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Software Configuration Manager

Job Description

This position is for the Software Engineering Lifecycle Support (SELS) team under the TARDEC Software Engineering Center (SEC), which supports various TARDEC programs.  

Candidate serves as a Software Configuration professional responsible for both the software system and its interfaces.  As a member of the SELS team, duties include SCM, SCM planning, SW configuration identification, SW configuration change control, SW configuration status accounting, SW configuration auditing, SW configuration release management, SW interface control and supplier configuration item control.

Essential Job Functions:

Primary responsibilities will be to lead the development and execution of Configuration Management and Data Management Initiatives related to the development and sustainment of World Class Vehicle Electronics Software Systems.

Determining the scope of the Software Configuration Management (SCM) and technical activities (i.e. identify process outputs, project tasks and deliverables, establish SCM schedules for project tasks including achievement criteria and required resources to accomplish SCM project tasks).

Developing and supporting the Software Configuration Management Plan (SCMP) for assigned projects.  This includes interviewing the project team and management.

Develop, maintain and update the Enterprise CM/DM plan, products and processes.

Implementing, monitoring, controlling and improving SCM services (i.e. determine status of SCM activities and tasks, ensure tasks are carried out within plans, schedules, budgets and satisfy technical objectives.  Monitor risks and project metrics for indications of SCM issues.)

Managing the implementation of the SCMP. (i.e. monitor resource usage, progress, risks and identify variances.  Update plans when necessary).

Enforcing naming conventions.

Identifying the items that require control as Configuration Items (CIs) and apply appropriate naming conventions to them.

Required Skills: 

Due to the sensitivity of customer related requirements, U.S. citizenship is required.

High School Diploma or GED and 20 years of experience.  

Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret clearance.

Experience with developing or modifying SCM plans, policies, and procedures tailored to the complexity and scope of the developmental or operational system.

Experience with identifying configuration items, implementing change control, configuration status accounting, and configuration audits.

Experience with software industry best practices like Capability Maturity Model Integrated at least level 3 standards.

Experience using software configuration management tools to manage baselines and support product release.

Knowledge of implementing CM discipline for the entire life cycle of systems from initial requirements and capabilities baselines to system end-of-life.

Knowledge of software configuration management tools; the candidate should understand CM/Release Management best practices.

Ability to apply concepts and define and implement software configuration management processes and procedures, including creating product build scripts and procedures, and integrate those scripts with the hardware and software build process.

Ability to work on teams to create and maintain software and documentation configuration baselines, including development, test, and production, track all problems and changes in product documents and software and reports changes, control standard operating procedures, and current configurations.

Ability to maintain the CM environment for software product build, staging, testing, and integration.

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Warren, MI
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