Oasis Systems

  • Senior Configuration Manager

    Job Locations US-OH-Dayton / Wright-Patterson AFB
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/7/2019 10:19 AM)
    Requisition Number
    2019-8159
  • Overview

    OASIS Systems, LLC has an exciting opportunity for a Sr. Configuration Manager. The Program and Functional Management Offices reside at Wright-Patterson AFB in Dayton, OH.

     

    SECURITY CLEARANCE/LEVEL REQUIRED:

    Secret

     

    PROGRAM BACKGROUND:

    AFEMS is a suite of systems and is assigned Data System Designator (DSD) C001. AFEMS is designed to provide the United States Air Force (USAF) with a worldwide accessible, dedicated, totally integrated, transaction-driven, processing system that enables accountability and management of approximately $34B worth of equipment resources. AFEMS is used by AF Equipment Managers world-wide to determine, authorize, account for, provide visibility to and report the types and quantities of equipment required to accomplish the AF mission and serves as a primary basis for organizational budget/buy programs. AFEMS hosts classified and unclassified components that are physically and logically separated. The unclassified component consists of five modules: Asset Inventory Management (AIM), Equipment Requirements System (ERS), Support Equipment (SE), electronic Access Request Management System (eARMS) and Allowance Standard Retrieval System (ASRS). The AFEMS classified component is a National Security System (NSS) that in addition to the Support Equipment functionality, also hosts the Classified Equipment Requirements Computation (CERC) application that is assigned DSD Laboratories, Inc. D039.CERC computes USAF gross/net requirements for centrally procured, nonexpendable, ND2, NF2 items DPAS has become the new system of record for equipment and AFEMS will sunset by 30 Sept19.

     

    PRIMARY FUNCTION:

    Administers the Configuration Management (CM) activities and processes for establishing and managing changes and consistency in the performance of complex systems and product engineering processes, preventing catastrophic consequences such as failure of equipment or loss of life, in military, aerospace, industrial, and/or civil engineering organizations. Develops procedures for and implements changes to engineering documents. Reviews released engineering change data and documentation activities, and coordinates and implements system documentation, ensuring adherence to CM requirements, procedures, and policies. Provides visibility and control of performance, functional, and physical attributes over the life cycle of a system, process, or project.

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Configuration Manager Duties/Responsibilities:

    The successful candidate will provide Configuration Management, Quality Assurance, Program/Project, Requirements Analysis, Risk Management, and Software Engineering support services in accordance with the program's Configuration Management Plan, AF SEAM Configuration Management processes, program development/sustainment contracts, and PMO practices. Support activities will range across the CM, QA, PP, RA, RM, and SE activities outlined in the task order PWS. Activities will vary depending upon the current activities of the program/system, scope of the current development/sustainment cycle, and other corporate and program initiatives. Contractor personnel must have progressive experience in managing configuration of software, engineering documents, design drawings, engineering changes and notices, and planning/conducting design audits to enable government ownership of the program

    technical baseline. Must have skills and experience necessary to perform the following tasks:

    • Provide CM of all relevant program artifacts
    • Archive acquisition documentation
    • Review and analyze the Development/Sustainment Contractor's CM program and data deliveries for accuracy, completeness, and compliance
    • Maintain CM files including configuration identification, change control, and status accounting records
    • Implement CM plans
    • Record Configuration Control Board (CCB) approved changes
    • Participate in cross-functional change control boards to evaluate proposed changes
    • Review and analyze proposed changes to ensure operational and sustainment capabilities are not adversely affected by the changes
    • Review the CCB membership list for currency and completeness
    • Support Engineering Assessments
    • Prepare for, conduct, and/or support major audits such as Physical Configuration Audits (PCAs) and Functional Configuration Audits (FCAs)
    • Record and maintain assessment and audit findings, minutes, and action items
    • Report the Development/Sustainment Contractor's data delivery status
    • Support pre- and post-contract award data reviews
    • Review and analyze of the Development/Sustainment Contractor's conformance to CORL requirements
    • Process Government and Development/Sustainment Contractor correspondence
    • Support the establishment of work flows
    • Track data item deliverables and responses
    • Support development/sustainment of paper and automated archival systems of all covered documentation.
    • Work closely with program management, systems engineers, quality managers, draftsmen and design/manufacturing engineers in an integrated product team environment
    • Develop and administer configuration management plans
    • Maintain design traceability and integrity
    • Convene and manage change boards
    • Assist the Government with configuration control for ERP and IT systems. This shall include configuration planning, data analysis, maintenance of configuration documentation and data, and maintaining inventory/configuration status
    • Managing configurations of software, engineering documents, design drawings, engineering changes and notices, and planning/conducting design audits. The contractor must have skills and experience necessary to work closely with program management, systems engineers, quality managers, and design engineers in an integrated product team environment.
    • Supports the review boards via meeting attendance and capturing meeting minutes including the Configuration Control Board
    • Track Change Requests (CRs) and Discrepancy Reports (DRs) / Problem Reports (PRs)
    • Ensures integrity of the baseline including major releases, minor releases, patches, and software maintenance
    • Provides QA checks on system baselines
    • Supports Licensing tasks and packaging and delivering of software to users
    • Maintains the CM library and software repository.
    • Managing and controlling product baselines
    • Recommending and documenting comprehensive configuration management plans for software, hardware, firmware, and peripherals for IT systems
    • Analyzing data and preparing plans and briefings in support of software-driven systems
    • Performing studies and monitoring effectiveness of configuration management plans to identify potential and existing problems and make recommendations for resolution
    • Auditing and reviewing IT system configurations
    • Controlling the configuration of IT systems

