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Senior Configuration Manager Resume

MD

SUMMARY:

Over 20 years of Information Technology experience with the Confidential . During this period I have focused my professional experience in the areas of Configuration Management, Lifecycle Management and Process Improvement.

TECHNOLOGY EXPERTISE:

Project Forge

Serena Version Manager

Serena Business Mashups

MS Project

Visio

Adobe Acrobat Pro

SharePoint

Snag - It

Word

Excel

Outlook

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, MD

Senior Configuration Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Provide software Configuration Management for Electronic Warfare Integration (EWI) project; that includes Electronic Warfare Planning and Management Tool (EWPMT) and Raven Claw programs.
  • Provided a Gap Analysis report to the EWI PM, this report addressed the current processes and identifies the gaps that need to be addressed in order to align the program with better CM practices.
  • Coordinate, identify action items and authored meeting minutes for the Problem Report Technical Working Group (PRTWG) and Configuration Control Board (CCB) meetings which held on a monthly basis.
  • Identify and associate all Problem Reports (PRs) that are in the Project Forge defect database
  • Conduct Functional Configuration Audit (FCA) on releases from the contractor to the Government by reviewing our open PRs against the Software Version Description document and provide feedback to the vendor on discrepancies.
  • Update and maintain the EWI Configuration Management Plan (CMP) as well as provide the team with a PR Process workflow that ties into our current plan.
  • Authored and maintained the EWI CCB Charter, Software Request form, and Media Standard Operating Procedure (SOP).
  • Provided Data Management support to include releasing software to various CONUS and vendor sites.
  • Created an automated User Story form in Adobe Pro as well as created and Issue Tracker form in our Project Forge tool

Confidential, Annapolis Junction, MD

Configuration Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Provided Configuration Management for the intelligence community as a contractor.
  • Provided Product Release Management for all contract deliverables and maintained a deliverable spreadsheet that identified the deliverable, owner, and due date.
  • Developed a Deliverable Process Workflow that provided the project with a clear process for submitting quality deliverables to the customer.
  • Created a Process Kickoff meeting outlining new requirements, new deliverable processes, and a new document template.
  • Trained the Technical Editor on how to effectively identify and provide specific styles within a template and provided the steps in locking down those styles.
  • Created a Gap Analysis Report identifying the current and future processes that are on the project and how CM can assist with closing those gaps.
  • Created a Development and Test Process workflow that includes development, test, CM, and release processes.
  • Update and maintain the Configuration Management Plan (CMP) with processes and procedures that are currently in use.
  • Work closely with Development and Testing teams and their leads to ensure that the correct data is moved between the environments.

Confidential, Hanover, MD

Product Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Conducted CM for software and hardware IW cyber systems and other projects with the Program Executive Office for Intelligence, Electronic Warfare & Sensors (PEO IEW&S).
  • Chaired the Data Management Work Group (DMWG) that reviewed existing file data bases and coordinated the steps for when the new tools were established. In addition, identified files that were to be archived.
  • Identified the need for Configuration Management (CM) and Contracts Management tool. This tool would provide the PdM with a solid CM repository, an automated peer review process and an automated CDRL database. In addition, a new tool was identified for collaboration efforts.
  • Identified the need for a requirements database tool. This tool would provide traceability to requirements and to other documents. Thus providing a better way to identify and store requirements without using the spreadsheet method.
  • Coordinated and conducted Physical Configuration Audits (PCAs) with outside vendors before release.
  • Developed Performance Work Statements (PWS), Acquisition Plans, and Product Proposals in accordance with Configuration Management standards.
  • Authored the Change Request & Engineering Change Process Workflows, Configuration Management Plan, Version Naming Convention Process, Plan of Action and Version Description Document templates as well as the Configuration Control Board Charter.
  • Authored Training Plan and developed a process for the CM tool PdM IW.
  • Point-of-Contact (POC) for all CM issues pertaining to the all of the projects and products, as well as responsible for all CM activities throughout PdM IW.
  • Automated the Change Request Form in Adobe Acrobat.
  • Support all program activities to provide a CM perspective and ensure CM practices are followed on the program.
  • Ensured that stakeholders within PdM IW, other services, and outside contractors are compliant with CM processes.
  • Create and present briefings on the program’s CM tools and solutions to end users, management, and Army personnel.
  • Mentor new and existing colleagues on CM processes within PdM IW.
  • Submit a high level status of CM issues to the Weekly Status meetings with the PM, Staff Sync meetings and other meetings as assigned.

Confidential, Hanover, MD

Configuration Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Configuration Manager for the Information Warfare (IW) systems and for a special projects within Program Executive Office for Intelligence, Electronic Warfare & Sensors (PEO IEW&S)
  • POC for all CM issues pertaining to the six products within IW as well as responsible for all CM activities throughout PdM IW.
  • Identified and obtained a cohesive lifecycle management tool for Configuration Management, Information Assurance, Logistics, & Acquisition Management functional areas.
  • Authored the Change Process Workflow, Configuration Management Plan, Plan of Action template, Version Description Document template, & Configuration Control Board Charter.
  • Automated the Change Request Form using Adobe Acrobat
  • Created Plan of Action (PoA) template, Implementation Plan template, Transition Plan template,& Version Description Document template
  • Support all program activities to provide a CM perspective and ensured CM practices are followed on the program
  • Ensured all CM processes are compliant by working with stakeholders within PdM IW, other services, and outside contractors.
  • Created and presented briefings on the program’s CM tools and solutions to end users, management, and Army personnel
  • Mentor new and existing CM colleagues on CM processes within PdM IW.
  • Support contracting efforts by contributing to contracting documents and providing time and dollar estimates for requirements levied therein.
  • Submit a high level status of CM issues to the Weekly Status meetings with the PM, Staff Sync meetings and other meetings as assigned.

