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Configuration Management (CM) Specialist (flexwork)

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Job ID: 194631
Location: REMOTE WORK, MD, United States
Date Posted: Jan 13, 2020
Category: Software
Subcategory: SW Config Analyst
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Remote Work: Yes
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Job Description


Job Description:

SAIC is building a team to support the National Institutes of Health's IT Development and their effort to implement a set of common functional Shared Services and is seeking a Configuration Management Specialist to be a part of this team. 

The Configuration Management Specialist is responsible for setting up, administering, maintaining, and operating version control and action item tracking automation systems. The CM Specialist will perform verification of baseline artifacts and compliance of development team with CM policies, perform configuration identification, assign artifacts to baselines, establish baselining policies, conduct baseline reviews, and conduct configuration control meetings to disposition defect reports and enhancement requests to release schedule. The CM Specialist is the primary point of responsibility for integrity of product composition and control of changes made to the product.

Products, data, software, and artifacts to be controlled include source code, configuration data, build instructions and CI/CD configuration files, product baselines and sets of identifications of files, IDs of build content instructions, CM audits, controlled processes, reviews, and delivered documentation.

The CM Specialist will work with the Technical Program Manager to report status of CM systems and coordinate meetings for dispositioning action items and change requests, to generate reports of CM baselines, recommend changes and improvements to CM systems, and train team members on CM systems and processes.

Other responsibilities include:

·    Running configuration control board meetings.

·    Assist the PM with CM risk identification and configuration control metrics.


Required Qualifications:

·    BA or BS degree

·    Experience with Jira or other action item and defect tracking systems.

·    Experience with version control systems.

·    Experience in software systems development, operations, or maintenance.

·    Knowledge of configuration control practices.


Desired Qualifications:

·    Experience administering, configuring, and writing scripts to control CM software systems, especially those that interact with or can drive CI/CD tools.


Clearance Requirement:

  • Must be a US Citizen and be able to obtain a Public Trust security clearance.

Desired Qualifications



SAIC is a premier technology integrator, solving our nation's most complex modernization and systems engineering challenges across the defense, space, federal civilian, and intelligence markets. Our robust portfolio of offerings includes high-end solutions in systems engineering and integration; enterprise IT, including cloud services; cyber; software; advanced analytics and simulation; and training. We are a team of 23,000 strong driven by mission, united purpose, and inspired by opportunity. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.5 billion. For more information, visit For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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