PRIMARY FUNCTION: Provide Configuration Management support to the Global Command & Control System-Air Force (GCCS-AF) program office, which is within the Battle Management Directorate at Hanscom AFB, MA.
RESPONSIBILITIES: The Configuration Manager duties include, but are not limited to:
Establish, document, implement, manage, and monitor the release management process in line with overall objectives of the HBB division, and ensure program-wide compliance.
Control and distribute GCCS-AF baselines (Strategic Server Enclave, GCCS-Joint, & Windows GR) to PMO and user communities.
Measure and monitor progress to ensure application releases are delivered on time and meet expectations.
Act as Secretariat of the Configuration Control Board (CCB) and Field Readiness Reviews (FRR). These Boards are the mechanism for keeping configuration control of HW, SW and documentation.
Assist System Engineers (SE) with defining exact content and rollout plan for a release, align with change management processes.
Download and provide documents and COTS/GOTS SW to Engineering and other members (Integration, TSC, CS) of the PMO for test and operational installation.
Assist with planning future release windows and cycles across the portfolio of baselines.
Maintain a release repository and manage key information such as build and release procedures, dependencies, and notification lists.
Maintain CM libraries and Databases.
Identify all applicable stakeholders per release, notify, communicate, and manage expectations during the planning and rollout of new releases.
Coordinate release content and effort based on applicable baseline Version Description Documents (VDD).
Negotiate, plan and manage all release activities.
Ensure hardware and software being changed is traceable, secure, and that only correct, authorized and tested versions are distributed and installed.
Assist in identifying and managing interdependencies and timing concerns, to ensure milestone adherence, and ensure that release integrity can be measured.
Manage risks and communicate/escalate issues related to the release plan, scope, schedule, and implementation quality.
Prepare physical media bundles containing applicable release software and documentation. Duplicate and mail all new baselines after approval to operational sites.
Maintain CM Checklist for Audits (includes SIPS), Configuration Management Plan, CCB Charter and other CM-related documents.