Release Manager - East Croydon - AWS, CI/CD, Devops

Square One Resources
12 Nov 2017
17 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Release Manager - East Croydon - AWS, CI/CD, Devops Square one are looking for a Release manager to come on board for a 8 month initial contract based in Croydon. You will need to complete BPSS ASAP after selection (Disclosure Scotland is an aspect of that). You will need to bring your own laptop which meet the spec: Windows bit, 12 GB RAM and 500 MB storage. AMD A-8 Processor 10 Cores. Job Spec: Excellent standard Release skills and with familiarity with DevOps programme and AWS Cloud Solutions. Should have a software CI/delivery background, with understanding of how code should be delivered from Development, through testing and then Production. Technical Skills: Puppet/Jenkins/Zabbix/Linux/Docker/Kubernetes/Software packaging Needs to have an interest in technologies, and the ability to understand what's being done and why. This interest will be useful at time when the release manager works with Live Services, as he/she will need to guide them. Soft Skills: i) Methodical - when planning releases need to be 100% confident of what is being deployed to Production is right. Needs to be able to review implementation plans with teams. ii) Confidence and gravitas to work with a mix of teams, from Test Team, DevOps and Live Services and to challenge/push back. This is also important, when we have problems, that the release manager can get the support of DevOps teams quickly to resolve issues. iii) Leadership - needs to lead the Production deployments and own any issues, to ensure the Live Service is not compromised. The broad range of technical skills may be needed to guide Live Services (as the range of skills can vary). iv) Good communication skills - will need these to lead the deployment, keep Skype updated, report to Ian Phoenix/Mat Costick when needed. Answer queries when challenged on issues. v) Got to work well under pressure. Can do attitude to get things fixed. This is an initial 8 month contract based in Croydon starting immediately Release Manager - East Croydon - AWS, CI/CD, Devops - provided by Dice AWS, CLOUD, DOCKER, LINUX, PUPPET, SOFTWARE PACKAGING, WINDOWS