Build and Release Engineer

Position Ref: BRE1118BW

Staffordshire, Central Manchester



Closing date

January 2, 2019


bet365, one of the world’s leading online gambling companies, is 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.

The Build and Release team are looking for a Build and Release Engineer to join this exciting and vital part of the bet365 family.

The team is responsible for supporting the delivery on enhancements out of the development teams into the test environments via redeployable packages that will be distributed to the production platform. Automation tools and scripts are heavily used to ensure speed and quality, and maintenance and evolution of this automation is down to the Build and Release team.

You will be supporting the development community on the processes and tools within the Build and Release function allowing enhancements to be released in the optimum time. It is a key focus of bet365 development to leverage the benefit of CI/CD, and the implementation of this across the department is a responsibility of the Build and Release team.


Required Skills, Attributes and Experience:

• Commercial Build and Release experience.
• Administering CI servers (Jenkins/CruiseControl/TeamCity/Bamboo).
• Writing and extending build tools (Maven/Nant/Ant/Gradle).
• Good knowledge of scripting languages (PowerShell/Groovy/Python/Perl/Shell).
• Good knowledge of SCM systems (Subversion/Git/Mercurial/ClearCase/TFS).
• Ability to adapt to a very diverse and reactive working environment.
• Ability to work with minimal requirements and manage multiple tasks.
• Excellent communicator on a technical level.
• Self motivator.
• Delivery focused.

Desirable Skills, Attributes and Experience:

• Working in a 24/7 environment with an on call development function.
• Knowledge of binary/artefact repositories (ProGet/Artifactory/NuGet/Archiva).
• Knowledge of configuration management software (Ansible/Chef/Puppet/Salt/Vagrant).
• Working with distributed or concurrent, multi tiered applications.
• Experience of the online gaming industry.
• A degree in a Computer Science discipline, or relevant professional experience.

Apply For This Job

If you believe you possess the skills and experience necessary for this role then please email your CV and Covering Letter quoting the Position Reference BRE1118BW to Alternatively you can send the application by post to Human Resources Department, Hillside (Shared Services) Limited, bet365 House, Media Way, Stoke-on-Trent, England, ST1 5SZ.

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