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Senior Build, Configuration and Release Architect in Redwood City, CA at Nelson

Date Posted: 7/6/2018

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Job Description

Job Number: 2118946

Nelson Technology is looking for an experienced lead developer to fill the open Build, Configuration and Release Architect position within their engineering team located in Redwood Shores. The ideal Engineer is a Senior Build, Configuration and Release Architect who is passionate about software development, understands the intricacies of architecting, building and maintaining a robust, highly automated build and release pipeline. The ideal Senior Build, Configuration and Release Architect is highly technical and capable of providing build solutions and leadership across a diverse engineering organization.


Build, Configuration and Release Architect primary job responsibilities will include:

  • Maintain and advance development infrastructure and process
  • Maintain and advance release infrastructure and process
  • Maintain and advance configuration infrastructure and process
  • Maintain and advance test infrastructure and process
  • Act as Agile development champion
  • Provide leadership and mentorship to Build and Release team


  • Skilled Java, Python developer
  • Proficient with build frameworks, including Gradle, Maven and Make
  • Experience designing and implementing build automation
  • Experience implementing and maintaining packaging technologies such as RPM/YUM
  • Experience designing and implementing test automation using Selenium, JUnit, Karma, etc.
  • Advanced Linux systems administration skills
  • Experiencing administering Jenkins, Artifactory, Subversion and Git/ Atlassian Stash and Atlassian Fisheye
  • Linux/embedded build experience
  • Strong communication and organizational skills

Preferred Requirements

  • Experience developing java build tools plugins
  • Experience implementing and administering Sonar
  • Experience implementing and administering monitoring technologies such as Xymon, LogicMonitor
  • Experience implementing Puppet / Chef

About Nelson:

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