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The Configuration Management Specialist provides support to the United States Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) Program Executive Office – TRANSCOM (PEO-T). This position supports the establishment and maintenance of the product baseline, which enables the successful production, delivery and sustainment of the needed capability to the end user.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Responsible for the integration of CNI Core Competencies into daily functions, including: commitment to integrity, knowledge/quality of work, supporting financial goals of the company, initiative/motivation, cooperation/relationships, problem analysis/discretion, accomplishing goals through organization, positive oral/written communication skills, leadership abilities, commitment to Affirmative Action, reliability/dependability, flexibility and ownership/accountability of actions taken.
Produces or reviews products that include evaluating and tracking of contractor deliverables for baseline control, summaries and reports to determine impact on configuration status of assigned systems/sub-systems.
Assists with receiving, processing, suspending and distributing data using the Paperless CRDL Delivery System (PCDS). Files all contractor data delivery letters/correspondence.
Provides support and expertise in organizing and issuing data calls including preparing and distributing data call packages to data users.
Provides data management support to prepare and maintain Contract Data Requirements Lists (CDRLs) for inclusion in Requests for Proposal (RFP), contracts, or contract modifications.
In most cases, CDRLs will be prepared, maintained and tracked using the Contract Data Accounting System (CDAS).
Prepares all data related correspondence and generates required data tracking reports and performs necessary follow-up action.
Performs actions such as inputting, distributing, tracking (program office database) and reporting the status of specifications, specification change notices (SCNs), and specification revisions.
Reviews specifications and SCNs for proper format in compliance with contractual requirements.
Supports Configuration Control Boards (CCBs), establishes agendas, consolidates briefings and ensures team participation.
Accomplishes the configuration control function, to include receipt, dissemination, processing, tracking and final disposition of Advance Change Study Notices (ACSNs), Engineering Change Proposals (ECPs), Contract Change Proposals (CCPs), Request for Deviation/Waiver (RFD/RFW), and Deficiency Reports (DRs).
Reviews change proposals for thoroughness, configuration and data management impacts and compliance with Government requirements.
Makes recommendations for Government review and disposition, and assists in the preparation and conduct of Configuration Control Boards (CCBs) and Technical Interchange Meetings (TIMs).
Supports Functional Configuration Audits (FCAs), Physical Configuration Audits (PCAs), Program Reviews and compliance Audits.
Supports audit planning, auditing hardware, software configuration items (CIs) and dispositions, and tracking of action items and minutes.
Maintains configuration status accounting databases and records to reflect the configuration status of baseline documentation and fielded systems and equipment and manage issuance and tracking of Time Compliance Technical Orders (TCTOs).
Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to all training made available by the company.
Plans daily activities within the guidelines of company policy, job description and supervisor’s instruction in such a way as to maximize personal output.
Responsible for keeping own immediate work area in a neat and orderly condition to ensure safety of self and co-workers. Will report any unsafe conditions and/or practices to the appropriate supervisor and human resources. Will immediately correct any unsafe conditions as the best of own ability.
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems or a related discipline, and a minimum of five (5) years’ experience, or equivalent combination of education / experience.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGRISTRATION
This position requires Secret Security Clearance
JOB SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS / ABILITIES
Experience supporting maintenance, monitoring and reporting on the PMO CM baselines and monitoring and reporting on the development Contractors’ CM activities.
Experience providing access to CM baseline to organizations responsible for operation and maintenance of program-managed systems.
Possesses knowledge and capability to maintain and update PMO Configuration Management Plan (CMP) and processes pertaining to CM.
Experience supporting configuration control boards and configuration working groups including agenda and minute preparation, coordination with board member, writing appropriate board directives, and tracking action item status.
Experience providing Quality Assurance (QA) support to include maintaining the assigned PMO process library, periodic reviews of assigned PMO and Contractor processes for compatibility and completeness.
Experience performing functional, physical and delivery configuration Audits.
Ability to read, analyze and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups and/or boards of directors.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform successfully the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job. Work is primarily performed in an office environment. Regularly required to sit. Regularly required use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms to handle objects and operate tools, computer, and/or controls. Required to speak and hear. Occasionally required to stand, walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Exposed to general office noise with computers printers and light traffic.
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