Remote Release Engineer

Job is Expired

Location: Nationwide

Compensation: Salary

Staff Reviewed: Wed, Jul 28, 2021

Job Category: Engineering

Remote Level: 100% Remote

Weekly Hours: Full Time

Employment Status: Permanent

Employer Type: Employer, 100% Virtual Company

Career Level: Entry Level, Experienced

Education Level: Some College, Bachelors

Job Summary

Virbela is seeking a Release Engineer who is inquisitive, reliable, self-directed, and interested in developing virtual worlds and simulations in a rapidly growing business. At Virbela you will be working on a cross-disciplinary team that includes organizational psychologists, corporate leaders, virtual world specialists, and domain experts.

Position Summary

The core responsibilities include Git branch management, preparation of release candidates, compiling release notes, coordination with customer success team on release scheduling, deploying releases for our thick client and servers, driving process improvements forward, and automating processes where appropriate.

Tasks

Manage multiple branch inputs to the release pipeline
Assess/Improve git branch management flow
Prepare Release Candidates with technical release notes
Work closely with QA to validate releases are bug-free
Participate in process improvement
Be a quality champion
Inspire colleagues to continuously generate forward-thinking ideas and actively contribute to a culture of innovation and excellence
Other duties as assigned

Skills

Strong Git expertise
Ability to adapt git workflows to the needs of the teams involved
Fluency in at least one programming language (C# preferred)
Ability to grasp the interdependence of complex systems
Expert skills at reading and understanding existing codebases
Understanding of the software engineering lifecycle
Understanding of CI/CD principles, tools, and techniques
Skilled in at least one modern scripting language (Python, PowerShell, Groovy, JavaScript, batch/bash, etc.)
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Excellent teammate with technical and non-technical colleagues
Must be punctual, reliable, highly flexible, and excellent at balancing multiple detail-oriented projects
Experience with YAML merge is a plus
Experience with web & database programming is a plus

Requirements

B.S. in computer science or related field or equivalent work experience
3+ years of experience as a Release Engineer, DevOps Engineer, or similar role
Experience working with Unity3D or similar 3D game engine is a plus
Experience managing thick client releases is a plus

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