Build and Release Technical Lead
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Full Time
Closes 14/10/20
Full Time
Closes 14/10/20
Who we are looking for
A Build and Release Technial lead who will support the development function and deal with the compilation and delivery of bespoke applications from SCM through to release into Production.

The Build and Release team are responsible for the delivery of in house code to the various systems and leading technologies that make up our website. The team is heavily involved in technical functions key to the running of our website.

You will have the experience and skills required to play a part in leading technical direction and improvements in line with the business goals enabling the creation of efficient, scalable, enterprise class solutions. You will be able to lead the technical solutions within the release and automation realm and understand industry best products/framework to enable success.

You will be joining a team of smart and enthusiastic technologists who have a desire to learn and thrive on a challenge with the opportunity to help us continue to move forward and lead the way in this exciting industry.
Preferred skills and experience
Advanced administration of Jenkins Pipeline and architecture.
Experience with CI/CD deployments.
Good knowledge of scripting languages, i.e. PowerShell, Shell, Python.
Strong database experience.
Understanding of Artifactory, ELK, GIT and JIRA.
Web and application server administration i.e. Nginx, IIS, Tomcat.
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Main Responsibilities
Ensuring that you have an excellent understanding of the technical structure, domain and architecture of the software release systems and how those systems are configured in the development and production estate.
Applying active governance around overall solution implementation, code quality and coding standards within the team.
Ensuring the solutions are scalable and are able to deliver huge volumes of release that come through the teams.
Working with Architects, Development Managers and other colleagues in order to design and deliver technology solutions that solve business problems in line with the technical strategy of the department.
Driving the provision of scalable, maintainable, and performant systems.
Taking responsibility alongside the Team Lead for work estimation within the team, producing solution documents and estimates as required.
Mentoring members of the team and ensuring distribution of knowledge.
Contributing in a “hands on” capacity when required to help deliver complex aspects of the platform.
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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.
Income Protection
Your income is protected, just in case.
Employee Assistance Programme
Supporting the wellbeing of you and your family.
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.
We were founded here in 2000 out of a portacabin, and now have bespoke global corporate headquarters in the city.
Our location
  • Historically, the area found its fortune creating world renowned pottery.
  • We benefit from great transport links due to our central location.
  • The bet365 Stadium is home to Stoke City football club.
  • Alton Towers, World of Wedgwood and the Trentham Monkey Forest are just some of nearby attractions.
What we get up to
As well as being our corporate headquarters, our Stoke office is home to our industry leading technology provider, Hillside (Technology) Ltd, and also support services roles to our gambling operations. The opportunities are endless, with roles in Technology, Media and Customer Support departments all under one roof.

Many of our teams operate 24 hours a day, so it is a hub of activity at all times.
Some location benefits
On-Site Restaurant
Tea and Coffee Service
Great Commuter Links
Company Leisure Facility
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