Position Description

Configuration Manager III
Location Dayton, OH
Job Code 4550
# of openings 1
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THE COMPANY
At MCR, LLC, we are the nation’s premier Integrated Program Management (IPM) firm. Since 1977, MCR has delivered planning, cost/schedule analysis, acquisition management and program assessment solutions to help government and commercial clients success­fully lead their programs. MCR’s 400+ professionals provide critical thinking and integrated solutions to acquisition professionals, helping customers become more efficient and effective in running complex programs.
 
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES
As a Configuration Manager Level III, working in the Program Executive Office for Business and Enterprise Systems (AFLCMC/HI) Directorate at Wright-Patterson AFB, will provide Configuration Management, Quality Assurance, Program/Project, Requirements Analysis, Risk Management, and Software Engineering support services in accordance with the program’s Configuration Management Plan, AF SEAM Configuration Management processes, program development/sustainment contracts, and PMO practices.  Support activities will range across the CM, QA, PP, RA, RM, and SE activities outlined in the task order PWS.  Activities will vary depending upon the current activities of the program/system, scope of the current development/sustainment cycle, and other corporate and program initiatives.  Contractor personnel must have progressive experience in managing configuration of software, engineering documents, design drawings, engineering changes and notices, and planning/conducting design audits to enable government ownership of the program technical baseline. Must have skills and experience necessary to perform the following tasks:
  • Provide CM of all relevant program artifacts
  • Archive acquisition documentation
  • Review and analyze the Development/Sustainment Contractor’s CM program and data deliveries for accuracy, completeness, and compliance
  • Maintain CM files including configuration identification, change control, and status accounting records
  • Implement CM plans
  • Record Configuration Control Board (CCB) approved changes
  • Participate in cross-functional change control boards to evaluate proposed changes
  • Review and analyze proposed changes to ensure operational and sustainment capabilities are not adversely affected by the changes
  • Review the CCB membership list for currency and completeness
  • Support Engineering Assessments
  • Prepare for, conduct, and/or support major audits such as Physical Configuration Audits (PCAs) and Functional Configuration Audits (FCAs)
  • Record and maintain assessment and audit findings, minutes, and action items.
  • Report the Development/Sustainment Contractor’s data delivery status
  • Support pre- and post-contract award data reviews
  • Review and analyze of the Development/Sustainment Contractor’s conformance to CDRL requirements
  • Process Government and Development/Sustainment Contractor correspondence
  • Support the establishment of work flows
  • Track data item deliverables and responses
  • Support development/sustainment of paper and automated archival systems of all covered documentation.
  • Work closely with program management, systems engineers, quality managers, draftsmen and design/manufacturing engineers in an integrated product team environment
  • Develop and administer configuration management plans
  • Maintain design traceability and integrity
  • Convene and manage change boards
  • Assist the Government with configuration control for ERP and IT systems.  This shall include configuration planning, data analysis, maintenance of configuration documentation and data, and maintaining inventory/configuration status
  • Managing configurations of software, engineering documents, design drawings, engineering changes and notices, and planning/conducting design audits. The contractor must have skills and experience necessary to work closely with program management, systems engineers, quality managers, and design engineers in an integrated product team environment.
  • Supports the review boards via meeting attendance and capturing meeting minutes including the Configuration Control Board
  • Track Change Requests (CRs) and Discrepancy Reports (DRs) / Problem Reports (PRs)
  • Ensures integrity of the baseline including major releases, minor releases, patches, and software maintenance
  • Provides QA checks on system baselines
  • Supports Licensing tasks and packaging and delivering of software to users
  • Maintains the CM library and software repository.
  • Managing and controlling product baselines
  • Recommending and documenting comprehensive configuration management plans for software, hardware, firmware, and peripherals for IT systems
  • Analyzing data and preparing plans and briefings in support of software-driven systems
  • Performing studies and monitoring effectiveness of configuration management plans to identify potential and existing problems and make recommendations for resolution
  • Auditing and reviewing IT system configurations
  • Controlling the configuration of IT systems
Recommended Experience and Skills
  • IT Configuration Management experience within the Department of Defense environment
  • Experience performing HW and SW configuration audits
  • Experience performing the technical administrative activities necessary to manage CM tools for inventory control, version control, data duplication, media labeling.
  • Experience producing release notes and CM reports
  • An in-depth understanding of the configuration change control process, the role of the Change Control Board, and change control documentation
  • Experience performing baseline administrative activities for multiple environments
  • Experience developing briefings for management
  • Understanding of all phases of the software development life cycle
  • Ability to enter and manipulate data in a database
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
We are searching for someone with the following skill set:
  • Possesses the advanced knowledge, experience and recognized ability to be considered an expert in their technical/professional field, possess the ability to perform tasks and oversee the efforts of junior and mid-level personnel within the technical/professional discipline. Will demonstrate advanced knowledge of their technical/professional discipline as well as possess a comprehensive understanding and ability to apply associated standards, procedures and practices in their area of expertise. (Program Office, Enterprise and Staff Level Support interface)
  • Functionally Aligned Minimum Recommended Education and Experience: Advanced Degree (MA/MS) and 12 years of experience in the respective technical/professional discipline being performed, 5 years of which must be in the DoD or a BA/BS degree, and 15 years of experience in the respective technical/professional discipline being performed, 5 of which must be in the DoD or 20 years of directly related experience with proper certifications as described in the Functionally Aligned Job Descriptions, 8 of which must be in the DoD.
  • Non-Functionally Aligned Recommended Education and Experience: GED, 10 years of experience in the respective profession being performed, 5 of which must be in the DoD.
  • Active Secret Clearance
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
MCR, LLC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
 
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Reference: HIA.0172
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