Configuration Analyst Sr Principal


Job Description

Job ID: 2011723
Location: WASHINGTON DC, DC, United States
Date Posted: Jul 14, 2020
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Config Analyst
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Teleworking: Yes

Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Configuration Analyst Senior Princapal in Washington, DC.  This role may be temporarily worked remote due to COVID-19.  The Configuration Analyst will assist in documenting and tracking all aspects of system development and modifications. Reviews all issued document change requests, document change notices and associated drawings for accuracy, completeness and proper signatures. Maintain databases. Submits engineering changes to customers for review and approval; maintains records and submit reports regarding status.   Applies advanced technical principles, theories, and concepts. Recommends/makes decisions on administrative or project work matters and ensures effective achievement of program, project, or organizational objectives. PROBLEM COMPLEXITY: Works on unusually complex technical problems and provides solutions which are highly innovative and ingenious. FREEDOM TO ACT: Works under consultative direction toward pre-determined long-range goals and objectives. Assignments are often self-initiated. Determine and pursue courses of action necessary to obtain desired results. Work checked through consultation and agreement with others rather than by formal review of supervisor. Exercises independent judgment in methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.

  • Support NAVSEA PEO IWS1 with system integration and Life Cycle Management (LCM) of AEGIS Weapons Systems (AWS) to Aegis Combat Systems (ACS) IDSs

  • Provide verbal high level weekly or bi-weekly statues to IWS1CM concerning new, primary, and urgent  Interface Design Specifications (IDS) issues,

  • Plan, coordinate and host, a bi-monthly IDS cross functional team workload meeting to provide IDS and ICR statuses, and discuss issues and concerns, and IDS Schedules

  • Prepare, update and maintain AEGIS management workload plans, schedules, and briefs.

  • Track AEGIS baselines and IWS1.0 IDSs and Interface Change Requests ICRs documentations status through approval

  • Ensure IDS and ICR adheres to IWS 1.0 guidance and formats

  • Provide the IDS technical community guidance for preparing documentation prior to distribution for formal review and comment

  • Prioritize Weapon Specs revisions with approved ICRs  (IDS Change Updates)

  • Verify and approve combat system VIEWNet (SharePoint) account user requests


Required Education and Experience:

Bachelors and fourteen  years or more experience; Masters and twelve  years or more experience; PhD or JD and nine (9) years or more experience.

Required Skills:

  • Understand the AEGIS Combat System, AEGIS Baselines and Advance Capability Build (ACB) Technical Insertion (TI) program

  • Understand Systems Engineering and Configuration Management process

  • Familiar with Weapon Specifications and Interface Design Specifications (IDS)

  • Ability to review technical documents and translate review findings into concise comments

  • Ability to interpret technical comments and implement into the IDS

  • Proficient in the MSOffice Suite (Word, excel, powerpoint), adobe acrobat, familiar with VIEWNet

  • Good oral and written skills

Required Clearance:

US Citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance.  Clearance will not be required to begin work. 

Desired Skills:

  • Interface Design Specifications and Interface Change Requests

  • System Engineering

  • Configuration Management

  • Lifecycle Management

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification


SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's most complex modernization and readiness challenges. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission solutions. Using our expertise in existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has pro forma annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom. For SAIC benefits information, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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