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Working As A Release Engineer

  • Interacting With Computers
  • Thinking Creatively
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems
  • Getting Information
  • Analyzing Data or Information
  • Mostly Sitting

  • $70,000

    Average Salary

What Does A Release Engineer Do At United Technologies Corporation

* Create and maintain a release engineering process for Software Engineering
* Create a process and tools that provides confidence that what is deployed in Production matches the systems inventory and source control
* Define, implement and champion policies to significantly increase the efficiency of our software development/delivery process
* Design and implementation of tools to streamline SCM, Integration and QA processes
* Ensure strong commitment to milestones, quality and deliverables
* Ensure Continuous Integration and Delivery through software development lifecycle
* Work with Development, QA and Operations to guarantee prompt, accurate, and repeatable delivery of builds

What Does A Release Engineer Do At Oracle

* supporting production and QA environments; mastering all build and
* release procedures and processes; testing new release procedures and tools with
* an emphasis on Oracle database migrations; learn and maintain our configuration
* management system; developing internal software tools; familiarizing yourself
* with our internal infrastructure; debugging issues with application servers and
* databases; creating new tools to automate manual work; taking deep dives into
* issues to find root causes.
* This person must be an extremely
* bright, articulate, and accomplished problem solver, capable of troubleshooting
* and debugging complex problems.
* This person should be able to quickly diagnose
* problems in a fast moving, sometimes pressure filled environment.
* Ability to
* ask for help when needed is critical.
* Strong communication skills are as
* important as strong technical skills in this position.
* This person should be
* highly motivated and be ready to work in a highly-collaborative, team-oriented
* environment.
* Flexible schedule and readiness to help out in areas outside their
* comfort zone when necessary are essential.
* Expertise in SQL with knowledge of
* java, html, python and shell scripting are a must.
* Knowledge of JIRA ticketing
* system a plus

What Does A Release Engineer Do At ESRI

* Participate in the release of high quality software; certify the overall quality of the system and ensure each release is ready to ship
* Work closely with product development teams to identify, prioritize, and ensure key issues are fixed for a release
* Support internal staff and external customers in addressing issues related to released software
* Continually update release methods based on rapidly changing technology
* Perform daily testing, analysis, investigation, and identification of software problems
* Report daily on the quality and stability of the software system
* Knowledge of or experience in the software development process
* Experience with QA processes, commercial test frameworks, test design strategies, writing test cases, and automating tests
* Experience with multiple platforms and/or devices (Windows, UNIX/Linux, iPhone, Android, MacOS, Windows Mobile, etc.) Bonus if it’s mobile testing!
* All the other important things that will help you be successful at Esri: good communication skills, a team player who can also fly solo, and the ability to thrive in an environment that changes often
* Bachelor’s or master’s in information technology, GIS, computer science, or related field, depending on position level

What Does A Release Engineer Do At LGS Bell Labs Innovations

* Understand, document and update application-specific build/deploy procedures.
* Ensure proper version control, revision labels, and baseline management procedures are adhered to as part of the release process.
* Proactively identify possible software configuration management issues in releases managed by the team and provide guides on resolving identified issues.
* Consults with the development team on root cause resolution as needed.
* Identify and implement automation in build, test and deployment processes.
* Execute code builds, deployment activities and associated configuration changes during software releases.
* Document and maintain Build and Release Engineering standards and procedures including version control and baseline management.
* Consult with Developers to help define build and deployment procedures and resolve software configuration management issues.
* Partner and collaborate with other departments to resolve Release and Build dependencies to ensure smooth and timely Release Deployments.
* Determine suitable automation for Release activities, make recommendations on their implementation and use, and execute on those recommendations.
* Travel to other LGS Locations or Customer Sites as necessary
* Understand and adhere to all LGS Ethical and Compliance policies
* Proactively ensure a safe work environment and adhere to LGS EH&S policies and procedures
* Perform other duties as required
* Able to obtain/retain a government security clearance
* Qualifications

