Configuration Management Specialist

Location
West Des Moines, IA
Posted
Jan 12, 2017
Closes
May 31, 2017
Function
Management
Hours
Full Time
As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.

  • Analyzes engineering change proposals to determine the effect on the overall system.
  • Ensures configuration identification by reviewing design release documents for completeness, proper authorizations, and system updates.
  • Performs various audits and documents results.
  • Monitors subcontractors and vendors to ensure that the applications of customer standards and requirements for the statement of work are properly implemented.
  • Develops configuration and data management documentation based on program requirements.
  • Participates in design reviews, audits, scheduling, budgeting, etc.
  • Identifies requirements and participates in the development and implementation of computer based configuration/data management systems and related support.
  • Participates in special projects as required.
  • Provide configuration management planning.  Describe provisions for configuration identification, change control, configuration status accounting, and configuration audits.  Regulate the change process so that only approved and validated changes are incorporated into product documents and related software.
  • Provides configuration management support to assigned projects.
  • Analyzes engineering change proposals to determine the effect on the overall system.
  • Ensures configuration identification by reviewing design release documents for completeness, proper authorizations, and system updates.
  • Performs various audits and documents results.
  • Monitors subcontractors and vendors to ensure that the applications of customer standards and requirements for the statement of work are properly implemented.
  • Develops configuration and data management documentation based on program requirements.
  • Participates in design reviews, audits, scheduling, budgeting, etc.
  • Identifies requirements and participates in the development and implementation of computer based configuration/data management systems and related support.
  • Participates in special projects as required.
This is a possible remote work opportunity. 

Education Bachelors Degree in a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training or work experience.

Qualifications
  • 2-5 years of related configuration management experience.
  • Must be able to pass a Public Trust Level 5 background investigation
  • Familiarity with Electronic Health Records highly desired
  • Familiarity with Agile Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) Methodology highly desired
  • Familiarity with Source Code Control/Version Management software desired
  • Knowledge of the VistA electronic health record or Resource Patient Management System (RPMS) preferred
  • Experience with standing up new enterprise-level programs in MS Team Foundation Server/ Visual Studio Team Services Online
  • An understanding of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Enterprise Performance Life Cycle (EPLC) is highly desired
  • Knowledge of the principles, methods, and techniques used in configuration management support.
  • Knowledge of and familiarity with configuration management software applications.
 As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.