IS&T Configuration & Data manager

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Date: 28-May-2021

Location: Bangalore, KA, India

Company: Alstom

Req ID:99679 

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses and driverless trains, as well as infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of more than 38 900 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.   

Configuration and Data Manager

Based:  Bangalore, India



Reporting to the Head of IT4IT & Tranformation, the Configuration and Data Manager is in charge of maintaining and improving the configuration management, as well as supporting the data management of IS&T as a business.



Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities:

  • Build the vision of configuration management for Alstom IS&T and drive the execution of the related strategy, in particular implementing the operational roadmap and proper improvement initiatives
  • Support the positioning and use of the configuration management data base as the single point of truth
  • Ensure end to end view of the configuration management process and act as the single point of contact for the configuration and data management topics
  • Strengthen the configuration management data base implementing discovery process
  • Ensure continuous improvement of configuration management data base accuracy and completeness, and ensure continuous enlargement of scope towards complete IS&T scope
  • Drive key projects and initiatives related to configuration management and ensure strong articulation between them and mobilisation of the right resources
  • Ensure continuous progress in terms of automation of data upload to configuration management data base
  • Define and implement a strong configuration management governance model, and implement clear roles and responsibilities for configuration management stakeholders
  • Maintain strong and close relationships with configuration management key stakeholders including service owners, application owners, architects and IS&T Directors
  • Communicate regularly about configuration management strategy, priorities and on-going projects to external and internal partners, and ensure constant awareness and alignment
  • Maintain constant awareness and sponsorship of the IT leadership team through appropriate reporting about configuration and data management (priorities, blocking points requiring arbitration, strategy adaptations)
  • Measure the satisfaction of configuration management stakeholders on regular basis, define and implement the related improvement plan
  • Guide, support and mentor the configuration management team, providing new opportunities to grow, get exposed to stakeholders and learn continuously
  • Support the delivery of the IT4IT & Transfomation roadmap, challenge it and bring adaptations if required



  • Understand the global IS&T strategy and its articulation to the overall Alstom strategy
  • Understand the overall IS&T organisation (including external partners) and the challenges of every operational teams
  • Develop a culture of digital and transformation within the IS&T through constructive iteration and agility
  • Collaborate actively with run and project operational teams from the entire IS&T organisation
  • Manage the configuration management team as well as parners and suppliers

An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers.  We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals.   



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