Application Deployment Lead

Application Deployment Lead

Category: Development/Engineering
City: Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Position ID: J0220-1442
Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

Founded in 1976, CGI is among the largest IT and business consulting services firms in the world, helping clients achieve their goals, including becoming customer-centric digital enterprises.

The ideal candidate wants to work in a highly dynamic and fast paced environment where she/he works closely with our internal and external clients to manage deployments / releases to the production environment. The ideal candidate has strong consulting and organizational skills while having a strong technical background.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Accountability to assure the release is deployed and support testing in test environments.
• Accountability to assure the release is deployed on time and with minimal impact on production platform availability/performance.
• Coordinate with project teams, Release Management team, testing team
• Review and execute technical deployment guides/instructions.
• Accountable for the execution of deployment guides/instructions in pre-production and production environments.
• Review technical deployment guides/instructions and provide feedback on content.
• Accountable for the execution of deployment guides/instructions in pre-production and production environments.
• Participate and/or lead issue troubleshooting, resolution and document root cause analysis.
• Responsible for the setup, maintenance and support of various development and support environments.
• Interface with project technical leads to plan/coordinate Production deployment activities
• Must be able to participate in weekend deployments

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or related disciplines
• Strong knowledge of Windows Server, IIS, Network configuration.
• Strong knowledge of TFS, uDeploy (or similar technologies), TFS build definitions, TFS scripting and other code-control/deployment systems
• Foundational knowledge of ASP.NET/MVC/Web Services architecture
• Exposure to software development with .NET framework
• Working knowledge in PowerShell
• Expert skill on troubleshooting web applications/servers.
• Foundational knowledge on Continuous Build/Release/Integration as well as Agile concepts and DevOps.

• Additional Technical Skills (good to have):
o Working knowledge of UNIX OS and common commands
o Working knowledge on ESB, Jenkins, Maven, AEM.
o Knowledge on Dynatrace, Gomez, Xymon and other platform monitoring software.
o Knowledge on scaleout stateserver (SOSS)

What you can expect from us:

Build your career with us.

It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change—supporting our clients’ digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.

At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.

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CGI is an equal opportunity employer.