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Build And Release Engineer Resume Profile

Professional Summary

  • 15 years of software industry experience in Release and build engineering, Configuration, System design development, Release management, for effective delivery of Projects, primarily in the Banking and Finance industry.
  • Worked extensively with Data Center Automation tools like BladeLogic Server Automation, HP-Server Automation, SCCM, Wise Package Studio, and Install Shield Admin Studio.
  • Experienced in build continuous integration tools like SSP, WIX, Jenkins versioning tools like Perforce, Sub Version, GIT, and VSS
  • Experience in large scale Enterprise Environment managed release activities on 33,000 servers in all environments from DEV, SAT, UAT, PROD and DR.
  • Experienced in planning and coordinating cross functional teams during the release phases.
  • Good knowledge on issue/problem reporting or managing systems like ServiceNow, HP Service Center, Remedy, JIRA, AIM, SharePoint WIKI, and Request.
  • Focused to meet business expectation SLA, KPI and generate reports for senior management on monthly basis.
  • Ability to work independently and/or with teams and manage business needs with a delivery focused work approach.

Data center Automation and Packaging experience

  • Coordinated and managed upgrade of HPSA, BladeLogic and satellite infrastructure.
  • Actively involved in configuration, upgrading, trouble shooting, performance tuning, deploy, and RBAC Administration.
  • Created complex and multi-platform supported BLPackages, NSH Scripts, Jobs, Snapshots, and Audits.
  • Instrumental in building and supporting SSP - Self Service Packaging and deployment CLI's using BladeLogic Web API's and Python 2.8. Build continues integration tool developed in Python . Developed using best practices from Scrum and Agile model.
  • Involved in propagating SSP CLI's to In-House application development team.
  • Remediated NetCool alerts via NSH script implemented estate wide infrastructure patching.
  • Supported BL agent over 33,000 servers RHEL, Solaris, AIX, and HP-UX etc
  • Created housekeeping jobs to enhance BladeLogic infrastructure HA.
  • Performed regular application maintenance, stress test, disaster recovery tests, audits, and compliance.
  • Architecting software/RPM packaging frameworks and defining corporate packaging standards, workflows for packaging, QA, verification procedures, and deployment strategies for application teams

Technical Skills

  • Automation Tool
  • BMC BladeLogic Server Automation 8.x, NSH, HP SA 9.x, SCCM 2007, Wise Package Studio, Install Shield Admin Studio
  • Operating System
  • Linux, Solaris, Windows
  • Scripting Languages
  • Python, Shell, Bash, VB Scripting
  • Database
  • Oracle, SQL, PL-SQL
  • Other Tools
  • RHN, RPM, WinSCP, SFTP, ORCA, WIX, Putty, Notepad , JIRA, Microsoft Sharepoint 2007/2010, WIKI, ServiceNow, HP Service Center, Remedy, JIRA, AIM, SharePoint WIKI, and Request.

Work experience

Confidential

Role: Build and Release engineer

Project: UNIX Self Service Packaging and Deployment

Responsibilities:

  • Worked closely with development team to understand the Release, Build and Deployment process find the gaps that causes delay in releases. Define Roadmap for Process Improvement.
  • Worked closely with Unix SSP development team to automate build and release process for DEV and PROD environments using GIT and Jenkins
  • Responsible for release branches in GIT Major, Minor, and Patch release
  • Instrumental in creating documentation for build, install and testing, for future sprint release
  • Responsible for troubleshooting/working with the application infrastructure teams to resolve any build and deployment issues.

Environments: UNIX, Linux, Solaris, AIX

Languages: Python, UNIX Shell Scripting, NSH Scripting

Tools: BladeLogic, GIT, Jenkins, Oracle 11g, Putty, Notepad , ServiceNow, JIRA, and SharePoint

Confidential

Role: Developer, SCM, Build and Deploy Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Developed Job Runner auto remediation tool using Python, Bladelogic API, and Oracle 11g. This tool calls BL Job to remediate system events. Effective in saving 7 man hours/ per day. This job runs as a process reads netcool events and fix the errors TSM agent restart, fix standard TSM errors, logrotation errors, etc
  • Software configuration was managed using GIT and build was managed using Jenkins
  • Responsible for release braches in GIT Major, Minor, and Patch release
  • Instrumental in creating documentation for build, install and testing, to support future sprint releases.

Environments: UNIX, Linux, Solaris, AIX

  • Languages: Python, UNIX Shell Scripting, NSH Scripting
  • Tools: BladeLogic, GIT, Jenkins, Oracle 11g, Putty, Not

Confidential

Project: UNIX Server Automation/ Global Packaging and Deployment

Responsibilities:

  • Being part of global team, I used to manage BladeLogic, SSP, and YUM infrastructure related incidents / escalations during AMER shift.
  • Automate/ support BLPackage and deploy enterprise related application on entire Linux estate 33,000 Servers - UNIX, Linux, AIX, Solaris E.g: Galaxy, Ganglia, Nimbus, mTree, Oracle feature enable
  • Generate estate compliance scan reports and build remediation jobs to close audit findings/ breaches.
  • Created NSH scripts to support build automation via BL job
  • Expert in RPM packaging and supported YUM infra. Created more than 400 RPM's.
  • Managed migration from HPSA to BladeLogic and decommissioned HPSA infrastructure.
  • Worked as Release manager for Integrated and Independent releases.
  • Experienced in ITIL Incident/change management process. ServiceNow, HPSC

Environments: UNIX, Linux, Solaris, AIX, Windows

  • Languages: Python, UNIX Shell Scripting, VB Scripting, NSH Scripting
  • Tools: BladeLogic, GIT, Jenkins, Chef, HPSA, Oracle 11g, RPM, RHN, WinSCP, SFTP, WIX, Putty, Notepad , ServiceNow, JIRA, SharePoint WIKI, and Request.

