Configuration Librarian

Kelly Services Ltd
North Lanarkshire
07 Dec 2018
10 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Configuration Librarian

Temp to Perm opportunity
Paying: £11.28 per hour - 22k per year
Hours: Monday to Friday 37.5 hours a week.
Based in Motherwell

The Configuration Librarian is focused on managing and maintaining the Software Asset & Configuration Management System (SACM).

The Configuration Management Librarian watches over the integrity of the CMDB and associated libraries. As an assistant to the Change & Release Manager they report directly to them.

The roles and responsibilities defined below indicate the librarians role.

- The Configuration Librarian is responsible for maintaining information about Configuration Items required in delivering IT services.

- Maintains a logical model, containing the components of the IT infrastructure (CIs) and their associations.

- Ensuring that all CI's are accurately registered

- Interfacing with other support organisations to ensure the effective use of the CMDB and Configuration Management System

- Maintaining and recommending improvements to facilitate effective use and integrity of the SACM database

- Creating reports and analyses the CMDB when requested by the Client

- Ensuring that authorised procedures and work practices are followed

- Maintain the SACM process end to end

- Make sure all changes to the CIs and the CMS are controlled, audited and reported

- Make sure the CMS is up-to-date

- All updates to the CMS adhere to the Configuration Management Process.

- Take control of both the software and hardware CIs

- Control of all assets and liaison with the procurement team is one of the key responsibilities

- Maintain the asset disposal policy ensuring suitability.

- Work closely with the change and release team to make sure the CMS is up-to-date

- Conduct scheduled and also ad hoc audits of the CIs

- Handle discrepancies resulting out of the audits

- Configuration Librarian in particular will be responsible for the following activities


- Supervise and control receipt, identification, storage and withdrawal of all supported CIs

- Assist in the identification of products and CIs

- Maintain and provide information on the status of CIs

- Record the receipt of authorised new or revised configurations and archive superseded configurations to the appropriate library

- Notify holders of any changes to their products or CIs

- Assist in conducting audits


- Good analytic and decision-making skills.

- Good communication skills.

- Good presentation skills.

- Must have conflict resolution abilities.

- Technical background with demonstrated skills in at least one or multiple IT technologies / disciplines

- Experience of working in a multi-site environment

Experience with SCM tools

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