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Technical Lead Release Engineer

Posted 4 months ago

Terrific Contract Opportunity!

Our client is a global, values-driven corporation that leads the communications, automotive, and media industries. Apply today to be on a team that disrupts industries and builds a better future for the next generation.

Position: Technical Lead Release Engineer

Location: Atlanta, Georgia 30328

Term: 6 months

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Drive the end-to-end pipeline process - for multiple, weekly planned releases, and unplanned hotfix releases.
  • Drive the end-to-end pipeline process for infrastructure, DR, and configuration deployments.
  • Proactively identify technical or process improvement opportunities, and partner with delivery teams or integration stakeholders to implement them.
  • Represent release priorities and align team members through rapid changes.
  • Communicate plans, status, and issues within the delivery teams and to Stakeholders.
  • Maintain a focus on high risk changes going out in a release, and steps taken to mitigate them.
  • Continuously improve the automation release processes and strengthen the definition of release readiness.

Is this a good fit? (Requirements):

  • Minimum 5 years in release management
  • Development experience: Have worked with Java, Python, Ruby, Go, PHP
  • Experience with CI/CD pipelines and tools (GitHub Actions, GitLab, Jenkins/Hudson, Rundeck, Travis, CircleCI, etc.)
  • Experience with fast and Agile release cycles.
  • Above average ability to multi-task and keep multiple threads in progress simultaneously.
  • Above average ability to exercise flexibility to quickly change priorities when needed.
  • Sufficient level of technical aptitude to effectively communicate with Engineers and draw attention to technical risks or challenges. Understand how code is built and constructed into a CI/CD pipeline
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Must be willing to work evenings and weekends when needed.
  • Stellar verbal and written communication skills.
  • Effectively communicates within Engineering as well as with non-technical teams.
  • Able to adjust communication style to communicate with individual Engineers as well as C-level leaders.

Even better if you have:

  • Development with Ansible, puppet, or pearl script.
  • Experience with Agile methodologies.
  • Bachelor s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related discipline.

If this sounds like the perfect fit, apply today!