Configuration Manager

Configuration Manager

Job Title: Configuration Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £75000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: HQ00013000_1493720332
Contact Name: Kevin Raymond
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 02, 2017 11:18

Job Description

Your experience in Configuration Management will be critical to our client, an industry leader and pioneer of mobile satellite communications.

They are currently seeking a Configuration Manager to join their team. This role can be UK based in London or overseas in their office in Canada.

Read on for the job details. To apply click the button at the bottom of the page.

About the job

Our client is an industry leader in the mobile satellite communications market, offering an extensive range of global satcom solutions and services to keep people connected at all times, even when travelling by land, sea or air.

The Configuration Manager will ultimately be fully responsible for our client's global configuration management demands and processes, including accountability for the accuracy of the newly formed CMDB and its associated configuration processes.

Key Responsibilities will include:
Ultimate responsibility for global configuration management processes
Full accountability for the accuracy and data integrity of the CMDB
Ensuring sub-configuration process owners' roles are carried out to maintain full accuracy of the CMDB (e.g. ensuring the Network, Application, Infrastructure etc. configuration owner has complied to the process in a timely manner)
Ensuring integrity is maintained throughout from the IBM TADDM discovery tool and ServiceNow's CMDB instance
Leading continuous improvement in regards to disciplined configuration and data management processes
Managing the configuration and data management processes, including interpretation of contract requirements, formal configuration baseline control, configuration documentation, contract data requirements delivery, program library, and functional and physical configuration audits.
Providing accurate and timely data and reports.
Participating in all change control boards
Assisting in implementation of hardware and software version control processes, policies and procedures.
Verification and validation of configuration records

To be considered for this role, applicants will need to be qualified to Degree level in Computer Science or a related field, with extensive experience in the Information Systems Operations Environment in systems analysis or development, with experience of previous release and/or project management and leadership experience within a Configuration Management ITSM model. You will have formal training in project management practices and advanced knowledge of the software development lifecycle. In addition, you will have demonstrable ability to coordinate cross-functional work teams toward task completion.

You will have experience of managing delivery initiatives & projects, with knowledge and experience of formal business operations procedures (e.g. ITIL).

You will also have an understanding of accountable technologies including:
Windows, Unix and Linux operating systems.
Public/private/hybrid cloud
Storage fundamentals (SAN, NAS and storage networks)
Infrastructure services (SMTP, DNS, DHCP)
Generic management of message flow (Mail filtering/hygiene, Routing, SMTP, and SMS)
HA technologies
Monitoring and management products
Enterprise backup
Access controls systems (RADIUS, LDAP, AD, IDAM)
Database administration and concepts
DeVops Automation and Orchestration technologies (Chef/Puppet/Ansible/Salt etc.)
IaaS concepts and technologies (OpenStack)
DeVops Methodology

Desirable knowledge and skills:
Good understanding of networking principles (principally in a Cisco environment).
Knowledge of database fundamentals, ideally Oracle, SQL Server and MYSQL
Experience of the Service Now ITSM platform and IBM Tooling notably TADDM and Big Fix.

Configuration Manager
London (or Canada)
To £90k + Benefits (including generous bonus scheme)

Key Skills: Configuration Manager, Configuration Management, ITIL, CMDB, ITSM, Information Systems.

Please note: Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK or Canada without the need for employer sponsorship.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This role is a PERMANENT position

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.