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Production Release Engineer (Systems Admin)

Location:

Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire

Work type:

Permanent

Business sector:

Infrastructure

Salary:

£13 - £35000.00 per annum

Job reference:

BBBH18923_1555584857

Contact email:

mag.dutka@talentinternational.com

Advertiser:

Mag Dutka

Production Release Engineer (Systems Admin)

Location: Stoke-on-Trent

Salary: £30,000 to £35,000

Citrix / App-V / Redhat / Git / Powershell / Python / Bash / Perl / Shell / Groovy / Javascript / JIRA / Windows / Linux / Remedy / IIS / Systems / Administration / Release / Infrastructure

Citrix / App-V / Redhat / Git / Powershell / Python / Bash / Perl / Shell / Groovy / Javascript / JIRA / Windows / Linux / Remedy / IIS / Systems / Administration / Release / Infrastructure

As one of the world's leading online companies we are a driving force in the development of enterprise and Internet technology. We have rapidly grown into a global operation, delivering an unrivalled online experience to more than 35 million customers in 19 languages.

We're passionate about our brand, our product, customers and employees, and we want to meet highly motivated individuals who will share our vision - and our passion. We are created by a dedicated and passionate team of in- house developers and designers, using the latest technologies.

The Production Release team are looking for a Release Automation Engineer to join this exciting and vital part of the family at our offices in Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire.

You be joining a team who are responsible for the automation of the software deployment processes. You will report into the Production Release Manager and take responsibility for the ongoing development of relevant automation within the release lifecycle.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Gathering of release requirements and on boarding new products into the automation systems.
  • Monitoring of day to day releases to the production environment.
  • Resolving/escalating deployment issues where appropriate.
  • Completing change control procedures and accurate recording or releases.
  • Invoking roll back processes upon request from development.
  • Verifying operational state of products.
  • Participating in on call duties to cover out of hours support for critical releases and roll backs.
  • Maintaining web farms and synchronisation of code across multiple data centres.
  • Continually reviewing and identifying areas for improvement to aid in creating greater efficiency for the software delivery lifecycle.
  • Applying active governance around overall design, quality and technical standards.
  • Actively communicating on technical issues and solutions both within the release team, infrastructure and development.
  • Installing applications as part of the infrastructure server build pipeline and ensuring adherence to SLA's.


ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

  • Knowledge in at least one scripting language - bash, shell, groovy, PowerShell etc.
  • Knowledge of change control and governance.
  • Experience using Linux (RedHat/CentOS).
  • Windows Server Experience (2008, 2012 and 2016).
  • Ability to follow a given process with a keen eye for detail.
  • Passion for automation.
  • Highly motivated, self-starter with the ability to motivate others.
  • Delivery focused, ensuring procedures are followed at all times.
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills.
  • Thrive within a highly pressurised environment where success is dependent on the ability to react to ongoing fast changes.
  • Keen problem solver with the ability to identify and overcome issues and obstacles.
  • Passionate about continuous improvement.
  • Ability to work collaboratively or independently on project requirements.
  • Confidence and experience in high profile situations.
  • Ability to adapt to a very diverse and reactive working environment with no preconceived ideas or single methodology dictating how things must be done.
  • Willingness to work occasionally outside of normal business hours.

DESIRABLE SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Automation background.
  • Experience with release management.
  • Experience of using App-V and or Citrix (XA6/7).
  • MS SQL Server experience.
  • Experience in a development language, C#/.Net etc.
  • Working knowledge of Jenkins and pipelines.
  • Experience using a ticket tracking system, Jira/Remedy etc.
  • Knowledge of IIS.
  • Knowledge of Windows Applications and Services.

Production Release Engineer (Systems)

Location: Stoke-on-Trent

Salary: £30,000 to £35,000

Citrix / App-V / Redhat / Git / Powershell / Python / Bash / Perl / Shell / Groovy / Javascript / JIRA / Windows / Linux / Remedy / IIS / Systems / Administration / Release / Infrastructure

Citrix / App-V / Redhat / Git / Powershell / Python / Bash / Perl / Shell / Groovy / Javascript / JIRA / Windows / Linux / Remedy / IIS / Systems / Administration / Release / Infrastructure

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