Senior Build and Release Engineer

Job Title: Senior Build and Release Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £50000.00 - £57000.00 per annum
Reference: BBBH7417_1516614582
Contact Name: Reggie Oblitey
Contact Email: roblitey@venquis.com
Job Published: January 22, 2018 09:49

Job Description

The Senior Build and Release Engineer will be responsible for driving the adoption of DevOps principles, practices and tooling across IT delivery teams in order to add tangible business value. The right candidate will be passionate to work with the latest technologies to aid the delivery of appropriate solutions for clients. This candidate will be expected to manage a team of juniors, and support their development to build this exciting practise.

Person Specification

Our must haves


  • Experience of leading a team (not necessarily managing a team) and the ability to influence others
  • Ability to self-manage and learn "on the job" due to the wide number of tools and technologies this is essential

Business Process Re-engineering:

  • Ability to analyse and redesign workflows to optimise business processes

Coding / Scripting:

  • Whilst experience in a range of different technologies is important, the ability to quickly understand and gain expertise in new technologies is essential as you will be expected to research industry trends, justify the need for adoption and create proof of concepts in a short time frame
  • Strive for immutable / idempotent, system agnostic and re-usable design
  • Experience of deployment of software using automated tools and technologies;
    • Experience with virtualization / cloud
    • Strong understanding of DNS / AD / Networking / Operations
    • Experience with Agile / DevOps methodologies


  • Experience of working on business-critical applications and large scale customer facing websites
  • Insurance experience is desirable although not essential

If you believe this job spec is near enough in line with your current responsibilities or career ambitions then I look forward to hearing from you! Apply now in the strictest of confidence or contact Reggie Oblitey via email on the following email - roblitey@venquis.com

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