Configuration Data Management
There are two elements associated with this job description: Configuration Management and Data Management. Data Management involves interpreting contracts and determining programmatic and technical data needed during a product’s life cycle. Configuration Management involves applying and implementing the five elements of configuration management; CM Planning, Configuration Identification, Configuration Control, Configuration Status Accounting, and Configuration Verification and Audit for each program.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Determines the contract requirements regarding the management and delivery of all contractual data deliverables.
Analyzes contract requirements to determine if current data management needs to be modified; recommends changes/new procedures to management and implements approved changes.
Verifies that the data item deliverable requirements are met and comply with contractual data requirement specifications and schedule requirements.
Trains data item owners on data item contractual requirements.
When required by contract, maintains the Data Accession List (DAL) and library of internal data which has been generated in compliance with the work effort described in the Statement of Work (SOW).
Assesses the data deliverable schedules and identifies impact to future deliveries.
Supports the Configuration/Data Manager, as needed.
Delivers scheduled data deliverable packages in accordance with each customer's requirements. Records and maintains configuration and data management records, as required.
Performs data management audits, analyzes findings and prepares reports as required.
Prepares reports for internal and external customers on configuration and data management activities, including formal Configuration Status Accounting reports to support a product's final configuration.
Works in a government/contractor team environment to establish and execute a configuration management program for multiple systems/programs in various stages of design, development or operations.
Supports configuration management, data management, and planning efforts required to final delivery to the customer of assigned programs.
Contributes to the development, documentation, and incorporation of design and product changes.
Monitors the incorporation of configuration change items.
Maintains configuration control databases and provides status accounting of engineering changes to IPTs and program management.
Performs ‘As designed/As built’ reconciliation.
Establishes baseline identification of products through release of specifications, drawings, and requirements flow down.
Controls configuration of baselines through Configuration Control Boards.
Performs duties for both hardware and software.
Plans and/or facilitates internal/external configuration audits.
Non-Essential Job Duties
- Performs other duties and projects as assigned
Experience and Skills
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Ability to maintain sensitive and confidential information as required by government standards
Ability to interact effectively with peers and supervisors
Ability to adhere to workplace rules
Ability to effectively communicate professionally in writing or verbally with all levels of personnel
Ability to gather detailed requirements from customers, when necessary
Demonstrated high level of proficiency to organize document content and data
Must be a strong team leader, good professional communicator, and be comfortable facilitating CCB meetings
- Detailed understanding and application of technical documentation and engineering change proposal processes and practices.
Must have the ability to think analytically and draw logical conclusions while performing work assignments
Is required to obtain and maintain a U.S. security clearance at the appropriate level (requires U.S. Citizenship)
- Proficient in MS Office applications, including Word and Excel.
Configuration/Data Management activities
Jira/Confluence experience a plus
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
- Requires a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Business or Engineering
4 years directly related experience
WORK ENVIRONMENT / PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Ability to stand and sit for long periods of time
Ability to perform repetitive motion (keyboarding, 10-key, phones)
Ability to lift up to 25 pounds
5-10% - May be required between company locations