Sr Release Engineer

Allianz Life

This role within the Application Support and Maintenance team provides process guidance and technical expertise in the area of application deployment automation and orchestration. This position will work to develop, implement, and manage a deployment automation and orchestration practice at Allianz Life for software solutions in the portfolio consisting of client server and tiered solutions built using .Net, Java, package software, open source software, IBM and Microsoft middleware, Oracle, SQL Server, on premise, SaaS and cloud solutions. This role is also responsible to mentor and coach other team members in these capabilities, and drives continuous improvement efforts within the department.

Key Responsibilities~crlf~• Assist IT leadership in establishing and implementing an enterprise deployment automation strategy, roadmap, and standards~crlf~• Collaborate with IT capabilities to understand their current deployment practices, and create/manage action plans to align teams with standards~crlf~• Work with IT architecture on software tool selection for application deployment automation and orchestration~crlf~• Act as a resource to IT capabilities with their automation efforts including development, testing and rollout~crlf~• Integrate other automation and IT service management tools with deployment orchestration tools~crlf~• Ensure deployment management practices align with IT general controls~crlf~• Perform ongoing release deployment planning and execution using deployment orchestration tools ~crlf~• Assist in manual deployment management operations as needed~crlf~

Minimum Requirements: ~crlf~• 4-5 years of relevant technical and business work experience~crlf~• Four-year degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration, or other related field, specialized training or equivalent work experience~crlf~• Proven track record of delivering deployment automation solutions in medium to large enterprise including on premise and cloud solutions~crlf~• Experience and expert understanding of source control systems – GitHub, Git, SVN ~crlf~• Experience with continuous integration tools Jenkins, Team City, Azure DevOps, etc.~crlf~• Extensive experience with IT automation tools like Ansible, AWX, PowerShell, Python, Puppet, Chef or other scripting languages~crlf~• Experience with automation & orchestration tools including Jenkins, VSTS and/or Octopus Deploy, etc.~crlf~Preferred:~crlf~• Experience with containerization, related technologies, tools and automation including Docker, Docker Hub, Docker Swarm, Portainer, Kubernetes and AKS.~crlf~• Experience with Azure cloud, Azure DevOps Pipelines, CLI, PowerShell, automation and parameterization of Data Factory, Logic Apps, Function Apps, Event Grid, and Key Vault. ~crlf~• Experience in financial services industry~crlf~

At Allianz, we foster a workplace where every person feels welcome, connected and valued.

Allianz is the home for those who dare – a supportive place where you can take the initiative to grow and to actively strengthen our global leadership position. By truly caring about people – both its 100 million private and corporate customers and more than 147,000 employees – Allianz fosters a culture where its employees are empowered to collaborate, perform, embrace trends and challenge the industry. Our main ambition is to be our customers’ trusted partner, instilling them with the confidence to grow. If you dare, join us at Allianz Group.~crlf~~crlf~We at Allianz believe in a diverse and inclusive workforce and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We encourage you to bring your whole self to work, no matter where you are from, what you look like, who you love or what you believe in.

Retiring with financial security. Living life with confidence. At Allianz Life®, every employee knows these are the things that matter. To do what matters means giving employees the tools and opportunities they need to create innovative, industry-leading products, to discover and embrace new trends, and to strengthen the customer experience. As a company, it means creating a culture that is inclusive, where doing the right thing comes naturally, and promoting an environment that develops talent, seeks excellence, encourages smart risks, and recognizes and rewards people for their performance. Doing what matters for employees helps everyone focus on doing what matters most for our customers. Allianz Life. What you do here matters.

Why Allianz Life®? Because we hire people who are dedicated to doing what matters and we give you the quality training, support, and advancement opportunities you need to succeed. As a company known for its financial strength, we offer generous benefits, have a strong commitment to community involvement, a collaborative culture, and a unique level of energy. The result is engaged and more productive employees. From the very first day you join our team, you will know that your contributions are valued. We practice True Balance at our campus by providing a fun work environment, an on-site child development center, a fully staffed fitness center, and a variety of meal options in both our full-service cafe and bistro. And all medical, dental, and retirement benefits are effective the first day you join Allianz Life, so you can focus on what truly matters.~crlf~~crlf~An equal opportunity employer.~crlf~~crlf~

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