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AFRICOM Change Manager

Job ID: 1923658
Location: STUTTGART, BW, Germany
Date Posted: Oct 8, 2019
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Config Analyst
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Teleworking: No

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Job Description

Description

Are you interested in continuing your career in US AFRICOM in a mission focused environment? SAIC has established and upcoming positions throughout the European theater supporting multiple customers for the Department of Defense. We are looking for experienced, innovative and motivated IT Specialists to support enablement AFRICOM’s mission objectives.


SAIC has an excellent opportunity for an experienced, self-directed, Change Manager.  This position is in support of a Department of Defense (DoD) organization, US AFRICOM located OCONUS in Stuttgart, Germany.  This position is required to travel OCONUS.  


The successful candidate must be able to communicate clearly and succinctly both written and orally, and present products and ideas in a business-like manner. The candidate will be required to work in dynamic fast paced environments that require team interaction and coordination of efforts.  The candidate must be experienced in interfacing with both client managers and system users. 


The Change Manager will be responsible to provides configuration management planning. Describes provisions for configuration identification, change control, configuration status accounting and configuration audits. Identifies and maintains the original configuration of requirements documentation, design documentation, and related documentation. Responsible for configuration change control. Regulates the change process so that only approved and validated changes are incorporated into product documents and related software. Responsible for configuration status accounting. Tracks all problems and changes in product documents and reports changes and current configuration. Responsible for configuration audits. Supports audits to verify that requirements of all baselines have been met.  More specifically, the Change Manager will be Responsible for the creation and management of all configuration projects and planning. Develops guidance and advice on methods, procedures and requirements. Responsible for configuration change control.  Regulates the change process so that only approved and validated changes are incorporated into product documents. Ensures configuration identification by reviewing design release documents for completeness, proper authorization and system updates. Authorizes the release of drawings and software configuration changes specified by management and other functional groups. Responsible for configuration status accounting. Tracks all problems and changes in product documents and reports changes and current configuration. Responsible for configuration audits. Supports audits to verify that requirements of all baselines have been met. Supports quality assurance process audits and manages staff of configuration specialists for a new software development application. Provides leadership and training for less experienced CM specialists. Leads, directs, and reviews the work of the CM team to ensure the programs operational goals are met.

 

Qualifications

TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:  

 

  • Professional certification that meets or exceeds DoD 8570.01. IAM II.
  • Waterfall/AGILE and ITIL expertise as well as experience in leveraging the applicable aspects of each discipline into a client's Release processes 
  • In-depth knowledge in managing hardware and software configuration changes, Configuration Control Board (CCB) change requests, Certificates of Networthiness (CoNs), and other change related activities. 
  • Experience providing technical leadership and cross-training to peers in areas of expertise 
  • Experience acting as a resource to team members, participates in team and professional meetings
  • BA/BS + 5 years recent specialized or AA/AS +7 years recent specialized or a major cert + 9 years recent specialized or 11 years of recent specialized experience
  • Ability to document system process and architecture
  • Experience acting as a liaison between Release and Deployment teams
  • Experience tracking release speed and successful deployment metrics over time
  • Experience identifying and offering improvements and enhancements to the release process and implementing the changes
  • Experience in flexible, highly dynamic work environments. You will be expected to keep up with the changing environment while ensuring a high level of operational effectiveness
  • TESA eligible

     

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    Desired Qualifications

     
    • CCNA/CCNP/CCIE
    • MCSA/MCSE
    • ITIL v3 Foundation Certification
    • Experience supporting CJTF 



    Overview

    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 saic.com. For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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