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Software Release Specialist

  • Location: Memphis, 38125-1128
  • Salary: 36.78
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 12 months ago

Long term contract Opportunity!
Title: Software Release Specialist
Location: Memphis, TN 
Term: 8 Month Contract

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Maintain Integrity of a variety of Progress Code bases
  • Review code changes committed for outliers
  • Follow and enforce processes for code commits, commit messages, project and defect approvals, and release procedures
  • Monitor code commits and merge to QA as appropriate
  • Manually compile code, upon request
  • Trouble shoots compilation errors, as needed
  • Work closely with members of our team – and members of other IT Teams – to resolve any issues occurring after a release
  • Triage software vs. environment issues vs. data issues
  • Scripting as needed to improve processes
  • Maintain multiple QA environments that are multi-system and multi-interface
  • Monitor support ticket queue and investigate/resolve issues
  • Pull data, load data, and remove data based on project needs while meeting IT Security requirements
  • Trouble shoot and resolve environment issues that arise – working with team members – and members of other IT Teams
  • Maintenance tasks as required/requested

Is this a good fit? (Requirements):

  • High attention to detail
  • Support Experience / Customer Service Skills
  • Experience using Unix/Linux/AIX from command line
  • Excellent Interpersonal skills
  • Ability to self-start and work independently, while still keeping the team updated
  • Ability to multi-task and handle changing priorities
  • Experience with code versioning software (SVN, Tortoise, SmartSVN+)
  • Experience with ticketing software (ServiceNOW, FootPrints+)
  • Scripting experience + (ksh, bash, perl, python)


Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

About Us

At MATRIX, we expertly match talented professionals with job opportunities to elevate careers. Since 1983, we have placed thousands of professionals at innovative clients across every industry ranging from small startups to Fortune 50 companies. It’s why we’re consistently in the top 25 of all U.S. IT staffing firms and why our consultants rate us well above the industry average, earning us ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing awards year after year. People come to us for a job, and stay with us because of our top-notch consultant care.

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For hourly W2 contract roles MATRIX offers a highly competitive benefit package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, HSA, and 401(k) with pre and post-tax options.  Please see for more information.

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