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Job #: R-00052919-OTHLOC-PL-2D0565
Location: Columbia, MD
Category: Configuration Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 10%
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Leidos is a FORTUNE 500 company delivering a host of innovative technology and sector expertise to customers in the national security, engineering, and the health industries.  Leidos Defense Group is seeking a Configuration Management (CM) Analyst to join the CM integrated team supporting the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) JRSS (Joint Regional Security Stack) deployment activities at DISA Headquarters, Ft George Meade, MD.

JRSS is a multi-year, global effort to improve the Department of Defense (DoD) security posture and provide enhanced security capabilities and analytics by centralizing and virtualizing network security into regional stacks rather than locally distributed appliances. The CM Analyst position will be tasked with providing CM support for the hardware and software baseline installed in the JRSS environment on the pre-production and production stacks worldwide.

As the Configuration Management Analyst, you will be co-located with the DISA Program Management Office (PMO) and must have extensive knowledge of CM processes which includes providing logistic support for Configuration Management Review Boards, documenting processes, integrating with multiple teams and the customer.  Working knowledge of BMC Remedy tool suites is required.  The ideal candidate must be ready to learn and work with the team to take immediate control of the CM processes, and embody a flexible, take-charge attitude.

This position will be based onsite in the Ft. Meade/Columbia MD area and some remote work may be allowed. An active Secret security clearance is required prior to start.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Serve as CM Analyst reporting to the Leidos CM Lead

  • Provide intermediate level support for CM and Change Management tasks.  

  • Support Hardware and Software engineering processes to establish and maintain consistent baseline

  • Facilitate configuration management boards, generate and distribute meeting packages

  • Collect and review comments, generates and distributes meeting minutes, tracks action items to closure and updates change status in the Change Management tool (Remedy)

  • Review and make recommendation when necessary to improve CM process efficiency

  • Conduct CM audits to ensure all changes are updated and in the correct status. 

  • Generate Monthly Metrics

  • A solid understanding of CM hardware and software engineering process for establishing and maintaining of baselines

  • Conduct audits whenever necessary to ensure compliance with CM processes.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and 2+ years of related work experience. Additional relevant experience may be substituted in lieu of degree.

  • Must have at least two (2) years of experience working in the field of Configuration Management to include Software and Hardware development projects

  • Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills (Will interact with military, other contractors and U.S Government personnel). 

  • Working knowledge of BMC Remedy tool suites is preferred

  • Working knowledge of conducting Physical Configuration Management Audit (FCA) is preferred

  • Active Secret security clearance is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • DOD 8570 IAT II certification is preferred.

  • ITIL Foundation Certification


External Referral Eligible

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:

Yes, 10%

Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

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About Leidos

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 39,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021. For more information, visit

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