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Release Engineer
Ref No.: 18-15231
Location: Windsor, Connecticut
Job Title:                     Release Engineer
Work Location:         Windsor, CT

Responsibilities:

The Release Engineer will be the primary owner of build and release tools and processes for the client internal applications. S/he will own the test, build and release infrastructure for the Client's internal applications. This will include designing and implementing processes and tools to support continuous integration, testing, deployment, automation. In addition, the Release Engineer will be a steward for good software engineering practices.

Job Description:
  • Exposure to Ant/Maven build methods, and experience implementing a build and release system.
  • Has not worked at the client as an employee or a contractor in the past.
  • Maintain detailed build and release notes.
  • Mastery of source control tools.
  • Good knowledge of TCP/IP and associated protocols.
  • Work with development, QA and project management teams to set release schedules and environment.
  • Help define best practices for source control, continuous integration, automated testing, build automation, deployment, and release management.
  • Must be able to work from client location in Stratford, CT daily
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or Legal Permanent Resident
Requirements:
  • 3-5 years of experience
  • Has experience working with Linux, Windows, Jira, Stash, GIT, Maven, TCP/IP, PowerShell
  • Experience with build and continuous integration systems
  • Proven experience to thrive in a complex software systems involving multi-platform development environment
  • Experience working with API related technologies like REST, XML, JSON, HTTP, Thrift.
  • Exposure to all development tiers: databases, front-end & middle-tier deployments
  • Experience working with software infrastructure such as application servers ( Apache Tomcat, JBoss), Web Services, WebSphere or WebLogic
  • Administration and maintenance of Build Management system.
  • Strong understanding of computer science fundamentals and software engineering principles and processes
Nice to Have:
  • Experience configuring and deploying to at least one of AWS, Azure or Google Cloud