What Does A Release Engineer Do At Robert Half

* Coordinates enhancement and hotfix deployment activities, related to release management, including the deployment of test, staging and release versions of code and ensure that systems are functioning correctly post-deployment.
* Plans, implements and documents source code management, version control and system build management systems.
* Reviews deployment packages with developers to ensure code is properly staged for deployment.
* Ensures that operational processes are followed and improved upon, including proper Change Management processes and approvals for all types of releases.
* Manages scheduling and communication of deployment activities, including emergency change implementation.
* Collaborates with colleagues in developing and executing a robust test and release process.
* Proactively identifies, recommends and implements process and other improvements
* Manages source code libraries (TFS and GIT) and Artifact repository (Artifactory)..
* Produces and maintains technical documentation to insure process compliance across the organization.
* Provides production support or ad hoc coding tasks as needed for multiple applications that are maintained.
* If interested please email your resume to darby.curtis@rht.com
* Technology doesn't change the world.
* People do.
* As a technology staffing firm, we can't think of a more fitting mantra.
* We're extreme believers in technology and the incredible things it can do.
* But we know that behind every smart piece of software, every powerful processor, and every brilliant line of code is an even more brilliant person.
* Leader among IT staffing agencies
* The intersection of technology and people — it's where we live.
* Backed by more than 65 years of experience, Robert Half Technology is a leader among IT staffing agencies.
* Whether you're looking to hire experienced technology talent or find the best technology jobs, we are your IT expert to call.
* We understand not only the art of matching people, but also the science of technology.
* We use a proprietary matching tool that helps our staffing professionals connect just the right person to just the right job.
* And our network of industry connections and strategic partners remains unmatched.
* Apply for this job now or contact our branch office at 888
* to learn more about this position.
* All applicants applying for U
* S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States.
* All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada.
* Robert Half Technology.
* An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans.
* By clicking 'Apply Now' you are agreeing to Robert Half Terms of Use.
* Req ID:
* Functional Role:
* System Analyst
* Country:
* USA
* State:
* TX
* City:
* Dallas
* Postal Code:
* Compensation:
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How To Become A Release Engineer

Software developers usually have a bachelor’s degree in computer science and strong computer programming skills.

Education

Software developers usually have a bachelor’s degree, typically in computer science, software engineering, or a related field. A degree in mathematics is also acceptable. Computer science degree programs are the most common, because they tend to cover a broad range of topics. Students should focus on classes related to building software in order to better prepare themselves for work in the occupation. For some positions, employers may prefer a master’s degree.

Although writing code is not their first priority, developers must have a strong background in computer programming. They usually gain this experience in school. Throughout their career, developers must keep up to date on new tools and computer languages.

Software developers also need skills related to the industry in which they work. Developers working in a bank, for example, should have knowledge of finance so that they can understand a bank’s computing needs.

Other Experience

Many students gain experience in software development by completing an internship at a software company while in college.

Some software developers first work as computer programmers and then are given more responsibility as they gain experience. Eventually, they become developers.

Advancement

Software developers can advance to become information technology (IT) project managers, also called computer and information systems managers, a position in which they oversee the software development process.

Important Qualities

Analytical skills. Developers must analyze users’ needs and then design software to meet those needs.

Communication skills. Developers must be able to give clear instructions to others working on a project. They must also explain to their customers how the software works and answer any questions that arise.

Computer skills. Developers must understand computer capabilities and programming languages in order to design effective software.

Creativity. Developers are the creative minds behind new computer software.

Detail oriented. Developers often work on many parts of an application or system at the same time and must therefore be able to concentrate and pay attention to detail.

Interpersonal skills. Software developers must be able to work well with others who contribute to designing, developing, and programming successful software.

Problem-solving skills. Because developers are in charge of software from beginning to end, they must be able to solve problems that arise throughout the design process.

