Hastings Direct, Release Engineer, Bexhill
Posting Date 17/02/20
Closing Date 20/03/20
The primary responsibility of this role is to successfully deploy code changes across the development, test and live environments. The resource will work closely with the development and testing teams to ensure new packages are deployed efficiently and to the agreed plan. Providing leadership and guidance to members of the Release Management team. The role also includes managing releases into the Pre-production and Production environments, coordinating with the different teams and leading the implementation activities.
Your Remit will include the following
Deploying multiple code packages into development, test and live environments.
Planning and managing deployments into the live environment, including the rollback process.
Design, implementation and maintenance of the deployment tools and processes to improve the operational efficiency and accuracy of our software releases.
Initial setup of new environments consisting of multiple components.
Providing support to the testing teams by investigating environment-specific issues.
Assisting the application support team in the investigation of live issues that may be environment-specific.
Continuous improvement of the release management tools and documentation to facilitate knowledge sharing.
Performing code reviews for the development of new Release Management jobs.
Practical experience working in an IT role supporting and developing enterprise level customer and employee facing applications. Familiarity or knowledge across the following areas
Previous experience of performing a Deployment/Release Engineering role
Continuous Integration tools such as Jenkins
Continuous Integration – Build & Test
Configuration Management best practice
Experience with web based applications
Knowledge of web based technology such as Java, JVM, Microsoft .NET, C#
Hastings Direct is a fast growing, agile, digitally focused general insurance provider of products and services to over 2.8 million customers in the UK. We've significantly grown our customer base over the last three years and we now employ over 3,400 colleagues
It's our attitude and the way we run our business that makes us different. We focus on getting it right for our colleagues, customers, company and community. It's a dynamic, flexible, fun and constantly changing environment. You'll enjoy the scope to make a real difference for our customers, influence our company, benefit the communities we work in and have some fun along the way.
Benefits for you
Please find some of the great benefits we offer here at Hastings Direct;
Competitive basic salary which we will share with you upon shortlisting, but do feel free to email the Recruitment team for more details in advance of your application – firstname.lastname@example.org
Flexible working opportunities
Up to 5% bonus earning potential
25 days holiday
Flexible benefits – buy or sell holidays, health care cash plan, dental plan and cycle to work
Discounted Hastings Direct products
Hastings Group is an equal opportunities employer which means we treat people fairly. We welcome applications from all suitably skilled persons regardless of their gender, age, race, disability, ethnic background, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment or marital/family status. Please also note that we have a thorough referencing process, which includes credit and criminal record checks.
Hastings Group is an equal opportunities employer which means we treat people fairly. We welcome applications from all suitably skilled persons regardless of their gender, age, race, disability, ethnic background, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment or marital/family status.Please also note that we have a thorough referencing process, which includes credit and criminal record checks.