Release Engineer

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Job Summary:

Veeva is looking for an energetic, enthusiastic and experienced Release Engineer to be a part of our strong release engineering team. This person will help improve our build/deployment tools and processes, support our technology teams at Veeva with various environments and be responsible for 50+ customer releases a year!! The Veeva CRM Team is team-oriented and works collaboratively to deliver high quality SaaS CRM product across multiple platforms (Unix/Linux, iOS and Windows). If you are highly motivated, a quick learner and desire to make big contributions, than look no further.

Responsibilities:

  • Work cross-functionally with teams including QA, Engineering, PM and Operations.
  • Release branching and troubleshooting build issues.
  • Capture and build product source code.
  • Deploy and coordinate releases, patches/fixes, and updates to all Veeva CRM environments while adhering to our Engineering policies and guidelines.
  • Support and improve our tools for continuous build environment, automated testing and release management.
  • Own, manage and improve our release process. Focus on scale and efficiency.
  • Drive iOS, Windows .NET and Java web application builds.
  • Maintain and update build deployment scripts to support environment technology and configuration changes.
  • Support and maintain build automation for various environments, including the Veeva CRM Continuous Integration infrastructure.
  • Coordinate configuration changes for various environments.
  • Add to online documentation of release process and knowledge base.
Requirements:
  • BS degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years of experience in software engineering or/and release engineering.
  • Strong familiarity with source code version control systems; Git experience highly desired.
  • Expert understanding of merging, branching, versioning, labeling, and managing the release of production code.
  • Extensive knowledge of Unix/Linux, iOS and Windows 8 / 10 platforms.
  • Knowledge of SQL programming.
  • Skill with one or more scripting languages, Shell and Python experience highly desired.
  • Experience with Continuous Integration Tools; Jenkins highly desired.
  • Experience automating release and build processes.
  • Self-starter with strong analytic and problem solving skills.
  • Working knowledge of JIRA.
  • Understanding of Software Development Life Cycles.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to multitask.
  • Solid understanding of SQA processes.
Nice to Have:
  • Knowledge of Salesforce.com
  • Maven Experience
  • Experience with Configuration Management Tools (i.e. Chef and / or Puppet)
  • Test automation experience
  • Knowledge of Java programming



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