Job Summary

Release Engineer

  • Location:
    Boston , Massachusetts
  • Category:
    Information Systems
  • Contract Type:
    Contract/Temp to Hire
  • Job reference:

**Only local candidates who are authorized to work in the United States for any employer will be considered**
*This is contract to hire, and sponsorship is not available*
We are looking for an engineer who will take a significant role in supporting and improving the build and release tools used as the engineering team grows. This engineer will maintain the existing infrastructure and design the next evolution. The ideal candidate will have prior build and release experience working with a rapidly growing team and will anticipate the pitfalls of current and future approaches.
The build and release engineer will oversee the deployment processes of all our products and be an advocate for continuous integration/delivery as well as an individual contributor to those goals. Scripting will be a big part of the job.
Candidate will have knowledge and specific experience elevating the quality of the code through different tools and practices. (Unit tests, code coverage, linting, etc..)
The candidate must have familiarity with Unix / Linux, SQL, and web applications. The candidate should be familiar with Bamboo, Git and other CI/SCM applications.
The candidate must be comfortable working with limited supervision and direction while driving results across teams.
The candidate must have strong scripting experience and the ability to debug Java build and runtime errors. The candidate must have strong verbal and written skills.
• Support existing Linux build environment
• Managing build and release operations using continuous integration tools like Bamboo
• Research, present, and implement improvements to release process
• Maintain software versions across QA, staging, and production environments
• 3 years in a build / release engineering position
• 1 years basic SQL
• 2 years of scripting experience – bash, python or groovy
• Experience in Agile, specifically in a DevOps capacity
• 2 years administrating a source code management system
• 2 years setting up and maintaining a continuous integration system
• 2 years of Unix / Linux experience
• Experience with Atlassian tools (Bamboo, Jira, BitBucket, Confluence)
• Git
• Excellent communication skills
• Ability to operate at a high level in small teams
• Any of the following are a plus:
-- Java
-- Puppet
-- Hiera
-- Maven
-- Jenkins
-- Rally

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