• Release Engineer

    Job Locations CN-Shanghai
    # of Openings
    Position Type
    Permanent Full-Time
  • Role Description

    The role has primary responsibility for the successful deployment of software packages and maintaining and enhancing the release processes.


    This role focuses on designing and creating release packages, testing and deploying those for a high availability wealth management production system along with releases into a number of development and test environments used by our internal teams and by our client test teams. You will be responsible for the software releases to our production platforms currently with c21BN of assets under management.

    Experience Required

    • 5 to 3 years’ experience in software deployment, systems engineering, technical support, technical project management, business or systems analyst, software quality assurance, or configuration management.
    • Strong Software Engineering Degree or equivalent work experience in a technology field.
    • A team player with good written and verbal communication skills and strong organizational skills.
    • Ability to work independently, self-motivated, and highly focused.
    • Ability to work on multiple projects with multiple priorities.
    • A solid understanding of the software development lifecycle
    • Ability to grasp complex technical concepts quickly and ability to apply that knowledge to the software configuration management effort.
    • Ability to communicate ideas and technical information clearly in both verbal and written form.
    • The ideal candidate will have experience with source control systems, software build systems in the context of MS .NET and MS SQL technologies, bug-tracking systems, and shell scripting.
    • The candidate will be an individual contributor, and serve as the focal point for multiple software development teams, and as such will need to coordinate multiple source code lines and contributors.
    • The ideal candidate will possess the ability to operate independently on a day-to-day basis, handle software upgrades in a non-disruptive fashion, understand when to escalate issues and risks, and produce small software deliverables (e.g. scripting, automation. system integration) with minimal hands on oversight.
    • The ideal candidate must be well-organized, possess effective oral and written communication skills, and have a healthy respect for process-driven activities.


    The successful candidate must possess a solid understanding in most of the following areas:

    • Source Control tools (such as AccuRev, SubVersion or GIT)
    • Build and Deploy tools (such as Nant and Maven),
    • CI tools (such as TeamCity or Hudson);
    • Systems Platforms - MS Windows IIS, Windows server 2008, Windows 7, Windows XP
    • Database technologies - SQL Server 2005
    • IDEs such as MS Visual Studio or Eclipse
    • Must have skills and experience with shell and scripting languages

    About FNZ

    FNZ is a global financial technology and asset servicing provider which powers the wealth management, administration and custodian platforms for some of the world's leading financial institutions. These customers include life insurers, retail and private banks, asset and wealth managers and financial adviser groups based across the UK, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand.


    We believe that enhancing client engagement, lowering costs, delivering a seamless service and enabling personal solutions are key to helping people achieve their financial goals. We partner with major financial institutions to enable them to provide wealth management services to their clients across direct, intermediated and workplace channels that reflect these principles.


    We develop long-term partnerships with our customers to enable them to get to market quickly with a market-leading digital proposition, transform their customer service offering and grow assets under management across multiple distribution channels.


    Our customers include AMP, ANZ, Aviva, AXA Wealth, Bank of New Zealand, Fideuram Vita, HSBC, Mercer, National Australia Bank, HSBC, Santander, Santander Asset Management, Standard Life, UBS and Zurich.  In all we partner with 42 institutional customers worldwide. 


    FNZ employs over 1,000 people with offices in Edinburgh, London, Bristol, Brno (Czech Republic), Shanghai, Hong Kong, Singapore, Sydney, Melbourne and Wellington.


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