Configuration Management Job Description

Configuration Management Job Description

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Configuration management provides advice on Configuration Control, including systems, processes & procedures, continuous improvement initiatives and contribution to management plans.

Configuration Management Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Apply advanced logistics principles, theories, and concepts to develop complex program level concepts and plans and implement the successful execution of these plans
Prepares cost proposals and written proposals defining CDA’s procedures for configuration control for new business
High level of interpersonal skills and tact are needed to successfully interface with and resolve potential problems between administrative and technical personnel within the company and customers (military, NASA, commercial) to implement configuration control practices/procedures
Drive continuous improvement and lean methodologies into Change Notice and system development processes
Coordinating or leading repository project configuration, population, branching, merging, build and packaging and archiving in support of development, integration, testing and production release activities
Maturing and automating software configuration management processes in order to achieve a greater degree of reliability and effectiveness
Responsible for configuration change control and management of the change control board
Supports quality assurance process audits
Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, be customer and detail oriented and possess good decision-making abilities
Work with program POCs to document the interim baseline, which includes the list of documents that contain operational system CIs

Configuration Management Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Configuration Management

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ITIL, CM, IAT, II, PMP, CMII, CDM, NDIA, CMPIC, CAPM

Education for Configuration Management

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the configuration management job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Engineering, Technical, Education, Management, Computer Science, Business, Business/Administration, Associates, Information Technology, Military

Skills for Configuration Management

Desired skills for configuration management include:

Java
MS Office
Related disciplines
Windows
Concepts
Continuous Improvement
Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment concepts
International Traffic in Arms Regulations and associated markings
Networking
Procedures

Desired experience for configuration management includes:

Assist the Project Manager to deliver effective and efficient solutions by meeting key project milestones and ensure that the project configuration deliverables are on time, within budget and adhere to the corporate standards
Continuously enhance knowledge/expertise in own area and keep up to date with new enhancements available with the existing application package opportunities for enhancing thru additional applications working together with our base products
Identify and address application and data issues and cross-capability and cross-release/code merges issues that affect application integrity
Provide technical support for escalated incidents/outages when related to application configuration to ensure that they are resolved efficiently with minimal impact to stakeholders
Experience of using tools to integrate best practices like static code analysis using SONAR, automated unit testing
Sound knowledge of various packaging methods for Linux and Solaris platform