Confidential

Job Title: Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Managing and supporting HP Server Automation toolset which is used to manage 15,000 Linux and Solaris servers in a multi master Mesh environment
  • Installing and Maintaining HPSA Satellite servers in Hong Kong, Tokyo, Johannesburg and Geneva Data Center for better resiliency
  • Creating Device Groups and Managing servers with Opsware - Global File System OGFS
  • Managing Audit, Software and Patch Policies via HPSA and ensuring Compliance.
  • Audit and Compliance report generation through Server Automation Reporter
  • Managing User Permissions, Setting and delegation folder permissions
  • Ensuring availability of HP Server Automation agents on 15000 clients
  • Scripting the migration from Opsware to HPSA and coordinate decommission of Opsware infrastructure

Environments: UNIX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

  • Languages: Python, UNIX Shell Scripting, VB Scripting
  • Tools: HPSA, Oracle 10, RPM, RHN, WinSCP, SFTP, WIX, Putty, HP Service Center, JIRA, SharePoint WIKI, and Request.

Confidential

Job Title: Project Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Subject matter expertise in release engineering.
  • Repackage applications using Install Shield Admin Studio 8.0 adhering to Bank Release Management standards.
  • The role included identifying solutions to packaging related problems on various issues involving Device Drivers, writing custom actions using VB Script.
  • Created/ QA'd 500 MSI packages.
  • Specialist in Device Drivers and Kernel Services
  • Developed tool for Quality Assurance QA in VB 6.0
  • Developed VB based transform injector tool to expedite MSI repackaging process.

Environments: Windows XP/ Windows Server 2000

  • Languages: VB 6.0, VB Scripting, PL SQL
  • Tools: SCCM 2007, Wise Package Studio, Install Shield Admin Studio, WIX, HP Service Center, JIRA, SharePoint WIKI, ORCA, VM Ware, VM Center, Desktop-Share, Norton Ghost, beyond compare, and Remedy.

Confidential

Job Title: Project Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Subject matter expertise in release engineering. Repackage applications using Install Shield Admin Studio 8.0 adhering to Bank Release Management standards.
  • The role included identifying solutions to packaging related problems on various issues involving Device Drivers, writing custom actions using VB Script.

Environments: Windows XP/ Windows Server 2000

  • Languages: VB 6.0, VB Scripting
  • Tools: Wise Package Studio, Install Shield Admin Studio, SMS, WIX, HP Service Center, JIRA, SharePoint WIKI, ORCA, VM Ware, VM Center, Norton Ghost, beyond compare, and Remedy.

Confidential

Job Title: MSI Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Extending support in Release Management Application packaging and deployment
  • Adhering to Deutsche Bank Release Management standards. Creating MSI, MST
  • Created Deployment scripts in VB support SMS deployment
  • Problem Solver, identifying solutions to packaging related problems.
  • Specialist in Device Drivers and Kernel Services
  • Developed Quality Assurance QA tool in VB 6.0

Environments: Windows XP/ Windows Server 2000

  • Languages: VB 6.0, VB Scripting, PL SQL
  • Tools: SMS, Wise Package Studio, Install Shield Admin Studio, SharePoint, ORCA, VM Ware, Norton Ghost, and beyond compare

Work experience

Organization/ Role

Project Details

Confidential

Hewlett-Packard GDIC

  • Team Leader/ Technical Leader
  • From: May 2003 to Dec 2005
  • As a consultant from

System Logic Solution

  • Deputed at HP-GDIC
  • From Dec 2001 to Apr 2003

Tools used: Wise Package Studio Install Shield Admin Studio, ORCA, VB 6.0, ASP, MSSQL, VB .Net, ASP .net, IIS

Aviva Insurance

  • On-Site Coordinator From: Apr 2004 to Aug 2004
  • Scheduling meetings with customer.
  • Coordinating package request with Bangalore packaging team.
  • Release Management, checking deployment functionality in SCCM.

Application Packaging and Deployment

  • Hewlett-Packard GDIC is extended partner of HP Galway Ireland, providing offshore packaging services.
  • Expert in Wise Package Studio Install Shield Admin Studio.
  • Stand by 100 Service Level Agreement SLA
  • Packtrack .Net based Web Portal Designing and Development
  • A Work flow based packaging queue tracker.
  • Provided reports to the management with the complete details regarding progress of the applications.
  • Developed to stop mail communication with the clients so that each clarification is recorded.

Axon Technologies

  • Software Engineer
  • From: Dec 2000 till Nov 2001

Tools used: VB 6.0, ASP, Oracle, MSSQL, Crystal Reports

  • POINT OF SALE, MagSotre Sdn Bhd
  • Developing the business layer components
  • Crystal Report exclusively used for the reporting modules

Employee Self-service portal

  • Client: McDowell Company of India, Bangalore ICICI Paints Sdn Bhd, Kuala Lampur Malaysia

Actively involved in developing business layer components and also designing the database. Workflow enabled systems, integrated system with legacy Payroll System, Reimbursement System, Travel System and Financial Accounting System.

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