Sr.Build & Release Engineer

Location: St. Louis, Missouri, United States Minor Outlying I
Date Posted: 30-10-2015
This position is responsible for designing reusable technical assets and standards to support solution development for Client's enterprise systems, as well as consulting with project owners on how to best leverage these assets and standards. Requires a broad knowledge of the information technology landscape - stretching from infrastructure, network, client, server, emerging technology standards and trends.

  • Responsible to support initiatives associated with the integration of the Automic Application Release Automation (ARA) solution
  • Maintain ARA Software support and provide escalation to Client leadership for issues and problem resolution
  • Establish ARA roles, governance and maintain system access
  • Work with vendor to establish and maintain application lifecycle roadmap.  Communicate to leadership and ARA customer base
  • Write and maintain ARA library of approved scripting artifacts for automated workflows.  Work with IT teams to obtain and create new process artifacts as needed. 
  • Create and maintain integration interfaces to other Client tools such as Service Now, HP ALM, etc.
  • Maintain library of Standard Operating Procedures for consistent and effective operation
  • Provide ongoing best practices and application support knowledge transfer to co-workers.  Train application teams on development and scripting process.  On-board new application teams as required.
  • Provides input to procedures for monitoring; receives alerts, evaluates diagnoses and establishes work plan to resolve system issues
  • Act as a technical expert addressing problems relating to systems integration, compatibility, and multiple platform integration
    Keep current with trends and technological innovations in the IT industry, and make appropriate development recommendation
  • Identify risks associated with component or application implementation
  • Rotating On-Call Duties
  • Strong understanding of Enterprise Architectures, Java and Database solutions
  • DevOps skills across SCM, Static Code Analyzer, Build and Release, Continuous Integration tools and frameworks such as, Git, ANT, Maven, Sonar, Jenkins, Artifactory
  • Familiarity with WebLogic Scripting using WLST, PowerShell Scripting, REST and SOAP Web Services, JIRA, Confluence and Splunk
  • Experience with seamless/automated build scripts used for release management across all environments
  • Experience in managing the release processes, application health check analysis, and keeping track of production metrics
  • Strong understanding and practical working knowledge of Unix Shell Scripting, Java, Python, Jenkins, Git, Maven
  • Experience administering application servers, servlet containers, and web servers (WebLogic, Apache Tomcat, etc.)
  • Ability to work in team in diverse/ multiple stakeholder environments
  • Good troubleshooting, analytical and client interfacing skills
  • Must be self-motivated and a self-starter, able to work independently on a project from start to finish with little supervision and deliver finished product within projected times
  • Must be able to multi-task efficiently and adjust priorities accordingly
  • Experience with unit testing and automated testing tools
  • Sound database experience in SQL server, SQL, PL/SQL, and Oracle
  • Strong know-how of operating systems such as Windows, Linux & UNIX

  • 5+ years experience designing or configuring systems and/or applications 
  • 3+ years Relational Database Design and Maintenance
  • 2 years of exposure setting-up and configuring Build, Release and Continuous Integration to best practices
  • Familiarity with Automic Application Release Automation (ARA) /UC4 One Automation
  • Familiarity with BMC Remedy Change Management, Service Now or similar tools
The Timberline Group
Phone: 636-209-5537
PO Box 565, Sullivan, Mo 63080
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