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General Dynamics Information Technology Configuration Manager in Fort Riley, Kansas

Type of Requisition: Regular

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None

Job Family: Configuration

We are GDIT. The people supporting and securing some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work has meaning and impact on the world around us, but also on us, and that’s important.

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by embracing autonomy, seizing opportunity, and being rusted to deliver your best every day.

We think. We act. We deliver. There is no challenge we can’t turn into an opportunity. And our work depends on a Configuration Manager (Configuration Analyst Sr) joining our team to support Enterprise Technology services (ETS) for the United States Postal Service (USPS) activities located remotely.

You will be responsible for providing configuration management support to assigned projects.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Designs and establishes configuration management processes, standards, documentation, and SOPs

  • Ensure the Configuration Management SOPs are aligned to incident management, problem management, and release management SOPs

  • Ensures the integrity of builds and artifacts to support successful production releases

  • Authorizes the release of configuration changes specified by Program Management and other functional groups/workstreams

  • May act as a liaison between Program Management and other functional groups/workstreams to resolve issues regarding configuration analysis documentation

  • Determine the appropriate scope and depth of information in the CMDB; The manager sets the procedures for collecting and maintaining that information

  • Develops and maintains overall Configuration Management Plan for the program

  • Ensure an accurate Configuration Management Database (CMDB) while incorporating modernization initiatives

  • Identify CIs (i.e., hardware, software, documentation configuration items) and enter them into the CMDB

  • Collect, record, and maintain accurate information about Cis and their relationships to other Cis

  • Conduct configuration verification, auditing, and reporting activities of IT infrastructure to ensure that information contained in the CMDB is an exact representation of the Configuration Items (CIs) actually installed in the live production environment and identify unauthorized CIs

  • Provides advice, training, and guidance on configuration management practices, methods, documentation, procedures, requirements and reiterate the importance of collecting accurate CI information to staff supporting workstreams (e.g., OS, OS Engineering, Middleware, Database, Deployment, and Ops Support)

  • Develops and maintains CM tools/scripts to support and improve current application build/configure and release process and continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD) initiatives

  • Work closely with Third Party tools team and utilize DevSecOps principles to drive the technology release strategy, execution, and improvements from third-party software changes (i.e., software version updates, major upgrades, patches, and bug-fixes)

  • Designs a pipeline that minimizes manual involvement and leads to continuous improvements

  • Collaborates with other functional groups such as Management, Process & Control and Innovation and Improvement to implement ITIL best practices for CM processes and automation tools to increase productivity and standardization

  • May provide guidance and work leadership to less-experienced analysts

  • May serve as a mentor to less experienced analysts

  • May serve as team or task lead (Not a people manager)

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BA/BS (or equivalent experience)

  • 8+ years of experience in configuration management processes, standards, documentation, and SOPs

WHAT GDIT CAN OFFER YOU:

  • Full-flex work week

  • 401K with company match

  • Challenging work that makes a real impact on the world around you

  • Diverse, highly collaborative teams

Please Note: The security clearance for this program requires the selected candidate to have resided in the US for the past five years. The selected candidate cannot have left the country for longer than 90 consecutive days and no more than 180 cumulative days.

#Remote #USPSETS #OpportunityOwned #GDITCareers #GDITLife #WeareGDIT #gditets

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.

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