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Lead Release Administrator

Lead Release Administrator

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Be Here. Be Great. Working for a leader in the insurance industry means opportunity for you. Great American Insurance Group, a member of American Financial Group, is a Fortune 500 company consistently recognized as a top place to work. We combine a "small company" culture where your ideas will be heard with "big company" expertise to help you succeed. With over 30 specialty property and casualty operations and a variety of financial services, there are always opportunities here to learn and grow.


• Reviews, analyzes, and modifies Infrastructure systems including configuration, testing, debugging, monitoring, fault resolution and installing products to support development release pipeline:
• Consults with personnel to identify needs and clarify objectives as related to source code, build process, versioning, code quality and artifact repository
• Writes documentation to describe application, system, release, configuration and process
• Provides server support for software (operating systems, products, etc.) and hardware (disk, central processing unit, etc.)
• Serves as source code manager and build engineer administering all systems and processes related to source code control, software builds, and deployments to appropriate environments
• Responsible for implementation and administration of applications supporting source control, code quality, continuous integration, artifact repository and continuous delivery applications (TFS 2010, Jenkins, SONAR, NexusPro)
• Serves as gatekeeper to development, test, preproduction, and production system and environments
• Maintains data files and monitors system configuration to ensure data integrity
• Responsible for Configuration Management, including (but not limited to) Version Control, Software Builds, Baseline Management, Change Management and Release Management and / or coordinating, scheduling and communicating environment activities and deployments
• Automates procedures in the areas of Version and Change Control and Build and Release Management
• May be responsible for implementing Environment Management procedures and gathering/reporting on associated metrics
• Works with other members of the CM Team to develop Configuration, Environment and Change Management procedures
• Develops and maintains strong customer relationships
• May lead small, less complex projects


• Bachelor’s Degree in computer science or related discipline
• Self-motivated team player who excels in a collaborative environment
• Strong sense of personal accountability
• Contributes beyond job role and responsibilities
• Excellent problem solving skills
• Ability to learn and apply new technologies quickly
• Passionate about continuously improving organizational practices

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