Configuration Management Specialist, Senior Level
absccareers - Virginia

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Under general direction, responsible for effectively tracking, logging, categorizing, and maintaining changes made against the accepted baseline(s) standards. Develops, distributes, and tracks all change packages resulting from approved Configuration Control Board action. Provides daily support and direction to staff as to change status requirements, deadlines, and problems.Specific Duties: Augments other skill categories by providing unique IS/ADP systems knowledge in areas that require in-depth current knowledge of a specialized IS discipline. May participate in all phases of task performance with emphasis on the planning, analysis, testing, documentation, and acceptance phases.

Conducts periodic site inventory in order to create and maintain inventories of equipment, software, and/or systems; prepares, maintains and inventories associated technical drawings for assigned projects; researches data, and creates and maintains inventory and other databases for assigned projects; prepares configuration change requests and verifies, tracks, and documents configuration changes; performs logistic-related tasks like shipping/receiving, tracking, and disposal of equipment, software, and/or systems; coordinates equipment/software utilization among individual users; provides documentation support for assigned projects. Coordinates with customers and manufacturers to determine a process for change reporting. Prepares and delivers presentations and briefings as required. Establishes and enforces procedures to ensure that software products are reviewed, approved, and baselined at the appropriate points in their life cycles.

Ensures that the proper documentation is available to deploy and maintain each version of a software product. Responsible for data management integrity. Provides training on configuration management processes. Education: BS/BA May substitute the equivalent in a combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work/military experience.

Skills: Knowledge of the fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures used in configuration management. Familiar with ISO 9001, CMMI, and other industry best practices. Professional Certification(s) may be required, depending on job assignment