Senior Configuration Manager

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Tampa, Florida
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Configuration Control

Configuration Management (CM)

Management Processes

People Management

Software Configuration Management (SCM)

REQ#: RQ164750
Public Trust: SSBI (T5)
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work with the largest government agency in the nation. Make an impact by advancing the Department of Defense’s mission to keep our country safe and secure.

Job Description

Seize your opportunity to make a personal impact as a Senior Configuration Manager supporting all aspects of IT enterprise support activities. GDIT is your place to make meaningful contributions to challenging projects and grow a rewarding career.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Senior Configuration Manager, you will help us ensure that the performance, function, and appearance of our products are consistent. This involves managing the functional requirements, design, and operational information throughout each product's lifecycle. You will also develop migration plans and help oversee deployment. The Senior Configuration Manager is responsible for overseeing the configuration management process of a project or organization. They ensure that software and hardware components are properly identified, tracked, and maintained throughout their lifecycle. A Senior Configuration Manager establishes policies and procedures for configuration management, collaborates with cross-functional teams, and ensures compliance with industry standards and regulatory requirements. They also manage the tools and systems used in the configuration management process. Applicants should have experience with configuration management tools.

A Senior Configuration Manager will also work in close collaboration with other departments and teams to meet the changing needs of the business. The Senior Configuration Manager has the ability and authority to ensure daily end-to-end delivery of CM services in accordance with the configuration management plan.

Configuration Manager Duties and Responsibilities

  • Plan and execute Configuration Management (CM) processes throughout the project lifecycle, including development, migration, deployment, and security

  • Oversee the daily management of configuration items

  • Review migration plans

  • Review and update configuration management processes

  • Ensure that IT staff members follow CM processes

  • Assist in implementing hardware and software version control processes, policies, and procedures

  • Understand basic concepts, and assist in documenting hardware and software configuration management processes and procedures

  • Understand basic concepts, assist in maintaining and developing the environment for hardware and software product build, staging, testing and integration

  • Assist in defining and implementing hardware and software configuration management processes and procedures, such as creating product build scripts and procedures, and integrating those scripts with the hardware and software build process

  • Implement hardware and software version control processes, policies, and procedures

  • Reviewing critical incident outage resolution results and responses and dispositions of failed changes due to issues related to the configuration management system (CMS)

  • Facilitating communication and engaging business and IT management to encourage CM efforts and value propositions

  • Mentoring the organization of CM services, concepts, policies, and procedures

  • Chairing the Change Advisory Board (CAB) Configuration Control Board (CCB) and enacting changes as directed

  • Reviewing and publishing configuration management reporting


Education: Bachelor’s degree with a focus in business administration or a related field of study; or a bachelor’s degree with a focus in computer science, engineering, or a related field of study.

Required Experience: 5+ years of related experience.

Security Clearance: TS/SCI required

Required Technical Skills:

  • Experience scheduling expenditures, analyzing variances, and initiating corrective actions

  • Experience in strategic planning, including contributing recommendations with supporting data and preparing and executing action plans

  • Proven proficiency in analyzing, evaluating, and overcoming program risks across multiple project teams

  • Experience managing Government/Military programs

  • Strong leadership and organizational skills

Location: On Customer Site

US Citizenship Required

PMP Preferred


  • 401K with company match

  • Comprehensive health and wellness packages

  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career

  • Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications

  • Cutting-edge technology you can learn from

  • Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holiday


Work Requirements
Years of Experience

5 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree


Travel Required

Less than 10%


U.S. Citizenship Required

About Our Work

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

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.