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Release and Deployment Engineer (UK 1699)

Job Details

  • Department: IT Services
  • Job Title: Release and Deployment Engineer (UK 1699)
  • Reports to: Director, IT Services
  • Location: London (Feltham), United Kingdom
  • Hours of Work: 37.5 (including some On Call/Weekend depending on Live Event Calendar)

JOB PURPOSE

 

The release and deployment engineer is responsible for designing, maintaining, and streamlining our automated build and release pipeline for our sports OTT platform, DAZN.

 

This role is required to operate in a fast paced rapidly changing environment and should understand the concepts of a technical service support environment along with Service Delivery including service transition ensuring delivery with no interruption to live service. The candidate should bring an understanding of how to create agile engineering processes that are required to manage across our development, reliability and support engineering teams.

 

This is a fantastic time to join us as we pioneer a live streaming setting for the sports broadcasting industry. As we transition into Microservices, you will work with cutting edge Cloud technologies, Terraform and Kubernates and collaborate with our Site Reliability Engineers and Development teams to help define our new release and continuous integration processes.

 

 

WHAT WILL YOU DO IN YOUR NEW ROLE? % of role
Governance of source control branches and performing integrations with merge conflicts. 20
Facilitating and championing the quick resolution of problems found during the daily build and deployment efforts 20
Creating and maintaining documentation of the build/release process. 20
Investigating tools and processes and integrating them so that they can improve the reliability, stability and efficiency with which we release our services. 20
Working closely with the development team to integrate new deployment processes and strategies to support continuous integration and deployment

 

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DO YOU HAVE THESE ESSENTIALS TO BE CONSIDERED FOR AN INTERVIEW? Skill Level (out of 4)
Solid experience (at least 3-5 years) in an engineering, dev ops type role 4
Strong knowledge of technology infrastructure and services as well as broadcast and video services 4
Strong understanding of change management and release management principles in a highly distributed digital environment 4
Strong familiarity with software configuration management systems and/or source code version control systems like Git Hub , Git experience 4
Hands –on experience of working with Experience with build management tools Jenkins Maven, Nexus 4
Should have a software CI/continuous delivery background, with understanding of how code should be delivered from Development, through testing and then Production. 4
Experience of working with technologies ranging from Linux/Docker/Kubernetes/Software packaging/Terraform/AWS/ECS/Lambda 4
Should be able to formulate, explain, and interpret policy; plan, organize, prioritize, and delegate work 3
Knowledge of both front-end and back-end deployments 3
Ability to work at all levels on an internal and external basis with the ability to clearly articulate and challenge decisions around release priorities 3
Excellent communications with stakeholder management including strong influencing skills. 3
Ability to balance competing priorities and exercise independent judgment 2
Ability to gain cooperation from a wide variety of internal teams, including senior management and other departments 2

 

 

THESE ARE THE PERSONAL COMPETENCIES YOU REQUIRE TO SUCCEED…
Strong understanding of software engineering and dev ops with hands on experience of CI/CD tools
Developed communication and diplomacy skills with a strong ability to persuade and influence stakeholder relationships
Strong governance and process experience working across multiple teams
Good technical understanding of both internal and external IT infrastructure
Great at establishing strong relationships with key business stakeholders along with change & release implementing teams across the business.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Use sound judgment when making decisions or recommendations based on facts, evaluation of alternatives, and weighing of pros and cons, can present and defend decisions and recommendations with confidence.
Able to follow, refine and communicate procedures.
Can offer solutions and alternatives where required.
Teamwork & Collaboration; Working collaboratively with a group of people in order to accomplish a task or achieve a goal.
Flexibility & Adaptability; Ability to adapt to changing business needs, cultures, conditions and work responsibilities.

BENEFITS

25 days annual leave, Private Healthcare, Life Assurance (4x annual salary), UK employees have opportunity to sign up for the companies online benefits hub which offers savings on retail outlets and restaurants, Pension, Season Ticket Loan, Cycle to Work Scheme and Childcare voucher Scheme, free parking and onsite canteen/cafeteria with Starbucks (Feltham offices), we also offer an online discount scheme offering savings on a multitude of retail outlets and restaurants. Please Note- some of these benefits will not be available to you, until successful completion of your probation.

THE COMPANY

About Perform

Perform is a leading digital sports content and media group.

Our mission is to connect the world of sport by producing the quickest, most detailed and most engaging content, and managing a network of media brands with a significant global scale.

IF YOU HAVEN’T YET GOT A FEEL FOR THE CULTURE AT PERFORM, THEN READ ON…

 

Here at Perform we like to consider ourselves a progressive, dynamic, fun and fast-paced global sports media broadcasting company. We are passionate about what we do and really good at it too!!

 

Here are some of the things you can expect working at Perform; collaboration, innovation, ever changing, empowerment, work hard and personal development.

 

BENEFITS

 

You’ll receive up to 25 days annual leave (increasing by 3 days after 3 years), Single cover Aviva Private medical insurance*, Life Assurance (4x annual salary), matching pension contributions up to 5%, Season Ticket Loan, Cycle to Work Scheme*, and Childcare Voucher Scheme*. Free parking is available for Feltham offices.

 

And there’s more…… You’ll have access to the Perform online learning portal (MindTools) and be part of our Career Deal, which aims to support your continued professional development. We also have a structured management development programme and a financially rewarding Refer a Friend scheme. If you fancy a move abroad; Perform are currently seeking the best talent in a number of countries around the world!

 

*Please Note – some of these benefits will be available to you upon successful completion of your probation.

 

 

Find out more about our brands and what we do at www.performgroup.com

 

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