Vencore Analyst, Configuration/Data Management in St. Louis, Missouri

Description

Every day at Perspecta, we enable hundreds of thousands of people to take on our nation’s most important work. We are a company founded on a diverse set of capabilities and skills, bound together by a single promise: we never stop solving our nation’s most complex challenges. Our team of engineers, analysts, developers, investigators, integrators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We continually push ourselves—to respond, to adapt, to go further. To look ahead to the changing landscape and develop new and innovative ways to serve our customers.

Perspecta works with U.S. government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care, and state and local markets. Our high-caliber employees are rewarded in many ways—not only through competitive salaries and benefits packages, but the opportunity to create a meaningful impact in jobs and on projects that matter.

Perspecta’s talented and robust workforce—14,000 strong—stands ready to welcome you to the team. Let us make an impact together.

Analyst, Configuration/Data Management

Perspecta has an immediate need for an Analyst, Configuration/Data Management – in Wilkes-Barre, VA; San Mateo, CA; St. Louis, MO; Raleigh, NC; Eagan, MN.

  • Under general direction, responsible for effectively tracking, logging, categorizing and maintaining changes made against the accepted USPS baseline(s) standards.

  • Develop, distribute and track all change packages resulting from approved Configuration Control Board action.

  • Train personnel by conducting workshops and seminars on the proper methodology to maintain a proactive CM program.

  • Provide daily support and direction to staff as to change status requirements, deadlines and problems.

  • Responsible for the effective development and implementation of programs to ensure that all information systems products and services meet minimum USPS standards and end-user requirements.

  • Administer the change control process for zero defects software development.

  • Responsible for configuration management of requirements, design and code.

  • Evaluate and select configuration management tools and standards.

  • Prepare configuration management plans and procedures.

  • Administer problem management process including monitoring and reporting on problem resolution.

  • Ensure adequate product testing prior to implementation.

  • Coordinate with users and systems development personnel on releases of software.

  • Verify the completeness and accuracy of release libraries before implementation and ensure that correct versions of programs are included in specified releases.

  • Make recommendations to superiors regarding the acquisition and/ or implementation of software to increase information systems efficiency, configuration management activities including product identification, change control, status accounting, operation of the program support library, and development and monitoring of equipment/system acceptance plans.

  • Operate and manage program support library.

  • Monitor library structure and procedures to assure system integrity, including procedures for collection, release, production, test and emergency libraries and the movement/migration of components between libraries.

  • Monitor end-item acceptance plans.

  • Perform all functional duties independently.

  • Work on high-visibility programs or mission critical aspects of assigned program(s).

  • Oversee the efforts of direct reporting resources and/or is responsible for the efforts of all staff assigned to a specific job.

Qualifications

Required:

A degree from an accredited College/University in Software Engineering, Computer Science or related discipline is preferred.

  • A minimum of ten (10) years’ experience in software development, configuration/ data management and/or related field.

  • Ability to perform all functional duties independently on high-visibility programs or mission critical aspects of a given program.

  • Oversee the efforts of direct reporting resources and/or be responsible for the efforts of all staff assigned to a specific job.

  • Experience in training/mentoring less experienced personnel.

  • Extensive experience in configuration management, specifically in the areas of configuration identification, configuration status accounting, change management (including change verification/testing) and version control of documentation and software code.

  • Ability to define/document configuration management standards and prepare configuration management plans and procedures.

  • Train personnel about proper CM disciplines/procedures by conducting workshops and seminars.

  • Extensive experience with more than one configuration management tool (e.g. Rational Jazz, Star Team, PVCS, Subversion) and with configuration management standards.

  • Evaluate competing configuration management tools/standards and select the best for a given problem domain.

  • Experience with release management, including coordination with users and development personnel and verification of release content.

  • Ability to recommend acquisition and/or implementation of system software to increase system efficiency.

  • Good experience with program support library operation/management and development and monitoring of equipment/system acceptance plans.

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • To support business efforts, travel might be required.

This position requires United States Citizenship, or a valid Green Card/ have lived in the US for the past 5 years and eligibility to apply for/obtain a Postal Clearance.

For more information, visit www.perspecta.com.

Perspecta Values:

Perspecta is an EOE / Female / Minority / Individual with Disabilities / Protected Veteran Status

If you are looking for challenges in a pleasant and international work environment, then we definitely want to hear from you.

Job: Services

Primary Location: United States-Pennsylvania-Wilkes Barre

Other Locations: United States-Missouri-St. Louis, United States-California-San Francisco, United States-Minnesota-Eagan, United States-North Carolina-Raleigh

Schedule Full-time

Shift Day Job

Travel Yes, 25 % of the Time

EEO Tagline Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories

Req ID: 1683104