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Release and Configuration Manager

Job Title: Release and Configuration Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Basingstoke, Hampshire
Salary: Competitive Daily Rates
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 Months +
REF: SM/C/R&CM_1610558553
Contact Name: Salome Maybanks
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Release & Configuration Manager


Contract - 6 Months Initial

£Competitive Daily Rate

Release & Configuration Manager - a new contract opportunity has arisen working for a key client within Defence. This position requires security clearance so applicants must be willing to undergo checks.

As Release & Configuration Manager you will be responsible managing and delivering the configuration and release management requirements , which include:

  • Developing and maintaining local config management processes
  • Ensuring accurate and timely update of the hardware/software serial item controlled configuration schedules
  • Managing risks and resolving issues that might impact release management schedules
  • Planning release windows and cycles
  • Managing communications and releases with interdependent relationships / teams
  • Communicating release plans and changes
  • Ensuring quality standards are maintained (ISO 2001)
  • Work closely with the Test Manager
  • Help develop automation tools and scripts where necessary for building, integrating and deploying software releases


  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, comfortable working with interdependent teams and reporting back to the business
  • Experienced in Release management and configuration management
  • Experience of Service Delivery procedures
  • ITIL Service management
  • Ideally have experience of working within the defence environment (or similar) with protectively marked material procedures

If you are interested in this contract opportunity and have the required experience, and either hold a valid SC clearance or are able to undergo SC Clearance please apply on line.

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