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Configuration Manager (Quantico, VA/Remote)

Company: HMS TECHNOLOGIES INC
Location: Washington
Posted on: January 17, 2020

Job Description:

Description:HMS TECHNOLOGIES is seeking a Configuration Manager to support Information Technology (IT) services to the National Cemetery Administration (NCA) who provides burial and memorial services to Veterans and eligible family members in an effective, timely, and compassionate manner. The NCAs primary information system, Burial Operations Support System (BOSS), has successfully automated a large portion of NCA record keeping and forms processing that were formerly manual. BOSS Enterprise includes a number of subcomponent systems/modules that support a primary NCA business function. Like many legacy systems dating to the 1990s, the underlying technology requires modernization. Today the NCA is transforming BOSS, through a legacy replacement effort, into a modern system over the next few years. While that transformation is being built, the NCA must continue, in a parallel effort, to sustain and incrementally enhance the BOSS application to support compliance remediation in addition to addressing emerging and backlog sustainment needs for continued Veterans services. HMS is seeking a Configuration Manager to provide configuration management support services on this project to ensure best practices and standard processes are followed including: source control, build management, software and system versions and configurations, deployment and release procedures. The candidate must be well versed in Agile development life cycles and methodologies..Requirements:Position Responsibilities:

  • Identify unique aspects of configuration management within your program and project
  • Create and maintain a Configuration Management Plan that documents all unique activities and standards for the products
  • Be the expert in the software lifecycle management tool used by the project (e.g. Rational, GitHub, JIRA, Confluence, ServiceNOW or similar) and coach the team on proper use of the tools
  • Create baselines for products and all related artifacts and maintain baselines in the software lifecycle management tool
  • Determine components and other configuration items which need to be under configuration and change control and document a list of all items
  • Collaborate with the Health Portfolio Teams build masters to maintain the code baseline such that the most recently released code base is always available to both developers and the Health Portfolio architecture team
  • Responsible to ensure all system artifacts are entered into the software lifecycle management tool and that traceability from original source to passed test is recorded
  • Using the software lifecycle management tool, manage code change documentation resulting from reported defects
  • Ensure version control is used properly, that artifact history is maintained, and development is including comments as prescribed by standard procedures
  • Establish standards for system environments and manage consistency between those environments to increase quality and limit risks introduced by variability
  • Facilitate the change management process as it relates to product updates
  • Communicate with receiving organization to prepare for system upgrades and releases
  • Identify, define, and estimate duration for CM activities
  • Participate in a Configuration Management community of practice where standards and best practices are discussed Required Skills and Experience:
    • Demonstrated success as a Configuration Manager, showing a track record of ensuring system and procedural integrity throughout the software development lifecycle
    • Experience in management configuration programs to ensure that all proposed and actual changes to program technology and documentation are properly staffed, approved, and tracked.
    • Experience with software lifecycle management tools like IBM Rational, Jira or similar
    • Experience working with data centers, cloud services and other receiving organizations to ensure smooth transition to production
    • Experience with creating baselines for systems and managing consistency between environments
    • Experience working with Rational tools, GitHub, Confluence and JIRA necessary.
    • Strong oral and written communication skills
    • Strong interpersonal and client-facing skills with experience interfacing senior government officials
    • Experience developing and reviewing project documentation, such as Configuration Management Plans
    • Experience supporting corporate business development activities, including proposals
    • This is a full-time remote position required to be onsite up to four (4) times monthly, at the customers location in Quantico, VA. Qualifications:
      • Bachelors degree in computer science, engineering, engineering management, math, or similar technical discipline
      • 5 years relevant experience as a software/systems architect for large systems (8 years of experience may be substituted for education)
      • Experience working in VA or other Government agency [desired]
      • Experience working ServiceNow a plus
      • Public Trust Clearance or the ability to obtain a clearance DisclaimerThe above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. PI116876743

Keywords: HMS TECHNOLOGIES INC, Washington DC , Configuration Manager (Quantico, VA/Remote), Executive , Washington, DC

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