Release Engineer
Media, PA 
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Thomson Reuters is looking for a highly motivated, energetic and goal driven Release Engineer with demonstrated experience in build, assembly, configuration, and delivery of source in a distributed environment. Excellent Linux and Windows background, producing or improving release automation is a plus. The candidate must be comfortable working in an Agile environment, have a "can-do" attitude, work well in a cross-functional environment with minimal supervision. He/she should be a self-starter, quick learner and a great team player.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Build, assemble, configure and deliver source in a multi-tier environment
  • Communication and coordination with external customers
  • Support developers, QA, and Operations on internal and production client environments
  • Develop, improve and document release automation process
  • Create and maintain internal and external (client) environment diagrams, documentation, and specifications
  • Participate in the client deployment process
  • Perform and support release activities including after business hours and on weekends

Basic Requirements:

  • Experience managing Microsoft Azure (or equivalent) infrastructure, including network security groups, application gateways, virtual machines, databases, storage, and backups
  • Experience with Ansible and/or Ansible Tower, including creating and maintaining playbooks and managing dynamic host inventories
  • Minimum of 5 years of Windows and Linux administration experience is preferable
  • Minimum of 3 years of Apache Tomcat experience is preferable
  • Minimum 3 years of database admin experience with Microsoft SQL Server or Oracle is preferable
  • Experience with build/releasing software in a J2EE environment
  • Working knowledge of SCM (software configuration management) best practices and applications
  • Experience using scripting and markup languages (e.g. YAML, Perl, Groovy, etc.)
  • Experience with automated builds (e.g. Jenkins), deployments to multiple environments as well as set up monitors to ensure availability of systems
  • Experience with Git
  • Application troubleshooting, ability to determine root causes based on log output
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving skills, and attention to detail; production support experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and experienced with working effectively in cross-functional teams

Do you want to be part of a team helping re-invent the way knowledge professionals work? How about a team that works every day to create a more transparent, just and inclusive future? At Thomson Reuters, we've been doing just that for almost 160 years. Our industry-leading products and services include highly specialized information-enabled software and tools for legal, tax, accounting and compliance professionals combined with the world's most global news services - Reuters. We help these professionals do their jobs better, creating more time for them to focus on the things that matter most: advising, advocating, negotiating, governing and informing.

We are powered by the talents of 25,000 employees across more than 75 countries, where everyone has a chance to contribute and grow professionally in flexible work environments that celebrate diversity and inclusion. At a time when objectivity, accuracy, fairness and transparency are under attack, we consider it our duty to pursue them. Sound exciting? Join us and help shape the industries that move society forward.

Accessibility

As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under applicable law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

We also make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and for sincerely held religious beliefs in accordance with applicable law.

More information about Thomson Reuters can be found on .



Locations
Media-Pennsylvania-United States of America

As a global business we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under country or local law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

 

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Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
5+ years
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