Manager - Software CM - Defense/DoD

for Blue Line Talent LLC in San Diego, CA

Manager, Software CM, SCM, SCM release, Software Release, Configuration Management, DoD, Defense, Aerospace, MIL-STD, CDRL, CMMI 
San Diego, CA
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Blue Line Talent is seeking an accomplished senior level Manager of Software Configuration Management- with deep experience managing the CM function in a defense/DoD environment. This is a great opportunity for an accomplished manager to join a growing organization, a world leader in the defense/aerospace industry.  

Position Title: Manager, Software Configuration Management

Work Location: Southern California

The Client:  
• This is a full time regular/direct position with an aerospace/defense manufacturing company.
• Comprehensive benefits including competitive base + 401(k) + pension program

Position Details:
• Manage a growing staff of 20+ in SCM through two managers of CM
• Manage and guide a staff of developers and SCM release specialists
• Oversee and provide leadership of SCM processes and tools
• Performs Software Configuration Management (SCM) release activities and establish SCM release procedures to ensure compliance with those procedures
• Oversees the maintenance of existing SCM release tools, improve existing tools or develop new tools to improve the efficiency of the SCM release processes
• Provides leadership and plans and establishes SCM release processes and tools
• Monitors all SCM release activities for compliance with standard processes
• Coordinates SCM release activities for projects, including policy and procedure development that conform to customer contractual requirements
• Identifies configuration issues and provides leadership in developing solutions such as managing the re-allocation of resources or modifying SCM release tools and documentation
Experience Profile:
• Demonstrated current management experience in the Software CM function in a DoD/Defense/Aerospace environment
• Expertise in management of the Software CM function
• Experience supporting proposal efforts and generation of Basis of Estimates (BoEs)
• Experience generating and maintaining Control Account Plans
• Experience writing CM plans, Data Management/DM plans, and CM/DM processes and procedures
• Experience generating and maintaining defect matrices and presenting them in customer reviews
• Experience reviewing project documents for technical adequacy and for adherence to MIL-STDs, DoD STDs, DID requirements
• Experience representing CM in Change Control Board meetings
• Experience maintaining status of all Software/Document Change Requests and generating minutes and assigning action items
• Experience generating configuration identification reports, engineering change proposals, configuration status accounting reports
• Experience performing configuration audits in accordance with MIL-STDs
• Experience as a Data Management (DM) Lead
• Experience ensuring all CDRLs and software are delivered on time
• Conducted design, code, and test reviews
• US citizenship with ability to obtain a security clearance
• Stable record of direct employment

• Experience in the QA function, writing QA plans
• MIL-STDs:  MIL-STD-483 and MIL-STD-973, AS9100, MIL-STD-490, DoD-STD-2167, MIL-STD-498, etc.
• DoD-STD-2168 as well as DID requirements
• Experience with ClearQuest
• Experience designing automated CM/QA/DM tools
• Experience designing an Access Database for Contract Data Requirement Lists (CDRL)
• Experience writing software development plans
• Process improvement, Six Sigma Green Belt
• CMMI Level 5
• A current or recent Secret level security clearance

Please apply at:

• US citizenship is required - must be eligible for Secret security clearance
• No third parties please
• Relocation is provided

Ron Levis
Principal & Mgr of Talent Acquisition
Blue Line Talent, LLC (invitations are welcome)

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Ron Levis
Blue Line Talent LLC
Denver, CO