Senior Tools & DEVOPS
Location:
Austin , Texas
Posted:
August 26, 2017
Reference:
106638328
Company Description
About Visa:

Common Purpose, Uncommon Opportunity . Everyone at Visa works with one goal in mind - making sure that Visa is the best way to pay and be paid, for everyone everywhere . This is our global vision and the common purpose that unites the entire Visa team. As a global payments technology company, tech is at the heart of what we do. CyberSource, a Visa company, has been and continues to be a pioneer within the e-Commerce Payment Management world. Our VisaNet network is capable of handling over 65,000 transaction messages per second for people and businesses around the world, enabling them to use digital currency instead of cash and checks.

We are also global advocates for financial inclusion, working with partners around the world to help those who lack access to financial services join the global economy. Visa's sponsorships, including the Olympics and FIFA™ World Cup, celebrate teamwork, diversity, and excellence throughout the world. If you have a passion to make a difference in the lives of people around the world, Visa offers an uncommon opportunity to build a strong, thriving career. Visa is fueled by our team of talented employees who continuously raise the bar on delivering the convenience and security of digital currency to people all over the world. Join our team and find out how Visa is everywhere you want to be.

"Visa will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of Article 49 of the San Francisco Police Code."

Job Description
Visa Inc is looking for a dynamic individual to join our team as a Sr. Release Engineer. As a member of the Release Engineering team in our Austin office, the Sr. Release Engineer will be ensuring reproducibility, auditability and traceability of all deliverable. The team maintains the systems and owns related processes to ensure high quality of delivery standards. The Sr. Release and Configuration Management Engineer will handle the daily responsibilities supporting the release needs of agile scrum teams. These tasks include configuration identification, change management, build and release management, version control, and source code auditing/reporting, environment support and troubleshooting. The Sr. Release Engineer will establish working relationships with one or more teams, providing assistance through the development cycle for any required changes to the build/release/version-control processes required to get a product released into test and production environments.

Cross-functional team coordination and communications skills are essential.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Handle the daily responsibilities of supporting the build and release needs of agile scrum teams
  • Assist in scheduling and implementing changes to the build / release / version-control processes required to enforce and apply build and release engineering best practices
  • Provide guidance to cross-team and team members in release best practices and procedures
  • Support all pre-production, managed environments for middleware services and applications
  • Work with cross functional, geographically distributed teams to provide 24X7 deployment support across multiple non-production environments
  • Responsible for deploying code and other proactive maintenance activities to keep the services up and running
  • Responsible for owning a specific deployment problems and provide active coordination between various groups including internal and external vendor support groups in resolving a specific problem
  • Responsible for working with Security, Operations, Development Operations, and other teams to understand changes to the existing production environment on an ongoing basis and for environment support
  • Preserve and maintain service availability, performance, integrity, capacity and security
  • Participate and determine root cause for service failure and support escalation Provide appropriate feedback to leads about the progress and timeline related to specific deployment problem
  • Maintain and suggest improvements to the simple deployment scripts and tools
  • Participate in the decision making of success or failure of applications systems to be deployed in production
  • Champion and Evangelize the vision for the CM and Release Strategy
  • Update documentation that communicates standards and best practices of the release engineering team
  • Implement metrics, Success Factors and Key Performance Indicators for the process and the team ​


Qualifications
  • 12 years of industry experience overall with at least 8+ years of experience in release and configuration management roles
  • Build and troubleshoot build issues in java applications
  • Exposure to CHEF (preferable)
  • Linux and Shell Scripting and Automation 
  • Advance knowledge with one or more build management tools (Anthill, BuildForge,
  • CruiseControl, Bamboo, Hudson, etc.)
  • Experience in deployment management tool - Jenkins, both in setup and support is highly desired
  • Expert knowledge of CM concepts (codelines, branching, merging, integration, versioning, etc.)
  • Experience with structured build files/tools (ant, Maven) Experience with a scripting language (Perl, Python, bash)
  • Advance knowledge and experience with Linux and UNIX
  • Should have working experience with monitoring tools like OPPNET and/or SPLUNK, or any other monitoring tools/processes
  • Experience in working with Oracle and/or MySQL DB's
  • Experience with Java web environments (Websphere, WebLogic, JBoss, Tomcat (Must))
  • Experience with multiple software version control systems (GIT(Must), Subversion, ClearCase,  Perforce, etc.)
  • Experience with Change Management tools (Jira, ClearQuest, etc.)
  • Good attention to detail, someone who takes ownership and pride in all work
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work with and manage distributed teams
  • Passion for quality in CM processes
  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment with continuously changing priorities
  • Ability to move forward given ambiguous conditions
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Results driven; does what it takes to get the job done and naturally goes the extra mile
  • Ability to manage multiple deployments simultaneously and prioritize time with minimal supervision
  • Complete understanding of the software development life-cycle
  • Experience with agile software development methodologies (scrum, xp, etc.)


Additional Information
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

A little about us:
As a global company at the forefront of the electronic payments industry, Visa is a dynamic organization.

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