Lead Release Automation Engineer

MGM Resorts International   •  

Las Vegas, NV

Industry: Hospitality & Recreation


5 - 7 years

Posted 118 days ago

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  • The Lead Release Automation Engineer will apply advanced automation skills in establishing and maintaining a continuous integration and continuous deployment environment in a mixed on-prem and cloud environment.  The position will lead the enhancement of the release build, integration and deployment process of internal developed software and COTS as a senior member of the Release Automation Group.  All duties are to be performed in accordance with departmental and MGM Resorts policies, practices and procedures.

    • Lead and develop the CI and CD environment.
    • Lead the development of the  CI/CD tools.
    • Continuously improve automation scripts.
    • Manage and support QA and PreProd server environment in conjunction with the COTS Release Management group.
    • Direct Release deployment activities between multiple departments.
    • Evaluate and make recommendations to the Release Management team with automation knowledge and scripts for COTS software.
    • Manage relationships between Development, Test, OPS and PMO on a daily basis.
    • Lead and evaluate progress to ensure releases are delivered on time and within expectations.
    • Other work related duties as assigned.


    • Bachelor’s Degree focused in Information Technology or equivalent education and experience.
    • At least 5 years of technical experience as Release Automation Engineer (including design and estimation) or equivalent experience; which includes, at least 2 years of experience in software development may substitute here.
    • Advanced experience with Jenkins and workflows in a mixed on-prem and cloud environment. Experience with other build orchestration tools is acceptable.
    • Experience that includes customizing Subversion and Git/GITHUB.
    • Experience that includes Docker container technologies.
    • Experience with Ansible (Windows and Linux).
    • Experience that includes cloud technologies (either AWS or Azure).
    • Excellent customer service skills.
    • Have interpersonal skills to deal effectively with all business contacts.
    • Professional appearance and demeanor.
    • Work varied shifts, including weekends and holidays.
    • High school diploma or equivalent.
    • Able to effectively communicate in English, in both written and oral forms. 


    • Previous experience in a similar resort setting