Release Engineer

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  • Location:

    Charlotte

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Job ref:

    344772

  • Published:

    19 days ago

  • Duration:

    12

  • Expiration date:

    10/01/2021

  • Start date:

    ASAP

Job Summary:

Signature Consultants is seeking a Release Engineer for an opportunity with a client located in Charlotte, NC. Our client is looking for someone with proven experience in modern software delivery who wants to join a fast-paced and dynamic release team in an innovative and supportive environment. The team is constantly solving new and challenging problems in order to deliver our products seamlessly to our customers. We are looking for a creative, energetic Engineer who is passionate about driving innovation and automation in release engineering. The position involves facilitating, managing, and supporting releases for CXT applications, improving the CI/CD pipeline, and making sure that changes are deployed efficiently and without impact to our customers.



Responsibilities:

  • Perform as the primary release engineer assigned to a release or program
  • Work with application development teams on enforcing source control strategies, building, packaging and deploying Digital products
  • Debug build and deploy failures, coordinating with developers and testers to resolve related issues
  • Develop scripts and automation used to build, integrate, and deploy software releases to various platforms and applications
  • Create Change Requests (CRs) to ensure compliance with enterprise change policy
  • Determine the scope and schedule of the release and ensure there is visibility across all participants and stakeholders
  • Ensure that the release entry and exit gating criteria are met-automating as much of the release gating as possible
  • Communicate release status to stakeholders and executive leadership
  • Lead or participate in defect triage and work with project team/vendors to resolve prioritized defect fixes
  • Identify and manage project issues/risks to closure and provide proper visibility to stakeholders
  • Maintain a release repository with key information such as build and release procedures, dependencies, and notification lists



Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience in software development or delivery
  • Strong familiarity with modern SDLC concepts (gitflow, automation, etc.)
  • Ability to work autonomously, solving complex problems in an ambiguous environment
  • Knowledge and understanding of industry trends and new technologies and ability to apply trends to software development
  • Ability to think critically and develop high quality project deliverables and ensure technology solutions meets requirements
  • Knowledge of the Agile software development process
  • Experience working with Public Cloud Environments (ideally AWS and its admin console)
  • High level attention to detail
  • Ability to negotiate and build consensus with various stakeholder groups
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate cross-functional work teams toward task completion
  • Analytical approach; strong problem solving and root cause identification skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Experience with Enterprise Change Management (ServiceNow preferred)
  • Knowledge of Atlassian product suite (Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket)
  • Experience with Gitlab and its CI runners
  • Experience deploying code via Jenkins is a plus
  • AWS certification is a plus
  • Must be willing to work 11am to 7pm ET / 8am - 4pm PT

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 14th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 28 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit www.sigconsult.com. Signature Consultants is the parent company to Hunter Hollis and Madison Gunn.

EEO Employer

Signature Consultants is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Signature will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at or 888.838.1020.