aspire cambridge are currently seeking two Software Release Engineers to join our client based in Kings Hedges, Cambridge.
Our clients Software Release Engineers play a crucial role in ensuring that their customer environments are effectively managed. You will be responsible for making sure that updates are deployed through a reliable and efficient process. Along with this, you will also ensure a high level of customer satisfaction through regular product updates and clear communications.
You will be part of a small team who work closely together however at times will also be required to work independently on specific requests. You will also be responsible for suggesting changes and improvements to the tools we use to increase business benefits as well as being able to demonstrate how the technology can help deliver this.
What you'll be doing...
Follow the instructions and set up environments according to internal and customer requirements.
Plan and perform deployments carefully, uncovering hidden complexities and dependencies between tasks.
During the process, use off the shelf tooling (like GearSet, GIT, DataLoader, ChangeSets and Salesforce Environment Hub) and your own development skills to automate as much as possible of the repetitive / repeating tasks and sustain a focus on achieving ever quicker, more reliable and better managed deployments.
Act as a custodian / guardian of product quality and work with the QA Release Manager to ensure that appropriate testing and checking is performed at the various stages by product owners and customers.
Analyse and troubleshoot deployment issues in a timely manner.
Help Implementation team to on-board new customers.
Product Upgrades and Patches
Perform upgrades and deploy patches to a customer's existing environments and products whilst ensuring users disruption is minimised.
Complete any necessary data migrations / updates to ensure integrity is retained when data model changes are required.
Maintain a good level of communication with customers throughout the process.
Liaising with product & QA teams - maintain good deployment notes and records as well as suggesting appropriate improvements.
When performing Upgrades / patches / new deployments ensure historical configuration is respected or upgraded.
What we need from you...
1+ years of relevant experience in SDLC / Agile projects as a Developer, Administrator or Tester
Logical approach and process, with attention to detail.
Ability to explain technical steps and/or issues to customers clearly and agree pragmatic routes forward
Excellent problem solving skills within complex and interconnected technical environments.
Ability to work well with others and by self and be responsible for managing a backlog of deployment tasks efficiently.
Flexibility to work weekends and evenings due to the nature of the role as most upgrades will be done outside of normal client working hours.
What we'd like from you...
Commercial experience of software or database deployment within an enterprise environment
Experience deploying software and software configurations within a PaaS / SaaS environment
Experience of administering a full range of client-specific instances / environments from Development to Live / Production
Track record of using off-the-shelf tools to automate manual deployment steps
Software implementation and (customer) configuration experience
Software development experience
Knowledge of local authority services
These roles are offered on a temp, temp to perm or permanent basis.
Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Hours: Full Time, Flexibility Required
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
If you are interested in this position, feel you have the relevant skills and would like to apply please call our team on or apply online. Whilst we'd love to get back to every applicant, it is not always possible, so if you haven't heard from us within 3-5 days, please note that your application has not been successful on this occasion.
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