• Configuration Support Associate

    Posted Date 2 months ago(1/3/2020 1:57 PM)
    Job Location
    USA-CO-Colorado Springs
    Required Clearance
    Secret, obtainable within reasonable time based on requirements
    Technicians/Technical Support
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Hiring Company
    GPS Source
  • Basic Qualifications

    High School Diploma or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.


    Ability to obtain a Department of Defense Secret security clearance is required at time of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.



    Responsibilities for this Position

    GPS Source, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS), is a world class innovator and manufacturer of high quality, high performance position, navigation and timing (PNT) technologies for demanding defense and commercial markets. We currently have a need for a Configuration Support Specialist supporting our Colorado Springs, Colorado location.


    •Provides both configuration management and data management support with some oversight and assistance from senior staff
    •Reviews engineering documentation, reports, specifications, and drawings to ensure integrity of the documentation prior to release or change
    •Analyzes proposed changes in product design to determine effect on documents such as drawings, test specifications, manuals, and ensures all documents have required approvals
    •Compiles release packages ensuring all documentation is present and accurate
    •Controls changes to established master files of contractually required technical data
    •Notifies appropriate departments of any new or updated data
    •Logs, files and tracks all necessary drawings, documents, lists and various other items
    •Maintains audit trails, contributes to internal and external audits
    •Identifies inconsistencies with design, production, material, or program office
    •Assigns control numbers, and coordinates all approvals on documents, prior to delivery, so that documents can be tracked throughout the life of the contract
    •Provides clerical support in logging, filing and tracking items in the data management library
    •Performs Status Accounting audits and provides status accounting reports to management for collection of metrics
    •Coordinates with Contract Management on the preparation, approval and submittal of data requirements
    •Interface with Co-workers within the department
    •Employees and Management outside of the department
    •Moderate external contact

    •Has substantial understanding of the job and applies knowledge and skills to complete a wide range of tasks
    •Strong time management skills
    •Fully proficient in the use of all MS Office Suite applications
    •Working knowledge of Product Data Management (PDM) applications
    •Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
    •Strong attention to detail
    •Strong multi-tasking skills
    •Strong organizational skills
    •Security clearance may be required
    •Normally receives little instruction on daily work, general instructions on newly introduced assignments
    •Works on assignments that are moderately difficult, requiring judgment and provide recommendations in resolving issues

    Company Overview

    General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation.  With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas.  Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency.  We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose.  You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.  If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!


    General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.  EOE/Disability/Veteran


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