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Real Release Engineer Salaries

Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
Mobile Release Engineer Groupon, Inc. Palo Alto, CA Oct 31, 2016 $170,000 -
$190,000
MTS 1, Config/Release Engineer EBAY Inc. San Jose, CA Apr 18, 2016 $170,000
Principal Release Engineer Robin Systems, Inc. Milpitas, CA Dec 28, 2015 $164,382 -
$180,000
MTS 1, Config/Release Engineer EBAY Inc. San Jose, CA Jun 08, 2015 $160,000
Release Engineer Google Inc. Mountain View, CA Jun 15, 2016 $160,000
Release Engineer Google Inc. Mountain View, CA Dec 05, 2016 $160,000
Manager, Release Engineering MacYs.Com, Inc. San Francisco, CA Mar 04, 2015 $158,371
Software Release Engineer Accedo Broadband North America, Inc. Palo Alto, CA Dec 24, 2015 $153,000
Lead Release Engineer Salesforce.Com, Inc. San Francisco, CA Sep 09, 2015 $146,000
Release Engineer, Kernel Facebook, Inc. Menlo Park, CA Jul 12, 2015 $145,000 -
$165,000
Release Engineer, Kernel Facebook, Inc. Menlo Park, CA Aug 17, 2015 $145,000
Config/Release ENG Apple Inc. Cupertino, CA May 13, 2016 $142,376 -
$151,300
Tech Lead-Release Engineering Altisource Solutions Inc. Plano, TX Jul 02, 2015 $140,400
Test/Release Engineer Altiscale, Inc. Palo Alto, CA Feb 02, 2015 $111,634 -
$155,000
Release Engineer Google Inc. Mountain View, CA Jan 05, 2015 $111,500
Devops Release Engineer Jpmorgan Chase & Co. Columbus, OH Jun 29, 2015 $110,000
Release Engineer Bayone Solutions Inc. Santa Ana, CA Sep 17, 2015 $110,000
Release Engineer Rivermeadow Software, Inc. San Jose, CA Jan 05, 2015 $110,000
Resident Release Engineer ESG Automotive, Inc. Dearborn, MI Sep 14, 2015 $110,000
Release Engineer Castlight Health, Inc. San Francisco, CA May 11, 2015 $110,000
Release Engineer Salesforce.Com, Inc. Tampa, FL Jan 19, 2015 $110,000
Lead Release Engineer Openet Telecom Inc. Reston, VA Apr 13, 2015 $86,000 -
$110,000
Configuration Release Engineer Axcelis Technologies, Inc. Beverly, MA Aug 27, 2016 $85,000
Software Release Engineer Ifactor Consulting, Inc. Tempe, AZ Aug 25, 2016 $85,000
Release Engineer The Mathworks, Inc. Natick, MA Aug 19, 2016 $85,000
Release Engineer 1-Web Operations Best Buy Enterprise Services, Inc. Richfield, MN Jan 05, 2015 $85,000
Release Engineer Credit Karma, Inc. San Francisco, CA Sep 30, 2015 $85,000 -
$105,000

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Top Skills for A Release Engineer

WebSphereANTContinuousIntegrationEnvironmentQAApplicationServerWindowsPerlScriptsMavenLinuxUnixConfigurationManagementSourceCodeDatabaseDevelopersAutomateProductionEnvironmentsSVNReleaseManagementSQLServerJira

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Top Release Engineer Skills

  1. Web Sphere
  2. ANT
  3. Continuous Integration Environment
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Deployed the archives like war files into the Web Sphere Application Servers.
  • Converted old builds using MAKE to ANT and XML for doing Java build.
  • Deployed java/J2EE applications to Application servers in an Agile continuous integration environment and also automated the whole process.
  • Facilitated triage meetings for product issues and enhancements with development team leads, product management staff, and QA.
  • Deployed Java Applications into Web Application Servers like Web Logic.

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