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  • Posted: Oct 27, 2020
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    Imagine a world where people live healthier, more enhanced and protected lives… A world in which each organisation is a powerful influencer and responsible corporate citizen, committed to being a force for social good. As a leading innovator in healthcare, wellness, insurance, investments, financial and life planning, Discovery works ceaselessly to...
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    Senior Configuration Analyst

    Key Purpose             

    This role is required to ensure that the necessary configuration management mechanisms are implemented to identify, control and track the consistency of artefacts deployed across multiple runtime instances around the globe. This includes versions of Infrastructure, Database and Software Configuration.

    Areas of responsibility may include but not limited to

    • Implement, design, and integrate multiple configuration sources to ensure alignment of verified versions deployed across environments
    • Design and implement change process for requesting, approving and applying changes autonomously using ITSM portal
    • Ensure that all configuration changes are certified and applied via the CICD pipeline.
    • Identifying and Cataloguing system-wide configuration dependencies and rules across environments
    • Identify configuration and dependency faults and drive problem resolution
    • Ensure that configuration metadata such as compute resource, endpoint configuration, DB and messaging configuration is centrally managed and organized
    • Identify configuration values pertaining to secrets/credentials and work with Architecure team to manage in Hashicorp Vault
    • Ensure that configuration changes are versioned and certified for deployment
    • Establish and enforce configuration control gates on the CICD pipeline that are based on security and compliancy requirements
    • Leverage configuration management tools such as CFengine and Terraform to ensure configuration compliancy
    • Ensure that binaries, packages and container images versions are verified and supported
    • Maintain the versioning standard and integrity of build scripts, SFTP scripts and other automation scripts.
    • Leverage discovery tools to verify that the configuration provisioned and deployed is correct
    • Participate in Capacity and Fault tolerant initiatives
    • Participate in Procurement and Financial Management activities

    Personal Attributes and Skills

    Required Skills

    • AWS and Azure Cloud
    • Strong API intergration Skills                   
    • Jenkins
    • Strong Linux skills
    • Kubernetes
    • Ansible
    • Terraform
    • Puppet
    • CFEngine


    • Docker
    • Microservices Architectures
    • Java

    Behavioural Competencies:

    • Drives Results
    • Values Driven
    • Optimistic
    • Learns on the Fly
    • Resilient
    • Instils Trust
    • People Savvy
    • Problem Solver
    • Manages complexity
    • Balances Stakeholders
    • Transparency
    • Multitasking
    • Organizational skills
    • Analytics

    Additional attributes

    • Strong Ownership qualities
    • Ability to assess and prioritize
    • Excellent planning and organizational skills
    • Able to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment
    • A strong passion for customers and technology
    • Self-motivated, self-thinker and pro-active
    • Excellent communications skills and good team player
    • Strong interpersonal skills specifically with the ability to establish and grow relationships with diverse stakeholders
    • Well-developed conflict handling skills
    • Willing to learn and develop oneself

    Education and Experience


    • BTech in IT or equivalent
    • ITIL or CMMI qualification (preferably on configuration management)


    • 2 to 3 years’ experience in working with configuration as code
    • Experience in supporting cloud-native enterprises
    • Experience in designing and implementing a Configuration Management System
    • Experience in Software Configuration Management


    • SDLC
    • ITIL
    • ServiceNow

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Discovery Limited on to apply

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