Journeyman Configuration Management Analyst (CM/DM)

Job Locations US-CA-El Segundo
Requisition ID
Position Category
Systems Engineering / Development / Architecture / Integration
Space & Intelligence


Ready to make an impact! Peraton is seeking a driven Journeyman Configuration Management Analyst (CM/DM) to work on-site with our client in El Segundo, CA.


As a Journeyman Configuration Management Analyst (CM/DM), you’ll work with U.S. Space Force to develop and rapidly deploy the next generation of resilient Missile Warning (MW), Tactical Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (TISR), and Environmental Monitoring (EM) capabilities to deter attacks and provide critical information to our war-fighters to defeat our enemies in battle.  Your customer will trust you to not only test, analyze, evaluate, validate, and verify these systems, but also identify areas requiring urgent mitigation up front and early to develop this system with advanced technology solutions.  Grow your skills by merging innovative engineering methodologies and cross-disciplinary coordination to create tomorrow’s solutions. Join our team and create the future of Remote Sensing in the Air Force.    


**Due to the nature of work performed within this facility, U.S. citizenship is required**

The Journeyman Configuration Management Analyst (CM/DM) will be responsible for the following but not limited to:

  • Establishes and maintains configuration and data management policies and procedures to be utilized by department personnel and other participating functions to ensure a standard and cost-effective approach to the application of configuration and data management requirements. 
  • Analyzes changes to product specifications to determine the effect on the product and determines and prepares documentation necessary for change control.
  • Designs and establishes configuration management documentation.
  • Authorizes the release of drawings, schedules and system configuration changes specified by management and other functional groups through the Request for Change process.
  • Operates configuration management tools to support configuration identification, control, reporting, and auditing. 
  • Performs configuration management and release engineering tasks to ensure new configuration management baseline operating parameters are documented, comply with standard configurations, and are logistically sustainable. 
  • Works with standard commercial software products used for configuration management (e.g. DOORS, JSMART, etc.)

Additional responsibilities include:

  • May develop configuration standards for company-wide use.
  • May train requirement engineers in the use of configuration management tools and the implementation of CM quality standards.
  • May provide guidance to less experienced employees. 


Required Qualifications:

  • Must have an active/current SECRET security clearance with the ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret / SCI clearance
  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering, or equivalent technical discipline with five (5) – seven (7) years of relevant experience; Master's degree and three (3) – five (5) years of relevant experience; PhD and zero experience – two (2) of relevant experience; High-school Diploma/GED and nine (9+) years of relevant experience in lieu of a completed degree
  • Minimum of Three (3+) years of experience with supporting Configuration Management (CM) and Data Management (DM) activities on space-related (space, ground, software, hardware system) Major Defense Acquisition Programs
  • Experience with identifying, analyzing, and reporting impacts to the technical baseline through Technical Reports and impact assessments, and recommending solutions, mitigation, alternatives, and corrective actions at control board meetings
  • Experience developing and managing program documents IAW Government-directed control board actions, to include Interface Control Documents (ICDs), program Specs, Data Acquisition Lists (DALs), Engineering Change Proposals (ECPs), Specification Change Notices (SCN), and Interface Requirements Notices (IRN)
  • Experience developing, documenting, and executing a Lean-Agile CM process to manage the technical baseline at all integration levels
  • Ability to develop and maintain a government repository of all ICDs, Engineering Memos, Requirements Documents, and Sec Trees from all stakeholders, that will be available across the Remote Sensing Capability Areas.
  • Ability to facilitate, manage, brief, and participate in Government and program engineering review boards and change control boards such as program level Change Control Board (CCB) meetings, Engineering Review Board (ERB) meetings, and all related working group meetings
  • Ability to perform multiple systems engineering and program management functions in support of program milestones such as the Functional and Physical Configuration Audits
  • Ability to communicate and establish collaborative relationships with government clients, Federally Funded Research and Developmental Centers (FFRDC), and associate contractor teammates to achieve program goals

Desired Qualifications:

  • A current TS/SCI security clearance
  • Experience on space-based remote sensing systems
  • Experience with using Model-Based Systems Engineering approach to manage system definitions and technical baselines
  • Experience working with large amounts of data
  • Experience utilizing metrics to improve processes and ensure consistency and standardization across the organization
  • Experience with planning and executing program reviews throughout the lifecycle of the system
  • Knowledge of DoD 5000.01/02
  • TS/SCI clearance
  • Master’s degree
  • INCOSE Systems Engineering Professional certifications (ASEP, CSEP, or ESEP)
  • Configuration Management Training Foundation (CMTF) CICM Certification


Salary Range Estimates:


The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Peraton's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include annual bonuses, short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards. In addition, Peraton provides a variety of benefits to employees.




At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best beyond the work you do with us daily. We’re fully committed to the growth of our employees. From fully comprehensive medical plans to tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance, and fertility treatment, we are there to support you all the way. 

Peraton Overview

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our employees do the can’t be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

Target Salary Range

$86,000 - $138,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.


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