Release Engineer

Our client are looking for a Release Engineer who will take ownership of the release and deployment process, drive initiatives to improve efficiency and collaborate with multiple teams to meet the demands of a growing system. This person must be able to demonstrate success in developing and owning our continuous integration process.

A dynamic, skilful and enthusiastic person to be a hands-on lead, who takes ownership of their work, is committed to quality assurance, is self-motivated and enjoys working in a fast-paced dynamic team environment.

Key Responsibilities for the Release EngineerĀ 

  • Take ownership of our release and deployment process for staging and production environments, ensuring consistent and reproducible releases across multiple environments
  • Line management duties for the release engineer team
  • Manage team backlog and priorities
  • Design and implement solutions for improving automation and speed of our release/deployment processes
  • Configuration management of our environments
  • Work closely with our Architecture team, Scrum teams and our Tech Ops team to ensure smooth deployments of our services


Essential Requirements for the Release Engineer

  • Experience in similar position
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • First-rate level of analytical, planning and organizational ability
  • Experience with Jenkins, and Groovy scripting
  • Experience with Ansible
  • Extensive experience with Python
  • Linux experience, bash scripting
  • Strong knowledge and experience using distributed version control (e.g. git)


Desirable Requirements for the Release Engineer

  • AWS
  • Docker
  • MySQL
  • Redi

The salary on this role is 55k plus benefits and you be based in Ireland and hold a visa to work here.

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