• Data/Configuration Management Specialist - Senior

    Job Locations US-VA-Reston
    Posted Date 1 week ago(1 week ago)
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Job Schedule
    Regular Full-Time
  • Responsibilities

    MAXIMUS is a leading operator of government health and human services programs and has partnered with state, federal and local governments to provide critical, high quality health and human service programs to a diverse array of communities. Operating under MAXIMUS’s founding mission of Helping Government Serve the People® since 1975, MAXIMUS Federal Services is entirely focused on helping government agencies run programs cost-effectively and serve program constituents with improved outcomes. By being a responsible steward for government programs, we help the federal government deliver on its promises through our people, process and technology. Our focus is always on outcomes and results that connect citizens more effectively with government services.

    The Configuration Specialist will be responsible for developing and maintaining software documentation and other technological aspects of the program.


    This is a fully remote position, but will require some onsite meetings with customer in Fairfax, VA area.

    Essential Job Duties:
    • Ensure all proposed and actual changes to program technology and documentation are properly staffed, approved and tracked
    • Design and establish configuration management documentation
    • Facilitate the change notification process used for updating product
    • Ensure notification of performing organizations or project teams of change activity
    • Provide advice and guidance on methods, procedures, and requirements to individuals responsible for the creation of documentation
    • Plan and implement methods to improve responses

    Education and Experience Requirements:
    • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Engineering, Engineering Management, Math or equivalent required; experience may be considered in lieu of degree
    • At least five (5) years of Configuration Management experience
    • Must have experience in management configuration programs
    • Must have experience in Application Lifecycle Management using management tools (e.g. Jira, Git, BitBucket …etc)
    • Ability to document requirements and other technical documentation as required
    • Ability to work well independently or in a team environment
    • Ability to quickly grasp and adapt to new concepts
    • Ability to rapidly assimilate new information and put it into practice
    • Ability to perform complex tasks with minimal supervision and guidance
    • Communicate effectively in writing and orally
    • Strong interpersonal skills and effective time management skills

    Additional Requirements:
    • Must be able to obtain a Public Trust
    • Must be a US Citizen
    • Regional to the Fairfax, VA area

    The Ideal Candidate will Possess the Following Additional Education and Experience

    • Typically requires a minimum of 5 years of related experience with a Bachelor's degree; or 3 years and a Master's degree; or a PhD without experience; or equivalent work experience.
    • Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors.
    • Demonstrates good judgement in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
    • Networks with senior internal and external personnel in own area of expertise.

    EEO Statement

    EEO Statement: Active military service members, their spouses, and veteran candidates often embody the core competencies MAXIMUS deems essential, and bring a resiliency and dependability that greatly enhances our workforce. We recognize your unique skills and experiences, and want to provide you with a career path that allows you to continue making a difference for our country. We’re proud of our connections to organizations dedicated to serving veterans and their families. If you are transitioning from military to civilian life, have prior service, are a retired veteran or a member of the National Guard or Reserves, or a spouse of an active military service member, we have challenging and rewarding career opportunities available for you. A committed and diverse workforce is our most important resource. MAXIMUS is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. MAXIMUS provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disabled status.


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