Do you want to utilize your Configuration Management/Configuration Controller expertise to help NSA strengthen the National Cybersecurity posture; apply here!
The National Security Agency (NSA) is part of the DoD Intelligence Community Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS). All positions in the NSA are in the Excepted Services under 10 United States Codes (USC) 1601 appointment authority.
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This position is a Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) position in the Excepted Service under 10 U.S.C. 1601. DoD Components with DCIPS positions apply Veterans' Preference to eligible candidates as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 in accordance with the procedures provided in DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 2005, DCIPS Employment and Placement. If you are a veteran claiming veterans' preference, as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 U.S.C., you may be asked to submit documents verifying your eligibility.
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Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule
On-the job training, Internal NSA courses, and external training will be made available based on the need and experience of the selectee.
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, with basic 8hr/day work requirements between 0600 to 1800 (flexible).
The optimal candidate is someone with strong organizational, analytical, communication, and interpersonal skills, and has knowledge or experience in several of the following areas:
- working with CM tools
- creating and maintaining configuration baselines for development, test, and production environments
- developing and/or refining CM plans, policies, and procedures tailored to the complexity and scope of the developmental, test, and operational systems
- implementing the CM discipline for the entire life cycle of the system from initial requirements/capabilities baselines to system end-of-life
- performing change control and configuration audits
If you want to utilize your Configuration Management expertise to help NSA strengthen the National Cybersecurity posture; you need to talk to us!
The professionals at the National Security Agency (NSA) have one common goal: to protect our nation. The mission requires a strong offense and a steadfast defense. The offense collects, processes, and disseminates intelligence information derived from foreign signals for intelligence and counterintelligence purposes. The defense prevents adversaries from gaining access to sensitive classified national security information.
Do you want to be at the forefront of strengthening our National Cybersecurity posture; do you want to do work you can't do anywhere else? Do you want to help chart the course for NSA's innovative Cybersecurity and help prevent future cyber-attacks against the United States? If so, NSA is the place for you!
Configuration Managers/Configuration Controllers provide the overall configuration management (CM) environment and infrastructure and provide administrative direction, oversight, and discipline over the life cycle of both hardware and software configuration items on developmental and operational systems. They verify that engineering documentation is received in the proper format and that complete, accurate, legible changes are properly incorporated in a timely fashion.
Configuration Managers/Configuration Controllers perform a broad spectrum of duties and:
- Develop or modify CM plans, policies, and procedures tailored to the complexity and scope of the system
- Use or recommend automated CM tools to implement CM policies and procedures and to create CM builds/ baselines
- Perform physical configuration audits to validate CM baselines
- Provide life cycle management of hardware and software configuration items