Full Job Description
At Delta Dental, our strategy is only as strong as the people who execute it! We are hiring individuals that are not just right for today but also for our future. We have built a foundation of high-trust by treating all people with dignity, making and keeping commitments, and consistently striving to do the right thing. Our leaders optimistically share future possibilities to inspire and motivate others toward their full potential. We expect our employees to find ways to embrace positive change, be curious and challenge the status quo, and provide solutions to unmet problems. Joining Delta Dental means joining a culture focused on fostering development, building genuine connections, recognizing each other’s strengths and sharing in successes.
Job Title: Release Analyst
Job Location: 560 Mission Street, Suite 1300, San Francisco, CA 94105
Job Code: ATMUB8
Position Description: Coordinate automated and manual deployment of various applications within the organization to non-production and production environments, utilizing tools like CHEF, Jenkins, and Rundeck. Process all builds using Jenkins (DevOps tool) and triage and solve any build issue that may occur. Regularly work with software developers, production managers, testers, vendors, and others on the production process. Work with developers and DevOps to help develop automation for application deployment to support the department’s goal of complete automation. Manage build, release, continuous integration (CI), and continuous delivery (CD) processes for software product releases. Support and improve company’s tools for continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD).Work closely with DevOps and Development to identify application candidates for automation to support continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD). Work closely with the development team, DevOps, and architecture team to define best practices in the area of build and deployment and implement the adopted solutions. Work with the team to adopt DevOps and related practices and be an active advisor of best practices to our development partners. Create install plan for applications based on set instructions while collaborating with the development team. Coordinate walkthroughs with different teams supporting the deployment to ensure that proper steps, sequence of events, timings, and dependencies are identified prior to the deployment. Lead and coordinate all go-live activities including scheduling for on-time delivery, execution of the release plan and alignment across key partners, and post-release monitoring. Once these steps are identified, act as the point of contact for these activities and perform the actual installation of applications using automation. Ensure that all change records are audited for correctness, approvals for deployment are attached, back out steps are clearly identified, and all change management requirements are met and followed. Ensure that developers are aware of any change management changes/best practices policies and are enforced. Ensure that all applications are deployed correctly and occasionally triage issues that arise with build and deployment.Participate in a 24/7 on-call rotation for one week a month and perform after hours support.
Bachelor’s degree or foreign degree equivalent in Computer Science or related field and three (3) years of experience in the job offered or related role.
Skills:Experience and/or education must include:
Version control software like GIT and SVN as well as using artifact repository like GitHub;
DevOps CI/CD tools like Jenkins, Chef, Rundeck, and Docker deployment;
Redhat and MS Windows Operating Systems;
Atlassian JIRA and Confluence software; and
Reference job #ATMUB8 and mail resume to Delta Dental, Attn: J. Kaplan, 1333 Broadway, Suite 800, Oakland, CA 94612.
At Delta Dental we:
Promote accountability, integrity and collaboration: Our employees are collaborative, self-aware, and ethical. It is our expectation to do the right thing and follow through on commitments.
Foster professional development: Our employees take ownership of developing themselves and others through coaching, mentoring and providing/being open to constructive feedback and identifying learning opportunities.
Value customers and cultivate positive experiences: Our employees take time to build rapport with customers, while anticipating and exceeding their needs to ensure positive outcomes.
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ABOUT Delta Dental
Delta Dental covers more Americans than any other dental benefits provider. As an employee you’ll take part in our mission to become the trusted health partner by collaborating with our communities and employees to reimagine and deliver new possibilities in an ever-changing environment. Our Enterprise Strategy focuses on pillars of Growth and Diversification, supported by the platforms of Culture and People, Process and Technology. Our employees take pride working for a purpose-driven organization and live our values of Trust, Service, Excellence and Innovation.
We are part of the Delta Dental Plans Association, a network of companies that provides dental coverage to 74 million people in the U.S. Delta Dental of California, Delta Dental of New York, Inc., Delta Dental of Pennsylvania and Delta Dental Insurance Company, together with our affiliate companies, form one of the nation’s largest dental benefits delivery systems, covering 33 million enrollees. All of our companies are members, or affiliates of members, of the Delta Dental Plans Association, a network of 39 Delta Dental companies throughout the country.
Delta Dental provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Delta Dental complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.