Fiserv Release Automation Engineer, Advisory in Parsippany, New Jersey

Position Description

What does a great Release Automation Engineer do at Fiserv?

You’ll be responsible for automating the application build and release pipeline as well as ensuring uptime for various projects and environments. The primary focus will be on automating the source code lifecycle from development through distribution. You’ll also provide development and operational technical support, rotating on-call, project participation, and continuity support for Fiserv applications. You will also lead detection and troubleshooting of issues that affect delivery of our services across multiple platforms. In addition, you’ll have comprehensive understanding of Unix/Linux shell scripting, Windows environment and Oracle operations are required. Experience with Tandem is desired.

As a Release Automation Engineer, you can look forward to:

•Implementing tools and automation for build, configuration management, continuous integration (CI), static and dynamic code analysis, deployment and application monitoring. Automate and evolve infrastructure, server, deployment strategies and testing to support and quick turnaround of deployments.

•Working closely with Monitoring Engineering to ensure all relevant KPI’s are implemented within the monitoring framework.

•Maintaining the Development, Test, QA and Production Environment with regards to upkeep of application functionality. Perform code installations working with development and Quality Control to monitor and validate successful implementation or fallback. Document installs defects and assigns severities to the problems that occur. When fallback occurs, perform post mortems to identify root cause (RCA).

•Participating in all Production Support activities during incidents and outages. Hands-on technical resource capable of resolving all technical issues within lower and upper environments, and making recommendation for performance and capacity improvements

•Continuously improve our infrastructure to be easy to deploy, scalable, secure and fault-tolerant. Participate in capacity planning, tuning systems stability, provisioning, performance, and scaling of the application infrastructure.

•Participating in on-call rotation

The above statements are intended only to describe the general nature of the job, and should not be construed as an all-inclusive list of position responsibilities.

Basic qualifications for consideration:


•Bachelor’s Degree or high school diploma with equivalent experience

Preferred qualifications for consideration:

•Minimum of 8 years of relevant, broad engineering experience is required.

•Works effectively both independently and as a member of a cross functional team

•An obsessive desire to automate as much as possible

•Experience in an agile development environment

•8 years’ experience with Linux and Unix systems

•8 years’ experience with Windows systems

•8 years’ experience with Oracle

•8 years’ experience supporting services, micro-services, and n-tier systems

•8 years’ experience with scripting languages such as Bash, Python, Perl

•5 years’ experience with software automation technologies

•5 years’ experience with Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery practices

•5 years’ experience with Infrastructure-As-Code practices

•5 years’ experience with Configuration Management tools such as Ansible, Salt, Chef, Puppet

•5 years’ experience with build tools such as Jenkins, Maven, Ivy, Ant

•5 years’ experience with Version Control tools and platforms such as Git, GitHub, Subversion

•5 years’ experience with Collaboration platforms such as JIRA, Confluence, Wiki, Version one

•5 years’ experience with Containerization technologies such as Docker, Pivotal

•5 years’ experience with Virtualization technologies such as KVM, Xen, VMWare

•5 years’ experience with Services such as Apache, NGINX, HAProxy, Varnish, PHP, Tomcat, Node.js, MySQL, MariaDB

•Experience with the Tandem non-stop platforms is a plus

Travel - Up to 10%

Who we are:

Find Your Forward as a Automation Engineer at Fiserv, a FORTUNE™ 500 member, and join the industry leader in financial services technology. With more than 23,000 associates around the world, we're pushing the boundaries of what's possible in financial services with deep expertise and a commitment to innovation. We support our team with a collaborative work environment that values leadership and new ideas. Members of our team thrive on this environment to build the solutions that power more than 13,000 banks and businesses worldwide.

In this role, you'll help build the technology responsible for our core services. Your work will influence the success of companies across the world. Members of our Technology team are experts in the field, working to evaluate and improve today's systems while building tomorrow's.

Fiserv is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Vet.

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