• Location: Herndon, Virginia
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #3136

Title: Configuration Manager
Location: Herndon, VA

*Clearance: *Active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph needed to apply *
Company Overview:
Cornerstone Defense is the Employer of Choice within the Intelligence, Defense, and Space communities of the U.S. Government.  Realizing early on that our most prized assets are our employees, we continually focus our attention on improving the overall work/life experience they have supporting the mission.  Our Team is pushed every day to use their industry leading knowledge to provide end-to-end solutions to combat our nation’s toughest and most secure problems.  If you are looking for a place to not only be professionally challenged, but encouraged and supported by a company that cares, don’t look any further than Cornerstone Defense.

You will have the opportunity to try new things and make a bigger difference across a broader end-to-end solution, a richer technology and product set, an expanded range of disciplines, a growing global footprint and a more diverse team of colleagues and customers.

A large, multifaceted program located in the Herndon area is searching for a Software Configuration Manager (SWCM) to follow the basic principles of Configuration Management. S/He will establish and maintain integrity for all digital products throughout the entire life cycle. The individual will provide support the development team in providing innovative solutions through automation, continuous improvement, and common architecture.  The person in this role will be part of a skilled workforce providing support for all digital computing products, legacy and emerging.

The SWCM department is looking for a full-time and on-site Expert- Software Configuration Management Engineer, located on-site in Herndon, VA.

Responsibilities to Anticipate
• Design, plan, enforce and coordinate CM processes and procedures
• Configuration Planning & Identification
• Change Management & Version Control
• Status Accounting & Configuration Audits
• Product Release
• Manage digital product development libraries
• Document and maintain guidelines and standards for dependency management, build and versioning
• SWCM Tool administration / manage all access to the source code repository (i.e. AWS CodeCommit / Git)
• Administer/manage devSecOps tools
• Facilitate the Digital Change Review Board (DCRB)
• Maintain familiarity with program schedule, identifying risks and aligning work to promote reuse and efficiency


1. Qualifications You Must Have:
2. • Bachelor’s degree and 8 years of relevant experience OR in absence of a degree, 11 years of relevant experience is required.
3. • Experience with version control and change management tool(s)
4. • Software Configuration Management technology, Information Technology (IT), and/or development experience
5. • Solid proficiency in JIRA, Confluence, and MS Office
6. • The ability to obtain and maintain a US security clearance prior to the start date. U.S. citizenship is required as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance
7. Qualifications We Value:
8. • Typically requires Bachelor’s degree and 8 years of prior relevant experience OR an Advanced degree and 5 years of relevant experience OR In absence of a degree, 11 years of relevant experience is required
9. • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
10. • Capable of solving complex problems, sharing knowledge and documenting work
11. • Experience with SWCM tools
12. • Experience with scripting programming languages (i.e., Perl, Kshell, batch, Python, Ruby, Jenkins, or Chef)
13. • Experience with Continuous Improvement, Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) concepts
14. • Database / SWCM tool administration experience
15. • Proven experience with configuration management concepts and implementation
16. • Experience with software industry best practices such as Capability Maturity Model Integrated (CMMI)
17. • Work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures
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