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Process Overview

Process Overview

Process Diagram

This section provides an overview of the infrastructure process. There are multiple activities that must occur before your construction team can start their work.

Starting Construction Dependencies


This table summarizes the roles and expected skill sets.

Table 1.
Role Skill set
IT Operations
  • Server provisioning
  • Security and permissions
DevOps Team
  • Linux system management
  • Maven repository setup & configuration
  • Continuous integration setup & configuration
  • JMS setup & configuration
  • Local database setup & configuration
  • Application server setup & configuration
  • Application deployment
  • Linux shell scripting
Tech Lead (Architect, Senior Developer)
  • Java
  • Maven
  • Java IDE setup
  • Local database setup
  • Local application server setup
Development Team
  • Same as Tech Lead
Quality Assurance Team
  • Elastic Path Commerce Manager
  • Elastic Path Import and Export tool
  • Web testing tools:
    • Selenium
    • Cucumber
  • Local database setup
  • Local application server setup