Release management Lead

Toronto, ON M2H 3S8

Post Date: 04/11/2018 Job ID: 12806 Category: Process Improvement

Career opportunity within one of the most innovative, web based, financial services company. Lead a small team to automate and release mobile applications for all of the companys' banking services.

  2. The Technical Lead of Release Management is responsible for conducting, leading and coordinating Software Builds in development and testing environments. The Technical Lead is also responsible for preparing production releases as well as documenting handover processes to IT Operations. The Technical Lead will support IT Development team throughout the entire SDLC. The Technical Lead will report directly to the Manager of IT Release and Change Management.
  • Work with various development teams to build and support automated builds, supporting daily continuous integration.
  • Develop automated test scripts to be run in development and testing environments to ensure build stability.
  • Responsible for Mobile Strategy, Deployment and releases - IOS and Android.
  • Administering and maintaining version control, defect management, code review and static code analysis systems.
  • Ensures volume of work produced follows  promotion model and meets Tangerine quality standards.
  • Trouble-shoot and resolve build issues, branching and merging of source code as needed.
  • Maintain a technical proficiency with respect to programming languages, scripts and processes to ensure that Bank  is well positioned for technological advances in the marketplace.
  • Supporting and promoting a structured Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC).
  • Advise team members on best practices in Release Management.
  • Evaluate new technologies and participate in the continuous improvement of applications and systems.
  • Ensure 7x24 availability of all internet, intranet sites and applications.
  • Provide second level problem resolution of web issues.
  • Provide support to IT Development initiatives in matters related to internet, intranet presence and other projects.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  1. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:                                                                                                                                                  
  • Education/Experience
    • University or College Degree or equivalent experience
    • 5+ years of related experience
    • Previous exposure to the banking industry/financial services is preferred
    • Experience with industry best practices standards (ITIL, DevOps, CMMI and others)
    • Strong development background
  • Specialized Knowledge
    • Understanding of  banking systems and processes
    • Understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle
    • Exposure to DevOps, Agile methodologies
    • Experience on CI/CD lifecycle
  • Technical Skills
    • Well versed in development lifecycle and object oriented development methodologies
    • Well versed with different Mobile Device Management (MDM) applications such as Mobile Iron, VMWare AirWatch, iOS and BES.
    • Competent in Version Control (like ClearCase GIT/ Bitbucket and Subversion), Continuous Integration Tools (like CruiseControl, Jenkins and/or Rational Build Forge), Defect Management Tools (like ClearQuest, Jira), Test Management and Planning Tools (like HP ALM/QC or IBM Rational QM, HP Agile Manager)
    • Competent in tools required to automate CI/CD pipeline- GITHUB, Jira, Confluence, Artifactory, Containers, Puppet, Slack and Cloud services
    • HTML and related Web development technologies (JavaScript, XML, XSLT), Java, J2EE,
    • Python, Perl, ANT and Python scripting, AIX, WIN2K, WebSphere Application Server, IBM Rational Application Developer or Eclipse Platform, XML Spy, Banking systems and their integration, Web Services
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, Power Point, Visio and MS Project)
    • Competent in enterprise application delivery and design techniques
    • Good troubleshooting and problem solving skills
    • Expertise in Automation
    • Web design experience
    • Excellent documentation skills






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