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Software Release Manager

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/29/2017 11:58:06 PM
  • 2797809
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Oil & Gas Digital
Location(s): India ; Bangalore


About Us:
At GE O&G Digital, we are creating technology and software to enable social, mobile, analytical and cloud capabilities for the Industrial IOT. The Industrial Internet is an open, global network that connects people, data and machines We enable customers to collect data via various modality ranging from IOT sensors on the asset to flying a drone to capture images. This peta bytes of data is pushed to the cloud, cleansed and we enable analytics & machine learning to predict the machine health, prevent unplanned down time and avoid unnecessary maintenance. This optimizes production and results in a direct improvement to customer’s bottom-line. Watch more here GE’s breaking Science in IOT or Minds and Machines 2016 .

Role Summary:
As a Release Manager, you will be focused on the coordination of individual releases of various scrum teams. You will work together with build engineers and developers of individual teams in the process. You will be responsible for orchestrating a series of releases over multiple months via continuous integration and delivery to implement a large-scale system.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Support and improve our tools for continuous integration and release management.
  • Responsible for implementing strategies for continuous delivery of custom GE software on the cloud.
  • Act as a technologist resource, to guide development teams through tough spots in build and release processes to the cloud.
  • Supporting role on the “on-call” rotation (24/7), follow up with various stake holders and ensure that the build is released as per schedule.
  • Work with geographically distributed scrum teams, working on different releases of the product. Set up code check-in/build processes for individual teams to follow. You will demonstrate strong planning leadership and communication skills in the process.
  • Schedule individual builds and manage the overall time line for the complete product release. You will ensure the release schedule and builds are planned and ensure the individual teams adhere to the time lines for the release. You will be responsible for ensuring following up with teams in case of build failures and setup code check-in/build processes for teams to follow.


Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
  • 5+ years of technical experience along with established leadership credentials across product lines.


Desired Characteristics:

Must Have
  • Experience with continuous integration/continuous delivery
  • Create and implement branch and merge strategies.
  • Experience configuring and maintaining source code control systems such as GitHub/Git.
  • Understanding of operating systems, especially Linux
    (Ubuntu, RedHat).
  • Experience working with container technology such as Docker
    and/or Vagrant.
  • Experience with cloud platform (VMware, OpenStack, AWS, etc)
    for production deployments
  • Experience working in a challenging and fast
    paced environment
  • Knowledge of deploying applications on-premises and in the cloud.
  • Ability to use a wide variety of open source technologies and cloud service.
  • Experience with databases (PostgreSQL, MySQL, etc)
  • Experience architecting or managing AWS (or similar) cloud
    infrastructure

Good to have

  • Experience with design, development and testing of automated
    deployment scripts like Jenkins
  • Expertise of build tools
  • Scripting skills (bash, Python, SQL, PERL, etc).
  • Expertise of build tools like Ant, Maven, Gradle.
  • Understanding of the build tool chain for client side Javascript, including Grunt, NPM and Bower.




Locations: India ; Bangalore

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
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