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Configuration Management Jobs Overview

Configuration Management Jobs can vary greatly in scope and responsibilities.

They can range from highly technical to process and standard enforcement, or some combination in between.

This page outlines some of the most common roles, responsibilities and requirements.


CM Jobs Requirements

  • Configuration Management can be a very challenging and rewarding career
  • Ability to handle multiple high priority tasks
  • Ability to see the big picture while being focused on highly technical tasks and issues
  • Highly developed trouble-shooting capabilities


Dramatic Difference in Roles

Even CM Engineers are confused with why there is such a dramatic difference in roles and responsibilities for Configuration Management positions.

Here are the typical reasons for this:

  • Different industries have slightly different functions for CM
  • Some CM roles are more technical in nature than others
  • Some CM jobs are more of a policy enforcement role
  • Where the CM Function resides in the organization can make a difference in responsibilities


Typical CM Manager Responsibilities

Provide overall software and hardware configuration policy and implementation.

Provide work direction for development, integration, testing and implementers.

Facilitate communication between software development, testing, integration, implementation and support.


Senior Level CM Requirements

If the job is in the Defense Industry, the candidate will normally be required to take a polygraph and drug test.

  • Minimum 10 years experience
  • Proven Configuration Management Track Record
  • Experience with Multiple Configuration Management Tools
  • Software Development Process Expertise


Configuration Management Engineer Job Responsibilities

The Configuration Manager is responsible for the administration, maintenance and upgrade of configuration management tools.

  • Manage and control the source code repository, currently housed in Subversion
  • Provide Configuration Management information and release to integration efforts.
  • Developing required scripts or code to automate and integrate chosen configuration management tools.
  • Plan, manage and control releases using an appropriate release management tool


CM Specialist Job Responsibility

The Configuration Management Specialist will work with the CM Manager to implement the Change and Configuration Management process, procedures, and Templates for the program.

  • This role designs applications required to automate business processes and meet business needs
  • This role defines best practices and tools
  • At least 5 years experience in Change and configuration management process deployment
  • Knowledge and experience and familiarity with approved change and configuration management tools


Configuration Management Salaries and Links

If you are interested in how much money people in Configuration Management make you might be interested in our Configuration Management Salary Survey Results.

This page is a survey of Configuration Management salaries

This page is a list of Software Configuration Management Careers

For current openings in Configuration Management


Configuration Management Table of Contents

Configuration Management CM is a process model established to maintain the consistency and integrity of a system or software product throughout it's lifecycle.

CM Audit This page outlines a CM Audit performed by an internal audit team. A CM Audit ensures that functional and physical attributes are accounted for in accordance with the requirements an applications or system.

Configuration Management Database CM Database, or otherwise known as CMDB, is a central repository for all configuration items that comprise an information system. A key goal of a CMDB is to understand the relationships between application and system components and track their configurations.

Configuration Management Jobs Configuration Management Jobs can vary greatly in scope and responsibilities. They can range from highly technical to process and standard enforcement, or some combination in between. This page outlines some of the most common roles, responsibilities and requirements.

Configuration Management Plan The goal of the Configuration Management Plan is to ensure that adequate controls are in place over all processes, configuration items and project artifacts.

CM Proposal This page is a CM Proposal for a company looking to more tightly integrate their CM team which includes their CMDB and their SCM Team.

Configuration Management Salaries CM Salaries - This page is dedicated to publishing salary information about CM Salaries.

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Configuration Management Software CM Software are the Configuration Management Tools and Utilities used to create records, track changes, manage and control your environments. CM, is a process model established to maintain the consistency and integrity of a system or software product throughout it's lifecycle.

Configuration Management Tools Configuration Management Tools to be truly beneficial need to provide these features: Effective Data Modeling for the CMDB, Change Management and Change Record Tracking, Easy Integration with Other Data Sources, Intuitive User Interface, Useful Metrics Reporting, and Cost Effective Licensing Scheme.

SCMWise Software Configuration Management SCMWise is dedicated to SCM. This site is a central repository for the collection of best practices, processes, methodologies and tools that surround SCM.



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