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Release Engineer
Ref No.: 18-24019
Location: SFO, California
Start Date: 04/09/2018
Develops and executes technical strategy for computer applications and systems using business roadmap by analyzing competitive trends and patterns. Analysing the technology landscape, evaluating short and long term implications. Communicating strategies and change initiatives clearly.
 
Key responsibilities:
  • Responsible for planning release windows and cycle across eCommerce portfolios
  • Measure and monitor progress to ensure application releases and delivered on time with great quality
  • Manage relationships and coordinate work between different teams at different locations
  • Coordinate release content and effort based on the service request back log, pending service requests, third party applications, or operating systems updates
  • weekly Release Reporting.
  • Lead and co-ordinate the Go-Live activities including the execution of the deployment Plans and check 1ists.
  • Participate in meetings to discuss release scope and/or roadb locks
  • Maintains the release schedule and for all core key services and build alignment with key partners and vendors.
  • Collaborate with the architecture application development, infrastructure & operations teams to contribute to development of the ecommerce eco-system
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science
 
Experience:
Overall 5 to 8 years of experience in IT with 3 to 5 years leading release engineering, Continuous Integration.
 
Specialized Knowledge/Technical skills:
  • Significant technical experience in release automation engineering, continuous integration, build/ deploy automation, automates testing & software developement
  • Proficiency in tools like Jenkins, cloud provisioning (especially with Rackspace), JIRA and automated configuration management with Chef
  • Experience managing environment where applications are built on hybris with java, Endeca and apache a big plus.