Release Engineer

Los Angeles, CA

Posted: 06/24/2019 Industry: Release Engineer Job Number: 23594

Job Description

Category : Release Engineer
Location/City : CA - Los Angeles
Area Code : 310
Job Type : 1: Full Time
Country/Locale : USA
Id : 23594

#23594 Release Engineer - Social Engagement and Ecommerce PlatformLocation: Los Angeles, CA 90046

With over 32 million registered users, our client is the leading digital invitation and social event planning brand. Rich, easy-to-use invitation designs kick off six million parties and gatherings every year. With 20,000 invitations sent every hour, and party-planning tools that handle hundreds of millions of RSVPs annually, they are responsible for more celebrations than any other online brand.

Our client is seeking a Release Engineer with a strong background in software build and release engineering processes. This includes supporting Gitflow-based source control management for all stages of the software lifecycle including development, QA, and deployment. This position has strong DevOps growth potential in assisting with construction and maintenance of our CI/CD infrastructure for both web and mobile environments as well as supporting our day-to-day cloud infrastructure needs.

Core Capabiliites

Strong background in source code methodologies (particularly gitflow) with proven experience with complex branch management, source-code conflict resolution, and managing multiple branches and environments simultaneously.

Demonstrated proficiency and experience working with technologies that support highly efficient software delivery including source-control, build, automation, deployment, and monitoring tools.

Proven experience with iOS and Android release engineering methodologies and tools.


Support day-to-day software release activities for web and mobile (iOS and Android) products including source-control, ticketing, configuration management, and release monitoring.

Maintaining source control branches and performing integrations with merge conflicts.

Work closely with QA, manage test environments, and support general QA and test automation needs.

Help with configuration and management of build infrastructure including Jenkins, GitHub, CircleCI, Spinnaker, Crashlytics, GooglePlay, TestFlight, etc.

Identify, evaluate, deploy, and troubleshoot open source tools and technologies in support of software deployment and management.

Create and update documentation that can be used by all release and Devops team members.

Working closely with the development team to integrate new deployment processes and strategies to meet our feature requirements.

Skills & Experience

4+ years experience in supporting software development and release engineering within an Agile environment.

Strong knowledge of source control system management and tools (Git, Bitbucket).

Experience with cloud services (Amazon, Google, Apple, GitHub, Jira).

Proficient scripting skills in languages such as Python or Bash.

Experience in supporting release engineering in a CI/CD environment.

Experience with configuring and managing build monitoring solutions.

Experience with Jenkins build management system.

Experience with the Android and/or iOS ecosystem.

Experience with operating systems administration (Unix, Windows, OS X).

Self-starter that requires minimal supervision.

Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.

Be comfortable working and coordinating with several teams in a fast pace and high growth environment.

BS in Computer Science or equivalent work experience.

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