Configuration Management Specialist at Leidos

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Location: Lawton, Oklahoma

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Job Description:

Leidos is a FORTUNE 500 company bringing a mix of innovative technology and sector expertise to customers in the national security, engineering, and the health industries. At Leidos, everything we do is built on our commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our employees, and our communities. Learn more about the values and culture that are the foundations of our business. Our mission is to make the world safer, healthier, and more efficient through information technology, engineering, and science. We offer a robust benefits package including competitive salaries; company matching 401K Retirement Plan; comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage; flexible work schedule to allow for life/work balance; tuition reimbursement and more.

A program within our Defense group is seeking a Configuration Management Specialist to support Post Production Software Support (PPSS) and Post Deployment Software Support (PDSS) engineering and technical services to the CECOM Software Engineering Center Mission Command Division based in Aberdeen MD with operations located at both Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD and Ft. Sill/Lawton, OK. This position is based at Ft. Sill/Lawton, OK.

As a Configuration Management Specialist you will support the work we do for the US Army's FIRES family of systems, to include: AFATDS, JADOCS, FOS, FF-Q36, LCMR Q50, AN/TQP-53 and LCMR Q49 and will work with the software development teams developing software and documentation under the Agile methodology.

Primary Responsibilities
As a member of the Fires QA/CM team, the Configuration Management Specialist will perform a variety of functions associated with establishing and monitoring software and documentation development to ensure they are under configuration management control throughout software development and sustainment.

The areas of responsibility may include:

  • Reviewing project-level task memorandums to assist in analyzing and documenting the configuration management responsibilities associated with a given task.
  • Providing input regarding time estimates associated with configuration management activities as part of overall task-level budget estimates provided to Government.
  • Participating in sprint meetings, to include backlog refinement meetings, software requirement walkthroughs, sprint reviews, and sprint demos in order to be fully informed and immersed in the software development/sustainment process.
  • Participating in code reviews.
  • Reviewing code changes and boilerplate updates.
  • Conducting peer reviews of system requirements specifications/engineering change proposals.
  • Conduct CM builds of final release of software versions, service packs, and tactical system address books.
  • Create and maintain Version Description Documents.
  • Create and maintain configuration management policy and process documentation to standardize CM activities in order to maintain code integrity through the software development lifecycle.
  • Ensure CM work is aligned with the project's Configuration Management Plan.
  • Participate in yearly audits of the configuration management processes conducted by the project's Quality Assurance manager.
  • Monitor master version system schedules for CM activities and deliveries.
  • Prepare CM related documentation for on-time delivery.

Basic Qualifications

  • BS degree in Computer Science plus 2-4 yrs of experience is required. Additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Previous configuration management experience.
  • Ability to analyze and document needs for improvement and propose solutions for issues within configuration management control.
  • Ability to communicate with software development teams.
  • Experience using Microsoft Access, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • US citizenship in order to be able to obtain and maintain a SECRET Clearance.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with the Linux operating system.
  • Experience working with the Atlassian Suite of tools, specifically JIRA and Confluence.

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Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

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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 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit .

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here .

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to .

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.