Release Engineer

Location: dallas, TX
Date Posted: 10-02-2018
Release Engineer
Dallas TX
8 months
Description: Primary Purpose:.
Assist the current Release Management team in providing support for application build and deployments utilizing VSTS.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Following is a summary of the essential functions for this job. Other duties may be performed, both major and minor, which are not mentioned below.
  • Specific activities may change from time to time.
  • Create and manage VSTS build definitions and release definitions to enable deployment to lower environments.
  • Setup continuous integration capabilities
  • Perform Dev, Test, UAT, Staging and Production build/deploy activities for application releases.
  • Support production deployments, assist with troubleshooting deployment issues
  • Assist with branching/merging for release management and in support of parallel development requirements
  • Collaborate with testing teams and assist with continuous delivery of builds to environment
  • Liaison between application development and infrastructure teams in the establishment of needed infrastructure in the development and subsequent support of application solutions
Minimum Skills and Competencies:
  • The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science or Computer Information Systems
  • 1 - 2 years of working with an Application Development team
  • 2 - 4 years of distributed build/deploy experience
  • Strong working knowledge of VSTS, GIT Source Control & Release Management
  • Strong working knowledge of all phases of software development including design, coding, testing and implementation.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Performs work under general supervision
  • Handles moderately complex issues and problems, and refers more complex issues to higher-level staff
  • Ability to work with and understand business client requirements
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to establish working relationships with individuals at varying levels within the organization.
  • Effective organizational and time management skills with the ability to work under pressure adhere to project deadlines and procedures, multi-task and be detailoriented
Desired Skills:
  • Strong knowledge of VSTS and GIT
  • Strong knowledge of scripting languages.

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