ShorePoint is a cybersecurity services firm with a focus on high-profile, high-threat private and public-sector customers who demand experience and proven security models to protect their data. We are seeking a Configuration Management Analyst who have experience implementing, administering and maintaining configuration management tools to support configuration identification, control, reporty and delivery of products in the federal market. This is a unique opportunity to shape the growth, development and culture of an exciting and emerging company in the cybersecurity market.


Roles and Responsibilities

This position will oversee development, modification, and implementation of the configuration management plan for the Agency and Federal dashboard(s) in accordance with DHS requirements; maintain the GitHub and developer documentation repository. Successful candidates will have strong experience in software configuration management, including release versioning strategies using a distributed source control repository such as Git. The candidate should be familiar with Agile CI/CD processes and managing open source solutions. The candidate must have experience maintaining configuration of cloud-based environments including using infrastructure as code and using Ansible or other open source technologies across multiple environments.


Required Skills

  • Expert level expertise in configuration management process and techniques with experience establishing and implementing a configuration management plan
  • Expert level expertise with identification of controlled artifacts (configuration items) and implementation of standard CM control processes
  • Advanced level expertise designing, implementing, supporting, monitoring and maintaining systems using Ansible or other open source technologies across multiple environments including cloud and on-premise infrastructure
  • Advanced level experience with source control tools and technologies.  Git or similar distributed repository technology preferred
  • Intermediate level expertise and experience in system architecture and engineering disciplines
  • Intermediate level expertise managing integrated ALM solutions (for example JIRA integration with Confluence, Git/Bitbucket)
  • Experience in deploying Cloud platform-as-a-service with Amazon AWS
  • Experience scripting configuration of servers using tools such as Ansible, Puppet, Chef, and Salt
  • Novice level expertise of the cyber security domain to include: governance and risk management, compliance, business continuity and disaster recovery, encryption, software development security, access control, network security / secure architecture, and security operations
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, effective interpersonal skills, problem solving ability and strong work ethic that is proactive and self-motivated.  Must be able to hold team members accountable to established processes
  • Experience developing and maintaining configuration management system tools, scripts, procedures, and documentation
  • Proven experience in Windows and Linux/Unix system administration
  • Experience training and providing guidance to staff for performing cloud-based configuration management functions with tools like Ansible, Chef and Puppet

Desired Skills

  • Experience in product release planning
  • Experience establishing or working with CI/CD pipeline
  • Experience using Confluence to manage documentation / wikis
  • Experience managing knowledge bases / lessons learned repositories

Education Requirement

  • Bachelor’s degree in IT (STEM Field)

Certification Requirement

  • SAFe Certification


  • Fairfax, VA

Security Clearance

  • Candidate must be able to obtain a DHS EOD Public Trust Clearance

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