Configuration Management Specialist

Location: Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH

Req#: 477676
Company Information
Job Description

Our team is what makes Octo great. At Octo you'll work with some of the smartest and most accomplished people you'll find in your career.  Octo offers fantastic benefits, and it’s an amazing workplace culture where you will feel valued while you perform mission critical work for our government.  Voted one of the region’s best places to work multiple times, Octo is an employer of choice!

Octo is currently seeking a Configuration Management Specialist to join a growing team on an exciting and highly visible Operations & Maintenance project for a DoD customer.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Implements CMMI Level 3 or higher standards; uses standard tools and the Financial Management (FM) Information Technology Lifecycle Management (ITLML) tool suite, including Serena Dimensions.
  • Designs and implements configuration management processes and methods compatible with configuration and change management policies.
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of CM processes, policies, and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) based on program requirements.
  • Perform Quality Assurance (QA) checks for data accuracy and assist with resolution of discrepancies in SOPs.
  • Builds, enhances, and maintains central configuration databases; tracks change requests, analyzes and recommends enhancements, and evaluates requests for new configuration management requirements.
  • Responds to questions related to configuration management policies and procedures. Performs configuration verification audits.
  • Conducts and reports on impact assessments for planned configuration changes on hardware and software.
  • Assesses and effectively manages all of the risks associated with their business objectives and activities to ensure activities are in alignment with the risk management framework.
  • Maintains integrity and traceability of the configuration throughout its life cycle, by implementing library control, product builds, tools setup and maintenance.
  • Provides configuration management reporting and information and performs library control and product builds
  • Capture meeting highlights/minutes, action items.

This is a full-time position with an excellent benefits and compensation package.

Skills & Requirements
  • Active DoD Secret security clearance.
  • One year experience preferred, in a job requiring to be detail-oriented and meticulous.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills a must.
  • Customer service oriented self-starter, with excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Work well within a team, as well as in individual capacity, with good organizational skills.
  • Quick learner, with strong research and analytical skills.
  • Strong ability to multitask and meet deadlines.
  • Proficient in MS Office and aptitude for learning new software packages as needed.
  • Working knowledge of ITIL/ITSM


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Engineering or requisite experience (3 or more years of related Configuration Management experience)


  • Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH


At Octo, our focus is on delivering results that matter. We are a premier provider of digital solutions and services to the federal government specifically in the areas of UI/UX, Agile, Data, and Cloud services.  We support and modernize our federal customer’s mission critical systems and functions. Agility is at our core: it is the mantra that drives us to succeed. We work quickly, analytically and deliver on agency priorities.

Octo is a growth-oriented firm that provides a unique, differentiated employee culture relative to our Federal market peers.  We leverage this growth-oriented and employee-focused culture to attract and retain a higher grade of talent than our peers to be an employer of choice.

  • Please no Corp-to-Corp or 1099 candidates; this position is W-2 only
  • We are unable to sponsor H1B applicants for this role
  • Relocation will not be offered
  • Octo Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, protected veteran status, race, color, religious creed, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, sexual orientation/gender identity, age, or genetic information. Octo Consulting Group’s commitment to diversity and inclusive selection practices includes ensuring qualified long-term unemployed job seekers receive equal consideration for employment
  • Selected applicant will be subject to a background investigation