Sr. Software Release Engineer

  • Bangalore
  • 10-15 lakh
  • 7-9 years
  • 03 Apr 2015

  • IT/ Information Technology

  • IT/ Technology - Software/ Services
Job Description

As a senior member in Software Product Release team, you must have in-depth knowledge and rich hands-on experience in software release cycle - release planning, defining release deliverable, defining release criteria, managing release dependencies and testing and certifying the release readiness and will need to continually work to improve the software release process.

You will play a strategic role in our finished software product releases to market and deployment strategy in customer environment and responsibilities will include but not limited to the following:

* To be the focal point for all activities related to Software Product Releases currently existing or newly adopted by meeting and exceeding Multifonds' requirements. You will also be responsible to install and maintain the product release test and verification environment

* To test, verify and certify the contents of the planned deliverable release package, upgrades and/or patches

* Verifying the Multifonds' product automated installation procedures for Oracle Binaries DB installation processes (Golden Image), Oracle Binaries Middleware Installation Process (Multifonds Middleware Manager Tool), Multifonds Patch tools (update manager, client update), product automation ESL scripts and Admin GUI, customized Oracle Forms and Reports packages

* Verifying and certifying Multifonds product(s) for installation, configuration, dependencies and functionalities including the underlying Database objects (schemas, tables, columns, indexes ...) and compiled Multifonds application files (Forms, Reports, BI Publisher reports, EAR files) etc.

* Validating and certifying the product Release Notes, User Guide and Online Help for contents and correctness and also contributing to improve the same by identifying the missing information, suggesting the required additional clarification

* Creating, updating and maintaining the Knowledge Base

* Define and execute the product Release Readiness Certification process

* Working effectively and interfacing with Development, Documentation, QA , Configuration Management and Install teams to resolve any issue found during the Release Validation and Certification process

* Product Packaging and Releasing to Market

* Packaging and readying the final product deliverable package as part of Release-To-Market (RTM) process

* Define enhancement of tools to smoothen the product deployment process

* Sharing the completion release validation process and documented results with all Multifonds stakeholders

* Conduct training and release handover to Technical Support team

* Lead and coordinate the Go-Live activities

* To Create, maintain Release Process, Procedures, Policies and other related documentation to help establish end-to-end Release Management function and train the other teams

* To be able to troubleshoot software installation configuration issues in Oracle Database, Oracle Middleware (Weblogic) and supported Operating Systems - Windows Server, Red Hat Linux, IBM AIX environment

* To help improve the product installation tool design, development, scripts, procedures and preparing the release verification test systems for the day to day product release activities

Your profile

* A Degree in Computer Science / IT or equivalent stream with 7 - 9 years of proven industry experience in software product release management process and technologies with strong administration and support experience

* Should have good SDLC knowledge and must have supported at least one large full life cycle project

* Rich experience with various Release Management tools

* Excellent hands-on working knowledge on Oracle Database, SQL, PL/SQL, Oracle Middleware (Weblogic) and SOA Suite, Java, scripting experience with Perl/ Shell / Batch is must and C# programming knowledge is desirable

* Windows operating system knowledge and experience is must and experience with IBM AIX, Red Hat Linux OS will be plus

* Rich experience with SCM process, concepts, tools, and methodologies is must. You must also have strong hands-on working experience with Configuration Management tools like Subversion Edge, Visual-SVN, Tortoise-SVN, VSS and Perforce

* Good understanding of working of various Software Product Installer Authoring Tools like InstallShield, InstallAnywhere, Windows Installer, Windows Installer XML (WIX) and Oracle provided tools to package and create installer

* Good understanding of build, install/upgrade framework development for large enterprise software products with complex inter-dependencies

* Experience with server virtualization like VMware and Hyper-V is a plus

* Ability to communicate in an international business environment with excellent spoken and written skills

* Ability to lead on critical technical issue and achieve the desired results

What do we offer?

* Attractive salary and benefits

* Excellent working environment in a young and dynamic team in an international environment

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