Build & Release Engineer

Posted 6 April by Ocean Easy Apply

Ocean has been engaged to recruit an exciting opportunity to join a leading London-based electronic trading platform provider. This is a fantastic opportunity to use and improve core software build, configuration and support experience - excellent experience to gain at an early stage of a career.

As the Application & Release Engineer, you will be in the infrastructure team and work toward the understanding and management of applications and their configurations, alongside this they will work with a team responsible for managing source code and its integration with the change tracking system.

This role will require building and releasing software applications and developing and implementing software development processes in addition to understanding application flows and installation processes. He/she will work closely with application developers, quality assurance engineers, support engineers, infrastructure team members and project managers.

Key remits:

  • Configuration management
  • Application configuration support
  • Release management
  • Creation of Development, UAT/Test and QA environments upon request]
  • Facilitate end to end testing of environments
  • Troubleshoot and resolve system problems
  • Proactively implement practices and procedures to avoid problems before they occur
  • Anticipates the impact of new workload on existing before implementing releases and adheres to change control procedures
  • Create and amend scripts


  • History of liaising with application developers, quality assurance engineers, support engineers, infrastructure team members and project managers
  • Experience working in within an ITIL framework
  • Software application programming skills
  • 2-5 years relevant experience as a minimum
  • Knowledge of software build automation with ANT and/or Maven
  • Strong cross-platform scripting skills (Bash, Windows Batch, Python, Shell etc)
  • Continuous integration tools e.g. Jenkins, ansible
  • Experience with Java
  • SQL proficiency (PL/SQL and T-SQL
  • Ability to navigate comfortably in cross-platform environment (Windows, Linux)

Ocean is a recruitment and inclusion consultancy dedicated to the investments industry. Our mission is to lead the recruitment of diverse talent and champion the adoption of more inclusive working cultures to help the industry innovate

Required skills

  • IT Asset Management
  • Software Development
  • Technical Support
  • System Configuration

Reference: 34851056

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