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Build and Configuration Manager

Job Title: Build and Configuration Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Northampton, United Kingdom
REF: 1325
Contact Name: Mark Gale
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Build / Configuration Manager – Northampton – Financial Services


We have an exciting opportunity for a Build and Configuration Manager to join our leading financial services client in Northampton to work on a large scale digital transformation programme.


Responsibilities will involve:


Delivery Pipeline Management

  • Maintain a map of the delivery pipeline
    • What version of what product is deployed in what environment – through PIT, SIT, IFT, Group test etc
    • Maintains the deployment pipeline map
    • Owns the end to end environment across each product / client / phase
  • Gateway for deployment / releases
    • Defines what versions need to be deployed to meet a specific client / test request
    • Transition governance into the test environment – ensuring QA activities are completed.  Ensures sign-off for new deployments
    • Ensures any supported deployment payload is available.
    • Correct treatment of configuration and reference data for the type of deployment (hot fix, maint release, new deployment)
  • Tracks new environment creations and fitness for starting Test


  • Ensures that initial configuration settings correct, and accountable for config validation
  • Ensures that configuration is not over-written, or is automatically applied for system, application and business


  • Owns the realisation of the branching strategy for new releases / major builds to support multiple-version testing
  • Ensures that code changes are implemented correctly to meet test needs (hot fix deployment, full update)
  • Maintains mapping of code versions as they are promoted through environments

Dependency mapping

  • Maintains dependencies between products and the alignment of versions
  • Maintains dependencies between technologies within a product, and the alignment of build versions.


Fantastic opportunity to join a £multi-million, multiple workstream programme of work.


£400-450 per day, 6 month contract.