Release Engineer

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Release Engineer

Dublin City Centre


€70,000 - €75,000

Ref: E2035SD

Job Description

Experienced Software Release Engineer required for an excellent Financial Services client based in Dublin.

Senior Release Engineer:

Job / Role Overview

This client is currently in the process of progressive growth within the organisation and now requires a 2nd Release Manager to join their existing and expanding team.


Release Manager Duties:

  • Be hands on Technical Manager being able to code, program and at the same being able to co-ordinate, manage release projects.
  • Work within our Release and Environments Management Team – Managing Releases, Building Environments, automating release process and supporting multiple teams.
  • Functionally manage project and production environments in relation to software releases and software change management.
  • Work closely with the Development, QA and Operations Teams on all software builds/releases and environments support.
  • Promote best practices of release and environments management – DevOps.
  • Liaise with multiple stakeholders, external vendors, to facilitate orderly roll out, testing and sign-off of software releases across complex suite of test environments.


Your position will be a mix of both strategic and hands on, allowing you ownership across multiple enterprise level technology platforms in a fast paced Financial Services environment managing end to end release platforms and cycles.


Key Responsibilities


Release Management

  • Manage coding and release workshops.
  • Providing release governance across multiple development and infrastructure projects.
  • Monitoring and approval of releases and change requests.
  • Coordinate releases including pre-release checks, validation of release change sets, release schedule, code freeze, etc.


Environments Management

  • Improving processes around environments and supporting efficient usage and delivery of test environments.
  • Management of development and production environments. 


SCM / Build Management

  • Delivering best practices under SCM / Version control.
  • Automating the build, Continuous Integration (CI)


Configuration and Deployment Management

  • Tracking and monitoring of defects associated with code deployments
  • Ownership of the deployment (code and configuration) process across systems
  • Automating deployment process across multiple platforms and systems.


Knowledge, Skills, and Competencies:


  • At least 3-4 years of experience as a release / configuration / build engineer.
  • More than 5 years of experience in Release Management.
  • Experience in Build tools including – Subversion, Maven/Ant
  • Strong exposure / experience on Continuous Integration (automated/manual) – Jenkins
  • Automation experience – Deployment automation, configuration management automation – using Python, Windows PowerShell, Unix shell scripting
  • Understanding of Software Development Lifecycle (Waterfall, Scrum, TDD).
  • Exposure to Application Servers – Oracle Web logic (11g), IBM Web Sphere
  • Testing Tools exposure – HP Quality Centre, Selenium, Load runner
  • Application Lifecycle Management tools and process (Microsoft TFS, Jira, Serena Team Track, Serena Business Manager, etc.)

How to Apply

If you are interested in this role, then please Apply along with your updated CV and I will be in touch with you to discuss your application in more detail, otherwise feel free to connect with me by whichever medium you are most comfortable with be that Linkedin, Email or Telephone. Remember we have limited our site to a maximum of 200 Jobs so if this Role is not a 100% match to your requirements please be sure to connect with us as we will most likely have another role which you may find more suitable.

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