Job Description :
Job Title: Build & Release Engineer
Job Location: 40 IDX Drive, South Burlington, VT 05403-7771 or Chicago, IL ( Consultant can choose)
Job Duration: 12+ Months Contract

Job Description:
Build & Release Engineer (Contractor) will be responsible for providing build and release strategy/execution for highly complex as well as parallel and concurrent releases for a Software Product. Manages Continuous Code Integration within SDLC. The role demonstrates deep understanding of concurrent software development, its effect on build management and releasing the builds across versions and environments

Essential Responsibilities:
In this role, you will:
Own builds, releases and continuous integration process for large and complex releases of a product and at times expands the scope across multiple concurrent releases.
Own, manage and improve release process. Focuses on scale and efficiency. Deploys the right builds across environments.
Manage key deliverables and mentors junior team members.
Contribute in driving initiatives such as defining standards and processes to ensure quality.
Work cross functionally with other business departments to align activities and deliverables.
Develop and enhance the test infrastructure and continuous integration framework used across teams.
Determine best practices and principals and promotes them across the team.
Demonstrate expert knowledge in developing and executing automated builds and scripts.
Learn new build and releases techniques and methodologies and trains the team in the same.
Work with developers and stakeholders to deliver quality software through the build and deployment system.
Partner with and provides direction to fellow team members to diagnose bugs and formulate solutions.
Use industry best practices to improve Build, Release and Continuous integration processes.

Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent experience) in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
Minimum 5 years of related work experience
Minimum of 6-12 mo. of CI/CD focused work experience

Eligibility Requirements: (Country Specific)
Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job
Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen
Must be willing to travel ?10%
Must be willing to work out of an office located in Burlington, VT (preferred) or Chicago, IL

Desired Characteristics:
Technical Expertise:
Contributes in driving initiatives such as defining standards and processes to ensure quality
Expert in developing code for other developers to learn from
Demonstrated success improving workflows through the CI/CD pipeline using tools such as Electric Commander/Electric Flow, Jenkins, Bamboo, Chef, Artifactory.
Demonstrated knowledge using tools such as Maven, Grunt, Ant, Gradle
Strong knowledge of scripting languages such as Python, Perl, Ruby, Groovy
Significant experience interacting/managing physical/virtual infrastructure (VMware, vRealize, AWS)
Strong knowledge of source control management (Perforce preferred)
Working knowledge of some object oriented programming language

Business Acumen:
Strong problem solving abilities and capable of articulating specific technical topics or assignments
Experience in building scalable and highly available distributed systems
Skilled in breaking down problems and estimate time for development tasks. Working with internal customers to clearly articulate needs
Strong desire to socialize knowledge

Leadership:
Demonstrates clarity of thinking to work through limited information and vague problem definitions
Influences through others; builds direct and "behind the scenes" support for ideas
Proactively identifies and removes project obstacles or barriers on behalf of the team
Shares knowledge, power, and credit, establishing trust, credibility, and goodwill

Personal Attributes:
Able to work under minimal supervision