Configuration Specialist I

at CAE USA Inc in Sherwood, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

Role and Responsibilities



The Configuration Specialist will be responsible for coordinating with the ATIS project leader, group supervisor and functional team peers to integrate customer requirement data into a training system for scheduling and resource management to support student training and academic records. The Training system will provide a common operational picture of the training environment in 5 integrated capability areas: Training Development, Training Management, Training Enterprise Scheduling, Learning Content Management, and Training Resource Management. These capabilities will enable the DOD client in planning and preparing for operational, institutional and self-development training.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Perform intermediate level functions (assign permissions, configure event details, create and assign resources, interpret schedule requirements) within the training system

Transfer data from various data formats into the training system or database systems

Input data provided directly to training system from customer requirements

Organize data structure within training system to reflect customer requirements

Assist in determining schedule requirements based on syllabus

Assign user permission levels across multiple subsets of data

Retrieve data from the database or electronic files as requested

Participate in the following meetings: Program Increment, Daily Stand-Up, Iteration Reviews, Retrospective and Backlog Refinement.


Qualifications and Education Requirements

Requires 2 to 4 years' experience with BS/BA or 0 to 2 years with MS/MA or 8 to 10 years with High School Diploma

Experience working in a Learning Management System (LMS), Human Resource Management System (HRMS) or Event Scheduling system

Excellent knowledge of word processing tools and spreadsheets (MS Office Word, Excel etc.)

Working knowledge of office equipment and computer hardware and peripheral devices

Basic understanding of relational databases (e.g. Microsoft SQL)

Good command of English both oral and written and customer service skills

Able to work with minimal supervision

Ability to work well with others

Great attention to detail


Desired Skills

Previous participation in Agile projects.

SAFe and/or DevOps implementation experience.

Military training experience

Experience with training management systems

Familiarity with GTIMS, ARTS and/or DTMS


Security Responsibilities

Must complywith all company security and data protection / usage policies and procedures. Personally responsible for proper marking and handling of all information and materials, in any form. Shall not divulge any information, or afford access, to other employees not having a need-to-know. Shall not divulge information outside company without management approval. All government and proprietary information will be accessed and stored electronically on company provided resources.

Incumbent must have or be eligible to obtain Secret Clearance


Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment.

This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.


Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

* Ability to operate personal computer and communicate via telephone

Ability to travel domestically 10-15%


Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for their job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


CAE USA Inc. is an EOE/AA employer and gives consideration for employment to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here EEO is the Law poster.


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CAE is firmly committed to ensuring a positive and professional working environment in which all people are treated with dignity and respect. We aim to provide a fair and consistent method for filling job openings in support of equality of opportunity and cultural diversity within the company.

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Job Posting: 3085826

Posted On: Oct 10, 2021

Updated On: Nov 10, 2021