Configuration Engineer

Fri 07 Dec 2018

Purpose & Profile

  • Expansion of Equiniti India operations is necessitating recruitment of additional full time permanent Configuration Manager.
  • As a Microsoft Gold Partner, Equiniti India utilises the latest Microsoft technologies to deliver our range of Enterprise Solutions, and the successful candidate will be utilising these technologies, working in project teams with other experienced software developers and gaining exposure to the full project lifecycle.
  • Training and mentoring will equip the candidate with the skills required to progress their career within Equiniti India.

Key Responsibilities

Will work as part of a project team in the delivery and on-going maintenance of complex enterprise solutions. 
Will be assigned specific responsibilities typically including, but not limited to:

  • Provision of stable and reliable Build environments
  • Harness the power of Team Foundation Server to produce robust builds.
  • Perform CM functions like:
  1. Create Branches
  2. Merge Branches
  3. Labelling
  4. Perform Software Builds
  • Perform partial builds and deployments
  • Manage dependencies between patches
  • Troubleshooting environmental issues and services
  • Maintenance of Deployment Guides for products
  • Review Release notes for patches and hotfixes
  • Manage the TFS SharePoint portal
  • Assist teams on Configuration Management process and Branching/Merging strategies.
  • Control access to branches.
  • Own and maintain the project’s SCM Plan.
  • Formulate and oversee changes to SCM Plan.
  • Collect and report metrics pertaining to CM.

Skills / Experience
(Mandatory)

  • BE/ME/MCA/M.Sc. Computer Science with excellent track record.
  • Should have an overall 4-6 years of experience in Configuration management of large Enterprise Systems.
  • Should be a team player with good interpersonal skills and a drive to take ownership of and responsibility for the tasks assigned to you.
  • Experience in managing Source Control of large Enterprise Systems.
  • Working knowledge of Build Tools like ANT, MAVEN, MSBuild, etc.
  • Should have appropriate level of exposure to several of the following technologies/tools:
  1. .Net Framework 2.0 or higher
  2. C#/VB.Net
  3. Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 or higher / Team Foundation Server 2010
  4. SQL Server 2005 or above
  5. PowerShell Scripts
  • Own and maintain the project’s SCM Plan.
  • Formulate and oversee changes to the SCM Plan.
  • Collect and report metrics pertaining to CM.

Skills / Experience
(Desirable)

  • Knowledge of Web Servers, Operating Systems, App Servers, Web Services & Workflows.
  • ITIL v3 Foundation Certification
  • Understanding of SDLC and exposure to AGILE and SCRUM methodologies.
  • Exposure to other Source Control environments like SourceSafe, SVN, etc.

Personal Attributes 

  • Works under general direction within a clear framework of accountability.
  • Highly flexible, including willingness to work away from home base.
  • Able to comprehend the difficulties in large scale deployments and proactively come up with solutions to potential risks and issues.
  • Can rapidly absorb new functional & technical information and apply it effectively.
  • A good team player capable of delivering results in less than perfect circumstances.
  • Pragmatic, tolerant of ambiguity, willing to backtrack and seek multiple solutions.
  • Ability to proactively analyse incidents and advise on preventive measures.

Location

Based at Equiniti India office in Chennai, but must be prepared to work on site as and when required. Work in UK business hours