Configuration Management Specialist Job Description

Configuration Management Specialist Job Description

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Configuration management specialist provides JRSS System(s) Baseline Configuration Standard Documentation in accordance with NIST 800-53 Control CM-2.

Configuration Management Specialist Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Serve as liaison between NPI and the Manufacturing lines to drive to 100% MBOM accuracy
Write process requirements
Interact with Engineering, Supply Chain, Production Associates and Management
Maintain project schedule and coordinate Audit support needed to deliver project on time
Coordinate implementation and user training
Understand organizational and human impacts of planned audits
Produce quantitative performance reports
Communicate and motivate change clearly with all audiences
Develop sustainable processes for ongoing testing, updates, and rollback of enterprise desktop software tools
Interact with helpdesk teams to gather feedback, improve products, and provide training to insure the best possible experience and support for end users

Configuration Management Specialist Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Configuration Management Specialist

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ITIL, IAT, II, CM2, CM, CMII, DOD, CMMI, V3, MSCE

Education for Configuration Management Specialist

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

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

Skills for Configuration Management Specialist

Desired skills for configuration management specialist include:

International Traffic in Arms Regulations and associated markings
NIST 800-128 and NIST 800-137
NIST 800-37
Change control processes
MS Office
Microsoft Office
Equivalent
Implementing CM discipline for entire systems
Life cycles
SharePoint

Desired experience for configuration management specialist includes:

Excellent experience with ITIL process configuration
Previous experience working in a SAAS environement would be a bonus
Able to work pro-active in fast paced environment
Strong payments background is a plus
Assist with all desktop services including PC encryption, backup, IT asset management, data loss prevention, by participating on company-wide teams and implementing/supporting these initiatives for Corporate components
Produce regular metrics and reporting to show progress, measure defects, and drive projects to completion

