Senior Configuration Manager

Job Locations US-Remote
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(4/18/2022 10:27 AM)
ID
2022-1266
Category
Service Delivery (Health, Digital, Communications, & Mission Support)

Job Summary

Aptive is seeking a dedicated, forward looking Senior Configuration Manager to support digital transformation within the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). This individual will work with the Veterans Health Administration (VHA), Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), VA Central Office (VACO) or the Office of Information Technology (OIT) to support the administration's mission with activities such as: project, product and product line management; moving from waterfall management processes to Agile and Scaled Agile practices; and from stove-piped development, delivery and operations processes to DevSecOps best practices such as Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD). We are seeking individuals committed to delivering and improving quality services to Veterans. 

Primary Responsibilities

A Senior Configuration Manager must have experience and be able to develop, document, and implement detailed plans for ensuring configuration control for IT programs, projects, and tasks.  When issues arise, must be able to identify and implement solutions.  Maintain thorough records and documentation to ensure accurate product builds, part ordering and product and/or software updates. Must be proficient in some or all responsibilities:

 

  • Responsible for 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, software, 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 software and reports changes and current configuration 
  • Responsible for configuration audits 
  • Supports audits to verify that requirements of all baselines have been met by the as-built software 
  • Supports software quality assurance process audits 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Engineering Management, Math, or Equivalent is required. 
    (8 years of additional relevant experience may be substituted for education.).  
  • 10 years related experience required 
  • Must have experience and be able to develop, document, and implement detailed plans for ensuring configuration control for IT programs, projects, and tasks.   
  • Must be able to identify and implement solutions to resolve issues.   
  • Ability to maintain thorough records and documentation to ensure accurate product builds, part ordering and product and/or software updates. 
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a public trust clearance. 
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. 

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience supporting large Cabinet-level federal agencies, ideally the Department of Veterans Affairs. 
  • Ability to maintain thorough records and documentation to ensure accurate product builds, part ordering and product and/or software updates 
  • Ability to get up to speed quickly on complex issues; desire to work in a fast-paced, rapidly evolving environment. 
  • Capable self-starter with a drive to get all types of work done and high attention to detail. 
  • Excellent ability to communicate across most mediums and settings. 
  • Knowledge of military and Veteran populations.  

About Aptive

Aptive is a modern federal consulting firm focused on human experience, digital services, and business transformation. We harness creativity, technology, and culture to connect people and systems to impact the world. We’re advisors, strategists, and engineers focused on people, above all else.

 

We believe in generating success collaboratively, leaving client organizations stronger after every engagement and building trust for the next big challenge. Our work inspires people, fuels change and makes an impact. Join our team to be part of positive change in your community and our nation.

EEO Statement

Aptive is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, parental status, veteran status, age, disability, or any other protected class.

 

Veterans, members of the Reserve and National Guard, and transitioning active-duty service members are highly encouraged to apply.

COVID 19 Vaccine Statement

This position supports a federal government contract and is subject to government vaccination mandates or other customer vaccination requirements. All new hires are required to report their vaccination status and proof of vaccination, or an adjudicated accommodation may be required for employment.

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