Configuration Management Examples

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Configuration Management Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a configuration management. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for configuration management
  • Develop hardware and software version control processes, policies and procedures and ensures that they are followed on hardware and software development projects
  • Maintain strict IT configuration control over the contract life to include policies, procedures, and hardware/software
  • Provide advice and guidance on methods, procedures, and requirements to individuals responsible for the creation of documentation
  • Supports inventory control process to account for property received, shipped, excessed, moved or transferred
  • Coordinates and performs all property accountability functions and property management functions (for Hardware and Software) in accordance with customer guidance and industry best practices
  • Maintains the accountability system
  • Assists system developers and integrators during shipment and receipt of systems and system upgrades
  • Provides inventory reports in accordance with customer guidelines
  • Develops inventory control processes to account for property received, shipped, excessed, moved or transferred
  • Assist with the development and maintenance of detailed supportability analysis and provisioning data of all hardware
Qualifications for configuration management
  • Strong knowledge and experience with of Continuous Integration and Deployment tools (e.g., Jenkins, Bamboo)
  • Zero or more years of experience in configuration analysis
  • Knowledge of the tools and practices for determining and managing resources (hardware, software, telecommunications)
  • Knowledge of the process and procedure by which a change is identified, evaluated, approved, monitored and documented
  • Experience with writing technical publications and reports
  • CM Certification a plus
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Configuration Management Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of configuration management. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for configuration management
  • Exercise high degree of initiative and judgment in analyzing and evaluating contracts to determine configuration management requirements
  • Ability to lead meetings with customers, employees and contractors is necessary to document engineering changes and establish a baseline for configuration
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office and engineering computerized design tools (Windchill, EIS, DOORS)
  • Release and control engineering output (drawings, specifications, parts lists and software)
  • Develop and coordinate approvals of engineering changes
  • Maintain Configuration Status Accounting via Centralized database, EIS (Engineering Information System)
  • Construct engineering parts lists in EIS to bridge to SAP
  • Control Pro/E (CREO) Model via Windchill
  • Develop and coordinate approvals of deviations and waivers
  • Participate in configuration reviews and audits
Qualifications for configuration management
  • Certified Professional Logistician (CPL) highly desired
  • Prior experience with Configuration Management Boards
  • Interpret complex drawings
  • Control specifications in DOORS
  • Maintain Engineering Library
  • Update configuration metrics
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Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of configuration management. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for configuration management
  • Ensure build and release processes and procedures are followed
  • Maintains procedures to implement and processes engineering drawing and documents to include CDRL and SDRL date for all assigned projects to ensure compliance with policies and scheduling requirements
  • Incorporate edits and redlines to Microsoft Word and DOORS documents
  • Update CM-controlled Generic Statement of Work (SOW) template and Supplier Sheets
  • Provide As-Designed reports
  • Update Standard Work
  • Writing and maintaining specification for CI interface to customer CMDB
  • Coordination of the implementation of the CI interface service by service and its testing until agreed evidence
  • Support to verify CI production in order fulfilment automation
  • Support to analyze all kind of data quality complaints about the CMDB
Qualifications for configuration management
  • Bachelor degree with a minimum of 5+ years of experience in configuration and engineering change management experience
  • Must possess Secret clearance at a minimum
  • Occasional after hours work required in support of Asia
  • Stand-in for Lead Configuration Management Architect
  • Mature skills in architecture methodology
  • Personal standing and ability to communicate in a structured and target leading way
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Configuration Management Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a configuration management. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for configuration management
  • Provide technical expertise to integrate multiple aspects of support programs, including Conduct of Operations, Quality Assurance, Work Control, and Training, and serve as the subject matter expert for related nuclear facility procedures
  • Lead groups of technical and administrative personnel in conducting audits, assessments, incident analyses, event investigations, facility walk-down inspections, and other data collecting activities in support of facility operations and continuous improvement
  • Works on team to create and maintain software, hardware, and documentation configuration baselines (development, test, production)
  • Plan, schedule, assist, with CM processes, meetings agendas and minutes to support development of the modernization products and meet requirements and milestones that are LCS specific in accordance with guidance outlined in the Navy Modernization Program Management and Operations Manual (NMPMOM) and the Joint Fleet Maintenance Manual (JFMM)
  • Assist with Configuration Control Boards (CCB) designed for leadership review and approval of the modernization products presented by field activities and stakeholders for LCS Class ship modernization
  • Develop CM specific presentations, support/conduct briefings on progress, status of changes and program office CM policies as required
  • Coordinate with program participants outside the program office including warfare centers, Participating Acquisition Resource Managers (PARMs), In-Service Engineering Agents (ISEAs) and industry
  • Assist with with the oversight of the technical review process and consolidate comments from technical reviews from various ISEAs and stakeholders of the ship change documents
  • Facilitate discussion and conflict resolution on build and release issues
  • Generate and maintain configuration management records for releases and software builds
Qualifications for configuration management
  • Flexibility working in an environment that is in flux
  • Experience in data architecture and concrete data handling
  • SQL skills to build queries on CMDB
  • Experience in ITIL Configuration Management
  • Mature skills in data modeling
  • Experience in consulting and negotiate how to use CI model
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Configuration Management Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of configuration management. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for configuration management
  • Develop informational materials, standard operating procedures, and instructions in support of MCSC’s CMPro initiative
  • Create and build product data Parts, Bills of Materials, Design / Engineering Documents, Software Documents, Project Documents, Quality Documents
  • Complete CI Toolchain for DEV and I&V Team [SW/I&V]
  • Product (Program) artifacts with Release Notes [PM/TS]
  • Analisys for PM regarding possible environment solution [PM/SW]
  • Work closely with QA to ensure software final version is up to organization standards
  • Configuration Management Processes and Practices
  • Configuration Management Tool experience on large scale complex systems
  • Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) Tool experience on large scale complex systems
  • Relevant CM Standards
Qualifications for configuration management
  • You have the equivalent to five years of College education, Administration or the equivalent
  • Four-year college degree, or equivalent, preferably in a technical discipline
  • Ability to balance multiple, simultaneous tasks and work under deadlines
  • Familiarity with DoD logistics management information data products
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio
  • A bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Electronics Engineering or other Technical discipline (4 years of applicable experience working on code management, audits, baseline identification, and preparation and control of documentation for software projects can be substituted for the degree) is required

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