Vykin Corporation

  • Configuration Manager

    Job Locations US-HI-Honolulu
    Clearance Requirement
  • Overview

    Vykin Corporation is currently looking for an experienced secret cleared Configuration Manager to join our team in Honolulu, Hawaii.  We are a small defense contracting company that is veteran owned servicing the US Department of Defense.  The successful candidate will receive competitive wages, health plans and the opportunity to join a small company that still believes every employee counts.


    The Mission Partner Environment Engineering Services (MPE ES) team in Honolulu provides multi-enclave Coalition connectivity to INDOPACOM warfighters by utilizing leading-edge Platform as a Service (PaaS) Private Cloud technologies. From the proof of concept seven years ago, the MPE ES has grown in capabilities and processes. We need an experienced Configuration Manager to improve internal controls and documentation by building a robust CM program from the ground up.


    • Provide configuration management support to assigned projects.
    • Analyze complex engineering change proposals to determine the effect on the overall system.
    • Ensure configuration identification by reviewing design release documents for completeness, proper authorizations, and system updates.
    • Implement, update, and maintain enterprise level configuration management products.
    • Analyze the current enterprise configuration management implementation and provide a status report before and after remediation actions are engineered and executed.
    • Provide weekly activity reports describing activities accomplished.
    • Communicate effectively orally and in writing with customers, stakeholders, and technical specialists.
    • Lead detailed technical discussions and develop and present required briefing materials to ensure the customer’s needs are met.
    • Perform various audits and document results.
    • Ensure the applications of military standards and requirements for the statement of work are properly implemented.
    • Develop configuration and data management documentation based on program requirements.
    • Participate in design reviews, audits, scheduling, etc..
    • Identify requirements and coordinate development and implementation of computer-based configuration/data management systems and related support.
    • Develop and implement new processes.
    • Provide mechanisms for managing, tracking and keeping control of all the project's products.
    • Maintain files and libraries of all configuration management products of a project once they have been quality controlled.
    • Control access to configuration management products and maintain records of their status.
    • Ensure safe and secure storage of each product in a way that is most appropriate for that product.
    • Control access to the product to avoid damage and to protect against unauthorized access.
    • Select and package various components that comprise the final working product.
    • Maintain a system for logging, tracking and filing all configuration management project issues.
    • Provide guidance and work leadership to less-experienced staff members and may have supervisory responsibilities.
    • May serve as technical team or task leader.
    • Participate in special projects as required.


    Required Education and Experience:

    • Bachelor's degree in a related field (or equivalent years of experience) AND a minimum of five (5) years of related experience.
    • An Active in-scope secret clearance

    Skills, Knowledge, and Experience:

    • Detailed understanding of ITIL change, configuration, and release management processes
    • Experience with IT project management and O&M coordination
    • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to extract, understand, and document system specifications and designs from network engineers and system administrators
    • ITIL / ITSM / CMMI experience
    • Experience using an enterprise ticketing system to coordinate and schedule activities (e.g., Remedy, ServiceNow, Ivanti)
    • Experience maintaining SCCM including: analyzing log files, validating deployment plans and troubleshooting performance issues
    • Experience using Requirement Management tools (JIRA, Rally, etc.)
    • Knowledgeable in multiple current technology areas, including client and server computer hardware and operating systems, end-user desktop software, remote management, IAVA process, and end-user device security management and patching.
    • Strong oral and written communication skills are required.
    • Developed problem-solving and analytical abilities
    • Excellent presentation & communication skills in both oral and written form


    • ITIL Foundations and Intermediate certificate
    • DoD 8570 IAT level II compliant (e.g. CompTIA Security+ certification)

    Working Conditions

    The work is typically performed in an office environment, which requires normal safety precautions; work may require some physical effort in the handling of light materials, boxes or equipment.  The work location is a government facility located on a military installation in Oahu, HI supporting a DoD customer.  The successful applicant will be working for and reporting directly to the prime contractor or the DoD customer as appropriate.  


    The above job description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as, exhaustive of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with this job. Requests for reasonable accommodations will be considered to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the principal (essential) functions of this job.


    Vykin Corporation is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and strives to comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, marital status, HIV-positive status, as well as any other category protected by federal, state, or local laws. All such discrimination is unlawful and all persons involved in the operations of the company are prohibited from engaging in this type of conduct.


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