Release Engineer – Jenkins, Ansible, Artifactory, Docker

Employment contract:

Standard / Permanent


Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India






About BNP Paribas Group:

BNP Paribas is a top-ranking bank in Europe with an international profile. It operates in 71 countries and has almost 199 000 employees. The Group ranks highly in its three core areas of activity: Domestic Markets and International Financial Services (whose retail banking networks and financial services are grouped together under Retail Banking & Services) and Corporate & Institutional Banking, centred on corporate and institutional clients. The Group helps all of its clients (retail, associations, businesses, SMEs, large corporates and institutional) to implement their projects by providing them with services in financing, investment, savings and protection. In its Corporate & Institutional Banking and International Financial Services activities, BNP Paribas enjoys leading positions in Europe, a strong presence in the Americas and has a solid and fast-growing network in the Asia/Pacific region.


About BNP Paribas India Solutions:

Established in 2005, BNP Paribas India Solutions is a wholly owned subsidiary of BNP Paribas SA, a leading bank in Europe with an international reach. With delivery centers located in Bengaluru, Chennai and Mumbai, we are a 24×7 global delivery center. India Solutions services three business lines: Corporate and Institutional Banking, Investment Solutions and Retail Banking for BNP Paribas across the Group. Driving innovation and growth, we are harnessing the potential of over 6000 employees, to provide support and develop best-in-class solutions.


About Businessline/Function :

Digital Platform is focusing on developing Applications to support the business activities of Clients & Employees. The Release Management team is part of this Cluster, which is responsible for ensuring the availability of Applications and maintenance of the servers in Non-Prod environment. The team is supporting strategic Applications of the Bank and is versatile to adopt cutting edge technologies & tools.





























Job Title:

Release Engineer




Global Banking IT



Business Line / Function:

CIB / Digital Platform


Reports to:




(if applicable)




Number of Direct Reports:


Directorship / Registration:



Position Purpose

Provide a brief description of the overall purpose of the position, why this position exists and how it will contribute in achieving the team’s goal.


The team requires a dynamic member, who can perform Build & Deployment and Environment maintenance activities of strategic applications of the Bank. The associate will be responsible for high availability of applications in all Non-Prod environments. The associate should have knowledge of DevOps framework and should be interested to adopt latest DevOps tools. The associate should be flexible to work in shifts and support Production deployments over weekends. The associate should be able to handle more than one application support activity.




Direct Responsibilities


Ø  Ensure high availability of all Non-Prod environments

Ø  Perform Build & Deployment activities

Ø  Enhance the DevOps pipeline for existing and new applications

Ø  Act as a team player along with peers to provide application support

Ø  Provide support for UAT & Functional Testers



Contributing Responsibilities


Ø  Update Knowledge base document

Ø  Support peers in completing BAU & project tasks

Ø  Share knowledge with the team through training & documentation





Technical & Behavioral Competencies


Ø  5 to 8 years of experience in Release Management activities

Ø  Knowledge of full SDLC and basic understanding of technologies like Java/J2EE, WAS/Tomcat, Apache/IHS, MQ, Tibco

Ø  Basic understanding of configuration tools like GIT, SVN, Wiki, etc.

Ø  Knowledge in using build tools like Jenkins, Maven, Ansible, Liquibase & Nexus

Ø  Should have basic knowledge of writing SQL queries and understand basic error codes

Ø  Knowledge of packaging & deploying Java/J2EE applications.




Specific Qualifications (if required)



Ø  Very good understanding of Agile development/release model

Ø  Knowledge of modern databases

Ø  Ability to solve problems in a collaborative way

Ø  Very good communication skills – written and spoken

Ø  Experience in large scale multi-tier web application release management







Skills Referential



Behavioural Skills: (Please select up to 4 skills)



Creativity & Innovation / Problem solving



Ability to collaborate / Teamwork






Ability to deliver / Results driven



Transversal Skills: (Please select up to 5 skills)




Analytical Ability



Ability to understand, explain and support change



Ability to set up relevant performance indicators



Ability to manage / facilitate a meeting, seminar, committee, training…



Choose an item.



Education Level:

Bachelor Degree or equivalent



Experience Level

At least 7 years



Other/Specific Qualifications (if required)