Release Engineer

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Release Engineer

West Dublin



Ref: E8138JDG

Job Description

My West Dublin Client is looking for a Release Engineer to join their existing expanding team

Job Responsibilities:

  • Working in a wider technology environment of 150+, you will play a key role in change, innovation, governance, release management and automation across software applications and infrastructure.
  • The Role exists within the DevOps team within the organization.
  • Your role will be both strategic but also hands on, with ideally a background in software development.
  • You will have opportunity to work on multiple technologies that enable seamless delivery across multiple enterprise level technology platforms in a fast paced Financial Services environment managing end to end release platforms and cycles.


Experience Required:

  • You will drive, enhance and improve end to end automation across deployments – processes, standards and practices.
  • You will actively contribute in driving automation that enables single click release across numerous environments / platforms involving numerous users.
  • You will design, and drive automation processes wherever possible through-out the development/testing lifecycle
  • You will Implement and enhance monitoring and alerting systems with appropriate tools used within the organization.
  • You will manage all project/release risk, issues, dependencies and planning releases, reporting weekly to management on project progress and status.
  • You will act as the key liaison with senior technology stakeholders and partners to ensure full delivery of software releases, implementation, changes, etc.

Essential and Desirable Skills:

  • You will have at least 3-4 years’ experience in Release Engineer or Build Engineer or Dev Ops Engineer, with ownership of development and test environments.
  • You will have excellent process improvement and change management experience.
  • You will have previously managed multiple enterprise level platforms including online ecommerce/Web or similar projects.
  • You will have excellent technical competency across the full SDLC, and have extensive experience across a wide range of Dev Op Tools -across build, deploy and release management.
  • Someone who has very good understanding and experience on GIT, Jenkins, Maven, Nexus from a build and configuration perspective.
  • Good understanding of Java or someone with java development background could be a good fit.
  • You will have at least 2-3 years’ experience in scripting with tools such as Python, Shell or Ruby
  • The team works on the following tools and hence it would be nice to have someone with some level of exposure / understanding on one or more of these tools – Jira, Test Rail, Sonar Qube, Selenium, Test Automation, Databases (Oracle, MS SQL, MySQL), Weblogic, Apache TomCat, XL Deploy/XL Release, Splunk, Zabix !
  • You will be very goal orientated and driven by results and passionate about driving change and excellence in delivery
  • Great communication skills, ability to work within a team and strong character to take control of situations when necessary
  • We are looking at developing footprint using tools / technologies such as – such as Docker, Kubernates, Terraform, Ansible, etc. or any cloud platforms – AWS, Oracle Cloud. Any exposure would be great.


Educational Requirements:

  • 3rd level degree in Information Technology.


Working Hours: 

  • Standard working week.


How to Apply

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