     

    Data Manager Duties/Responsibilities:

    The successful candidate will be able to plan, develop, implement, and administer information systems for

    the acquisition, storage, and retrieval of data. Functions required to be performed by individuals

    in this specialty may include:

     

    • Document and deliver file plans
    • Maintain a variety of electronic files and websites utilizing web-based applications
    • Analyzing and recommending data requirements and specifications
    • Designing, normalizing, developing, installing, and implementing databases
    • Maintaining, monitoring, performance tuning, backup, and recovery of databases
    • Installing, configuring, and maintaining database management systems software
    • Analyzing and planning for anticipated changes in data capacity requirements
    • Developing and administering data standards, policies, and procedures
    • Developing and implementing data mining and data warehousing programs
    • Evaluating and providing recommendations on new database technologies and architectures
    • Ensuring the rigorous application of information security/ cybersecurity policies, principles, and practices in the delivery of data management services
    • Performing Microsoft SharePoint administration duties. Responsible for providing technical support for the SharePoint environment including assessment and implementation of new capabilities. Duties may include:
    • Configuring SharePoint services and settings
    • Documenting SharePoint configuration and architecture
    • Managing site quotas and file size limits
    • Reviewing and monitoring usage reports
    • Managing content databases and creating new ones as required
    • Administering and maintaining sites
    • Managing site layout structure and content
    • Providing SharePoint support to end users

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    Possesses the advanced knowledge, experience and recognized ability to be considered an expert in their technical/professional field, possess the ability to perform tasks and oversee the efforts of junior and mid-level personnel within the technical/professional discipline. Will demonstrate advanced knowledge of their technical/professional discipline as well as possess a comprehensive understanding and ability to apply associated standards, procedures and practices in their area of expertise. (Program Office, Enterprise and Staff Level Support interface)

    • Advanced Degree (MA/MS) in Computer Science, Information Technology or other Engineering Discipline and 12 years of experience, 5 of which must be in the DoD, or
    • BA/BS Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or other Engineering Discipline and 15 years of experience in the respective technical/professional discipline being performed, 5 of which must be in the DoD, or,
    • 20 years of directly related experience with proper certifications, 8 of which must be in the DoD.
    • Hold or ability to obtain Secret clearance
    • Highly proficient with computers and software applications to include Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.), expert attention-to-detail & highly organized
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills required

     

     

     

    PROGRAM SPECIFIC SKILL SET:

    • IT Configuration Management experience within the Department of Defense environment
    • Experience performing HW and SW configuration audits
    • Experience performing the technical administrative activities necessary to manage CM tools for inventory control, version control, data duplication, media labeling.
    • Experience producing release notes and CM reports
    • An in-depth understanding of the configuration change control process, the role of the Change Control Board, and change control documentation
    • Experience performing baseline administrative activities for multiple environments
    • Experience developing briefings for management
    • Understanding of all phases of the software development life cycle
    • Ability to enter and manipulate data in a database

     

    ADDITIONAL INFO:

    In addition to the skill set and qualifications listed above, possessing any of the following Certifications is also desirable:

    • Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer - Web Applications:
    • Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer - SQL Server:
    • Oracle Certified Professional Java SE (7/8) Programmer:
    • Oracle Database (11 g/12c) Administrator Certified Professional:
    • Oracle E-Business Suite 12 Financial Certified Implementation Specialist;
    • Oracle Inventory Oracle E-Business Suite R12 Applications Database Administrator Certified Professional;
    • Oracle E-Business Suite R12 Advanced Financial Consultant
    • Certified Expert Oracle SOA Suite 12c** Certified Implementation Specialist"
    • Technical Specialist Engineer Support

     

     

     

     

    Oasis Systems is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

     

    Oasis Systems is a leading provider of Information Technology, Systems Engineering, Enterprise Applications, Professional Services and Program Management to the Department of Defense and other Federal Agencies. Oasis strives to support our National interests by creating an environment that attracts the most skilled and motivated people in the industry to meet our customer's needs with innovative, quality and cost-effective services and solutions. (http://www.OasisSystems.com)

     

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