Application Build and Deploy Specialist

For over 70 years, and across six provinces we've been a leading diversified health services partner for individuals, plan sponsors, plan advisors and governments across Canada. We are proud to be a not-for-profit organization committed to giving back to the communities where we live and work. We support the health and wellness of our employees and their families with various wellness programs and resources to support their personal and professional growth.
We're a team of 1,900 colleagues dedicated to collaboration, innovation, customer service, and committed to work-life balance, community involvement and career development which is why Medavie Blue Cross is recognized as a Top 100 Employer and one of Canada's 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures.
Job Title: Application Build and Deploy Specialist
Internal/External: Internal/External
Department: QA & Infrastructure Support
Req ID: 4448
Employment Type: Full Time, Permanent
Location(s): Moncton
Salary: Comprehensive Compensation
Reports to: Team Leader
The Opportunity
The Build Deploy Operations Team (BDO) works closely with application development and technical teams to support environment management, software development and deployment activities.The Application Build & Deploy Specialist has strong customer focus with excellent organizational skills while being a champion for configuration management principles and processes.Strong members of the Build Deploy Operations Team are a critical component of maintaining and improving the software development lifecycle
Key Responsibilities
  • Execute and maintain BDO processes, support existing and new BDO products
  • Maintain application source code repositories and administer BDO tools
  • Maintain standards and procedures for automated build, configure, deploy and release activities
  • Maintain custom automation solution products (such as config/deploy engine)
  • Assist developers with their ownership and management of app configuration details
  • Perform daily configuration management, build and deployment activities
  • Support project teams in preparing and maintaining application hosting environments
  • Maintain and automate build processes using associated technologies
  • Ensure compliance to BDO processes throughout the development lifecycle

Education: University or college diploma in Computer Science, or similar program, preferred. Equivalent work experience will be considered
Work Experience: Minimum 5 years of experience, motivated self-starter with the ability to perform. Experience with IBM WebSphere Application server install and configuration. Available to provide on-call support to application teams for deployments during off-hours as required
Computer Skills: Unix, Linux, Windows, Oracle and MS SQL; Experience with scripting in UNIX, Perl and ANT; Experience with PVCS, CVS, Subversion, GIT, Maven, Nexus, Jira, Hudson and related SCM tools; Experience in CMMi, ITIL or ISO standards considered an asset.
Language Skills : Bilingualism is considered an asset
Core competencies
Knowledge: Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills to do the job at a high level of accomplishment
Analytical Thinking: Learns quickly when engaged with problems; a relentless and versatile learner; open to change, provide excellent customer service
Communication Skills: Is able to clearly communicate processes and procedures, able to contribute in a group setting
Customer Orientation: Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; albe to deal with all Medavie teams and external clients in a professional manner
Execution and Organizational Skills: Able to multi-task, prioritize tasks and quickly adjust in a rapidly changing fast paced environment
Team Work Skills: Demonstrates an understanding of how the job contributes to the overall work unit and takes the initiative to help with problem situations. Easily gains trust and support of peers, encourages collaboration and is composed. Seeks and is receptive to feedback and enjoys working with people both as part of a team and one-on-one
We would like to thank all candidates for expressing interest. Please note only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
Medavie Blue Cross is an equal opportunity employer.
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