opportunities to advance our operational effectiveness and increase customer satisfaction.
What You'll Get to Do:
The successful Change Mgmt. Manager shall:
•Lead the ITIL execution of Change Management within the program.
•work directly with the operations managers to direct daily 24/7 operations; enforcing priorities, monitoring and analyzing operational effectiveness metrics and ensuring problems are identified and solved quickly and efficiently.
•Oversee the production pipeline and ensure deployments minimize downtime to end users and customers
•Works collaboratively with technology teams involved in the release process to ensure compliance with defined SLA’s.
•Define and implement measures of change management performance, producing and presenting regular management analysis and reports.
•Consolidate and harmonize global change management process in assurance of consistent execution across varied teams
•Evolve the change process by innovating automated methods for ways of discovering, logging and delivering change while reducing risks and improving stability.
•Foster a culture that leverages metrics to make informed decisions and guide change.
•Provide support to project teams in configuring and base-lining project items.
•Prepare configuration documentations and maintain Configuration Management (CM) database.
•Review and recommend improvements to existing CM processes.
•Maintain data quality, integrity and security of CM database.
•Schedule audits on CM database and assist in implementing audit recommendations.
•Develop security guidelines to avoid unauthorized damage or usage of project items
•Work with configuration teams in development and enhancement of CM tools.
•Assist in management, maintenance and automating of CM tools.
•Maintain proper version controls of software deliverables.
You'll Bring These Qualifications:
•BA degree and 8 – 12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 – 10 years of prior relevant experience. Experience may be substituted in lieu of degree.
•Demonstrated experience leading Change management for a complex IT solutions on a large Program (200M+).
•6+ years of Change Management leadership supporting large and complex 24x7 environments.
•Minimum of 2 years in the implementation of cloud technologies.
•Experience working with large distributed teams required.
•Practical experience with ITIL required; lean and agile methodologies.
•Demonstrated experience working with and briefing very high level customer execs, Leidos execs, and community stakeholders on project status and strategy for evolution.
•Demonstrated experience using and managing a variety of open source technologies and cloud services.
These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:
•Master's degree from an accredited college or university in computer science or related field.
•Demonstrated experience in network engineering and operations with emphasis on CBP capabilities.
Experience working with CMS applications and systems.
•Demonstrated experience in large Unix database migrations and implementation to open source database solutions.
•Demonstrated experience in Secure DevOps/Agile concepts and processes.
•Demonstrated experience in ITIL, ISO20000 / ISO27001 implementations.
All candidates supporting the CMS programs must have lived in the United States at least three (3) out of the last five (5) years prior in order to be considered.
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:Yes
Clearance Level Required:Public Trust
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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