Configuration specialists implement and develop configuration management procedures. Your job allows you to recommend and review improvement and oversee configuration and baselining activities of project items. Supervising and working with the configuration team for the development of the CM database is also your responsibility. In addition, you must be able to ensure the data integrity, quality, and security of the CM database.
Configuration specialists are also responsible for hiring, training, and providing orientation for new employees. You will be in charge of evaluating the performance of the team members and assigning workload and schedule to team members. You are also expected to notice problems and come up with a perfect way of solving them with the help of your team members.
You must be business-oriented and with excellent foresight for this role. Not just this, but you must be an excellent system configurator and must be people-oriented. The average salary that a configuration specialist earns yearly is $72,000. This is possible with a bachelor's degree in business, computer science, and other related fields.