Release Build and Integration Engineer

15th November 2013

Monitise is the largest Mobile Money specialist in the world with a single-minded and realistic vision: to make money totally mobile across the globe. Listed in 2007, British PLC Monitise has global reach. With operations in the UK, the US, India and Asia Pacific, it has created one of the most extensive and successful mobile banking, payments and commerce services in the world.


Monitise provides services to more than 300 financial institutions and has partnerships with most UK high street banks. It also has strategic partnerships with Visa Europe, Visa Inc., RBS Group, Telefónica Digital and FIS to create and deliver their Mobile Money services in developed and developing markets. 


Monitise are looking to recruit for a Release Build & Integration Engineer for our London Office.


Some key responsibilities of this role include:


Key Responsibilities for the Role is:


  • Producing a Release Strategy for major and maintenance releases
  • Agreeing release schedule for releases with the Project and Transition teams
  • Liaising with the infrastructure team to ensure environments are ready for application deployments
  • Developing a configuration guides to switch application to be used for various functional and non-functional test phases through requirements gathering
  • Deployment of java based application (Web sphere, Web logic, glassfish) and deployment of web applications to pre-production and production environments using the Continuous Delivery approach
  • Updating SQL  database schemas  on data centre hosted environments
  • Supporting QA teams through the test phases by troubleshooting and investigating application /configuration related issues
  • Regularly liaising with enterprise and customer focused development teams to during development and issue investigation
  • Producing/updating core process and specific release documents including steps and approach for cutover of change to Live
  • Keeping all application release and configuration artefacts up to date
  • Timely and well articulated escalations to key stakeholders of risks and issues
  • Ensuring that all lessons learnt are captured and fed back to continuously improve the processes, tools and skill sets
  • Collate reports and metrics through the release lifecycle
  • Protecting the live environment through the governance and process


The successful candidate will have the following experience:



  • Experience of Release Management and Deployment experience
  • Experience with Continuous Delivery methodology and tools
  • Change and Configuration Management  knowledge and experience
  • Significant hands-on Experience in Java Applications, including: installation, configuration and troubleshooting
  • Experience with Oracle (9i, 10g and 11g)
  • Competent with the use of SQL, PL/SQL and SQLPlus
  • Competent with the use of Unix (Solaris and Linux)
  • Experience of Blade and Zone architecture
  • An understanding of the ITIL framework for Service Delivery.
  • An excellent understanding of software development life cycles
  • Significant Release Management experience gained in an ITIL environment
  • Excellent understanding of software development life cycles




  • Expertise in Glassfish
  • Expertise in ActiveMQ
  • Expertise in Continuous Delivery
  • Release Management experience of working with Enterprise Software
  • Experience of working with mBanking, mCommerce and mPayment products
  • ITIL V3 certification



If you are interested in applying for this role please send your resume to


Please note Monitise experience large volumes of applications for various positions within the organisation and as such can’t guarantee specific feedback to all. If we would like to progress we will be in touch, if you have not heard from us within two weeks please assume at this moment we will not be progressing your application but will keep you in mind for any future vacancies and contact you if anything suitable arises.