El Segundo, California

LinQuest is seeking an experienced Configuration Management Specialist to work at our office El Segundo, CA.

The MILSATCOM Systems Engineering, Integration, and Test (MSEIT) effort provides leading edge Systems Engineering & Integration (SE&I) for the Air Force’s Space and Missiles System Center. We support the Air Force’s acquisition of state of the art Military Satellite Communications systems, providing global secure, survivable, and protected communications for our nation’s warfighters. We seek technical individuals who will thrive in a highly collaborative work environment of small teams, using the most modern tools and methodologies to tackle the challenges of integrating complex space and ground communications systems.

The successful candidate should have experience in the Configuration Management (CM) field, and will apply CM processes for document control of technical requirements, statements of work (SOW), and associated Interface Control Documents (ICDs) and system specifications. CM candidate will control and manage technical data from different sources, and organize program documentation. The successful candidate will have some of the experience listed below:

  • Configuration Management Planning
  • Configuration Identification
  • Change Control Management
  • Configuration Status Accounting
  • Configuration Audits


  • Participate in weekly Change Control Boards and assist with board package coordination
  • Support Directorate level changes (assign number, log and track)
  • Maintain status accounting information related to Board packages and tracking packages through enterprise and program level boards
  • Maintain Technical baseline in two databases - TopVue and Livelink
  • Support working group configuration control
  • Support SOW and CDRL documentation generation
  • Plan and coordinate preparation of project documentation, such as Request-For-Change (RFC), production specifications and schedules, and contract modifications
  • Analyze proposed changes to the Technical Baseline to determine effect on overall product and system
  • Establish change request and prepare for change authorization and documentation
  • Review and analyze released engineering change data and coordinate changes with engineering

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize tasks, and quickly adjust in a rapidly changing environment

Preferred Skills:

  • Thorough knowledge of hardware and software development life cycles and CDRL development process
  • Configuration Data Management Certification
  • Information Technology (IT) / Database Management

Required Experience:

  • 5+ years of configuration management experience
  • Experience directly supporting DoD personnel on space programs
  • US Citizenship and the ability to obtain a DoD SECRET Security Clearance are required for the position

Preferred Experience:

  • 7+ years of configuration management experience
  • Experience with recommending and implementing military standards and CM best practices
  • Hands on experience administering DoD Acquisition Management
  • Experience with SATCOM systems, preferably MILSATCOM
  • Knowledge on EIA-649-1, MIL-STD-973 and MIL-HDBK-61
  • Knowledge on DoD-5010-12-M and DoD-5015-2-STD
  • Knowledge of hardware and software development life cycles and CDRL development process

El Segundo, California

LinQuest delivers performance excellence across the Air, Land, Sea, Space, and Cyberspace domains. We provide highly valued, state-of-the-art and cost effective technical solutions to the U.S. government, civil and commercial customers. LinQuest's services and products span the engineering, testing, operation and sustainment of critical capabilities and programs ranging from intricate systems and architectures to highly complex enterprises comprised of families of systems. LinQuest integrates technical and operational domain expertise with process discipline and delivers superior performance across the life cycle of programs.

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