Dovel Technologies

Configuration Management Specialist

Job Locations US-MD-Rockville
# of Openings
Information Technology
Regular Full-Time


Dovel Technologies, LLC provides leading edge software and application development services specializing in mission driven solutions that address complex business processes and technology challenges. We practice CMMI ML3 processes and delivery solutions and are an innovative mission oriented technology company focused on complex business and technical challenges, ensuring solutions support the achievement of your mission. Our team creates software solutions that help customers communicate, access, and store mission critical information. Dovel is instrumental in the design and implementation of some of the most mission critical and innovative systems in government today.


The Configuration Management Support team member will work with the Release Manager and the Operations to execute the responsibilities defined below. The candidate will be instrumental in aligning the existing process to industry best practices, and in maintaining and expanding the existing configuration management repositories. The responsibilities will include the following: 


  • Establish baselines for the infrastructure, COTS products and application software and keep current via periodic audits. Investigate and communicate inconsistencies in the configuration management information: Work with the management team to create and execute a plan to resolve inconsistencies.
  • Work with release manager to create CM tickets to move application code from development through to production.
    • Audit release notes / deployment instructions created by the development team to validate that all the required information is available and the assets delivered match up to directions
    • Audit deployment to validate that all required artifacts have been deployed correctly
    • Audit the development code merge process to ensure that it was done correctly and only includes the required assets for a specific patch or release.
  • Maintain the appropriate code base for each of the CM controlled environments based on the release plan.
  • Generate COTS licensing information / renewal deadlines report for 30 / 60 / 90 days prior to expiration date. Manage the renewal process to ensure that all renewals take place well in advance of the expiration date
  • Provide guidance to the application teams to use the established code repositories and processes: Implement uniformity in the management of all applications within the eco-system.


  • Work with operations to automate deployments and to automatically generate deployment audit reports after the deployment
  • Implement tools and processes to manage the configuration of the environments to include code, JMX settings, and any other artifacts
  • Establish relationships with internal teams in order to effectively interact with Configuration Management vis-à-vis critical information such as business drivers, changes to requirements, etc.
  • Recommend continuous internal process improvements, document improvement recommendations and audit results periodically.
  • Assist with the Security audits as it relates to configuration management. Participate in the CMMI support activities; assist in creating and maintaining artifacts.
  • Compile metrics, and prepare reports for senior management: Support the release, configuration and project management reporting requirements, using the existing tools.
  • Assist in the administrative duties related to Release, Change and Configuration Management to include the creation of the critical artifacts – version description documentation, operational readiness checklist, etc.
  • Act as backup support to release manager


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent
  • Minimum of 5-7 years’ experience in configuration management: 2-3 years’ experience in the federal contracting field desirable
  • Must have strong analytical skills combined with knowledge of technology concepts, products and support processes
  • Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Highly organized, detail oriented and a creative problem solver who enjoys taking the initiative; Must be willing to multi-task and participate in a variety of activities
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft tools (Excel, Visio, Word, etc,) required and familiarity with Wiki, Jira and Zephyr and other open source tools a plus
  • Must be able to obtain & maintain an active DHS Public Trust security clearance


Dovel Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled


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