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Devops Engineer / Build & Release Engineer

Contract Type: Temporary
Location: London, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 months
REF: Devops23_1601053796
Contact Name: Ellise Fleming
Contact Email:
Job Published: 28 days ago

Job Description

Devops Engineer / Build & Release Engineer

Our client, a global provider of IT services, requires a Devops/Build & Release Engineer to join their service management team in London.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with development teams to transition their current build and deployment processes to the automated platform the client is rolling out across Bank / Securities
  • This will entail the creation of build processes in TeamCity, linking these to binary repository storage (Artifactory) and deployment automation (Jenkins / MicroFocus DA)
  • Liaise with distributed development teams to manage their transition from manual processes, supporting users as we progress
  • Support the direction of automation of processes by redeveloping existing manual / air gapped build and deployment processes
  • Follow direction of the Build and Deployment Manager.
  • Suggest / implement improvements to processes with an aim of continual improvement.
  • Suggest / develop further automation possibilities.
  • Understand the wider function of the team, especially the relationship with Release and Environment Management.
  • Assist with testing of new processes developments when required.
  • Support and maintain all elements of the Build and Deployment platform

Key Skills/ Knowledge:

  • Excellent understanding of Build, Deployment and Software Configuration management tooling and processes
  • Good understanding of Environment Management
  • Good understanding of SQLServer / Oracle and associated deploy / release technologies (e.g. RedGate, RoundHouse, Liquibase, dbUp)
  • Understanding of Web application structure and deployments (IIS / WebDeploy)
  • Good ability with scripting methods (including Perl, Powershell, shell, groovy)
  • Subversion (VisualSVN) / GitHub Enterprise
  • Artifactory - configuration / management / integration with Build tools (including REST methods)
  • TeamCity / Jenkins
  • MicroFocus Deployment Automation / UrbanCode Deploy
  • Jira / Confluence
  • ServiceNow