• Entry Level Software Configuration Manager

    Location USA-VA-Fairfax
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/2/2018 8:44 PM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Technicians/Technical Support
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Basic Qualifications

    High School Diploma or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.


    Department of Defense Secret security clearance is required. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

    Responsibilities for this Position

    General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) has an immediate opening for an Entry Level Software Configuration Manager to join our team. The position provides an opportunity to develop and advance the cutting-edge technology that supports our nation’s fundamental defense services. GDMS employees work closely with the government to develop solutions that allow them to carry out submarine missions. The selected candidate will work with collaborative teams to deliver end-to-end solutions in mission systems integration, development, and operations support to fleets and the organization. In addition to receiving a competitive salary and generous health and personal benefits, the Entry-Level Software Configuration Manager will enhance their skill set among a talented and technically accomplished group of colleagues. The employees will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.


    Looking for a self-starter to work with the Configuration Management (CM) team to receive and manage unclassified and classified media for the program. As a member of the CM team, this position involves complex data entry into multiple tracking spreadsheets plus creating and maintaining delivery tracking spreadsheets. Duties also include preparing media for delivery, delivery via the WAIF, along with email communications with external customers related to the media being sent or received. Other duties include maintaining the Software Change Control Board (SCCB) minutes and monitoring against the overall program schedule. When unexpected changes in delivery schedule occur, a strong ability to reassess and reprioritize tasking will be required. This position also requires occasional assistance with inventory and purchase requisitions.


    • Active Secret Clearance at the time of hire
    • Very strong organizational skills
    • Strong time management skills
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Strong ability to multi-task during stressful situations
    • Ability to deal with multiple deadlines as well as late breaking deadlines
    • High proficiency in Microsoft Office Excel and Word
    • Ability to work under limited direction in fast-paced environments
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to assess and reprioritize tasking according to unexpected changes in delivery schedule


    Preferred Skills and Expertise:

    • Experience in Configuration Management, Office Management, or Administrative Assistant
    • Experience with inventory and purchase requisitions
    • Experience with CM database tools such as Serena Dimensions or Jira

    Company Overview

    General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation.  With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas.  Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency.  We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose.  You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.  If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!


    General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.  EOE/Disability/Veteran


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