Configuration Manager

  • CGI
  • Greenbelt, MD

Full Time

  • No Travel Required

Job Description

Configuration Manager

Position Description
CGI is seeking a Configuration Manager to support the GOES-R Ground Systems Engineering Project. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) operates a system of Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellites (GOES). GOES-R satellites provide critical atmospheric, oceanic, climatic, and solar products supporting weather forecasting and warnings, climatologic analysis and prediction, ecosystems managements, and safe and efficient public and private transportation. The GOES-R satellites also provide platforms for space environmental observations and communication links for remote data collection, satellite aided search and rescue, and other data services.

This position will be responsible for the Configuration Management of the GOES-R Ground project that relates to detailed recording and updating of configuration information that describes software applications, computer systems and networks, including all hardware and software components. Typically, this would include the versions and updates that have been applied to software builds, installed software packages and the locations and network addresses to hardware devices and other aspects as they relate to the product lifecycle management tools and capabilities.

At CGI we call our professionals "members" to reinforce that all who join our team are owners and empowered to participate in the challenges and rewards that come from building a world-class company. CGI Federal's benefits include:
• Medical, Dental, Vision
• Short-term and Long-term Disability
• Life Insurance
• Eligibility to participate in an attractive Share Purchase Plan (SPP) in which the company matches dollar-for-dollar contributions made by eligible employees, up to a maximum, for their job category
• 401(k) Plan and Profit Participation for eligible members
• Paid Time Off (PTO)
• 10 Standard Holidays

Your future duties and responsibilities
• Perform as the primary Configuration Management Administrator for a large government contract that directly support Clear Case and Clear Quest application and administration.
• Maintain smooth operation of operational CM Systems, including coordination with network, software, and system engineers, PC desktop technicians, project managers, end users, and customer and IT management.
• Support multiple networks as a technical expert for Clear Case and Clear Quest concerning migration, updates, technical troubleshooting VOB, views and other compatibility issues related to server, workstation and SQL data cases changes and updates. Ensure necessary administration tasks are completed; direct others as necessary.
• Analyze internal or external customer requirements and determine equipment and software requirements for solutions to problems by means of automated systems.
• Recommend and implement system enhancements that will improve the performance and reliability of the system including installing, upgrading/patching, monitoring, problem resolution, and configuration management.
• Provide backup and recovery services; manage file systems and disk space; manage virus protection on a routine basis.
• Create and maintain user and computer accounts and modify file permissions and security access lists.
• Test new releases of products to ensure compatibility and minimize user impact.
• Maintain security audit and logging information on all classified networked and standalone computers as directed by the Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM).
• Prepare security documentation for input to Computer Security.
• Report project status as required for all recurring and non-recurring efforts.
• Support implementing and maintaining hardware and software asset management system using Opmantek Open Audit.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role
Must have:
• Individual must meet government NAC and citizenship/permanent residency requirements for access to NASA GSFC. Extensive background investigation will be performed as a requirement of the job.
• A Bachelor's Degree in the disciplinary area of Computer Science, computer engineer, or management of information technology.
• Must have knowledge of PERL, Python scripting, and Active Directory.
• Must be able to adhere to strict Information Systems security guidelines in all cases.
• Must be able to interact, meet, discuss, and troubleshoot issues with vendors; evaluate vendor products, services, and suggestions.
• Must be able to make recommendations to purchase hardware, software, system components.
• Experience in the maintenance and upgrade of CM tools, specifically ClearCase and ClearQuest in LINUX/UNIX and Windows.
• Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and demonstrated analytical skills.
• Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel.
• Ability to work independently but also as a team player in a fast-paced environment and interface successfully with Project personnel and technical leads as well as personnel at varying levels of management.
• Individual must have strong interpersonal and communication skills as well as the ability to manage time and meet the many reporting deadlines.
• Ability to follow specific directions and ask questions as needed.
• At least 7 years or more of experience with building scripts and installer tools as well as knowledge in Software development methodologies, design, and implementation.

Nice to have skills / background includes:
• Experience and knowledge of Clear Case and Clear Quest applications.
• Prior experience as a government contractor preferred.

As a Federal Contractor, all members of CGI Federal, regardless of role or work location are required to be fully vaccinated, with the exception of those with approved medical or religious accommodations.

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While technology is at the heart of our clients' digital transformation, we understand that people are at the heart of business success.

When you join CGI, you become a trusted advisor, collaborating with colleagues and clients to bring forward actionable insights that deliver meaningful and sustainable outcomes. We call our employees "members" because they are CGI shareholders and owners and owners who enjoy working and growing together to build a company we are proud of. This has been our Dream since 1976, and it has brought us to where we are today - one of the world's largest independent providers of IT and business consulting services.

At CGI, we recognize the richness that diversity brings. We strive to create a work culture where all belong and collaborate with clients in building more inclusive communities. As an equal-opportunity employer, we want to empower all our members to succeed and grow. If you require an accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, please let us know. We will be happy to assist.

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