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Configuration Analyst

  • Job reference: DEIT383
  • Location: Dorset
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: IT
Job description: My client, a local authority, are currently looking for a configuration analyst to work on an initial 3 month contract in Bournemouth.

Pay rate has been left open as flexible, so please let me know what you would ideally be looking for when submitting your CV.


Job spec:

* carrying out a wide range of hands on, case management system, configuration tasks
* creating or editing system workflows, steps, forms and letters
* creating or editing java script within workflow steps and system forms
* supporting colleagues tasked with carrying out similar packages of work
* ensuring system functionality facilitates business processes
* assisting with setting up configuration standards and version control
* writing configuration documentation to support future support and development
* documenting and backing up configurations prior to modification
* liaising with other project teams involved in reporting, migration, support, testing, training, finance and integration
* recording and reporting on progress against established project plans
* working with colleagues to add detail and value to existing work packages
* staying up to date with changes in system functionality due to new releases
* assisting with training plans and eLearning development where required, based on application configuration
* discussing system functionality with users at various levels to determine best configuration
* preparing areas of the system for handover to the testing team prior to UAT


Person Spec:

* you will have a good working knowledge and preferably some previous experience of configuring commercial database systems
* you will have a good general understanding of the software development lifecycle
* you will have a good understanding of java script in a database application environment
* you will be able to add a valuable contribution when discussing the best methods for configuring advanced system functionality
* you will be able to share your knowledge with others in order to increase productivity
* you will have a buoyant personality with a can do attitude to work in a highly challenging environment
* you will have a positive approach to change in general and be a positive influence on those around you
* you will be methodical in organising a complex array of business requirement related tasks
* you will be friendly, approachable and presentable with excellent written and verbal communication skills
* you will be able to work as part of a team but with minimal supervision
* you will be able to work under pressure and organise your own time effectively
* you will be able to manage changes and versions across multiple business areas
* you will be able to pick up new skills outside of your immediate discipline in order to assist colleagues with application related tasks
* you will have good interpersonal skills and be able to liaise with staff at various levels of seniority and understanding
* knowledge and/or experience of eLearning/user experience/human factors desirable
* knowledge and/or experience of web authoring tools and standards desirable


Please contact Danny Eccles at Service Care Solutions for more information or to apply.

Alternatively if this role isn't for you, we do offer a referral bonus of £250 for every new candidate you refer to us that we place in a position for more than 13 weeks. That's £250 just for forwarding a job advert to a friend!