Configuration Management Analyst Principal (Configuration Manager) - 32265 in Springfield, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 9/18/2020

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Job Description


Alion supports the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) on an Engineering IDIQ contract. Our team of engineers, system architects, analysts, and managers provide requirements decomposition, architecture engineering, engineering analysis, and integration & implementation of technical solutions to deliver geospatial intelligence (GEOINT) mission capabilities. Alion is seeking an expert Configuration Management Analyst Principal (Configuration Manager) to join the team.

The Configuration Managers guides configuration management and engineering teams in the definition and performance of configuration management tasks, and in the execution of configuration control: engineering and governance boards and forums activities to baseline; and analyzing, updating, and maintaining the technical baseline in support of interoperability, integration of IT services/systems, and IT governance for NGA and the NSG.


  • Lead Quality Assurance of all RFC at all stages of development.
  • Lead the development and maintenance of baselines and configuration control procedures.
  • Conduct change and configuration management at the project and program levels for systems, services, and capabilities developed using traditional and agile methods.
  • Interface with the enterprise configuration management team.
  • Identify and implement opportunities in terms of process and tools to execute in more agile and efficient manner.
  • Lead and support configuration change tracking and documentation control to include, but not limited to concepts of operation, requirements identification and documentation, preliminary and detailed system definition, systems and applications interfaces (point-to-point and APIs), system design review, performance monitoring tools and production software.
  • Guide configuration managers and engineers performing configuration management tasks.
  • Provide continuous coordination of progress on actions, tasking, and issues.
  • Serve as the configuration management authority for reviewing software code deliveries and managing code libraries.
  • Interface with the Enterprise MBSE tools and to provide input and extract data.
  • Assist the government in validating and certifying system configuration changes.

Skills and Experience

  • Master’s degree or higher in Computer Sciences, Computer Information Systems, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering, or related science, technology, and mathematics (STEM) degree with at least 18 years relevant work experience.
  • Expert-level experience in configuration and change management principles.
  • Previous IC or DoD program/project experience.
  • Active TS/SCI clearance.


  • Experience in government or industry, within configuration management.
  • Experience using ITIL v3.
  • Experience maintaining baseline and Configuration Management Data Base (CMDB) using platforms such as Remedy and ServiceNow.
  • Experience on maintaining the baseline for efforts using Agile and DevOps methodologies.
  • Experience maintaining the baseline for cloud-based systems.
  • Certification in the Configuration Management career field such as:
    • National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) Configuration and Data Management (CDM) certification
    • The Configuration Management Process Improvement Center (CMPIC) Certification
    • The Institute for Public Excellence (IPX) CM2 Professional Certification (CM2-P)
  • Previous NGA and/or NSG/ASG program/project experience.


Security Clearance: Top Secret/Sensitive Comp Info

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