Oct 21, 2021

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

  • National Security Agency
  • Fort Meade, MD, USA

Job Description

The professionals at the National Security Agency (NSA) have one common goal: to protect our nation. The mission requires a strong offense and a steadfast defense. The offense collects, processes, and disseminates intelligence information derived from foreign signals for intelligence and counterintelligence purposes. The defense prevents adversaries from gaining access to sensitive classified national security information. 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 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. 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

Do you want to utilize your Configuration Management/Configuration Controller expertise to help NSA strengthen the National Cybersecurity posture; apply here!

Salary Range: $25,754 - $63,906 (Entry/Developmental) *The qualifications listed are the minimum acceptable to be considered for the position. Salary offers are based on candidates' education level and years of experience relevant to the position and also take into account information provided by the hiring manager/organization regarding the work level for the position. Entry is with a high school diploma or GED. Experience in with basic office resources (e.g., e-mail, web browsers, word processors, and presentation graphics), administrative tasks, and/or customer service is desired. Salary Range: $60,129 - $78,167 (Full Performance) *The qualifications listed are the minimum acceptable to be considered for the position. Salary offers are based on candidates' education level and years of experience relevant to the position and also take into account information provided by the hiring manager/organization regarding the work level for the position. 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. Degree in Information Technology (IT) is preferred, but degree in any field is acceptable. Relevant experience must be working with basic office resources (e.g., e-mail, web browsers, word processors, and presentation graphics), administrative tasks, and/or customer service to include using specialized computer tools, equipment and materials (e.g., databases management, configuration control) or serving on a configuration control board. Detail orientation and excellent organizational skills are beneficial. Salary Range: $72,750 - $134,798 (Senior) *The qualifications listed are the minimum acceptable to be considered for the position. Salary offers are based on candidates' education level and years of experience relevant to the position and also take into account information provided by the hiring manager/organization regarding the work level for the position. 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. Degree in Information Technology (IT) is preferred, but degree in any field is acceptable. Relevant experience must be working with basic office resources (e.g., e-mail, web browsers, word processors, and presentation graphics), administrative tasks, and/or customer service to include using specialized computer tools, equipment and materials (e.g., databases management, configuration control) or serving on a configuration control board. Detail orientation and excellent organizational skills are beneficial.

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 If you want to utilize your Configuration Management expertise to help NSA strengthen the National Cybersecurity posture; you need to talk to us!

On-the job training, Internal NSA courses, and external training will be made available based on the need and experience of the selectee. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, with basic 8hr/day work requirements between 0600 to 1800 (flexible).