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Configuration Engineer

Seattle, WA 98177

Posted: 02/02/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Core Technologies - FTE Job Number: 28332

Job Description

Position Title: Configuration Engineer

Position Description: Protingent Staffing has an exciting Direct Hire opportunity with our client in Seattle, Washington.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Will create and maintain software that provides satcom services to commercial and private aircraft enabling wifi services for airline passengers as well as connected services for crew and other aircraft functions.
    Overseeing the configuration management process for software components and configurations.
  • Support developers, engineers, and testers through the software development lifecycle for Inmarsat's hybrid airborne-ground system via excellent CM practices.
  • Develop and implement configuration management plans, policies, and procedures to ensure that the project's configurations are effectively managed.
  • Manage the change control process, assessing and approving changes to configurations, and ensuring proper documentation.
  • Define and maintain the configuration items (CIs) and establish naming conventions.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure proper configuration management practices are followed.
  • Conduct configuration audits to verify compliance with configuration management processes.
  • Utilize configuration management tools and maintain documentation related to configurations.
  • Develop, update, and use scripts and tools to build, deploy, and report on configuration snapshots including integration, testing, and production environments.
Job Qualifications: 
  • Degree is not required, but a plus. Looking for  5 years minimum and 7-8 years ideally of solid configuration management skills
  • Networking familiarity in any of the following; scripting, protocols -Linux command line such as Shell /SSH and Remote Sync /rsync
  • Linux experience is required
  • Proficiency with bash scripting, diff, git
  • Proficiency with GitHub and/or Jenkins
  • Understanding of principles and best practices.
  • Ability to manage changes and assess their impact/risks.
  • Proficiency with configuration management tools and software.
  • Proficient in organizing and managing configuration data.
  • Meticulous in identifying and documenting configuration items.
  • Capable of evaluating complex configurations and making data-driven decisions.
  • Effective at resolving configuration-related challenges.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Strong record-keeping and documentation abilities.
  • Flexible in adapting to changing requirements and technologies.
  • Ensuring alignment with quality standards.

Desirable knowledge and skills:
  • Knowledge to coordinate configuration activities within projects.
  • Continuously improving configuration management practices.
  • Able to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Working effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Keeping updated on emerging trends and standards.

Job Details: 
  • Direct Hire
  • Location: Seattle, WA (Hybrid - 1 to 2 days/week Onsite)
  • Salary Range: $120K-$145K (DOE)

About Protingent: Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates. 

Meet Your Recruiter

Jeff Morgante

I have an ability to connect with engineers easily, with an engineering background myself, I can relate and communicate using the same language. I have been working in Technical staffing at Protingent since 2011. I have two dogs, Kaleb & Kayce and two cats, Mika and Shiloh. I am originally from upstate New York, but love living in the Pacific Northwest! I have a passion for cars, old and new.

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