Configuration Management Specialist

Job Locations US-AL-Huntsville
Job ID
# of Openings
Regular Full-Time


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Wanted - Big Brains & Huge Hearts: We are looking for creative and passionate geeks, nerds, thinkers, tinkerers, and builders. ​


Geeks and Nerds is a company that encourages ingenuity, defies the norm, fosters teamwork, and defines the future for the community where we live.  Our dedicated employees are also the owners of Geeks and Nerds. When you join GaN you are not an employee, you are the future owner of Geeks and Nerds. ​


Come join the company and develop innovative solutions to make a positive difference for our community. Come join the exceptionally talented and dedicated co-owners. Come join a company of significance! 


Do you enjoy the processes and organization of systems? We are looking for exceptional candidates for a configuration management specialist position. Apply today and become an owner where big hearts and big brains meet. ​


Job Overview:


GaN is seeking a Mid-level Configuration Management Specialist to support the AMRDEC Software Engineering Directorate (SED) located on Redstone Arsenal (Huntsville, AL).


  • The Mid-Level Configuration Management (CM) Specialist will perform configuration management activities per the project’s defined policies, processes, and procedures.
  • The selected candidate will perform configuration activities for configuration identification, configuration status accounting, and configuration control, utilizing the project’s CM tool – IBM Dimensions.
  • Tasks will include reviewing and releasing documents and hardware drawings in preparation for a Level 2 Technical Data Package (TDP) delivery.
  • The CM Specialist will help develop, implement, and maintain CM plans, policies, and procedures to include a DO-178C Software Configuration Management Plan (SCMP).
  • The CM Specialist will perform change control and audits of configured items; analyze audit findings; and report CM status for multiple projects.
  • This position requires the CM Specialist to be proactive; possess excellent verbal and written communication skills; be well organized; be an effective "team player;" and have the ability to work independently.
  • The selected candidate will ensure that the internal processes and procedures are aligned with the Enterprise Process Improvement and Collaboration (EPIC) processes and procedures (e.g., writing/updating internal procedures as required) and DO-178C processes such as Software Action Requests (SAR), and accessibility and authority for data.
  • The candidate will identify training needs and initiate process training for the team when necessary.
  • The selected candidate will also be responsible for writing documentation for the CM tools to include the Software Configuration Management Plan.
  • Other tasks will include preparing drawing/document/software trees; preparing and conducting peer reviews; updating CM records in the Data and Configuration Item List (DCIL); writing change requests; Contract Data Requirements List (CDRL) management and other CM duties as required. 


Requirements (minimum):

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field and 3 years of experience in the related field is required; 4 years of experience can be used in lieu of a degree.
  • Previous experience using and/or implementing a Project Lifecycle Management (PLM) tool; IBM Dimensions is desired but not required.
  • Configuration managment experience performing tasks for hardware or software projects requiring process control such as DO-178 and/or DO-254.
  • Possess excellent organization and verbal and written communication skills.



Special Requirements:

  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Security clearance. 

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Geeks and Nerds Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other legally protected classifications. Geeks and Nerds Corporation participates in E-Verify.



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