Release Engineer

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MATRIX Resources, Inc.
.Net, Agile, Analysis, Automated, Configuration Management, Database, Development, GIT, Hardware, IIS, Jenkins, Management, PowerShell, Programming, Project, Project Management, QA, Quality Assurance, Release, Scrum, SDLC, Security, SQL, SQL Server, Supervision, Testing, Windows, XML
C2H Independent, Contract Independent, Contract W2, C2H W2
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description

This nationwide industry leader has an immediate 6 month contract-to-hire opportunity in Carrollton, TX for a Release Engineer.- Will be responsible for ensuring proper planning of application and hardware deployments.- Will manage the processes and tools that enable the smooth transition of applications into production/QA/UAT environments. -Will be responsible for the deployment and release of applications that support the business.- Will help design and build the deploy and release process to take advantage of cloud technologies and help move from inefficient releases to on-demand zero downtime releases. -Will work in an agile environment with product owners, software developers, database administrators, and quality assurance staff along all phases of the project life cycle to ensure a repeatable and traceable approach to release management.- Will champion on-going process improvement efforts and will implement release management best practices and standards that can be used from project to project.


Responsibilities include:



  • ?Work across extensive product portfolio with various scrum team roles to obtain and utilize required product information to build integrated environments for programs to utilize throughout the release cycle.-


  • Be responsible for the development/maintenance of golden environments/templates and related data sets to reduce the need for manual environment creation and integration setup.-


  • Engage with CI/CD activities to streamline the environment creation process for dynamic environment creation.


  • Be expert at applying principles of SDLC and methodologies like Agile, CI/CD, Software and Product Security, Scalability, Documentation Practices, refactoring and Testing Techniques.


  • Provide leadership to other team members including contract resources.-


  • Work with Build and Release leadership to create a roadmap of improvements, own execution of the roadmap as well as ways to prioritize interrupt activities.


  • Direct and mentor others in critical thinking skills. Proactively engages with cross-functional teams to resolve issues and design solutions using critical thinking and analysis skills and best practices. Finds important patterns in seemingly unrelated information.



This position requires:



  • 3-5 years of experience in a Build Engineer role.


  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in the industry related to Configuration Management, Quality Tools, Cloud, Agile Tools, CI/CD, software development and or software test engineering.


  • Working knowledge of Agile Test Techniques.


  • Strong knowledge of Source Control Management, specifically branching, tagging and merging of different code streams (TFS, Git, BitBucket).


  • Strong scripting skills, especially PowerShell.


  • Knowledge of Windows XML Installer.


  • Microsoft Development/Build technologies including web-based applications, database objects and reports.


  • Experience with Continuous Integration tools (Team City, CruiseControl.Net, Bamboo, and Jenkins).


  • Experience with IIS administration and configuration.


  • Familiarity with automated deployment technologies i.e. Octopus or UrbanCode.


  • Experience in Agile or Extreme Programming environments.


  • Very strong team player yet self-motivated and able to make progress without needing much direction.


  • Must be able to effectively work with little or no supervision.


  • Ability to work in a very fast-paced, multi-tasking environment.


  • Strong communication skills.


  • Experience with MS Project and Jira is a plus.


  • Coding or scripting experience a plus.


  • Project Management skills.


  • Comfortable working in a fast paced environment.


  • 1-3 years mortgage or financial industry experience preferred.


  • Some .NET development knowledge (C#) is a plus.


  • Familiarity with SQL Server 2012 - SQL Server 2016, SSRS and SSIS preferred.





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Company Information

MATRIX brings a true Agile perspective to technology staffing and solutions. This makes it easier for candidates to get great work and for clients to get great work done. What’s behind it all? Three things: (1) more agility – we think fast, act fast, and bring more agility to Agile itself; (2) more stability – with 30+ years in business, incredibly low turnover, and a reputation for doing the right thing; and (3) an ability to see below the surface – in our recruiting, our consulting, and everything we do. It’s how we’ve become one of the top 25 staffing firms in the U.S. and the go-to partner for IT and Telecom jobseekers.
Dice Id : matrixga
Position Id : 153758

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