Configuration Manager

    • Job Tracking ID: 85347-342910KS2
    • Job Location: Peterson Space Force Base, CO
    • Job Level: Mid Career
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 06/08/2022
    • Years of Experience: 5 - 7 Years
    • Compensation: $107,000.00 To 121,000.00
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Job Description

Kratos is a leader in assured aerospace communication solutions and services. We are cutting-edge innovators and creative problem solvers working collaboratively to solve our customers’ toughest challenges. We are a trusted partner—driven by doing the right thing and achieving maximum success for our customers, our partners and ourselves.

 Kratos is valued for our ability to design and deliver leading edge, resilient solutions for aerospace communication, control, awareness and mission success across a continuum of offerings—from commercial to tailored custom solutions and integrated programs. Customers trust us to stay relevant and know we are in it for the long-haul. We bring both the capability and confidence that our customers value and depend on. And, we always deliver.

 At Kratos, we encourage an entrepreneurial spirit balanced with fiscal and operational discipline. We work hard, we solve hard problems, and we look out for and take care of our customers, each other and our families. Protecting and enabling our nation and global customers through innovative aerospace solutions is what motivates us. We continually build trusted relationships with our peers, our partners and customers, and we take ownership for our actions—always doing the right thing.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • 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.
  • Support activities will range across the CM, QA, PP, RA, RM, and SE activities outlined in the task order PWS.
  • 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
  • Record Configuration Control Board (CCB) approved changes
  • 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
  • Prepare for, conduct, and/or support major audits such as Physical Configuration Audits (PCAs) and Functional Configuration Audits (FCAs)
  • 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 CDRL requirements
  • Process Government and Development/Sustainment Contractor correspondence
  • Support development/sustainment of paper and automated archival systems of all covered documentation.
  • Work closely with program management, systems engineers, quality managers, draftsmen and design/manufacturing engineers in an integrated product team environment
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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, TIMs, PDRs, CDRs, PCAs, FCAs, and CCBs
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Experience and Skills

Qualifications and Skills

  • Current Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility
  • IT Configuration Management experience within the Department of Defense environment
  • Experience performing HW and SW configuration audits
  • Experience performing the technical administrative activities necessary to manage CM tools for inventory control, version control, data duplication, media labeling.
  • Experience producing release notes and CM reports
  • An in-depth understanding of the configuration change control process, the role of the Change Control Board, and change control documentation
  • Experience performing baseline administrative activities for multiple environments
  • Experience developing briefings for management
  • Understanding of all phases of the software development life cycle

Job Benefits

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Tax Savings Accounts (HSA / FSA)
  • Life Insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401k
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • PTO
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Paid Holidays
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