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Lead Release Engineer

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Requisition #: 73449
Job Title: Lead Release Engineer
Country: Canada
State: Ontario
City: Mississauga
Employment Status: Full Time
Job Responsibilities:

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Project management of activities carried out within the Systems Engineering team with the ability to lead system software infrastructure projects or a subset of deliverables in a larger project
Functions in a lead capacity within department representing the department in workflow, process or escalation discussions
Assess implementation options, benefits and risks, and recommends the most appropriate direction regarding development environment management, deployment and packaging of applications for production deployment
Develops non-standard, non-routine portions of an implementation plan, including the steps to resolve hardware & software issues
Works outside immediate discipline to coordinate a group of people in development to troubleshooting a wide-scale problem
Interfaces with management, technical experts and vendors to identify and resolve technical environment, build or software problems of great complexity determining root cause and makes corrections or recommendations to prevent future occurrence
Point of escalation for complex diagnostic and debugging scenarios and systems configuration to validate program execution and expected performance; resolve and/or assist in the resolution of complex problems
Represent the department in meetings within the organization and with outside vendors while also working with middle and senior management within Technology
Maintains up to date information regarding current changes and trends in technology providing expert technical advice and counsel to management as input to strategic and operational plans
Investigates, researches and documents system level features, functions providing expertise on solutions, capabilities and constraints of installed software within the web applications portfolio focusing on improving overall Web Development productivity and reducing overall system complexity
Manage the lifecycle & support planning for all installed infrastructure & systems software used by web applications application portfolio providing expertise on application impacts and provide recommendations
Creates and continuously improves process automation & scripting for application build, deployment & configuration, creation of development and testing environments and monitoring of server health and services
Creates project documentation that supports server build, operations and production support deliverables
Mentors, guides and trains in the areas of Systems Engineering practices
On-call support

The ideal candidate will have experience with the process of building software and understand the development side.

Experience, Skills, Academic:

10+ years of experience in technology, with at least 5+ years experience in a Systems Engineering or related role using Microsoft technologies
5+ years of experience working directly with software development teams, prefereable as a member of such teams
5+ years experience with automation scripting - Powershell, VBscript, Cscript, Perl
5+ years experience leading technology infrastructure projects or a subset of deliverables on a larger project and overseeing the tasks of others
3+ years experience with VMWare ESX Server
Big picture & innovative thinker continuously demonstrating ways to improve processes & procedures and reducing overall system complexity
Demonstrates a sense of urgency, action orientation, independent judgment and decision making
Demonstrated ability to work with geographically distributed teams at many different levels within the organization
Knowledge of software configuration and build integration best practices, build management, version control, and defect tracking tools, software build automation with at least three years experience supporting development teams using Microsoft Web Development technologies
Excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills
Excellent analysis, analytical and problem solving skills in the areas of installation, configuration, troubleshooting, and problem resolution techniques with the ability to anticipate and head-off problems before they occur
Excellent ability to multi-task working between projects, production support and proactive in approach to work and reporting on status
Excellent knowledge of diagnostic and debugging tools, operating systems configuration and internals
Good knowledge of project management planning & coordinating projects of moderate complexity
Good knowledge of Software Development life cycle and Agile development methodologies
Knowledge of database administration of SQL Server
Knowledge of maintaining and administrating Unix based systems such as Suse, AIX, Sun Solaris, or Linux

We power organizations with insightful solutions that drive business success. Consistently named one of the "Most Admired Companies" by FORTUNE® Magazine, and recognized by Forbes® as one of “The World’s Most Innovative Companies,” ADP has over a half-million clients around the globe and 60+ years of experience as a world-wide leader of business outsourcing solutions.

ADP is an Equal Opportunity Employer; Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled. ADP believes that diversity leads to strength.

Job Category: Technology
Area of Interest: Product Manager
Locations: Canada, Mississauga, ON
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