• Software Configuration Management Engineer

    Job Locations US-MI-Warren
    Posted Date 3 months ago(12/7/2018 12:05 PM)
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  • Overview

    Staffing Pros a Division of VETS inc is looking for a Software Configuration Management Engineer for our client in Warren, Michigan.


    • Determining the scope of the Software Configuration Management (SCM) and technical activities (i.e. identify process outputs, project tasks and deliverables, establish SCM schedules for project tasks including achievement criteria and required resources to accomplish SCM project tasks).
    • Developing and supporting the Software Configuration Management Plan (SCMP) for assigned projects. This includes interviewing the project team and management.
    • Develop, maintain and update the Enterprise CM/DM plan, products and processes.
    •  Implementing, monitoring, controlling and improving SCM services (i.e. determine status of SCM activities and tasks, ensure tasks are carried out within plans, schedules, budgets and satisfy technical objectives. Monitor risks and project metrics for indications of SCM issues.)
    • Managing the implementation of the SCMP. (i.e. monitor resource usage, progress, risks and identify variances. Update plans when necessary).
    • Enforcing naming conventions.
    • Identifying the items that require control as Configuration Items (CIs) and apply appropriate naming conventions to them.
      • Determining the CIs that are to be managed.
      • Planning for the collection, storage, retrieval and change control of baselined versions.
      • Establishing and maintaining associations between versions of each item
      • Establishing versioned assemblies or collections of CI versions.
      • Establishing and maintaining associations between versions of assemblies or collections.
      • Describing the product structure through the selection of CIs and identification of their interrelationships.
    •  Defining how baselines are established.
    •  Establishing/Enforcing the change control process.
    • Establishing/Enforcing physical storage procedures.
    • Maintaining the integrity of the product in all of its states, from requirements to validated working product.
    • Verifying the implementation of approved changes.
    • Recording, retrieving and reporting critical information about assets under configuration control.
    •  Objectively assessing the integrity of the products both from a functional perspective (how the different technical processes of product development – from requirements to testing – were performed) and from a physical perspective (how the as-is product was built and changes were applied).
    • Managing the potential interfacing effects that hardware, system software, and support software as well as other projects and deliverables have on the project. Interface control activities coordinate changes to the project CIs with changes to interfacing items.
    • Managing the incorporation of items developed outside the project environment (e.g. by third parties) into the project CIs in order to support added accountabilities for organizational and legal relationships.
    • Assuring that the proper set of deliverables (including documentation and ancillary materials) are delivered to the designated receiving party in the designated form to the designated location.
    • Schedule, execute and resolve deficiencies with SCM processes.
    • Other duties as assigned.


    • Must have at least a Bachelor’s Degree in software or computer engineering field or computer science with course work related to software engineering.
    • Preferred Master of Software Engineering with course work related software configuration management and release management.
    • Secret security clearance.

    Desired Experience:

    • Experience with developing or modifying SCM plans, policies, and procedures tailored to the complexity and scope of the developmental or operational system.
    • Experience with identifying configuration items, implementing change control, configuration status accounting, and configuration audits.
    • Experience with software industry best practices like Capability Maturity Model Integrated at least level 3 standards.
    • Experience using software configuration management tools to manage baselines and support product release.

    Desired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Knowledge of implementing CM discipline for the entire life cycle of systems from initial requirements and capabilities baselines to system end-of-life.
    • Knowledge of software configuration management tools; the candidate should understand CM/Release Management best practices.
    • Ability to apply concepts and define and implement software configuration management processes and procedures, including creating product build scripts and procedures, and integrate those scripts with the hardware and software build process.
    • Ability to work on teams to create and maintain software and documentation configuration baselines, including development, test, and production, track all problems and changes in product documents and software and reports changes, control standard operating procedures, and current configurations.
    • Ability to maintain the CM environment for software product build, staging, testing, and integration.

    EEO Statement

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.


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