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Software Configuration Manager - NISSC II at Jacobs

Software Configuration Manager - NISSC II

Jacobs Colorado Springs, CO Full-Time

Jacobs is seeking a Software Configuration Manager to support the newly awarded NISSC II contract. Your career at Jacobs enables NISSC to fulfill its mission to “provide classified communications and processing for Command and Control (C2) capability in organizational work centers at NISSC sites.” As a member of our team, you will support corporate and customer mission to provide world-class IT services and support that connects systems and users across NORAD in the areas of software development/maintenance, network services, cyber security, systems administration, and other mission-critical areas.

Job Description

The Software Configuration Manager integrates schedule development, resource tracking and analysis, critical path development and analysis, build project plans, assessments, and mini schedules as required.

Typical Duties Include:

  • Assists the Configuration Management (CM) Lead in the creation, management, and maintenance of each project-specific plan and provides all relevant program artifacts/acquisition documentation. 
  • Assist in developing and implementing CM procedures.  Schedules regular CM database audits and assists in implementing audit recommendations.
  • Ensures the proper baseline identification of configuration items, performs periodic audits, and provides verification of version release configuration items. 
  • Participates in Board Reviews and attends meetings for information and authorizations for the release of configuration items, drawings, and software configuration changes. 
  • Accomplishes and completes tasks of limited scope or solves problems that require investigation of a limited number of variables while working closely with program management, systems engineers, and product support specialists in an integrated product team environment. 
  • Maintain design traceability and integrity.  Manage configurations of software, engineering documents, design drawings, engineering changes and notices, and plan/conduct design audits. Review and analyze proposed changes to ensure no adverse effects occur. 
  • Maintains status accounting records to ensure that current and historical configurations of products can be accurately determined throughout the product life cycle.
  • Tracks all problems and changes in product documents and reports changes and current configuration. 
  • Ensure data quality, integrity, and security in the CM database. 
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Clearance Requirements:  Ability to Acquire TS/SCI

Educational Requirements: BS degree in a related discipline and 3 to 5 years of related experience, or any equivalent combination of education, experience, training, and certifications.

Certification Requirements: N/A

Experience Requirements:

  • Excellent communication, presentation, and customer interface skills required to secure and schedule inter-organizational support
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects
  • Computer experience with Microsoft Office products, Internet browsers, and outlook; must be able to quickly master new computerized tools for schedule development.  Primavera experience is preferred
  • Should be technically inclined and must be able to understand the execution of the work in order to maximize the efficiency of the crews and their activities
  • The tasks should be logically grouped for timely execution
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)
  • 2 years’ work experience in configuration role or similar role with transferable skills
  • Working knowledge of Configuration Management processes
  • Understand statement of work (SOW) details outlined in contracts
  • Maintain product structure using standard tools
  • Understand engineering concepts and interpret engineering drawing practices and apply them to work products
  • Experience working in an environment & role that requires a sense of urgency to meet challenging and/or overlapping deadline
  • Hardware or Software Configuration Management knowledge is a plus

Essential Functions

Work Environment

  • Work will be performed inside a large facility. An inside environment may be a cubicle (considerations: close quarters, low to moderate noise, bright or dim lighting).
  • Work assignments vary based on client requirements.
  • Work may include travel with the military to participate in exercises in austere conditions.
  • Outside work may include various environmental conditions including hot, dusty, cold, icy, and windy climates.

Physical Requirements

  • Sitting at desk. Phone use and PC or laptop. Filing required. May require lifting and carrying boxes of supplies or files up to 25 lbs.
  • Extended periods of sitting while on PC/laptop or phone.
  • May require climbing, working at heights, and in small confined spaces such as under raised floors, inside closets, and server racks.
  • Must be able to sit, stoop, kneel or crouch for long periods of time.  
  • Work in noisy areas with hotter and colder temperatures than standard office environmental conditions.
  • Lift and transport equipment up to 50 pounds.

Equipment and Machines

  • General office equipment, which includes: telephone, fax machine, copier, PC/laptop, and other miscellaneous office equipment.
  • Servers, switches, routers, and other computer equipment that supports the network environment.
  • Operating hand tools, power tools, ladders, and test equipment.
  • May require operating motor vehicles.


  • Regular attendance in accordance with the established work schedule is mandatory. 
  • Shift Work is required to support operations.  The candidate chosen for this position will work varying shifts.
  • It is important to be able to work any shift/designated hours required. 
  • You may be asked to continue performance in support of a war, contingency, or exercise.
  • You may be asked to continue performance during inclement weather or other conditions when others are not permitted to work.
  • Position may require night and weekend work and could include travel with the military to participate in operations/exercises located in areas with field conditions.


  • Continental and overseas travel may be required.  It is important to maintain a current passport.

Other Essential Functions

  • Employment is contingent upon obtaining all required certifications within the timeframe specified in a waiver by the government (if applicable) and maintaining required certifications through the duration of the contract. Failure to obtain/maintain required certifications will result in disqualification for this position and could result in termination.
  • Candidate must exhibit professional behavior that promotes teamwork, fosters cooperation, and enhances productivity in the workplace.
  • Must be well organized with the ability to coordinate, prioritize and execute multiple tasks simultaneously in a high-pressure environment.
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing to work effectively with a variety of government, military, and contractor personnel at all levels. 
  • Candidate must be able to interface effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization.
  • Grooming and dress are usually business casual, but dependent on the client’s standards. Must not pose a safety hazard to employees working in the same general area.

The position for which you are applying requires a US government security clearance. This is to advise you, that should you be extended an offer, if you possess a dual citizenship (i.e., a citizen of the US and another country), to be granted a clearance you will be required to relinquish your citizenship in the foreign country.

This position is expected to pay $60,000 - $75,000 annually; depending on experience, education, and any certifications that are directly related to the position.

Jacobs health and welfare benefits are designed to invest in you, and in the things you care about. Your health. Your well-being. Your security. Your future. Typical benefits offered include education reimbursement, retirement benefits (401K match), employee stock purchase plan, health benefits, tax saving options, disability benefits, life and accident insurance, voluntary benefits, paid time off and paid holidays, and parental leave.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and [ Link removed ]

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