Posted September 30, 2019

Release Engineer

Location: Vancouver
Job ID: 1769
Employment Type: Contract

Are you a Release Engineer who has a high proficiency in automating and scripting in a Microsoft environment?  Are you passionate about technology and are you easy to work with? 

Our client is looking for a Release Engineer for a 4+ month contract position.  We love this company because the employees can influence the success of the company and are able to work with like-minded, smart people.

In this role, you’ll handle source control, build management and release preparation duties. This position requires demonstrated experience with TFS, source control best practices, build management and script development.

Here is what you'll be doing on a day to day basis:

  • Design and develop build scripts, deployment mechanisms, as well as manage, integrate, and enhance source code control and issue tracking systems. You will produce change reports and monitor-regulate-respond to change events for project releases that often span multiple code streams

  • Work closely with quality assurance, development groups (web, application and database) and project teams to automate processes and increase efficiency. You will be expected to stay focused on process development initiatives while delivering release contents for active projects.

  • You will have the ability to fulfill supporting/mentoring roles in other areas of the release process that may include packaging, provisioning, deployment, installation and maintaining/configuring application environment configurations.

Here is the type of person we are looking for:

  • 5+ years working in Microsoft Visual Studio development environments

  • 3 + years managing source code, configuring source control systems

  • 3+ years developing .NET applications

  • Expert knowledge and skills managing and delivering builds and other source controlled release contents.

  • Strong with automation/scripting in a Microsoft environment specifically with recent and current versions of Team Foundation Server, Visual Studio and MSBuild

  • Demonstrated experience working in development environment(s) with hands-on skills implementing and operating automated build processes.

  • Solid understanding of VMware and/or other virtualization products in the context of using virtual environments for managing development and test environments.

  • Experience with Visual Build Professional or similar 3rd party automation tools extending and enhancing (or circumventing) Microsoft development tools.

  • Experience with n-tier web development and web services in a high-volume environment with a familiarity with .NET programming.

  • Excellent English communication skills, both verbal and written.

  • Excellent reasoning, analysis and problem solving skills and the ability to document ideas clearly and concisely

If you would like to explore this position further, please apply now!

 

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