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Senior Data & Configuration Manager

Praescient Analytics - Herndon, VA

Posted 17 days ago

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Job Description

Praescient Analytics, LLC is a Veteran-led, certified Woman-Owned Small Business (WOSB) founded in 2011 which specializes in implementing advanced analytics solutions across the defense, intelligence, and law enforcement communities. With over 40 contracts across 6 continents, over 70% of our employees are veterans and or have intel/law enforcement experience.We fully understand the unique challenges of our clients and work to identify, vet, implement, and enhance commercial and proprietary technologies to provide full scope solutions, because we have been there. Praescient has extensive experience designing, developing, and integrating solutions for customers including the US Army, Special Operations Command (SOCOM), US Navy (USN), US Marine Corps (USMC), US Coast Guard (USCG), Department of Justice (DOJ), Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), intelligence community, and local law enforcement agencies, among others.

Transforming All-Source Analysis with Location-Based Object Services (TALOS) provides Information Technology (IT)-based efforts required to support Department of Defense (DoD) and the Intelligence Community (IC) for technology and concept development. DoDs intelligence mission is to provide accurate, relevant, and timely data and intelligence to tactical, operational, and strategic decision makers across the Combatant Commands, nuclear, conventional, and Special Operations Forces. Decision superiority is the competitive advantage, enabled by an ongoing situational awareness that allows commanders and their forces to make informed decisions and implement them as fast and effectively as the situation warrants. The purpose of this effort is to advance the state of the art in Big Data, data analysis, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), and advanced analytics to enhance the DoDs and the ICs information processes and technical architectures.

As a Configuration Analyst you will work closely with product teams to maintain configuration baselines, develop or modify CM plans, attend/contribute to configuration control board meetings, produce reports, and maintain release documentation. Work may be done independently and/or as part of a team. Candidates should be familiar with software development processes such as Agile/Scrum and/or Kanban, managing the development of multiple baselines/features, and have excellent communication skills.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Maintains release schedules, by coordinating with technical teams and task/subtask specific configuration analysts to ensure successful delivery of releases
  • Coordinates with Product/Mission Owners, and other stakeholders for deployment and testing of releases
  • Coordinates with the integration and operations team to ensure environments are ready to receive the baselines, and provides release details, version documentation, for releases
  • Coordinates and guides software Configuration/Change Control Boards (CCBs)


  • Bachelors degree with 5 years of relevant experience OR a Masters degree with 3 years of relevant experience OR A PhD; An additional 4 years of experience maybe considered in lieu of a degree requirement
  • Experience with CM tools such Jira, Git/Gitlab, SVN to manage software files and track software changes.
  • Experience with Confluence, SharePoint, Artifactory
  • Knowledge of automating builds through scripting with the ability to evaluate and optimize existing build SW scripts
  • Maintaining product baselines and configuration status accounting documentation
  • Development process such as Agile/Scrum and/or Kanban

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with development languages such as Java, JavaScript
  • Provisioning tools such as Ansible and Puppet
  • Experience deploying/installing software; performing post SW build verification
  • Basic understanding of Linux commands
  • Basic use of scripting languages such as BASH, Python, Perl and/or Groovy
  • Experience with Maven

What you can expect from us:

  • Real opportunity for career growth in an environment where your achievements will be celebrated
  • Constant collaboration with numerous teams to ensure client success
  • A team that respects and embraces your ideas and expertise
  • Coworkers that are motivated by pursuing excellence, rather than the prospect of personal gain
  • A workplace dedicated to supporting and bettering public safety and government agencies


  • Very competitive salary based on qualifications and experience
  • Comprehensive, Company paid United Health Care Medical for you and your family (We pay your premiums and deductibles)
  • 401(k) & 4% matching
  • Travel & performance incentives
  • 3 weeks paid time off (plus Federal Holidays)
  • $5K annual training allowance
  • $500 book allowance
  • Tuition reimbursement program

Praescient Analytics is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all. Employees and applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity, national origin, legally protected physical or mental disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or status in the uniformed services of the United States, status as a disabled veteran or veteran of the Vietnam era, or on any other basis which is protected under applicable law. This includes a commitment to provide a work environment that is free from all forms of illegal harassment including sexual harassment.

  • This covers all terms and conditions of employment including (but not limited to):
  • Hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, or demotion of all job classifications;
  • Recruiting, advertising or solicitation for employment;
  • Treatment during employment;
  • Rates of pay or other forms of compensation;
  • Benefits;
  • Selection for training;
  • Company sponsored social and recreational activities; and
  • Layoff or termination

Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

US Citizenship Required

Praescient Analytics is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Interested Candidates: Please forward your resume to[email protected]and please visit our website to apply online

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