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Configuration Manager- JP1893

Location: Taylor, TX
Job # 10801213
Date Posted: 04-03-2018
Configuration Manager
Contract W2 $60/hr
Duration 6 months +

Austin, Texas

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Ensures proper planning, deployment and decommission of changes to various facilities, infrastructure and software. Maintains and enforces the processes and procedures that govern IT Release, Change and Configuration Management. 

Has oversight, administration, facilitation and technical support of changes that affect various facilities, infrastructure, and software. Ensures audit tracking, reliability, availability, correct functionality, system integrity, and risk mitigation. Plans, directs and coordinates release and change activities. Coordinates within the department, business units and with the IT operations and infrastructure teams to ensure that the systems run and interface smoothly. Maintains and enforces the processes and procedures that govern management of the IT Release & Control Corporate Standards, Policy and Procedures. Ensures adherence to departmental policies and procedures providing consistency and repeatability in the final solution for service delivery. Ensures compliance with related internal Corporate Standards, Policies and Procedures, and Regulatory requirements. 

Essential Job Duties & Tasks: 
  • Control the receipt, identification, storage, and withdrawal of all supported Configuration Items. 
  • Provide an information service to facilitate the effective and efficient planning, release and implementation of changes of Configuration Items. 
  • Preserve and retain all master copies of software and documentation for Configuration Items (CIs) registered with Configuration Management. 
  • Supports established configuration management policy and procedures to ensure related software and infrastructure changes are recorded timely, properly authorized and respond with verification of updates to the Configuration Management Database (CMDB). 
  • Assist with the development and maintenance of the major Configuration Management processes and procedures. 
  • Supports process compliance and generates reports for internal standards and policies, SSAE16 controls, and NERC Regulatory requirements. 
  • Generates reports for internal, SSAE16, and NERC audits. 
  • Conveys team goals effectively through strong written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Works on moderately complex issues where analysis of situations requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors. 
  • Provides functional oversight for operational implementation plans. 
  • Consults with user groups, developers, technical staff and management to define the organization’s operational requirements. 
  • Directs the creation and maintenance of processes and procedures for the operational team. 
  • Plans, directs and coordinates change and release activities, overseeing complex implementations with multiple dependencies and cross-impacts. 
  • Directs complex changes and releases of new products or services, enhancements to existing products or services, and decommissions of systems to meet the company’s goals, business requirements and business processes. 
  • Chairs release and migration planning meetings. 
  • Provides work level estimates for team members in support of project and other assignments. 
  • Maintains Change and Configuration Management compliance to corporate standards and procedures. 
Configuration Management addendum: 
  • Ensures that the standards of Software Configuration Management including configuration identification, configuration control, build management, process management, and environment management are implemented, maintained and improved as required by business conditions. 
  • Maintains baselines for environments under release management control using manual or automated configuration management tools. 
  • Identifies and implements processes to strengthen, streamline and automate build processes. 
  • Drives the development and maintenance of build automation tools. 
  • Responsible for development and operations support of change and configuration management tools. 
  • Ensures accuracy and integrity of CMDB through process enforcement. 
  • Provides reports and metrics as requested whereby achievement and failure of process can be quantified. 

Bachelor’s degree in Business, Computer Science, Information Systems or related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required. 

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