Software Release Automation Engineer
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Overview
Technology
Full Time
Closes 04/11/20
Manchester
Full Time
Closes 04/11/20
Who we are looking for
A Software Release Automation Engineer who will take responsibility for providing technical direction for the ongoing development of automation infrastructure.

Software Release supports the Software Development function and will deal with the compilation and delivery of bespoke applications from Software Configuration Management (SCM) through to release into Production. This is a set of responsibilities made increasingly complex due to the different platforms and solutions that the products are written in.

The team is responsible for Test Environment Management, Release Management and ownership of the Regulatory Versioning application. The support and maintenance of the appropriate source control and orchestration tools/applications also fits within Software Release accountability.
Preferred skills and experience
Knowledge of automation products and experience in at least one product.
Commercial experience working in a release/deployment/automation function.
Experience of Continuous Integration.
Commercial experience of version control software; Git, Mercurial, TFS, SVN.
Experience with multiple scripting languages; Python, Ruby, PowerShell, Groovy.
Excellent working knowledge of TSQL.
Good working knowledge of Windows and Linux operating systems.
Experienced in change control and governance.
Proven track record of automating solutions at scale.
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Main Responsibilities
Supporting and maintaining the technology stack used in our DevOps automation platforms.
Reviewing existing processes and design automation incorporating business process improvements, re-engineering and delivering greater efficiency.
Conforming to best practices to ensure automated software components are designed and implemented to a high standard.
Proposing automation solutions to replace and improve on existing processes.
Developing, troubleshooting and supporting orchestration workflows/layers.
Working with project teams to turn infrastructure designs into automated solutions using the most appropriate automation platform/toolset.
Conforming to our security requirements and version control and release management processes.
Participating in an on call service as technical escalation for automation/platform issues.
Applying active governance around overall design, quality, and technical standards.
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The benefits of working with us
Bonus Schemes
Recognition for your performance and hard work.
Company Pension
Preparing you for later life with a top pension.
Employee Assistance Programme
Supporting the wellbeing of you and your family.
Income Protection
Your income is protected, just in case.
Life Assurance
Peace of mind for your family in any eventuality.
Life Event Gifts
Your big occasions deserve to be celebrated.
Tax Free Childcare Scheme
A bit extra in your pocket to help with your little ones.
Long Service Awards
A thank you for your dedication and loyalty.
Manchester
Hillside (Technology) Ltd opened our North West office in 2016 in the heart of Manchester’s buzzing city centre. In recent years the city has become a hub of technology and creative industries.
Our location
  • Often described as the UK’s second city, living costs in Manchester are around 30% cheaper than London.
  • Our office has plenty of public transport nearby, including trains operating around the country and the Metrolink.
  • Manchester is passionate about sport and has two Premier League football teams.
  • Full of fantastic restaurants and shops, from Spinningfields to the Northern Quarter, there is lots to see and do.
What we get up to
Our Manchester office is home to part of Hillside (Technology) Ltd's Software Development family as well as additional technology units. We work closely with our other Technology sites in Stoke-on-Trent and Bulgaria to deliver our first class product.
Some location benefits
Nearby Restaurants and Shops
Tea and Coffee Service
Great Commuter Links
City Centre Location
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