Release Consultant

Basic qualifications:

GSK Employees are known to Work Across Boundaries, by working within a multicultural and multifunctional team; always oriented to Inspire those around by not only Driving Performance but also creating a healthy and inclusive environment. We are known to have a positive mindset and always Live by Our Values.

Being a GSK employee allows you to challenge and to change by not only improving the way we do business, but also impacting the way we Develop our own Capability and Talent.

Our IT area characterizes by being responsible for both the design, development and implementation of short- and long-term solutions to information technology needs through new and existing applications, systems architecture, network systems and applications infrastructure, and the management of the IT infrastructure within an organisation.

As a member of this team YOU can manage Windows and UNIX Server configuration and patching through release processes and tools

This role gives YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career, the main of these are:

Ensuring fleet is compliant with all policies and standards.

Responsible for operational support, resolution, and tracking of incidents.

Responsible for executing assigned deliverables in alignment with Release strategic projects.

Responsible for the delivery of scheduled upgrades in accordance with agreed plans.

We are looking for people/professionals with these characteristics to achieve our goals:

Knowledge of Altiris Server Management Suite

Proven experience in troubleshooting issues, and ability to identify root cause.

Ability to follow documented procedures

Troubleshooting Altiris agent issues

Provides customer support and follows through to completion the resolution of issues and queries regarding release and installation processes and procedures

Ability to understand and write SQL queries

Direct involvement in carrying out Project activities, Incident Management processes, process improvement programs, new service offerings, and service measure definitions/metrics reporting.

Ensures service performance using Six Sigma, PS3 (People, Services, Strategies and Solutions) and ITIL (IT Infrastructure Library) principles

Preferred qualifications:

Previous scripting experience (vbscript, powershell, bash), Good knowledge of major server operating systems Windows, Solaris, RHEL, HPUX, AIX, ESX. (in-depth knowledge of all operating systems is not required)


We are a science-led global healthcare company with a mission: we want to help people to do more, feel better, live longer.

We research and develop a broad range of innovative products, such as vaccines, medicines and consumer healthcare products, including: Sensodyne, Cataflan/ Voltaren , Theraflu / Trimedal, Parodontax, Panadol, Polident and Otrivin.

In over 115 countries, GSK has a deep commitment to improving healthcare by developing innovative new medicines and widening access to them around the world. In over 300 years of history, we invest in innovation to help improve people's lives.

As a GSK employee you will get inspired by making the difference and playing an important role on the benefit of millions of patients and consumer worldwide.

With a commitment, with integrity and respect for people you will work in a sustainable and healthy way, providing positive impacts on the community.

In our inclusive environment, you'll feel valued, motivated and able to realize your full potential.

Through your individual personal and professional development, at GSK you will achieve your career ambitions. You will count with all sorts of development initiatives such as Future Leaders Programmes, Leadership Development Programmes and our commitment to Coaching.

If you feel like this is your next career move, please apply up to 17/08/2017

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