Vortal’s Release Management and Infrastructure Team handles the Release and Delivery processes of all our Products. This Team manages the setup and configuration of our Solutions’ environments, from Development to Production, and they configure, handle, update, patch and control all our cloud resources in collaboration with our Managed Services Provider. They also ensure platform and system availability on all environments and control and monitor performance and resource consumption.
Release Management manages, plans, controls and executes all Product Deliveries and Deployments, always coordinated with Product and Engineering.
The Release Management Team also carries out cross support tasks for all Product and Software Development Lifecycle stages, creating and configuring new Microservices in our K8S clusters, setting up our enriched CI/CD Pipelines with NUnit and SonarQube steps, ensuring the deployment of new Product versions, etc.
As Head of Release Management and Infrastructure, you will lead the Release Management and Infrastructure Team, providing them hands-on leadership and guidance, manage the Release Lifecycle of our Products, coordinating both production and non-production deliveries with Product and Engineering, monitor and control cloud resources (both infra and costs), and act as a Focal Point for our Managed Services Provider.
It is required availability for weekly shift schedules (8am/17pm; 9am/18pm; 10am/19pm; 4pm/1am) which are fairly compensated in order to ensure the support to a client in Colombia.
Report to the VP of Engineering and optimize prioritization/resource allocation of the RM Team according to the Team’s capacity and Organization’s priorities;
Manage the Release Lifecycle of Vortal’s Products;
Coordinate with Product and Engineering the deliveries of all new Product Releases across all environments;
Maintain and Publish a Release Calendar per Product;
Passion for developing Teams and Individuals;
Build, mentor, and manage a high performant Team with diverse engineering skill sets, backgrounds and seniority;
Ensure line management responsibilities such as regular one on one feedback sessions, evaluation sessions, coaching, goals setting, career development;
Promote a crystal-clear communication, setting expectations, changes, goals, changes;
Act as a Focal point for the collaboration with the selected Managed Servicers Provider;
Control, monitor and optimize cloud resources – both infrastructure and costs;
Actively contribute to technology Initiatives – Infrastructure and technology upgrading, prevent technology obsolescence, performance and resilience enhancements;
Identify and anticipate problems, dependencies and solve roadblocks by collaborating with cross-functional Team members.
Graduate in Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field;
Microsoft Azure training and certifications are a plus (ex: AZ-104, AZ-304T00, AZ-900);
Kubernetes training and certifications are a plus.
Skills & Knowledge
Cloud Management expertise – Microsoft Azure and AWS;
Windows and Linux server administration;
Web Server IIS and Apache administration and optimization;
Kubernetes, Elastic Search and Redis cluster administration;
Microsoft SQL Server intermediate knowledge;
Microsoft Azure DevOps;
Microsoft Azure DevOps Pipelines and Releases;
Responsible, proactive attitude and creative thinking;
English fluency (written and spoken) mandatory;
Ability to work with a Team and by objectives.
8+ years of technical experience as a Release Engineer;
3+ years of leadership experience as a Team Leader – Teams 5-10 FTEs;
Experience working with Release Tools such as Microsoft IIS, Apache, Kubernetes, Jenkins, Azure DevOps Pipelines.
Why join Vortal?
Join an international and fast-growing business: we are present in 12 countries with an international team from +10 different nationalities with English as the official language;
Competitive salary package: salary, fringe benefits, working benefits and variable bonus according to results;
Flexible schedules with a hybrid work policy;
Customer oriented company, where reward and fast progression comes with the results you achieve;
The coolest corporate events: Algarve, Lisbon, Madrid, Merida and more to come!
Health insurance and several partnerships and discounts for all sorts of businesses (gyms, language schools, restaurants);
Some fun data about us (December 2021):
• Seniority average: 4,5 years;
• Average age: 33 years old;
• Yearly percentage of promoted people: 25% (last 3 years);
“People Get People” referral program: we trust that our employees know our company well and know what’s best for all of us! If you know someone who works at VORTAL talk to them and you may both win; you a great job, and them a great thank you and a reward!