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Randstad Technologies
Sr. TFS Release Engineer
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San Mateo, CA
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San Jose, CA 95110
(408) 550-1944
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Job Description

  • Sr. TFS Release Engineer
  • San Mateo, CA

Responsible for managing TFS and automate deployments of software packages across multiple environments. Collaboration across many departments to deliver new software projects from development to production. This includes on-call duties as well as off-time upgrades and maintenance. Must have ability to think quickly during production outages but also must be able to work on strategic goals for the DevOps team.



Administer TFS and provide branching and merging support to Dev teams.

Building, packaging and deployments of .NET websites, Windows services, WCF web services, SharePoint, and Biztalk applications.

Installing and/or upgrading new software tools when needed and help administrate common engineering resources

Enhance existing automated Build/Deploy process and architect the next generation centralized deployment

Will need to participate in on-call 24x7 phone support. Level 2-3 support

Respond to SCOM alerts and other system monitoring tools , Monitor transactional vital statistics and application response times

Administer Windows Server 2003, 2008, 2012. Configure server framework/pre-requisites for application loading.

Deploy and troubleshoot origin of errors in variety of applications in the stack Biztalk, MSMQ, Sharepoint along with Web/WCF services.

Troubleshoot application errors/issues and closely work with development-team, DBAs, Network Team on resolving those issues

Notify stakeholders (Project Team, Tech Leadership) about system status and provide resolution for environment/application related issues



Knowledge of Microsoft development platform, Visual Studio 2010/2012/2013, including code management life cycle, is required.

Hands-on knowledge of Team Foundation Server (TFS 2010 and TFS 2013) and SharePoint is required. Knowledge of other CSM systems like Subversion is highly desirable.

Knowledge of other Microsoft technologies, like SQL Server 2008/2012, Reporting Services (SSRS), is very desirable.

Working knowledge of configuring web servers (IIS) and web sites based on .Net framework (4.x),C# in Windows OS (Windows 2008R2, Windows 2012R2) is required.

Experience with Software Distribution, Code Packaging is required.

Hands-on experience with Continuous Integration implementation process in TFS/Visual Studio is required.

Ideal experience is a blend of Systems Administration and Applications Engineering

Experience working with the lab management virtualization (preferable using VMWare and Microsoft Hyper-V/Lab Manager products) is highly desirable.

Help automate, tune, and improve our DevOps provisioning and management toolset and deployment technologies using TFS 2013/Release Management Server

Randstad Technologies is an EOE-M/F/V/D and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Randstad Holding nv, a $20.0 billion global provider of HR services and the second largest staffing organization in the world.

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For more than 25 years, Randstad Technologies has been connecting companies around the world to customized technology solutions that meet and surpass objectives. We combine our deep industry expertise with our broad range of full-service capabilities – recruitment, consulting, projects, outsourcing – to deliver the right fit to our clients and candidates. From recruitment to technology solutions aimed at protecting and maximizing the value of technology investments, we power our clients' success – and drive our candidates' growth.

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