Configuration Management Specialists

  • Sterling, VA
SDLC, ITIL, SAFe, Agile, and/or CM, IBM Rational, BMC Remedy, SharePoint
Full Time, Contract Corp-To-Corp
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

ASSYST is looking for a few Configuration Management Specialists Junior to Mid Level to join our team in Sterling, VA.



Primary Job Responsibilities:         

  • Help guide engineering, software development, and other teams, through approved change and configuration management processes
  • Track, control, audit and report on IT configuration changes and related activities
  • Help manage master inventory of IT infrastructure, applications, and releases
  • Help maintain Configuration Management Database (CMDB)
  • Ensure validation and operational control of IT Configuration Items (CI), including software baseline and documentation; coordinate with technical leads and Project Control Specialists/Business Relation Managers/Delivery Managers to ensure proper configuration control of all system updates
  • Support metrics and reporting
  • Create and monitor tickets for team tasks, using BMC Remedy
  • Assist in developing and maintaining CM processes, policies, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and other documents
  • Support and train end users on approved CM policies, procedures and activities
  • Provide input into continuing process improvements
  • Other related tasks as assigned


  • U.S. Citizenship, with Secret Clearance REQUIRED
  • Minimum one year experience (more for mid-level), in a job requiring to be detail-oriented and meticulous
  • Experience in enterprise IT Change and Configuration Management
  • Experience using CM tools such as IBM Rational, BMC Remedy and SharePoint
  • Experience with CMDB and conducting CI audits preferred (for mid-level)
  • Experience drafting, documenting and training on processes, work instructions, etc.
  • Ability to prioritize/reprioritize tasks dynamically based on needs analysis
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Customer service oriented self-starter, with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Detail oriented with good organizational skills
  • Quick learner, with strong research and analytical skills
  • Knowledge of CM industry standards, such as ITIL/ITSM, Capability Maturity Model (CMM), MIL Standards
  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology related field preferred, but other relevant degrees will also be considered. Experience can be substituted for degree
  • ITIL/ITSM and/or CM Certification a plus

We are proud to offer a robust benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k) retirement plan, employee stock ownership plan, disability insurance, flexible spending accounts and more in order for our employees to maintain a secure work/life balance.  
ASSYST is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, military status, national origin or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or applicable local law.

Posted By

Melanie Erler

22866 Shaw Road Sterling, VA, 20166

Dice Id : 10112570
Position Id : 589897
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