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Leidos Configuration Management Specialist (Policy) in Washington, District Of Columbia


Job Description:

Leidos is a Fortune 500™ company aimed at embracing and solving some of the world’s most pressing challenges. Through science and technology, Leidos makes the world safer, healthier and more efficient.

Our Civil Group offers an array of exciting career opportunities for the best IT, energy, logistics and engineering professionals.

The Leidos Civil Group is seeking a mid-level Configuration Management Specialist to join the National Airspace System (NAS) Integration Support Contract (NISC III) team. The position will provide support to the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Enterprise Configuration Management (ECM), AJW-125 program. The position shall assist the Air Traffic Organization (ATO) in its efforts to evolve into a more risk analysis-based, efficient, and responsive service, one better equipped to match resources with immediate needs and ensure reliability and availability of service. The position will be located in the Washington DC office.

Primary Responsibilities:

The position will assist the ECM Program Office by updating policies and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to include recommendations for instituting appropriate policy statements for existing FAA management processes.

Duties to include, but not limited to:

  • Evaluating existing CM Policy and providing recommendations for improvement for all CM tenants.

  • Providing metrics of the Documentation Control Center (DCC) process to evaluate and isolate issues and further identify opportunities for process improvement.

  • Evaluating applicable FAA management systems (e.g., Master Configuration Index Alignment,

  • System Engineering Manual, FAA IT Asset Management, Joint Resources Council, Acquisition

Boards, etc.) policies and procedures to identify opportunities for including clear and effective CM

guidance to intended audiences.

  • Identifying and recommending metrics to measure the effectiveness of proposed changes against the CM Strategic Plan.

  • Providing support to maintain the Master Configuration Index (MCI) and ensure alignment with the Enterprise Architecture (EA)

Overall CM guidance/consultation for:

· CM Planning & Management

· Configuration Identification

· Configuration Control

· Configuration Status Accounting

· Configuration Audits

· Information/Data Management

Training and guidance:

· CM Policy and SOP requirements (established and new)

Document Control:

a. Capture and evaluate change requests.

b. Generate metrics corresponding to Customer requests, etc.

c. Scan or otherwise capture requests to include in Documentation Control Center (DCC).

d. Assist in maintaining and improving Master Configuration Index (MCI).

e. Review and analyze engineering change data and coordinate impacted offices to ensure quality, general support, manufacturing, in all engineering data control activities.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Requires Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college in a related field and 4 – 8 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2 – 6 years of prior relevant experience.

  • Must have excellent organizational and communication skills and the ability to coordinate with multiple FAA organizations. Knowledge of the AMS Life Cycle Management Process.

  • Public Trust (PT) Security Investigation will be required before starting in this role. To be qualified for the PT you must either be a US Citizen or a Green Card Holder who has resided in the US for the past 3 years.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous FAA experience with knowledge of current CM policy and FAA Directives Process is highly desired.

  • Familiarity with WebCM is recommended.

  • Knowledge of the Master Configuration Index (MCI) and ensure alignment with the NAS Engineering Architecture

Leidos is growing! Connect with us on LinkedIn and Facebook.

We value and support the well-being and mobility of our employees with competitive benefit packages, complementary e-learning training, work-life flexibility, an exciting External Referral Program, and a diverse, inclusive and ethical work place. In fact, in 2020, Leidos was ranked as one of the “World's Most Ethical Companies” by the Ethisphere Institute for the third consecutive year.

External Referral Bonus:Ineligible

Potential for Telework:Yes, 25%

Clearance Level Required:None

Travel:Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:40


Requisition Category:Professional

Job Family:Configuration Management

Leidos is a Fortune 500®information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to [email protected]

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

REQNUMBER: R-00043175

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an equal opportunity employer/disability/vet.