Configuration Management Specialist Examples

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Configuration Management Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of configuration management specialist. 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 specialist
  • Utilize configuration management tools
  • Implement configuration and change management process
  • Develop Configuration Management policies
  • Have solid understanding of how various technologies fit together to deliver enterprise IT services including systems administration, service desk and network operations
  • Provide expertise in system/processor architecture, desktop management interface, client/server architecture, operating systems, software applications, network protocols, routers, switches, remote access server, Virtual Private Network (VPN) and firewalls
  • Defining road maps for document management
  • Building/maintaining SAP roles for all Open Text defined functions
  • Maintain content server - all configurations including security configuration
  • Lead in developing new document management tools
  • Define all document MIMES types
Qualifications for configuration management specialist
  • Good knowledge of ITIL Processes and Remedy
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related information technology degree, or High School Diploma/GED and 3-5 years related work experience
  • 5-10 years experience in IT process
  • 1-2 years experience implementing Office 365 in an enterprise environment
  • 1-2 years scripting experience with PowerShell, VBScript, and similar technologies
  • 2-5 years experience with GPO, AD, and Windows desktop management tools
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Configuration Management Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of configuration management specialist. 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 specialist
  • Perform training of SAP requirements for new item set up and maintenance
  • Physically audit all data released to support new product manufacture – key sheet, drawings, BOM, routing, work instructions, production instructions, test parameters, nameplate and labeling data, packing and shipping data
  • Produce Version Description Documents (VDD) for delivered systems and software
  • Produce Configuration Management plans for multiple products
  • Support Configuration Control Board (CCB) meetings and deliverables, acting as a liaison between developers and the CCB
  • Maintain records, markings, and documentation of delivered system/software versions
  • Maintain of software roadmaps supporting program management for multiple platforms, including system/software update planning
  • Collect and verify system characteristics from program-specific mission systems (tracking/querying installed software versions, operating system versions, and configurations)
  • Use IBM Rational Clearcase software to monitor development activities and provide reports
  • Assist with IA activities (including documentation of security configuration/posture)
Qualifications for configuration management specialist
  • Ability to provide occasional off-hours support for urgent issues and project work which must be completed during maintenance windows to minimize user impact
  • Typically requires a bachelor’s degree in business administration, engineering or a related discipline and six or more years of progressive government or commercial configuration management experience
  • A solid understanding of Configuration Management and be responsive to the needs of Project Management, Project Engineering, Software Development, and Software Test is desired
  • Bachelors plus 12 years’ related experience
  • Experience with Microsoft Team Foundaton Server and MS Test Manager
  • Must be able to effectively complete simultaneous tasks on several projects with independent deadlines and deliverables
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Configuration Management Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of configuration management specialist. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for configuration management specialist
  • Review and manage vendor-provided VDDs and other documentation
  • Coordinate CM service across the enterprise with other CM specialists, refresh teams, and support teams that collect, store, update, analyze, and report on configuration items (CIs) utilizing ServiceNow
  • Support physical inventory of assets
  • Serve as an advisor to Government Change Control Board (CCB)
  • Design and establish management documentation
  • Design and seek agreement on the scope of the entire CM processes, including identifying and documenting the items to be controlled and the information to be captured and recorded
  • Ensure changes to the process methods and processes are properly approved, communicated and managed throughout the CM process
  • Coordinate configuration databases with work package requirements
  • Align material requirements of work package items against Illustrated Part Catalogues
  • Issue monthly materials requirements summary
Qualifications for configuration management specialist
  • Must possess experience with CM tools
  • Experience in trouble shooting Linux JBoss deployment tools (such as Ant, Maven, Jenkins)
  • 2+ years of experience in the related field is required
  • All candidates must be able to obtain a SECRET security clearance
  • Ability to obtain a Top Secret with a Special Clearance Investigation is required to begin employment
  • Bachelors or above from an accredited college or university in SE, CS, IS, Engineering Science, engineering management or related field is required
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Configuration Management Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a configuration management specialist. 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 specialist
  • Responsible for advanced configuration control during product development phase
  • May also be responsible for contract data submittal and status on smaller projects
  • Manage the flow and disposition of artifacts, both source code and documentation
  • Sustain logical model of configuration items (IT assets) stored in the Configuration Management Database (CMDB) to reflect new demands
  • Provide data governance to maintain CIs through their lifecycle
  • Assist IT stakeholders with any questions or requests they might have related to their master data
  • Constantly monitor the quality of data and proactively address any data quality issues
  • Provide feedback to Configuration Management process owner regarding opportunities to streamline and automate data maintenance process as much as possible
  • Assist with testing of BMC Remedy system during major and minor releases that impact CMDB and Asset Management module
  • Participate in projects to clean-up, update and enhance master data
Qualifications for configuration management specialist
  • Position requires significant amount of keyboarding activities and meetings
  • Must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Engineering or Business Administration from a college or university that is accredited by a national or regional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education
  • Must have a minimum of five (5) years of experience working all phases of the software development life cycle process
  • Must have a minimum of five (5) years as an expert integration and development
  • Must have experience developing CM policies
  • Must have five (5) years strong project management skills with accountability for end to end delivery
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Configuration Management Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of configuration management specialist. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for configuration management specialist
  • Tracks all problems and changes in product documents and software reports changes and current configuration
  • Responsible for configuration planning, identifies and maintains the original configuration of requirements documentation, design documentation, software, and related documentation
  • Assists with gathering data to support configuration management plans and processes
  • Assigns identifiers to products and recognizes discrepancies related to product identification and proposes solutions
  • Supports change management activities and provide package build and automation
  • Maintains and tracks configuration change schedules
  • Enters data and generates reports to support configuration status accounting efforts
  • Performs basic configuration verification activities, including change implementation verification
  • Administers configuration and date management activities related to identification, control and accounting for engineering documents for systems and/or equipment in accordance with contractual requirements
  • Responsible for performing administrative duties in an office environment
Qualifications for configuration management specialist
  • Must have a minimum of five (5) years working in large scale organization
  • Must have solid understanding of how various technologies fit together to deliver enterprise IT services
  • Bachelors degree in computer science or MIS with 5 years of relevant experience
  • Knowledge of a Partnership environment is an asset engineering release procedures experience
  • Comprehensive knowledge of engineering drawings and release and change control procedures using military, commercial, and international standards as they pertain to configuration management and documentation
  • Experience defining and working to contractual requirements

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