Decisive Analytics

  • F-15 Configuration Management/Data Management Support, Senior

    Job Locations US-OH-Dayton
    ID
    2018-2287
    Security Clearance Requirements
    Secret
  • Overview

    DECISIVE ANALYTICS Corporation is looking for a Configuration Manager/Data Manager, Senior  to provide support to F-15 Program Office in Dayton, OH.

     

    Provide advisory assistance and draft documentation support in performing configuration and data management tasks related to the development, production and support of various weapon systems and items of equipment acquired by F-15.

    Responsibilities

    Duties include, but not limited to:

    • Shall interface and assist in coordinating activities with Division and higher level management, CM/DM Chief, IPT Leaders, the various project officers, other outside program offices, various IPT members and Defense Contract Management Agency.
    • Assist in providing configuration management support for hardware and software to also include support equipment. Provide advisory support in reviewing program-unique specifications to include system specifications, development specifications and product specifications for both hardware and software, for proper format, content, assurance of appropriate STINFO and export control markings, and compliance with program requirements, appropriate standards and configuration management practices.
    • Assist in processing nomenclature and Computer Program Identification Number (CPIN) requests, and by tracking the requests through the appropriate Government agencies for a response back to the customer.
    • Assist in distributing, logging, filing and tracking Government-approved configuration item (CI) specifications, specification updates and specification change notices (SCN). Provide comments and recommendations for the Configuration Manager’s consideration that are designed to enable the Government to update and authenticate the specifications in a timely manner.
    • Assist in generating and maintaining a tracking system of specification updates and SCN comments, discrepancies, corrective actions, change requirements, change implementations and overall specification status.
    • Assist in generating and maintaining a log designed to provide the status of nomenclature and CPINs requests. Track the requests through the appropriate Government agencies for USAF response back to the weapon system contractors.
    • Provide advisory support for the review of specifications for Government review boards or Technical Interchange Meetings (TIMs). Communicate potential risks/concerns, and identify areas of need, etc., to the Government for consideration.
    • Assist in supporting the configuration control function. Provide support including, but not limited to, receipt, dissemination, processing, tracking and final disposition of Advanced Change Study Notices (ACSNs), Engineering Change Proposals (ECPs), Contract Change Proposals (CCPs), Requests for Deviation/Variance/Waiver, Deficiency Reports (DRs), Airworthiness Alerts, Airworthiness Directive Notes, and  Service Actions Notices of Deficiency.  Provide advisory assistance support by reviewing change proposals for thoroughness, configuration and data management impacts, and compliance with Government requirements.  Make appropriate recommendations for Government review and disposition.
    • Provide advisory assistance and draft documentation support in the preparation and conduct of Configuration Control Boards (CCB). Contractor shall assist in maintaining change proposal files and assist in providing historical information.
    • Assist in managing the modification effort to ensure that Airworthiness Certification in support of Operational Safety, Suitability, and Effectiveness (OSS&E) policy and guidance is implemented and tracked in each applicable contract modification. Assist in reviewing airworthiness documentation as it applies to configuration/data management.
    • Assist in configuration management of assigned projects.
    • Assist the program manager by receiving and providing advisory reviews of Statements of Work and ECPs for adequacy and proper implementation of airworthiness certification and configuration management practices. Communicate potential risks/concerns; identify areas of need, etc., to the Government for consideration.
    • Assist in distributing, logging, creating, and maintaining files of Government-approved change proposal activity. Assist in generating and maintaining the change processing tracking system to provide current change status and reports from inception through supplemental agreement, historical information and metric reporting.
    • Perform reviews of change document files to ensure accuracy and completeness. Report any identified problems or deficiencies, and take corrective action upon Government review/consideration.
    • Assist in providing technical advisory and administrative support to review change proposals for compliance with Government requirements and proper configuration management practices while assessing impacts and providing comments and recommendations for Government review and dispositions.
    • Assist in the management of change activity on assigned proposals. Assist the Government-assigned project officer in resolving all concerns prior to the CCB.
    • Assist in performing the duties of the CCB Secretariat. Provide advisory assistance and draft documentation support for the preparation and facilitation of CCBs.  Contractor support shall include, but not be limited to, pre-CCB, Deviation/Variance/Waiver and CAP Review Boards.  Provide advisory assistance and draft documentation support for the development of reports and charts for these efforts/ activities.  Assist by reviewing the weapon system contractor’s Engineering Release System, Software Development Library, and software configuration management practices.  Communicate potential risks/concerns, and identify areas of need, etc., to the Government for consideration.
    • Participate in formal technical reviews (such as PDR and CDR) of contract end items and in Manufacturing/Production Readiness Reviews.
    • Provide advisory assistance and draft documentation support for the conduct of Functional Configuration Audits (FCA), Physical Configuration Audits (PCA), and compliance audits. Contractor advisory and draft documentation support shall include audit planning, auditing hardware and software configuration items (CIs), and generating, dispositioning and tracking Review Item Discrepancies (RIDs), and tracking action items and minutes.
    • Provide advisory assistance and draft documentation support for other program and engineering reviews and TIMs, at Government and weapon system contractor facilities.

    Qualifications

     

    • 10 years of experience and a MA/MS degree.
    • A minimum of twelve (12) years of work experience in a field relevant to their functional area may be substituted for a Master’s
    • Or a minimum of eight (8) years of relevant work experience plus a Bachelor’s degree relevant to their functional area may be substituted for a Master’s
    • A minimum of five (5) years’ experience must have been performed on federal Government acquisition programs/projects
    • Knowledge of CM/DM input requirements for program plans and SOWs, PWSs, CDRLs, Defense Acquisition Contract Structure for RFP release and evaluation of proposals, Military Standards, TOs and Change Letters.
    • Secret Clearance
    • Capable of working on high-visibility or mission critical aspects of a given program and shall be able to independently perform the most complicated and technical support tasks relevant to all tasks in PWS that relate to functional discipline
    • Must have experience and capability to support the assigned tasks and lead journeymen and junior level support personnel
    • Independently perform complex and technical configuration and data management tasks relevant to the performance work statement. 

    Preferred Qualifications:

    •  Proficient with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Lotus Notes/Forms, SharePoint, MS Project, Air Force Generation, Receiving, Integrated Tracking System (AFGRITS), Multi-User Engineering Change Proposal Automated Review System (MEARS), Joint Deficiency Reporting System (JDRS), Acquisition Streamlining and Standardization Information System (ASSIST), Automated Computer Program Identification Number System (ACPINS), Joint Engineering Data Management Information and Control System (JEDMICS), Joint Electronics Type Designation Automated System (JETDAS), and Portals (AF, F-15, etc.) to prepare spreadsheets, briefings, figures, graphics, tables, forms, and papers, providing finished products in technical and non-technical both classified and unclassified, in the media and format requested.

    EEO statement

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

    VEVRAA Federal Contractor

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