Software Configuration Management Engineer in null (Onsite) at DCS

Date Posted: 5/7/2024

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Job Description

This is an opportunity to join DCS in the fast-paced, progressive world of Army Ground Combat Vehicle Systems software engineering and development.

In this position, you will serve as a Software Configuration Management (SCM) Engineer responsible for developing and maintaining a software configuration management environments for embedded software systems and associated engineering documentation.  Duties include SCM planning, repository setup and access control, configuration identification, software configuration change control, software configuration status accounting, software configuration auditing and software configuration release management.

Essential Job Functions:

Primary responsibilities will be to lead the execution of Software Configuration Management (SCM) and Data Management (DM) initiatives related to the development and sustainment of Military Combat Vehicle Software Systems.

Developing and supporting the Software Configuration Management Plan (SCMP) for assigned projects. 

Identifying items that require control as Configuration Items (CIs) and apply appropriate naming conventions to them.

Establishing and maintaining configuration management repositories utilizing tools such as Subversion (SVN), Bit-Bucket, Confluence, JIRA, DI2E, etc., for proper access control with associations to appropriate Change Requests (CRs) and Software Trouble Reports (STRs) or project scope items.

Conducting Software Configuration Control Boards (SCCBs) in accordance to the organizational policies, the project specific Software Development Plan (SDP) and the SCMP.

Developing build scripts for the execution of SCM software builds.

Conducting official SCM software builds for intended release and maintain appropriate status accounting data of all CIs.

Implementing, maintaining and tracking Release Management records including CI version(s), media type, supporting materials, destination, receiving party, acceptance criteria, etc.

Supporting the development, maintenance and execution of the organizational SCM processes and procedures.

Required Skills: 

Due to the sensitivity of customer related requirements, U.S. citizenship is required.

Bachelor's degree in engineering (software, computer, or electrical) or computer science plus 8 years of experience is required.  

Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret clearance.

Must have strong communication skills, both verbal and written, to interface with project management and software engineers.

Experience with identifying configuration items, implementing change control, coordinating SCCBs, maintaining configuration status accounting, and conducting configuration audits.

Experience with developing project specific SCM environments consistent with the organizational standards.

Experience using software configuration management tools to manage baselines, product releases and status accounting logs.

Experience maintaining associations between managed CIs with appropriate project scope items, software trouble reports and change requests.

Experience with software configuration management tools such as Subversion (SVN), Bit-Bucket, Confluence, JIRA, DI2E, ClearCase / ClearQuest, etc.

Experience in the development of build scripts to conduct official SCM software builds.

Experience with software industry best practices such as Capability Maturity Model Integrated (CMMI).

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