Release Engineer

San Ramon, CA 94583

Posted: 08/12/2019 Employment Type: Contract to Perm Job Category: Information Technology Job Number: 13919
Blackstone Technology Group, an award-winning technology consulting and talent agency is seeking a Release Engineer to join our team at our client s site in San Ramon, CA.


Experience as a build/ release engineer

Apache Tomcat build and deployment

Automation of public, private and hybrid Cloud formations & virtualization.

Maintain AWS Cloud Infrastructure in an optimal configuration from both technical and budgetary perspectives

Administer and integrate source control systems like Git/Github, BitBucket, Clearcase, SVN, etc.

Experience using Jenkins distributed over physical and virtual machines. Experience with building software with open source components and managing package/library dependencies and conflicts (i.e., shading)

Build and Deploy frameworks such as N1, Gradle, Artifactory, Puppet and Chef to employ automation of deployment and release management processes.

Experience working in cross-functional and distributed teams

Solid experience with CI/CD practices including unit testing, static code analysis, security testing, performance testing


4-5 years of experience in Software Development managing build and release processes for large, JAVA/J2EE enterprise applications and cloud-based SaaS offerings.

Good understanding of entire lifecycle from code, build, integration validation, unit testing, release management and deployment. Experience in build tools like Ant, Maven, Gradle.

Experience in Scripting Languages like python, Perl, Shell.

Experience with Amazon AWS products and solutions

Good understanding Unix/Linux operating systems.

Solid experience with Docker and Kubernetes or other containerization technologies Strong communication skills both verbally AND written is required.

Good to have

Have experience working on Agile teams.

Love learning new techniques and technologies and can pick them up quickly.

Experience with functional UI Automation practices, processes and tools a plus.

Comments/Special Instructions

Experience as a build/ release engineer for OnPrem, Public Cloud (AWS) and Private Cloud/Hybrid Cloud.

Experience using Jenkins distributed over physical and virtual machines and tools like Ant, Maven, GitHub Docker and Kubernetes

Automation of public, private and hybrid Cloud formations & virtualization.

Blackstone is a global IT services and solutions firm that implements digital transformation solutions across commercial industry verticals and the US Federal Government. Blackstone was founded in 1998, and has offices in San Francisco, Denver, Houston, Colorado Springs, and Washington, DC. We specialize in IT staffing and place both technical and creative talent across a variety of industries and sectors.

EOE of Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabilities
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