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Release Configuration Engineer in Livermore, CA at Nelson

Date Posted: 1/23/2018

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Job Description

Job Number: 2115792


The Release Configuration Engineer's responsibilities are to:
* Setup/Manage/Administer Subversion repositories.
* Implement TeamCity CI (continuous integration), Integration and automated deployment projects for .Net/Java Enterprise applications.
* Drive and implement software configuration management and continuous integration and delivery initiatives.
* Ensure the integrity of builds and artifacts to support successful production releases.
* Develop tools/scripts to support and improve current build and release process.
* Work with the development teams to drive and define branch management.
* Create, maintain and support build and test environments (with support from IT).
* Create, review, publish and manage formal release notification, instructions and deployment notes.
* Work with team members to implement best practices for release tools and processes.
* Work closely with Dev and QA team and Implement tools to improve the Developer/QA productivity.
* Reduce the release cycle time and improve the quality of the deliverables by identifying the gaps and automating the process end-to-end.
* Provide documentation and represent the Release team in various client and government audits.
* Participate in Change Management Board meetings and help identify any potential impact caused by the proposed changes.

Required Skills and Knowledge:

* Strong understanding of software development life cycle, continuous integration and delivery.
* Ability to work with development team to formulate check-in/release processes and provide training when needed.
* Strong working experience with Windows and Linux environment.
* Experience with version control systems and branch management (Git, SVN, GitHub, Bitbucket, PVCS Serena).
* Experience with build/continuous integration tools (Teamcity / Jenkins).
* Strong Shell/Perl and Powershell scripting skills.
* Implement deployment tools using PowerShell/Ant/MSBuild/Unix Shell based on the project needs.
* Experience with Agile/Scrum process using Atlassian products like JIRA and Confluence.
* Experience implementing enterprise repository for common dependencies using Maven/Nuget.
* Experience will Source Code Migration from PVCS to Git or SVN.
* Experience with AWS or similar environment.
* Must have good analytical, conceptual and root cause analysis skills.
* Excellent communication skills, energetic and fast learner.
* Detail-oriented, focused and organized.
* Self-motivated and a self-starter having flexibility and maturity to adapt to the environment.

Education and Experience:

3-5 years' experience with release management & version control.
2-3 years hands-on knowledge with build server products, scripting technologies and SCM practices.
3-5 years' experience working in a heterogeneous environment, support build processes on Windows, Unix/Linux.
4 year degree in business, software engineering / computer science or equivalent job-related experience.
BS/BA (EE/CS) - Master's degree preferred or equivalent.

About Nelson:

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