Release Engineer

Location: Appleton, Wisconsin, United States
Date Posted: 27-11-2017
Job Title: Release Engineer
Job ID #: 171158 
Location: Appleton, WI 
Duration: 6 months+
Start Date: ASAP
Interview Type: Phone & Skype

Job Description:

Release lead -Works as a peer and partner with the lead engineers, infrastructure/business/IT contractor leads under the guidance of Manager or Director, Enterprise Release Mgmt. This position is responsible for planning, coordinating with various software and infrastructure releases into various test, performance and production environments. 


Required Job Qualifications 

• Primary- Release Management Experience 
• Secondary technical experience – JAVA (Thrivent’s JAVA experience preferred) 
• Bachelor’s degree required. 
• 6-10 years of Information Technology/Management Information Systems Lead roles experience entailed. 
• Former Release engineering experience desired. 
• Proven experience with project, quality management and systems integration. 
• Complete Understanding of Various development methodologies (Agile, Waterfall, etc.). 
• Strong process Knowledge of Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC). 
• Experience on leveraging continuous integration and deployment tools like Jenkins, Udeploy, Bamboo and Automic etc. 
• Moderate understanding of IT Service Management/software configuration best practices (ITIL, CMMI, etc.). 
• Understanding of ITIL Services and its principles. 
• Complete understanding of source control tools (SCM) like GIT, Subversion, clerks etc. 
• Exposure on automation of entire release pipeline to gain repeatability, quality and speed on deliverable. 
• Strong Communication skills – highly developed verbal/written communication, excellent presentation skills and negotiation experience. 
• Results oriented – able to prioritize, keeping self and others focused with a sense of urgency, purpose and dedication to delivery of commitments.
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