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Software Release Specialist

Posted about 1 month ago

Long term contract Opportunity!
Title: Software Release Specialist
Location: Memphis, TN 
Term: 12 Months Contract to hire

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:
  • Establishes, maintains and enhances the configuration management environment to enable parallel software development for multiple teams.
  • Provides up-to-the-minute status information by closely monitoring and becoming intimately familiar with designated application lines through source code control.
  • Coordinates and performs application releases into production; prepares process and standards documentation.
  • Ensures and enforces segregation of duties within the change life-cycle.
  • Works closely with development team and quality assurance (QA) to ensure that correct versions of the source code base have been compiled correctly into the appropriate testing environment; develops relationship and works closely with the infrastructure team to coordinate networking changes, port opening requires and all other internal modifications that are needed for various environments; and works with multiple teams to solve problems and issues as required.
  • Maintains the organization's virtual server farm for QA groups.
  • Monitors and ensures the safety of source code-based and virtual machine backups on a regular basis.
  • Assists in professional growth of other analysts/programmers with special emphasis on software configuration management-based protocols.
  • Keeps abreast of technology changes and direction.
  • Acts independently to determine methods and procedures to be used on new assignments; follows, enhances and promotes established methodologies and procedures.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Follows departmental pre-established standards and guidelines as applicable to design and development.
  •  Adheres to the goal of delivering and maintaining the highest quality of customer service to clients.
  • Supports the organization's quality program(s).

Is this a good fit? (Requirements):
  • 5 years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience with emphasis in SCM and release management is required
  • Proven experience in understanding and driving the software development process required
  • School experience may be used to replace actual field experience
  • Strong UNIX or LINUX administration skillsets required
  • Knowledge of software configuration management (SCM) tools (i.e. Subversion, CVS, GIT, TFS), MSBuild, ant/make build scripts, and build management tools (i.e. Jenkins, Azure DevOps/TFS)
  • Knowledge of administration of Windows, UNIX or LINUX operating systems
  • Experience administering web sites/services in IIS or Apache.
  • Knowledge of development and scripting (i.e. .Net, Perl, shell scripting, PowerShell) and Makefiles
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Highly self-motivated
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Analytical and interpretive skills
  • PC literate, including Microsoft Office products
  • Ability to work independently and/or in a dynamic team environment
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and ensure that they are completed according to schedule
  • Ability to meet or exceed Performance Competencies
  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Major in computer science, computer engineering, software engineering or computer information systems preferred

If this sounds like the perfect fit, Apply Today!


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

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