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Data Manager - GM Defense

  • Location
    • Warren, Michigan
  • Schedule Full time
  • Posted


About the role:
Are you a data science geek with leadership skills? Can you lead a technical team and help us gain insights into our massive amounts of data pouring in every single day? Could you spend your days lost in a deep forest or hanging out on the branches of a decision tree? 

Our Data Analytics team supports operational improvement and business decision-making through ad-hoc statistical analysis of curated enterprise data and self-constructed data sets.

  • Provide CM of all relevant program artifacts.
  • Archive acquisition documentation.
  • Review and analyze the development/sustainment Contractor’s CM program and data deliveries for accuracy, completeness, and compliance.
  • Maintain CM files including configuration identification, change control, and status accounting records.
  • Convene and manage the Configuration Control Boards (CCBs), Technical Review Boards (TRBs), and record approved changes and results.
  • Participate in cross-functional change control boards to evaluate proposed changes.Review and analyze proposed changes to ensure operational and sustainment capabilities are notadversely affected by the changes.
  • Review the CCB membership list for currency and completeness.
  • Support Engineering Assessments.
  • Prepare for, conduct, and/or support major audits such as Physical Configuration Audits (PCAs) and Functional Configuration Audits (FCAs).
  • Record and maintain assessment and audit findings, minutes, and action items.
  • Report the Development/Sustainment’s data delivery status.
  • Support pre- and post-contract award data reviews.
  • Review and analyze the development/sustainment Contractor’s conformance to CDRL requirements.
  • Process Government and development/sustainment Contractor correspondence.
  • Support the establishment of workflows.
  • Track data item deliverables and responses.
  • Support development/sustainment of paper and automated archival systems of all covered documentation.
  • Work closely with program management, systems engineers, quality managers, draftsmen and design/manufacturing engineers in an integrated product team environment.
  • Develop and administer configuration management plans.
  • Maintain design traceability and integrity.
  • Assist the Government with configuration control for IT systems. This shall include configuration planning, data analysis, maintenance of configuration documentation and data, and maintaining inventory/configuration status.
  • Manage configurations of software, engineering documents, design drawings, engineering changes and notices, and planning/conducting design audits. The Contractor must have skills and experience necessary to work closely with program management, systems engineers, quality managers, and design engineers in an integrated product team environment.
  • Support review boards via meeting attendance and capture meeting minutes including the Configuration Control Board.
  • Track Change Requests (CRs) and Discrepancy Reports (DRs)/Problem Reports (PRs).
  • Ensure integrity of the baseline including major releases, minor releases, patches, and software maintenance.
  • Provide QA checks on system baselines.
  • Support Licensing tasks and packaging and delivering of software to users.
  • Maintain the CM library and software repository.
  • Manage and control product baselines.
  • Recommend and document comprehensive configuration management plans for software, hardware, firmware, and peripherals for IT systems.
  • Analyze data and prepare plans and briefings in support of software-driven systems.
  • Perform studies and monitoring effectiveness of configuration management plans to identify potential and existing problems and make recommendations for resolution.
  • Audit and review IT system configurations.
  • Control the configuration of IT systems.
  • Identify and maintain all baselines.
  • Oversee the Configuration Management USAP Self Inspection Checklists, input results in MICT.
  • Create and maintain revisions to the Contract Data Requirements List (CDRL) packages.
  • Prepare and issue Data Calls.
  • Convene, manage, and participate in Data Requirements Review Boards (DRRBs) and record approved requirements.
  • Receive and distribute CDRL data deliverables.
  • Maintain distribution lists of points of contact (POCs) of CDRL data deliverable for program’s method of transmittal (i.e., a common mailbox, Integrated Digital Environment [IDE], CD-ROM, etc.).
  • Ensure integrity of CDRL justification forms.
  • Monitor Contractor compliance of CDRL data deliverables.
  • Provide CM/DM input into all program documentation.
  • Adequately identify data requirements in the Statement of Work (SOW), Statement of Objectives (SOO), and/or Performance Work Statement (PWS).
  • Ensure compliance with DoDI 5230.24, DODD 5230.25, DoD 5010.12-M. DoD 5000.02-R, DFARS 252.227-7013, DFARS 252.227-7014, and ASSIST database.

Additional Description

Other duties as assigned

  • IT Configuration Management experience within the Department of Defense environment.
  • Experience performing HW and SW configuration audits.
  • Experience performing the technical/administrative activities necessary to manage CM tools for inventory control, version control, data duplication, and media labeling.
  • Experience producing release notes and CM reports.
  • An in-depth understanding of the configuration change control process, the role of the Change Control Board, and change control documentation.
  • Experience performing baseline administrative activities for multiple environments.
  • Experience developing briefings for management.
  • Understanding of all phases of the software development life cycle.
  • Ability to enter and manipulate data in a database.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to work independently and with a team.
  • Experience in MS Office Suite software required.

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