Build-Release Engineer

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Information Technology

Job Description Alert Innovation is a growing start-up with a mission to re-invent retailing through robotics, and we are seeking to hire people who love their work and want it to be meaningful, strive for excellence, and want to work in a collaborative, team-oriented culture. Alert Innovation offers a competitive salary and generous benefits package, including an equity stake in our growing company. There are a number of aspects of our culture designed to make the Company a rewarding and productive place to work. For example, we provide a catered lunch in our office to all team members every workday, and we will provide recreational and renewal amenities within the office for use during work breaks. We also have a policy of flexible work schedules and do not enforce fixed limits on the number of workdays that team members can take off for personal reasons, including vacations. Full Time, Exempt As a Build/Release Engineer you will own the development automation infrastructure for our state-of-the-art robotic inventory management system. You will streamline and automate our development, deployment and configuration processes. You will help developers tighten feedback loops to improve efficiency using industry standard tools. You will help migrate existing workflows into a unified structure across software teams. Rapid product development requires more than just individual talent, it takes a team to be successful. We want candidates who enjoy collaboration with othersthe best work isnt done in a vacuum, so everyone at Alert contributes to define our most challenging problems and solution approach. Our teams move fast, so youll need to be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and revising assumptions in response to new information and requirements. What Will You Love? Being a part of an organization that is innovative in both its products and the design of the organization. Leading a culture that is built on the fundamental importance of individual contribution and team synergy. Being a partner in the realization of our vision of a high-performance culture in an adaptable organization. What Will You Do? Refine and support Alerts software development automation infrastructure Build and maintain a robust suite of automated unit and integration tests Migrate existing version control system and build scripts from Subversion to Git for the Material Control System (MCS) team Define and implement effective CI/CD tooling and process Ensure development standards, processes, procedures, and practices are efficient, effective, and documented WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR? Experience leading implementation of effective automated build/release practices and workflow Broad understanding of the capabilities and limitations of process automation frameworks Experience working with Atlassian build tool chain (e.g. BitBucket, Bamboo, Jira, TestRail) Knowledge of other common automation tools (Jenkins, buildbot, etc.) Experience automating workflow steps to achieve consistent, reliable process implementation Strong grasp of software development lifecycle Experience writing shell scripts for software deployment utilities; Specifically, commit hooks for git DVCS, test automation, target setup, etc. Experience developing streamlined development process infrastructure Ability to synthesize development team issues into actionable requirements Ability to identify opportunities for process improvement by direct observation of workflow implementation Knowledge of common development tools and practices: environments, compilers, versioning (i.e. git, SVN), software configuration management, defect tracking, and peer review methodologies Experience with common CI/CD scripting languages - Ant, Python, Bash, etc. Experience with common CD tools such as Docker Experience with dependency and artifact management tools such as Ivy, Artifactory, etc. Excellent debugging, problem-solving, and analytic skills Experience with Linux, MacOS and Windows Familiarity with VMware is a plus TEAMING AND PERSONAL Constructively support or lead project teams as the circumstances require or as assignment by team leads Work successfully in a collaborative team environment Constructively influence team decisions and product design requirements Self-motivating and capable of working without direction or supervision to achieve team goals Excellent written and verbal communications skills and be able to communicate across all levels of the organization Possess the additional skills of business acumen, basic team facilitation, assignment flexibility, independent thinking and responsibility for execution VALUES All members of Alert Innovation practice the following values as part of their daily responsibilities and model these values as she/he leads or supports their teams. The Golden Rule: Extraordinarily powerful in its simplicity and depth: Treat others as you would want to be treated The Power of Person: The contribution of every single person in a company is important, and the performance of the entire company can only be maximized when every person strives to achieve his/her full potential and to contribute to the best of his/her ability The Power of Team: The Power of Person becomes amplified exponentially when a group of people working effectively as a team create performance synergy, whereby the capacity to perform as a team is much greater than the sum of the individual members capacities The Power of Truth: We strive to see the world as it is, not as we want or imagine it to be, because only then can we make it better. This core value manifests itself through questioning, probing, testing, measuring, validating, verifying, proving, listening with an open mind, and making fact-based decisions. It also fosters transparency and honesty with others, as well as self-examination and self-honesty Alert Innovation is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.
Associated topics: performance test, process, prevention, qa, quality, quality assurance, quality assurance engineer, test, test engineer, tester

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