Configuration Analyst Advisor

Clearance Level
Rensselaer, New York

REQ#: RQ62577

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) is looking for an experienced Engineering Technologist to work in a Configuration Analyst Advisor role on our NYSOH Configuration Management team as we continue to partner with New York State Department of Health on the NYSOH Health Marketplace program to provide capability enhancement and operational support.

This position is based at GDIT’s office at 327 Columbia Turnpike, Rensselaer, NY.  Candidate must be able to work on-site once the GDIT office re-opens.

Job Description:


Perform engineering, software development, and configuration management tasks in support of:  

  • Software build & test automation
  • Release management including status accounting of changes made to CM-controlled environments and process automation
  • Engineering tool customization and administration
  • Develop requirements, design, code, test and deploy Engineering Tool tools and utilities
  • Lead cross-functional teams to implement development and test process improvements
  • Create and maintain Engineering Tool process documentation
  • Provide production support to deployed Engineering Tools including mentoring GDIT and Client users in tool utilization
  • Provide support to strategic technology initiatives to advance the NYSOH Health Marketplace System to new infrastructure components and software development life cycle improvements


Required Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree required in a technical discipline
  • Minimum ten (10) years of business experience that includes: evaluation of business procedures and problems, feasibility studies, system configuration, configuration design, preparing detailed specifications for the development of business solutions, developing effort and schedule estimates, and performing application design and development tasks
  • A demonstrated ability to analyze, identify, implement, and monitor outcomes
  • An ability to successfully work with cross-functional technical teams in defining, developing, testing, and deploying software applications
  • Experience in all phases of the software development life cycle, including requirements, analysis, design, construction, testing, implementation and maintenance
  • A demonstrated ability to identify weaknesses in business workflows and develop and implement process improvements
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as organizational skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong professional skills interacting with various teams and support personnel
  • Dedicated and self-motivated achiever committed to success who is adept at handling multiple tasks in a high pressure environment to meet stringent demands
  • Experience in some of the following required:
    • Software: Java, JavaScript, Unix shell scripting, Perl, Groovy, HTML, XML, SQL
    • Operating Systems: Unix (Solaris, Linux, HP-UX), Microsoft Windows
    • Database: Oracle, MS Access
    • Tools:   Jenkins/Hudson, Git, Maven, JBoss Application Server, JUnit, Liberty, WebSphere, Tomcat, Ansible, Red Hat Container and Open Shift Framework (OSF) technology

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Experience in Configuration Management or Release Management
  • IBM Rational Collaborative Lifecycle Management (CLM) tool experience, particularly RTC, RQM, JRS, DNG, UrbanCode Deploy, Liquibase
We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. 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, or any other protected class.