Senior Lead Release Engineer

    • S&P Global
  • Posted 43 days ago | Updated 11 days ago


On Site
USD 103,800.00 - 206,350.00 per year
Full Time


Software development
Operational excellence
Continuous integration
Cloud computing
Amazon Web Services
Microsoft Azure
Version control
Market intelligence
Supply chain management
Health care
Workforce planning
Software development methodology
Quality assurance
Management information systems
Windows PowerShell
Apache Subversion
Microsoft Windows
Lean methodology

Job Details

About the Role:
Grade Level (for internal use):
12 The Team : Our Release Services team is responsible for engineering automation solutions for application, database code builds, deployments and server configurations. We interact with people from a wide variety of backgrounds across the entire organization and are able to develop a close team dynamic with coworkers from around the globe. In this role you will partner with business stakeholders, architects, application developers and technology leads to define and implement the appropriate tools needed to support our transformation efforts.

The Impact: You will be responsible for setting up, managing, and promoting the culture, practices, processes and tools that enable software development and operations. You will have a deep understanding of Agile and the various points at which development and operations could be improved. You will leverage processes, tools, automation and metrics to reduce the lead time from code commit to product delivery.
This position provides a tremendous opportunity to grow personally and professionally in this role. You will work with highly skilled professionals who are committed to operational excellence. You will develop expertise on the current systems to push the boundaries of what can be done more efficiently. You will innovate, collaborate and influence while keeping up with industry trends and partnering with co-workers.

Compensation/Benefits Information : (This section is only applicable to US candidates)

S&P Global states that the anticipated base salary range for this position is $$103,800 to $206,350. Final base salary for this role will be based on the individual's geographic location, as well as experience level, skill set, training, licenses and certifications.

In addition to base compensation, this role is eligible for an annual incentive plan. This role is not eligible for additional compensation such as an annual incentive bonus or sales commission plan.

This role is eligible to receive additional S&P Global benefits. For more information on the benefits we provide to our employees, please click here .

Job Responsibilities:
  • Prior leadership experience preferred
  • Able to prioritize and organize effectively
  • Able to collaborate effectively with engineering leadership and peers
  • Strong leadership skills and proven ability to provide effective, result-oriented direction to the staff
  • Able to anticipate logistical and tactical software development and process problems, and be able to quickly and effectively resolve them
  • Understand SDLC/DEVOPS best practices and the tools used to implement them
  • Ability to thrive in an agile, fast-paced environment while delivering high quality mission-critical software
  • Programmatically automate server configuration, software builds, testing and deployments
  • Work with product teams ensuring project deadlines are delivered on time and on budget
  • Review, oversee and ensure the tools and code our team writes and maintains follows best practices and established standards
  • Lead and participate in regular after-hours and weekend production deployments
  • Document work for cross-training purposes within the team and craft partner documentation and training
  • Work with various teams (DEV, QA, MIS, PMO, Product) in a cross-functional manner
Experience and proficiency with a variety of System tools including:
  • 6-10 years of technical experience
  • Experience programming (PowerShell, Bash, Groovy, Python)
  • Experience with continuous integration toolsets (Jenkins, VSTS, SonarQube, GitHub)
  • Experience with container/microservice architecture, configuration and deployments (Docker, Kubernetes)
  • Experience with cloud computing platforms (Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure)
  • Experience with server configuration automation (Ansible, SaltStack, Terraform)
  • Experience using version control in a collaborative code environment (GIT, SVN)
  • Experience troubleshooting code compile issues and exceptions
  • Experience administering and troubleshooting server and application issues (Windows, Linux)
  • Experience with code dependency management (NuGet, Artifactory)
  • Experience with Agile and LEAN principles
Right to Work Requirements:

This role is limited to persons with indefinite right to work in the United States.

About S&P Global Market Intelligence

At S&P Global Market Intelligence, a division of S&P Global we understand the importance of accurate, deep and insightful information. Our team of experts delivers unrivaled insights and leading data and technology solutions, partnering with customers to expand their perspective, operate with confidence, and make decisions with conviction.

For more information, visit .

What's In It For You?

Our Purpose:
Progress is not a self-starter. It requires a catalyst to be set in motion. Information, imagination, people, technology-the right combination can unlock possibility and change the world.

Our world is in transition and getting more complex by the day. We push past expected observations and seek out new levels of understanding so that we can help companies, governments and individuals make an impact on tomorrow. At S&P Global we transform data into Essential Intelligence , pinpointing risks and opening possibilities. We Accelerate Progress.

Our People:
We're more than 35,000 strong worldwide-so we're able to understand nuances while having a broad perspective. Our team is driven by curiosity and a shared belief that Essential Intelligence can help build a more prosperous future for us all.

From finding new ways to measure sustainability to analyzing energy transition across the supply chain to building workflow solutions that make it easy to tap into insight and apply it. We are changing the way people see things and empowering them to make an impact on the world we live in. We're committed to a more equitable future and to helping our customers find new, sustainable ways of doing business. We're constantly seeking new solutions that have progress in mind. Join us and help create the critical insights that truly make a difference.

Our Values:

Integrity, Discovery, Partnership

At S&P Global, we focus on Powering Global Markets. Throughout our history, the world's leading organizations have relied on us for the Essential Intelligence they need to make confident decisions about the road ahead. We start with a foundation of integrity in all we do, bring a spirit of discovery to our work, and collaborate in close partnership with each other and our customers to achieve shared goals.

We take care of you, so you can take care of business. We care about our people. That's why we provide everything you-and your career-need to thrive at S&P Global.

Our benefits include:
  • Health & Wellness: Health care coverage designed for the mind and body.
  • Flexible Downtime: Generous time off helps keep you energized for your time on.
  • Continuous Learning: Access a wealth of resources to grow your career and learn valuable new skills.
  • Invest in Your Future: Secure your financial future through competitive pay, retirement planning, a continuing education program with a company-matched student loan contribution, and financial wellness programs.
  • Family Friendly Perks: It's not just about you. S&P Global has perks for your partners and little ones, too, with some best-in class benefits for families.
  • Beyond the Basics: From retail discounts to referral incentive awards-small perks can make a big difference.
For more information on benefits by country visit:

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at S&P Global:
At S&P Global, we believe diversity fuels creative insights, equity unlocks opportunity, and inclusion drives growth and innovation - Powering Global Markets. Our commitment centers on our global workforce, ensuring that our people are empowered to bring their whole selves to work. It doesn't stop there, we strive to better reflect and serve the communities in which we live and work, and advocate for greater opportunity for all.

Equal Opportunity Employer
S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by law. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.

If you need an accommodation during the application process due to a disability, please send an email to: and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate person.

US Candidates Only: The EEO is the Law Poster describes discrimination protections under federal law.

20 - Professional (EEO-2 Job Categories-United States of America), IFTECH202.2 - Middle Professional Tier II (EEO Job Group), SWP Priority - Ratings - (Strategic Workforce Planning)

Job ID: 299422
Posted On: 2024-04-07
Location: Charlottesville, Virginia, United States