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Configuration Management Support Specialist - Military veterans preferred

KMS Solutions LLC (
Defense Contracting


  full-time   employee

Washington Dc
District of Columbia
United States

Location: Washington, DC

KMS Solutions, LLC is a technical management/solutions company that specializes in engineering, analysis, and cyber security. Founded in 2005, KMS is a certified small business with over a decade and a half of experience supporting the Department of Defense as well as many other departments and programs critical to our Nations security and well-being.


- Support Configuration Management (CM) Program audits, supportability assessment reviews, technical reviews, and evaluate documentation for impacts to logistics and life-cycle logistics support.

-Monitor, document, and track Configuration Status Accounting (CSA) and logistics in-service submarine platforms metrics, processes, and procedures.

-Participate and support Diminishing Manufacturing Sources and Material Shortages (DMSMS) and Obsolescence Management IPTs/WGs advising on incorporation of CM processes that relate to issues or cases from the IPTs/WGs

-Support the Reliability Control Board (RCB), Sustainment IPT, Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) workshops and provisioning conferences advising on CM impacts and recommending CM processing actions

-Support of HM&E and applicable NPES systems, subsystems, equipment, and component configuration changes and facilitate CM processes per applicable Program Office Configuration Management Plans (CMP)

-Conduct administrative review and analysis of change proposals, design improvement proposals, drawing changes, technical manual development, and lifecycle supportability/sustainment considerations to ensure compliance with applicable Program Office CMP requirements.

-Provide review and analysis of risk mitigation issues with respect to new design proposals resulting from Reduction of Total Ownership Cost initiatives.

-Coordinate with in-service submarine platform key product support providers to identify, track and resolve CM and ILS product deficiencies.

-Coordinate and facilitate CM meetings and Configuration Review/Control Boards, record meeting minutes, develop presentations, track action items/milestones, and provide CM processing support

-Assess and provide quality assurance feedback with CM documentation and processes, draft instructions, standard operating procedures, and maintain CM product deliverables to include status reports, Engineering Change Directives/Actions Letters, and CM processing metrics.

-Conduct Configuration Management Gatekeeper administrative duties using designated Configuration Management software application, including Engineering Change Proposal Review, ECP processing workflow management, Problem Report (help desk) submissions, support Originators with ECP development, and new user account generation.


-Five years or more of relevant experience.

-Active Secret clearance is required.

-Navy/NAVSEA/submarine sustainment experience.

-Working knowledge of configuration management and modernization/alteration ILS processes and tools.

-Proficiency in Microsoft Teams and Microsoft Office, specifically, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook software.

-Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as presentation skills.

-High comfort level working with and around all military/organizational levels, clients, customers, suppliers, and visitors.

-Must be highly reliable and demonstrate personal initiative to operate in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities.

Highly Desired:

-Specialized experience with the following IT systems is desired: Configuration Management Software Applications, Integrated Product Development Environment (IPDE), Model Based Product Support (MBPS).

-Familiarity with DoD and NAVSEA Policy and Instructions for Configuration Management, Logistics, Product Support and Digital Transformation, MIL-HDBK-61B DoD Configuration Management Guidance, and EIA 649-1 Configuration Management Requirements for Contractors.

-Specialized experience with IT projects involving the following topics is desired: legacy data management, large data migration efforts, transition of enterprise-level IT capabilities, modernization, and compliance with data standards.

-Working knowledge and experience in Navy acquisition, Integrated Product Support (IPS), and submarine sustainment, to include regulations, policies, processes, budget management, Information Technology (IT) systems, and techniques for product analysis in support of US Fleet operations.

-Working knowledge of Navy correspondence and records management requirements, including security classification and handling restrictions; and Navy correspondence

-Information Technology resources used to support Configuration Management and IPS, such as CDMD-OA, ATIS, ERP, NTIRA, NDE, eForms, METIS, OneTouch, Haystack, Windchill MBPS, etc.

Full vaccination against COVID-19, and compliance with the Company's vaccination verification procedures, is required for this position, unless the individual is legally entitled to a reasonable accommodation.

AAP/EEO Statement:

KMS Solutions provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits 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.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

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