Build and Release Engineer Role

Build and Release Engineer Role
Dublin 2 €70,000-€80,000 Ref:

Job Description

Build/Release/Configuration engineer wanted for top client based in Dublin. Prior experience in a JEE environment a plus.

About this role

This is a senior role in a busy organisation which hosts a number of JEE applications with an Oracle back end.  You will be working closely with Development teams to support and design continuous integration and delivery pipeline applications, various scripting and automation tasks relative to service delivery, and/or platforms support. Other duties may include general assistance with projects, troubleshooting, and after hours SDLC support.

Responsibilities of this role include

  • Manage build, configuration and deployment aspects of our software.
  • To set up and maintain a Continuous Integration environment which builds, deploys and performs end to end testing of multiple JEE applications.
  • Release Management.
  • Manage our software repositories and ensure an effective tagging and branching strategy is in place.
  • Identify and evaluate tools and solutions to improve our end to end build process, for Continuous Integration, Continuous Deployment and Continuous Testing.
  • Ability to efficiently investigate and troubleshoot problems when they arise.
  • Develop an effective strategy for reporting the outcomes of automated builds and ensuring any problems are identified and addressed.

Required Technical Experience and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • At last 5 years’ experience in a Build and Release Engineering environment.
  • Significant experience with automated build management/continuous integration tools such as Jenkins.
  • Experience with build automation tools such as Maven and gradle.
  • Familiar with artefact repositories such as NEXUS.
  • Strong knowledge of Source Code Control Systems such as SubVersion (SVN) and Git.
  • Strong Linux Shell scripting skills.
  • Good knowledge of JEE Application Servers such as JBoss, WebSphere and Tomcat.
  • Familiarity with Relational Databases such Oracle and DB2.
  • Experience with bug management tools such as JIRA.
  • Prior experience in a JEE environment.

Desirable Technical Experience

  • DevOps.
  • Knowledge of continuous code quality management tools such as Sonar/SonarQube.
  • Knowledge of unit testing frameworks such as junit.
  • Knowledge of code coverage tools such as EMMA.
  • Knowledge of test automation tools such as CasperJS.
  • Previous experience in an Agile environment.

Required non technical skills

  • Very good attention to detail.
  • Good interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Well organised.
  • Autonomous self starter.
  • Flexible approach and ability to react quickly if the situation requires.

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Name: Nicola Byrne
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