Release Engineer in Richfield, MN at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 7/13/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job #:  866327

Title: IT - Release Engineer I

Duration: Projected through 1/31/19

Work Location: Richfield, MN


Business Overview:   

Tell me about your department:

This role is a Release Engineer on the Release Services team who will be responsible for deploying changes to production for both AWS & Datacenter applications as well as maintaining the QA/stage environments by triaging environment issues.  Will work with the production support and Site reliability teams to respond to release related production incidents. Looking for development experience to look into the code and help with production issues. Engineers will also be engaged in Oracle Database deployments and openshift application deployments. Experience with Cassandra Database is a plus.

Project Description – what are the selling points that would spike a candidate’s interest in this role:


Position Overview:


Responsibilities/Deliverables that the resource will be responsible for:

  • Resolving code related exceptions
  • Identifying the code team responsible for issues
  • Helping work through performance issues
  • Build and deploy scripts – maintaining and managing those using Jenkins
  • Working with broader release teams to ensure all issues are being addressed


Skills Overview:


What are the MUST have skills that you are looking for in a candidate?

  • 3-4 years of Build and Deployment Experience
  • Java Application Server (Jboss, tomcat or Similar) Experience
  • Apache or related Web server experience
  • Oracle Database experience
  • Java Application Integration Knowledge, JMS and Web sphere Messaging Queue & AWS Deployments experience
  • Continuous Integration and Delivery Experience – Must have Jenkins
  • Java App Deployment Tools – ant and maven
  • Chef or Puppet provisioning and automation experience

What are the technologies and the depth of the technologies that a candidate must have in order to be successful in this role?

  • Jboss, tomcat, or Similar – Must have
  • Jenkins—Must have
  • Java App Deployment Tools-Ant and Maven – Preferred
  • Chef - Preferred
  • AWS Cloud platform – Must have
  • Cassandra DB – Preferred

What are the soft skills that you feel candidates must-have in order to be successful in this role?

  1. Good communication skills


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