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Release Automation Engineer

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Information Tech

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Job Description and Qualification:

Key Accountabilities:
  • Responsible for version management, build, deployment activities on multiple platforms.
  • Develop processes and scripts to automate building and verifying of compiled code and deployments
  • Knowledge and experience with continuous build environments. Ability to configure new builds, and modify existing ones as needed.
  • Troubleshoot failed builds and deployments. Determine and fix environment and configuration issues. Analyze logs and communicate potential code issues to development teams.
  • Collaborate with multiple feature development teams to identify needs for building and deploying their applications and building CI Pipeline
  • High Availability for support and rotation for overseeing customer facing applications and infrastructure.
  • Facilitate, manage and communicate information related to environments - their current state, deployed versions and availability to developers, QA engineers and team members.
  • Provide oncall or weekend support if needed
Minimum Skills Requirement to Hire:
The candidate:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or equivalent
  • Proven decision making, problem solving and troubleshooting abilities in development and production settings.
  • Excellent analytic and organizational skills with strong ability to handle multiple activities and priorities simultaneously.
  • Self-starter with ability to work with minimal supervision and to thrive in a fast-paced environment, across multiple and diverse systems groups.
  • Strong customer service and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong English communication skills both verbal and written.
Technical Skills:
  • Ability to code and script
  • A Strong understanding of code and script (UNIX, SQL)
  • Experience with systems and IT operations
  • Comfort with frequent, incremental code testing and deployment
  • Data management skills –Knowledgeable on DDLs/DMLs
  • A strong focus on business outcomes
  • Experience with automation/configuration management tools using either TeamCity, Puppet, Chef or an equivalent
  • Well versed in current technology and industry trends and be able to assess their impacts and viability on the application portfolio.
  • Knowledge of best practices and IT operations in an always-up, always-available service
  • Must have strong customer service orientation
  • Comfort with collaboration, open communication and reaching across functional borders
  • Knowledgeable in ITIL process
  • Knowledgeable in Agile Methodologies
  • Working or hands-on experience of Cloud/Azure Management, Salesforce and other Release Management tools.
  • Knowledge on job scheduler such as CA Workload Automation (CAW) is a plus
  • Knowledge on PHP, Python, Perl is a plus
Tools Specific Knowledge:
  • Office 365
  • Citrix
  • ServiceNow
  • Sharepoint
  • Informatica / ETL
  • TeamCity
  • Putty
  • Business Object
  • Subversion
  • Rally
  • Git / Gitlab
Work shift: Night