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Configuration Management, software, systems and testing.

Haddonfield, New Jersey, 08033, United States
April 06, 2018

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Bill Oberle

Voorhees, NJ ***** Phone: Email: LinkedIn: Summary

A flexible engineer with Configuration Management, systems and software experience looking for a Configuration Management position.

Government Clearance

Public Trust (as of November 2017)

TS/SCI with polygraph (inactive)


Languages: Java, C/C++, Perl, Labview, Visual Basic, Ada, Pascal, FORTRAN, Python, HTML, various assembler languages (AN/UYK-20, AN/UYK-44, CSP-3).

Applications: Resource Standard Metrics (RSM), MS Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Project, Visio, Outlook, Lync), Version Control Software (IBM Rational ClearCase, Subversion, Git), SharePoint, processMax, Defect Tracking (IBM Rational ClearQuest, Razor, Hewlett-Packard Service Manager (HPSM)), DOORS, Crystal Reports, Lotus Notes. Development Methodologies: Agile, Spiral, Waterfall. Operating Systems: Windows, Unix.

Core Competencies: Software Configuration Management (SCM), Configuration Management (CM), real-time systems. Experience

Addx Corporation, Alexandria, VA (at WJHTC) March 2015 – November 2017 Advanced Sciences and Technologies (AS&T), Berlin, NJ July 2014 – February 2015 Configuration Management Specialist

Prepared agenda, acted as secretariat, and distributed minutes for Product Control Boards (PCBs) and Technical Interchange Meetings (TIMs) at the William J. Hughes Technical Center (WJHTC) for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

Conducted Physical System Inventory (PSI) of FAA laboratory areas.

Performed the bi-annual, baseline discrepancy for assigned domains.

Provided feedback while testing and using the new, CM Portal. L3 Technologies, Annapolis Junction, MD April 2012 – November 2013 Configuration Management

Supported CM Lead to instantiate a new, CM business area.

Worked in a two-person, CM team supporting the DoD and the Intelligence Community.

Acted as secretariat for weekly CCB (Configuration Control Board) with telecommunication bridge for remote voting members.

Executed weekly Working Group to verify issues were fully documented by developers for inclusion in the CCB package.

Logged post-CCB adjudications in ClearQuest Discrepancy Reports (DRs) or HPSM Incidents and/or Interactions.

Prepared initial, ClearQuest schema plans for implementation.

Prepared additional, ClearQuest record type to track maintenance downtime (for reports for management review).

Created queries in ClearQuest to assist creation of metrics for high-level presentations.

Reviewed weekly all open, ClearQuest DRs and notified stakeholders of stale DRs.

Created media archival/retrieval form in MS Excel for lab personnel; errors were reduced due to additional automation.

Uploaded relevant documents to SharePoint site.

Provided biweekly summary of ongoing/closed, CM tasks and monthly statistics of CCB-reviewed DRs to management.

Managed and updated post-CCB action items.

Audited Configuration Items (CIs) in lab racks.

Advanced Sciences and Technologies, Berlin, NJ March 2011 – September 2011 Configuration Management Specialist

Participated in the Gap Analysis assessment to determine the current usage of CM at the WJHTC.

Reviewed FAA orders, current processes/procedures, ISO standards and CM documentation.

Participated in interviews with select, FAA Groups/Teams and attended their Product Change Boards.

Recorded CM Variances, Best Practices and Recommendations for the FAA. L3 Technologies, Camden, NJ July 1987 – June 2010

Software Configuration Management (SCM) Engineer; Software Engineer

Provided SCM support for multiple programs and 20+ users.

Executed 50+, software builds per year using documented build procedures.

Updated build procedures for clarity and correctness.

Participated actively in release coordination and communication to stakeholders.

Designed ClearQuest schemas to guide the flow of Change Requests through the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).

Provided metrics using tailored scripts and Resource Standard Metrics (RSM).

Conducted Software Review Boards (SRBs).

Maintained Configuration Management Plan (CMP).

Updated and authorized the release of software drawings.

Developed Perl scripts for the IT Dept.

Participated in Level 3, CMMI, certification reviews.

Validated hardware by developing a tester in Visual Basic.

Managed the entire Integration and Testing phase software for Landsat7 satellite image mapping.

Managed the software development of a new, naval Communication Terminal and developed unusual configurations by modifying real-time, baseline communication processing.

Ensured the analysis of operational problems in either production equipment, Acceptance Testing or systems under warranty. Vitro Corporation, Silver Springs, MD July 1985 – July 1987

Served as programmer and simulation tester.


Lock Haven University, Lock Haven, PA Bachelor of Science, Mathematical Computer Science Certifications

Certified International Software Configuration Manager Certificate No. 5933 Certified International Configuration Manager Certificate No. 7409 ISO 9001:2008 Internal Auditor Training; and ISO 9001:2015 Internal Auditor Upgrade training

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