Senior Assistant (Configuration Management)

Location: 

Europa / Europe

Nato clearance: 

YES

Job description: 

LOCATION: Torrejón, Spain
CLIENT: NATO
DURATION: until December with possible extensions
SALARY: Negotiable daily rate
CLEARANCE: NATO Secret
STARTING DATE: June 2019

TASKS
• Manage all configuration management activities in the CSU
• Identify, classify and specify configuration items (Cls)
• Updates the Configuration Management Database with accurate and current data
• Assists in release and deployment tasks ensuring integration with operational baseline
• Manages CSU Definitive Media Library
• Manages CSU Licenses
• Coordinates with CSU Change Management on matters of software licensing, change proposals and approvals, software releases/updates
• Perform any other duties as may be required
• You will be responsible for coordinating, analyzing, documenting and reporting on asset and configuration management to ensure that service assets and configuration items are managed effectively
• Maintains Asset and Configuration Item (CI) relationship mapping, and performs audits to ensure accuracy
• You will document in Visio, Excel and SharePoint all CIS and the relationship between them
•  The role will also be responsible for providing cover for Software Licensing activities to ensure compliance with software license standards and policies
• Ensures all changes for Release and Change activities are documented
• Manage changes to CI data through a controlled process
• Provide education, guidance and support to help the adoption of and adherence to Configuration, Asset Management and Software Licensing processes
• Develop and maintain knowledge of suppliers e.g. contractual obligations, key contacts o Document communications, actions, decisions from interactions with suppliers

Job requirements: 

• Proven competences and experience on SACM
• Proven competences and experience on Release and Change Management & Coordination
• Previous experience of working with an enterprise-level ITSM tool
• Proven experience on software licenses management
• Knowledge of version control and Application Life Cycle Management
• ITIL Foundation and Service Transition
• Understand VMware virtualization, architectures, networking and design
• Understand networking and data processing in complex IT systems, and how each asset interacts with the rest
• Advanced MS Excel, MS Visio and Sharepoint skills
• Have a very good general knowledge of IT hardware and software
• Good written and verbal communication skills
• A higher level technical education in a relevant discipline, complemented with training in database administration, or equivalent through extensive professional experience
• At least 5 years recent experience with database administration activities in a large scale ICT service-oriented environment
• Strong problem solving and analytical capabilities to analyze database related problems and ability to think beyond the database space
• Knowledge of current Windows and Unix operating systems
• A good awareness of access security and knowledge on security policies implementation