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Credence Management Solutions, LLC Configuration Manager, Journeyman in Warner Robins, Georgia

Credence Management Solutions, LLC (Credence) is seeking a Configuration Manager at the Journeyman level to support our our Distributed Common Ground System (DCGS) program at Robins AFB Warner Robins, GA. The Air Force Distributed Common Ground System (AF DCGS) is an intelligence enterprise system, comprised of 27 active duty, Air National Guard (ANG), and mission partner sites, interconnected by a robust communications infrastructure spanning the globe.

The Configuration Manager 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 System Engineering Assessment Model (SEAM) Configuration Management (CM) processes, program development/sustainment contracts, and PMO practices. Support activities will range across the CM, Quality Assurance (QA), PP, RA, RM, and SE activities.

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.

  • Provide CM of all relevant program artifacts

  • Archive acquisition documentation

  • Provide CM support in four CM disciplines: Configuration Identification, Change Control, Status Accounting, and Audits

  • 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

  • Participate in the CCB, to include:

  • Record CCB approved changes

  • Coordinate, schedule and facilitate meetings

  • Create agenda and meeting minutes

  • 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), Functional Configuration Audits (FCAs), and compliance audits, to include audit planning, hardware and software Configuration Items (CIs) audits, and disposition

  • 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 Contract Data Requirements List (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.

  • Participate as an active member in an IPT. Work closely with PMs, system engineers, quality managers, draftsmen design/manufacturing engineers, etc. to provide CM support.

  • 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

  • Manage configurations of software, engineering documents, design drawings, engineering changes and notices, and plan/conduct 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.

  • Support review boards via meeting attendance and capturing meeting minutes

  • Track CRs and Discrepancy Reports (DRs) / Problem Reports (PRs)

  • Ensures integrity of the baseline including major releases, minor releases, patches, and software maintenance

  • Provide QA checks on system baselines

  • Support Licensing tasks and packaging and delivering of software to users

  • Maintain the CM library and software repository.

  • Manage and control product baselines

  • Recommend and document comprehensive configuration management plans for software, hardware, firmware, and peripherals for IT systems

  • Analyze data and prepare plans and briefings in support of software-driven systems

  • Perform studies and monitor effectiveness of configuration management plans to identify potential and existing problems and make recommendations for resolution

  • Audit and review IT system configurations

  • Control the configuration of IT systems

  • Protect and maintain the Government configuration controlled Technical Data Package

  • Assist the Government in developing and administering configuration management plans; maintaining design traceability and integrity; convening and managing change boards; and preparing for and attending major events such as, but not limited to, Technical Interchange Meetings (TIMs), Preliminary Design Reviews (PDRs), Critical Design Reviews (CDRs), PCAs, FCAs, and CCBs

  • Minimum of an active Secret security clearance is required. TS/SCI is preferred.

  • One of the following Education/Experience criteria must be met:

  • BA/BS, 10 years of experience in the respective technical/professional discipline being performed, 3 of which must be in the DoD

  • 15 years of directly related experience with proper certifications, 5 of which must be in the DoD.

  • Willingness to travel if required.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Job ID: 2023-6963

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