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Software Configuration Administrator / Data Manager

Software Configuration Administrator / Data Manager

Requisition ID 
Work Location 
CA-NL-St. John's
Department / Discipline 
Information Technology
Additional Work Location 
Position Type 
Staff / Permanent

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently seeking a Software Configuration Administrator / Data Manager to be responsible for configuring, developing, deploying, and updating software solutions for clients using a cloud-based Linux-based platform and for ensuring the integrity and availability of company and client data. The Software Configuration Administrator / Data Manager will interact directly with Wood’s Environment & Infrastructure Solutions Met-Ocean team to gather requirements, document specifications and implement solutions in Development, Test and Production environments. We are looking for a dynamic individual with strong interpersonal and analytical skills as well as the ability to translate processes and concepts into real-time applications.


Key Responsibilities

  • Configure, develop, deploy and update company applications to help manage and integrate weather forecasting data
  • Implement software solutions in a cloud-based deployment environment
  • Devising and implementing efficient and secure procedures for data handling and analysis with attention to all technical aspects
  • Creating and enforcing policies for effective data management
  • Formulating techniques for quality data collection to ensure adequacy, accuracy and legitimacy of data
  • Provide project-specific technical support to company employees
  • Conduct thorough software testing and adhere to best practices to ensure highest level of quality
  • Create and update knowledgebase articles and other documentation relating to company apps

Skills / Qualifications

Role Requirements

  • A degree or diploma in software development and/or information management
  • 1-3 years’ experience installing and configuring and operating Linux-based software and a good understanding of cloud-based Linux systems
  • Prior experience interfacing with relational database systems and integrating applications manipulating large datasets
  • Knowledge of data management best practices
  • Experience with software development and configuration management best practices
  • Prior experience with programming or scripting languages such as shell scripts, C#, Python or JavaScript
  • Capacity to work efficiently, effectively and independently
  • Ability and willingness to learn new software, programming languages and frameworks
  • Willingness to work as part of a real-time 24/7 (support off-hours as required) team
  • Willingness to obtain certifications in systems administration, software development, and cloud-based computing

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in administering Linux servers
  • Experience with Amazon web services
  • Experience with configuring and using Docker images
  • Experience with Agile programming development
  • Experience with ISO quality management systems

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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