Configuration Data Management Specialist

    • Job Tracking ID: 85347-303192
    • Job Location: Roseville , CA
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 04/03/2020
    • Years of Experience: 4+
    • Radford Job Code: 02172
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Job Description


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 here at KUAS.




  • Data Management

    • 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 KUAS/Kratos 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.


  • Configuration Management

    • 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



  •  None

Experience and Skills



  • 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




  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Business or Engineering
  • 4 years directly related experience



  • Office environment

  • 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 KUAS locations