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Job #: R-00060266
Location: Huntsville, US
Category: Configuration Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a candidate to serve as the technical lead of the NASA NEST Configuration Management team. As the technical lead of the configuration management team, the candidate will identify ways to track the assets in the technology-driven, fast-paced NASA computing environment. The candidate will work with other NEST Team members and Leidos program to utilize proven ITIL-based processes  to  identify tools and processes to support the efficient maintenance of the assets stored in the NASA change management database (CMDB). The candidate will work with NASA and NEST team members to generate timely reports to enable all parties to get up-to-date views into the NASA and NEST assets. The candidate will use ServiceNow and other tools to verify that the CMDB contents are accuracy and current. This position will give the candidate exposure to the inner workings of the NASA environment through the tracking of the keys assets used to support that environment.

Primary Responsibilities: 

• Serve as the technical lead of the NEST configuration management team.
• Learn the tools used to support the NASA NEST environment and learn how those tools can be used (or improved) to support the timely gathering of asset data. The candidate will also be responsible for identifying ways to help automate the ServiceNow CMDB population.
• The candidate will leverage their detailed knowledge of IT enterprise infrastructure and the infrastructure elements to help create the CMDB and its related hierarchy. The CMDB will be stored in the NASA ServiceNow instance.
• As the technical lead of the  configuration management team, the candidate will work across various NASA , other contractor, and the NEST teams to gather the data required to populate the CMDB.
•  The candidate will work with NASA and other contractors to help gather  the required CMDB  information.

• ServiceNow CMDB knowledge is required

• Demonstrated experience in populating a ServiceNow CMDB, including a knowledge of reconciliation methods.
• Detailed knowledge of client-server architectures and data center components - Windows/Linux servers/desktop and macOS.
• Experience in leading small teams.
• Very good communication and interpersonal skills - required to reach across NASA to create relationships to gather required CMDB information.
• Experience of tool integration techniques is recommended (e.g., ssh, REST, etc.)

This position requires the ability to obtain a Public Trust clearance. Per the contract, U.S. Citizenship is require

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:  Requires BS and 4 – 8 years of prior relevant experience.

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Clearance Level Required:

Public Trust


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 40,000 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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