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Build & Release Engineer

  • GE Digital
  • Experienced
  • Posted 11/21/2017 2:49:28 AM
  • 3013104
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Digital Applications
Location(s): India; Hyderabad

About Us:
GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

Role Summary:
Responsible for independently developing build and release procedures for a particular release of a product. Skilled in innovating, developing, and maintaining build and configuration management.

Essential Responsibilities:
• Contributes to the team and works independently.
• Breaks down problems and estimates time for quality related tasks. Increases task level and takes on multiple projects at one time.
• Becoming skilled with various configuration management, build management and continuous integration tools and methodologies.
• Understands the importance of Build and Release as part of development life cycle and with reference to continuous integration process.
• Fully understands the importance of different software environments like Development, QA and Production.
• Skilled in application domain and functional areas.
• Expertise and knowledge in writing automation scripts for build and release processes.
• Becoming skilled with SDLC and methodologies like Lean/Agile/XP, CI, Software and Product Security, Scalability, Documentation Practices, refactoring and Testing Techniques.
• Good understanding of data structures and algorithms.
• Improve our knowledge base and provide thought leadership in development automation, continuous integration, and continuous delivery
• Create automation scripts, UI’s, and continuous integration systems that enhance and expand our CI/CD services

• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
• A minimum of 5 years professional experience in DevOps or build/release; OR Master’s degree with 3 years of experience in DevOps or build/release

Desired Characteristics:
• Significant experience with Linux/ Unix Operating systems and one or more scripting languages (e.g. bash, perl, python)
• Significant experience working with Jenkins (including plugins) or other build automation tools
• Significant experience with one or more of the following: GIT, GitHub, SVN
• Significant experience in automation and scripting using Chef, Puppet, Jenkins, Bash, CFEngine, etc on Linux/*nix
• Experience with one or more of the following: Artifactory, Nexus, or other artifact storage tool
• Experience with Maven and/or other build tools
• Applied experience with modern application technologies and design patterns including Cloud infrastructure, distributed computing, horizontal scaling, and database technologies
• Proven success working with and optimizing applications for large scale enterprise performance
• Experience tuning the performance of Java applications in virtual environments
• Embraces technology trends that drive intelligent automation

Locations: India; Hyderabad

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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