FNZ

Release Team Lead

CN-Shanghai
ID
2017-2614
# of Openings
1
Department
Release (REL)
Position Type
Permanent Full-Time

Role Description

To ensure that code is released to wrap environments in a timely manner, and source control maintained.The role is part of the global Production Support and Infrastructure department and reports to the regional Head of Production Support.

Deployment: all releases are successfully deployed into environments within the scheduled timeframe
Release process management: release packages are automatically created and deployed in an accurate and consistent manner
System Maintenance: manage the source control repositories and release systems
Business Continuity: production releases are deployed to all production servers including the disaster recovery site; release systems are backed up
Release Management: releases are performed according to the Release Management process.

Team Lead: team lead a team of 4 to 6 releasers in Shanghai.
Deployment: ensure that all scheduled and ad hoc releases of code are successfully carried out on time to specific environments including production
Release process management: develop and configure the release system software and tools to improve efficiency and quality of the release process
System Maintenance: ensure that maintenance is carried out across the release systems and source control repositories
Business Continuity: ensure that the disaster recovery sites are kept up to date; assist Infrastructure in carrying out regular backups of all software and electronic data.
Release Management: ensure that the Release Management process is adhered to during releases; provide recommendations on improvements for the process
Training: To prepare and carry out IT training as necessary for company specific applications.
CPD: To develop professional and technical knowledge and skills via networking, seminars and other forms of training in order to meet Continuing Professional Development requirements.
Other tasks: To undertake any other projects/ tasks as may reasonably be required to facilitate the smooth operation of the company
This role is not in scope for activities which have a direct or indirect impact on CASS processing which takes place within FNZ for FNZ and/or FNZ’s clients. There is a requirement to remain up to date with CASS developments and changes as communicated with FNZ.

 

Experience Required

  • 3 years as a senior analyst, senior developer or as a team lead in a similar role
  • High attention to detail
  • Flexible approach in respect of non-standard hours to support releases
  • Confident, and able to take initiative given client– and delivery-focused environment
  • Independent, self-directed and delivery focused working style
  • Superior analytical thinking
  • Excellent organisational, administration and time management skills
  • Willing to work out with of normal office hours regularly.
  • Good team communication skills, confident in dealing with internal and external clients
  • Graduate – ideally min 2.1
  • Experience in a software development environment in any of the following; Testing, Release Management, Development or System Administration.
  • Experience of the following technologies would be highly beneficial: Nant (or Ant), C# (Any .net language would be useful) , CruiseControl, TeamCity, IIS ,SQL and SCM tools like AccuRev or ClearCase or Subversion
  • Experience of delivering strategic and tactical change in a software development domain.

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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