Configuration Manager - 30142 in Chantilly, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 7/30/2019

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Job Description



This position supports an intelligence community customer storage site with a staff of between 20 - 30 made up of both government employees and contractors.  The site receives equipment from contractors, conducts test and inspection activities on new equipment, on equipment being prepared for issue and on equipment returned after use.  Other technical staff build equipment components that support unique equipment configuration requirements.

The Configuration Manager (CM) will support the maintenance and continuous improvement of the configuration management process. The Configuration Manager will document and track changes, utilizing and considering Concepts of Operation ( CONOPS), requirements identification and documentation, preliminary and detailed system definition, system design review, performance monitoring tools and production software. Responsibilities also include establishing and maintaining the customer CMDB, maintaining software libraries, systems documentation libraries, and project management documentation.

Maintain record copies of the current version of Hardware design/description and software as well as archived copies of previous versions

Manage the database for Hardware and Software configuration management system

Own the Configuration Management Planning and Process that identifies configuration, controls change, monitors configuration status accounting, conducts configuration audits, reports on audit results, implements process changes to correct systemic faults Provide configuration management planning. Describe provisions for configuration identification, change control, configuration status accounting, and configuration audits. Regulate the change process so that only approved and validated changes are incorporated into product documents and related software.

Provides configuration management support to assigned projects.

Performs various audits and documents results to insure current approved configurations are used and insure that unapproved changes are included in the approval process prior to affected material/equipment being issued or returned to storage.

Hardware Configuration management:

  • Analyzes engineering change proposals to determine the effect on the overall system.
  • Ensures configuration identification by reviewing design release documents for completeness, proper authorizations, and system updates utilizing knowledge of customer CONOPS
  • Accept and File Configuration Documentation for new equipment as received from vendors.  Monitor vendor equipment as delivered to insure vendor adherence to Program Configuration Management process.
  • Review Design Release documents for completeness and proper authorization
  • Participates in design reviews, and manage the Hardware configuration change approval process.

Software Configuration Management:

  • Able to produce and manage a Configuration Management Database ( CMDB) for all products received or created ( e.g., source code, test and configuration scripts, database schemas and scripts, framework code, custom validation tools, custom performance analysis tools) as well as corresponding documentation used to support system integration and testing
  • centralized management of Software Licensing and use of a Subversion code library
  • Able to participate in project artifact reviews ( e.g. ADD, SDD, Installation/Admin Guides, Code Reviews)
  • Experience with automated testing tools
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training or work experience


  • 5 years of related configuration management experience
  • Familiarity with Agile Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) Methodology highly desired
  • Knowledge of the principles, methods, and techniques used in configuration management support
  • Knowledge of and familiarity with configuration management software applications 
  • TS Clearance with current or recent access to SCI and CI polygraph is required.



Security Clearance

  TS/SCI with Poly

Diversity Statement

  Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.  Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply.  Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information

U.S. Citizenship Required.

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