Nov 21, 2022

Configuration Manager/Controller - Entry to Senior Level (Maryland)

  • National Security Agency
  • Fort Meade, MD, USA

Job Description

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 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

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.

The qualifications listed are the minimum acceptable to be considered for the position. Degree in any field is acceptable. Relevant experience must include at least one of the following: working with basic office resources (e.g., e-mail, web browsers, word processors, and presentation graphics), administrative tasks, customer service tasks including using specialized computer tools, equipment and materials (e.g., database management, configuration control), or serving on a configuration control board. ENTRY/DEVELOPMENTAL Entry is with a high school diploma or GED. FULL PERFORMANCE Entry is with a high school diploma or GED plus 4 years of relevant experience, or an Associate's degree plus 2 years of relevant experience. SENIOR LEVEL Entry is with a high school diploma or GED plus 6 years of relevant experience, or an Associate's degree plus 4 years of relevant experience, or a Bachelor's degree plus 2 years of relevant experience.

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 Degree in Information Technology (IT) is preferred. If you want to utilize your Configuration Management expertise to help NSA strengthen the National Cybersecurity posture; you need to talk to us!

Salary offers are based on candidates' education level and years of experience relevant to the position and also taking into account information provided by the hiring manager/organization regarding the work level for the position. This position is hiring for Maryland. Salary ranges vary by location and work level. Salary Range: $31,305 - $138,868 (Entry to Senior) On-the job training. Internal NSA courses, and external training will be made available based on the need and experience of the selectee. Typical work schedule is Monday - Friday, with basic 8hr/day work requirements between 0600 and 1800 (flexible).