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RG Software Configuration Manager/Technical Writer in United States

Software Configuration Manager/Technical Writer

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Job Description

RG is looking for a Software Configuration Management/Technical Writer to support our Air Force Agile development project team in providing high-quality technological expertise and support developing a compelling and modernized customer experience for our client’s enterprise level planning and scheduling software platform.

A successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a clear and practical approach to managing the coordination and administration of CM activities and principles within a fast-paced Agile development team.

A Day In the Life:

As an integral member of our iterative Agile development team the chosen candidate will participate in all aspects of the software development lifecycle. You will work alongside our team of SW engineers and developers, enterprise testers, business analysts, and UX design team to implement business solutions focusing on improving the user experience and optimizing the overall product experience for the USAF user community.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Plan and execute CM throughout the Agile project lifecycle, including design, development, migration, deployment, security, and sustainment

  • Formulates procedures for and executes the introduction of changes to engineering documents

  • Monitor the review of released engineering change data and change documentation activities to ensure adherence to CM procedures and policies

  • Advises the Agile development team regarding CM aspects for projects, tasks, and operations

  • Oversee the PM Configuration Management activities and perform in-depth CM analyses for existing and future CM processes and develop measurements to monitor key phases of the CM process

  • Prepare, maintain, and submit on an interval basis, various technical documentation deliverables to the program manager while following the release of the appropriate release schedule

  • Assist the technical lead in performing deployment/release audits

  • Collaborating and coordinating in a consistent manner with the development team to ensure CM standards are followed, development best practices are employed, along with the sharing of knowledge and lessons learned

  • Working within established development guidelines, standards, methodologies, and conventions and possess the ability to prioritize and work within strict time frames

  • The ability and willingness to manage multiple branches and work threads, structure those threads in a viable order of execution, and engage with upper management to set thread priorities

  • When the need presents itself, function as a supplemental software tester when a testing surge is needed

How You Can Make A Difference:

The usability of our software and related applications is of primary importance to RG and our customers. RG’s software is used by the Department of Defense for the planning, scheduling, and management of critical maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) activities supporting warfighter readiness, requiring the user experience to be clear, consistent, and efficient.

The ideal candidate will be in a position to apply relevant systems engineering and development skills in an Agile environment while working as a member of the software development team and be responsible for maintaining the software products and answering questions from the field concerning configuration and development issues as they relate to customer/client support.

Required Skills

A Consultant is an exempt customer-facing business professional that provides a variety of information directly to customers for their ongoing programs, new initiatives, strategic planning, and measurement/evaluation in one or more of RG's solutions. They possess excellent customer service skills, remain current on industry trends, value team work, and have a wide range of interpersonal skills.

Required Experience

To be successful in this role, all candidates must meet the below qualifications to be considered.

  • 2+ years experience performing software configuration management to include the following:

  • Well versed in using various CM tools and resources such as Subversion (SVN), Git, etc. to include working in branches

  • Experience managing the document configuration of Microsoft Office documents

  • Experience in configuration of Java 8 source code, JSF pages, Java classes, JavaScript, CSS, and Oracle objects, and compiling Maven based Web Projects

  • Experience in developing, implementing, and managing CI/CD processes

  • Knowledge of Agile software design and development processes

  • Ability to collaborate with and share knowledge with coworkers to achieve strategic goals

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate across management, staff, and multiple Agile delivery teams

  • Effective oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to obtain a NACI

  • Ability to travel nationwide for potential client meetings

Bring the WOW Factor:

In addition to our core requirements that are an absolute must for this role, we want to highlight some of the qualifications that we consider to “Bring the WOW Factor”. Below are some of those “WOW Factors” that we would love to have, but that are not considered hard requirements to do the job.

  • AA/AS Degree or above in Computer Science, Information Systems, Mathematics, or related field

  • Experience in using Jenkins and Maven for UI builds and deployment

  • Experience in configuration and upgrading versions of Spring and Hibernate libraries a plus

  • Experience with JUnit

  • Experience with Eclipse Oxygen and TOAD

  • CM Certification (such as CMPIC)

  • Agile certification (such as CSM or SAFe)

  • Cloud Practitioner Certification

  • Current/previous Secret clearance or above

Physical Requirements & Disclaimer:

Sedentary work: Exerting up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required, only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met. EOE, including disability/vets

At Robbins-Gioia (RG), we provide management consulting, managed services, and JFAST software. Our management consulting services combine leading-edge capabilities in management and technology with a seasoned understanding of our clients’ missions. Our managed services help our clients maximize their technology investments by providing experienced professionals that complement our clients’ strategy and operations. Our JFAST software is a suite of tools that perform advanced planning and scheduling operations and is the most capable intelligent scheduling platform for complex, mission-critical applications.

Headquartered in Alexandria, VA, we partner with our clients to test and refine every solution to meet their exact needs. We take pride in tackling complex management challenges with fresh and innovative insights and in transforming our clients’ vision into reality.

Job Location

Nationwide, United States

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