Confidential, Aberdeen Proving Grounds, MD

Configuration Management Product Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Configuration Management Product Lead for the Electronic Warfare (EW) systems.
  • Point-of-Contact (POC) for all CM issues pertaining to the two products on the program.
  • Conduct comment/resolution reviews for all documentation within the EW systems.
  • Responsible for all CM activities throughout PdM CREW.
  • Developed CM Library forms to maintain hardware/software change management control.
  • Collect, assess, and report on release metrics
  • Support all program activities to provide a CM perspective and ensure CM practices are followed on the program
  • Ensure that all CM processes are compliant by working with stakeholders within PdM CREW, other services, and outside vendors.
  • Create and present briefings on the program’s CM tools and solutions to end users, management, and Army personnel
  • Mentor new and existing CM colleagues on CM processes within PdM CREW.
  • Support contracting efforts by contributing to contracting documents and providing time and dollar estimates for requirements levied therein.
  • Submit a high level status of CM issues to the weekly Integrated Process Team (IPT) meetings and other meetings as assigned.
  • Maintain the CM software repository for systems that I manage.

Confidential, Aberdeen Proving Grounds, MD

Configuration Management Product Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Configuration Management Product Lead for the Electronic Warfare (EW) systems.
  • Point-of-Contact (POC) for all CM issues pertaining to the two products on the program.
  • Conduct comment/resolution reviews for all documentation within the EW systems.
  • Responsible for all CM activities throughout PdM CREW.
  • Developed a CM Library form and CM Library Removal form for all of the systems CDs, DVDs, and documentation. This form is used by our CM team to maintain hardware change management control.
  • Collect, assess, and report on release metrics
  • Support all program activities to provide a CM perspective and ensure CM practices are followed on the program
  • Ensure that all CM processes are compliant by working with stakeholders within PdM CREW, other services, and outside vendors.
  • Create and present briefings on the program’s CM tools and solutions to end users, management, and Army personnel
  • Mentor new and existing CM colleagues on CM processes within PdM CREW.
  • Support contracting efforts by contributing to contracting documents and providing time and dollar estimates for requirements levied therein.
  • Submit a high level status of CM issues to the weekly Integrated Process Team (IPT) meetings and other meetings as assigned.
  • Maintain the CM software repository for systems that I manage.

Confidential, Aberdeen Proving Grounds, MD

Configuration Manager and CM Tool Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Promoted by the PM to support two products as the Configuration Manager, where I managed a team of three analysts.
  • Managed 6 systems throughout their lifecycles and ensured that all of the systems Change Requests went through the Change Process, thus fielding twenty five releases within a three month period.
  • Point-of-Contact (POC) for all CM issues on the program.
  • Responsible for all CM activities throughout PdM CREW & PdD Raven Fire.
  • Develop and maintain CM documents for the program; CM Plan, Change Request/Threat Load Development Process and workflow Engineering Change Process (ECP) and documentation processes.
  • Collect, assess, and report on release metrics
  • Support all program activities to provide a CM perspective and ensure CM practices are followed on the program
  • Monitors CM process compliance by all individuals contributing to two products and their vendors.
  • Create and present briefings on the program’s CM tools and solutions to end users, management, and Army personnel
  • Manage a team of CM Specialists within two products.
  • Conduct weekly CM team status meetings.
  • Mentor the new Configuration Management Specialist on CM processes.
  • Created an electronic Configuration Control Board (CCB) approval form for both products to utilize within their CM processes.
  • Supported contracting efforts by contributing to contracting documents; providing time and dollar estimates per requirements.
  • Submit a high level status of CM issues to the weekly Staff Call and Integrated Process Team (IPT) meetings.
  • Coordinate and conduct Technical Working Groups (TWGs) and Configuration Control Board (CCB) meetings.
  • Review, edit and distribute artifacts for the TWGs and CCBs to the board members. Distribute agendas, meeting invites and CCB Approval forms, and author meeting minutes.
  • Assign, distribute, and collect action items from the team.
  • Work closely with the OEM (vendor) PMs, engineers, and CM members.
  • Add, update, manage the software CM Repository and change management tools on two separate platforms; SIPR an NIPR.

Confidential, FT. MONMOUTH, NJ

Configuration Management Tool Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Maintained Serena (PVCS) Version Manager and TeamTrack installations in two server environments: NIPR and SIPR.
  • Developed and maintained workflows in TeamTrack that assisted the Army community with Change Requests and other forms.
  • I trained government and contractor users on how to use CM tools, answered questions on CM tool use from users around the world and traveled to CONUS locations to train users on CM tools.

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