Location(s): United States ; Louisiana; New Orleans
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Role Summary: Staff Software Build & Release Engineer will be responsible for providing build and release strategy for highly complex as well as parallel and concurrent releases for a Software Product. Manages Continuous Code Integration within SDLC. Works independently and is seen as a Technical Leader. The role demonstrates deep understanding of concurrent software development, its effect on build management and releasing the builds across versions and environments
Own builds, releases and continuous integration process for large and complex releases of a product and at times expands the scope across multiple concurrent releases.
Own, manage and improve release process. Focuses on scale and efficiency. Deploys the right builds across environments.
Manage key deliverables and mentors junior team members.
Contribute in driving initiatives such as defining standards and processes to ensure quality.
Work cross functionally with other business departments to align activities and deliverables.
Develop and enhance the test infrastructure and continuous integration framework used across teams.
Determine best practices and principals and promotes them across the team.
Demonstrate expert knowledge in developing and executing automated builds and scripts.
Learn new build and releases techniques and methodologies and trains the team in the same
Work with developers and stakeholders to deliver quality software through the build and deployment system.
Partner with and provides direction to fellow team members to diagnose bugs and formulate solutions.
Use industry best practices to improve Build, Release and Continuous integration processes.
Bachelor's Degree in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) OR the completion of a code development pair-programming, bootcamp-style, or accelerated training curriculum focused on contemporary software development OR High School Diploma / GED with a 4 year minimum of IT experience.
Minimum of 3 years of experience in build automation or cloud infrastructure
Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required.
Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen
Must be willing to travel
Must be willing to work out of an office located in New Orleans, LA
Strong Windows and Linux-based systems administration skills with practical experience operating in a cloud or virtualized environment.
Continuous Integration and Deployment experience utilizing Chef and GIT
Ability to use a wide variety of open source technologies and cloud services
Experience building sophisticated and highly automated infrastructures.
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