Build and Release Engineer

Confidential Company  •  Carlsbad, CA

Less than 5 years experience  •  Business Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/22/17
Confidential Company
Carlsbad, CA
Less than 5 years experience
Business Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/22/17


Kforce is looking for a talented Build and Release Engineer to join their client in Carlsbad, CA to deliver world class search technologies to mobile devices. The candidate will be working with a smart team of Engineers, QA Engineers, and Product Managers to lead and drive the release of all software, powering powerful semantic search technology. Responsibilities:

  • Own, lead and continually improve the build, test and release process for all platforms
  • Work closely with Engineering, QA and Operations to package, test and release code into production
  • Lead and drive all new releases into production for their customers
  • Manage testing and staging environments ensuring environments are kept up to date
  • Troubleshoot and assist with deployment related issues and incident response on live systems
  • Remain at the forefront of latest Build/Release tooling technologies and systems


  • At least 3 years of working in Engineering, DevOps, Site Reliability Engineering, or similar capacity preferably managing SaaS environments
  • Experience with scripting languages; PowerShell and Python preferred
  • Experience building automation tools and managing Continuous Integration (CI) pipelines; TeamCity preferred
  • Solid experience with configuration management systems; Consul and Puppet preferred
  • Experience with modern source control systems, especially managing multiple branches; Mercurial or Git preferred
  • Experience with Log Aggregation technologies
  • Experience with issue tracking systems; JIRA preferred
  • Experience with both Windows and Linux operating systems, including configuration of IIS
  • Proven history of owning and driving software releases into production
  • Possess a DevOps mindset when approaching tasks with automation, reliability and repeatability in mind
  • Familiarity with agile development processes
  • Excellent communication and organization skills

JobID: 1661408-WQG

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