Configuration Manager

Job Locations US-MA-Bedford / Hanscom AFB
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 3 months ago(2/28/2024 2:01 PM)
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# of Openings
Configuration/Data Management



Configuration Manager

Be the Difference 

Astrion offers comprehensive services that boost preparedness, optimize performance, and ensure success across various domains, from Cyber to Digital, Mission and Systems, servicing our nation's Civilian, Defense and Space communities. We support customers with Centers of Excellence in Washington DC, Huntsville, AL and Burlington, MA with an additional 36 locations across the U.S.


Astrion has an exciting opportunity for a Configuration Manager (CM) to support to the USAF Digital Directorate and located at Hanscom AFB,MA.

The Air Force Program Execution Office for PEO Digital (AFPEO/HB) has the collective Air Force Materiel Command (AFMC) mission responsibility to manage and execute the modernization, development, testing, production, fielding, and sustainment of the PEO Digital portfolio, which includes over 130 programs for the United States Air Force (USAF) and foreign allies. 



WORK STATUS:  Full-time; salaried

CLEARANCE: Must have an active US security clearance


Responsibilities include:

  • Provide CM of all relevant program artifacts.
  • Archive acquisition documentation.
  • Review and analyze the development/sustainment Contractor’s CM program and data deliveries for accuracy, completeness, and compliance.
  • Maintain CM files including configuration identification, change control, and status accounting records.
  • Convene and manage the Configuration Control Boards (CCBs), Technical Review Boards (TRBs), and record approved changes and results.
  • Participate in cross-functional change control boards to evaluate proposed changes.
  • Review and analyze proposed changes to ensure operational and sustainment capabilities are not adversely affected by the changes.
  • Review the CCB membership list for currency and completeness.
  • Support Engineering Assessments.
  • Prepare for, conduct, and/or support major audits such as Physical Configuration Audits (PCAs) and Functional Configuration Audits (FCAs).
  • Record and maintain assessment and audit findings, minutes, and action items.
  • Report the Development/Sustainment’s data delivery status.
  • Support pre- and post-contract award data reviews.
  • Review and analyze the development/sustainment Contractor’s conformance to CDRL requirements.
  • Process Government and development/sustainment Contractor correspondence.
  • Support the establishment of workflows.
  • Track data item deliverables and responses.
  • Support development/sustainment of paper and automated archival systems of all covered documentation.
  • Work closely with program management, systems engineers, quality managers, draftsmen and design/manufacturing engineers in an integrated product team environment.
  • Develop and administer configuration management plans.
  • Maintain design traceability and integrity.
  • Assist the Government with configuration control for IT systems. This shall include configuration planning, data analysis, maintenance of configuration documentation and data, and maintaining inventory/configuration status.
  • Manage configurations of software, engineering documents, design drawings, engineering changes and notices, and planning/conducting design audits. The Contractor must have skills and experience necessary to work closely with program management, systems engineers, quality managers, and design engineers in an integrated product team environment.
  • Support review boards via meeting attendance and capture meeting minutes including the Configuration Control Board.
  • Track Change Requests (CRs) and Discrepancy Reports (DRs)/Problem Reports (PRs).
  • Ensure integrity of the baseline including major releases, minor releases, patches, and software maintenance.
  • Provide QA checks on system baselines.
  • Support Licensing tasks and packaging and delivering of software to users.
  • Maintain the CM library and software repository.
  • Manage and control product baselines.
  • Recommend and document comprehensive configuration management plans for software, hardware, firmware, and peripherals for IT systems.
  • Analyze data and prepare plans and briefings in support of software-driven systems.
  • Perform studies and monitoring effectiveness of configuration management plans to identify potential and existing problems and make recommendations for resolution.
  • Audit and review IT system configurations.
  • Control the configuration of IT systems.
  • Identify and maintain all baselines.
  • Oversee the Configuration Management USAP Self Inspection Checklists, input results in MICT.
  • Create and maintain revisions to the Contract Data Requirements List (CDRL) packages.
  • Prepare and issue Data Calls.
  • Convene, manage, and participate in Data Requirements Review Boards (DRRBs) and record approved requirements.
  • Receive and distribute CDRL data deliverables.
  • Maintain distribution lists of points of contact (POCs) of CDRL data deliverable for program’s method of transmittal (i.e., a common mailbox, Integrated Digital Environment [IDE], CD-ROM, etc.).
  • Ensure integrity of CDRL justification forms.
  • Monitor Contractor compliance of CDRL data deliverables.
  • Provide CM/DM input into all program documentation.
  • Adequately identify data requirements in the Statement of Work (SOW), Statement of Objectives (SOO), and/or Performance Work Statement (PWS).
  • Ensure compliance with DoDI 5230.24, DODD 5230.25, DoD 5010.12-M. DoD 5000.02-R, DFARS 252.227-7013, DFARS 252.227-7014, and ASSIST database.


  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • IT Configuration Management experience within the Department of Defense environment.
  • Experience performing HW and SW configuration audits.
  • Experience performing the technical/administrative activities necessary to manage CM tools for inventory control, version control, data duplication, and media labeling.
  • Experience producing release notes and CM reports.
  • An in-depth understanding of the configuration change control process, the role of the Change Control Board, and change control documentation.
  • Experience performing baseline administrative activities for multiple environments.
  • Experience developing briefings for management.
  • Understanding of all phases of the software development life cycle.
  • Ability to enter and manipulate data in a database.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to work independently and with a team.
  • Experience in MS Office Suite software required.
  • Active US security clearance






What We Offer 

  • Competitive salaries
  • Continuing education assistance
  • Professional development allotment
  • Multiple healthcare benefits packages
  • 401K with employer matching
  • Paid time off (PTO) along with a federally recognized holiday schedule


Who We Are


At Astrion, we innovate, elevate, and shape the world of tomorrow. At our core is our purpose to “Be the Difference”. This means we encourage our employees to take action and be the driving force for positive change. We foster an environment where innovative solutions flourish and our company continuously evolves.


We have a culture of care, empathy, and making a tangible difference within our organization and communities. We embrace continuous learning, growth, and innovation, and pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. We promote collaboration and empowering our teams is at the core of our success.


Join Astrion and Be the Difference in your career and the world!


Astrion is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.


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