Systems Engineer - Configuration Managerment Lead - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States


SAIC is seeking a Senior Systems Engineer-Configuration Management Lead, to join our Chantilly, VA based team. As the Configuration Management Lead, will collaborate with multiple IT groups to establish and maintain industry standard processes that maximize productivity and deliver high quality releases into production.  This position oversees revision control and the establishment of baselines. The Lead Configuration Manager will recommend and implement continuous process improvements.  This role requires a strong blend of technical expertise with excellent communication skills with the ability to influence change.


Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:


  • Perform configuration management identification, control, accounting, and audits

  • Develop and maintain customer's Configuration Management Plan

  • Assess and allocate requests for change

  • Review and coordinate on changes to specifications, lnterface Control Documents (ICDs) and system level requirements documentation

  • Interface with configuration management personnel in other government offices and with development contractor to coordinate customer’s assessments of requests for change

  • Prepare and coordinate customer’s requests for change

  • Represent the customer in Enterprise and development contractor CM forums

  • Coordinate and facilitate customer control boards (e.g. change control, engineering review, requirements review) and participation in development contractor boards

  • Manage structure of and data content in configuration management folders (File Explorer)

  • Attend contractor reviews (e.g. PMRs, PDR, CDR, pre- ship and other meetings) to provide technically based recommendations









TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and nine (9) years or more experience; Masters and seven (7) years or more experience ; PhD or JD and four (4) years or more experience.



Must possess an active TS/SCI security clearance with polygraph 

  • Required Education: Bachelors and five (5) years or more experience

  • In-depth understanding of CM practices

  • Systems engineering and system integration experience

  • Excellent interpersonal, leadership, team building and problem solving skills with a demonstrated ability to be effective in a government/contractor team environment 

  • Experience in DOD/lC acquisition and program management processes 

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Windows and Office

Desired Qualifications

  • Capability to adapt to fluid situations and prioritize tasking in a dynamic environment.
  • Demonstrated capability and success working in team environments
  • Superior interpersonal oral and written communications to support interaction with government, SETA, FFRDC, external stakeholders, and development contractors in a range of positions, including many at very senior levels
  • Experience with space or ground systems acquisition processes, preferably in the OPIR, GEOINT, SIGINT or Communications domains