Release and Configuration Engineer
Yorkshire Drive HQ, Yorkshire House, Yorkshire Drive, Bradford, BD5 8LJ

Job Reference: 003316

Location: Yorkshire Drive HQ, Yorkshire House, Yorkshire Drive, Bradford, BD5 8LJ

Closing Date: 13/12/2020

Salary £: £45,000 + Bonus & Benefits (C1-IT)

Employment Type: Permanent - Full Time

Division: Customer Services Division

Hours per week: 35

As our next Release & Configuration Engineer you’ll coordinate and facilitate all aspects of release and configuration management, implementing and enhancing YBS Group environments and related processes and tasks. You’ll join a likeminded team in our Bradford based Platform Team function.

What You'll Do

  • Manage and controls the software application build process to deliver continuous builds and related testing using a variety of tools/software e.g. Jenkins, Ansible, Git

  • Perform debugging activities to determine where automation failures should be directed to be addressed using Linux and Windows, and other approved operating systems troubleshooting skills

  • Experience of handling non production environments and co-ordinating activities

Skills Required

  • High level of knowledge of multiple technology stacks including Middleware, Database, Messaging systems, containerisation, virtualisation and monitoring and how to manage these in complex Business Critical IT environments.

  • Good level of knowledge of development processes and procedures.

  • Knowledge of software and scripting languages including Python and underlying Software Development Kits and Application Programming Interfaces which provide automation capability for manual build/deployment activities (Mandatory)

  • Knowledge of Continuous Integration/Delivery techniques (e.g. Jenkins)

Life at YBS
In addition to the usual benefits such as competitive salary, annual bonus and healthcare packages we offer you…

Flexibility – Whether it’s picking up the kids from school or catching that early morning yoga session we have you covered. 

Celebrating Success – From everyday thank you cards, to our annual ‘Raising the Roof’ gala to celebrate our golden ticket winners we acknowledge our colleagues successes no matter how big or small.

Giving Back – Fancy 31 hours of paid leave a year to get involved in community activities? Together last year, we completed more than 11,000 hours of volunteering!

Inclusivity - We don’t just accept difference — we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our colleagues, our customers and our community. We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer.

Site Perks – Some of our sites have added little extras such as a gym, restaurant and free parking at our Bradford site, roof garden in Leeds, and on-site restaurant and free parking at our Peterborough site. 

If you’ve got a strong background in configuration engineering and you want to develop a career in an empowering, respectful and supporting business then why not join us?
Our people are our heart and soul; we’re commercial and caring, big enough to offer you a challenge and small enough for you to make a real impact. We’re devoted to putting people first and doing the right thing by providing real help with real life. 

We’d love to hear from you so why not apply today and be Your Brilliant Self! 

Any questions please contact Taz via email at