Release Engineer

in San Ramon, CA

Release Engineer Job

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    Information Technology

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    San Ramon, CA 94583, US

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    Contract to Perm

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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

Additional Information

Who We Are

<p><b>ABOUT US
<br></b>Founded in 1998, Blackstone Talent Group is one of three divisions of Blackstone Technology Group. The other two divisions are Blackstone Federal, a premier engineering + transformation agency that serves the federal government, and Trellis Energy, the largest transaction management software firm fully dedicated to serving the natural gas industry.

Blackstone Technology Group is a privately-held global IT services, solutions and resourcing firm. Headquartered in San Francisco, Blackstone now has more than 300+ employees across five offices nationwide. Blackstone Technology Group’s mission is to help clients adapt to the demands of a digital world, and has garnered an impressive track record of delivering successful results to a client list that includes Fortune 100 businesses and US federal, state and local government.

</p><p><b>WHAT WE DO
<br></b>We provide contract, permanent and managed resource services to our clients. We source for commercial businesses and non-profits, as well as government clients requiring security clearances from public trust through multiple levels of top secret. Some of our skill specialties are IT, IT Operations, Engineering, Accounting and Finance, and Executive Search.</p><p><b>HOW WE DO IT<br></b>Our team never stops building connections with talent. And our network of fully-vetted, ready-to-work professionals allows us to provide exceptional speed and accuracy in our resource delivery that is unmatched in the industry. With a relationship-first engagement approach, we most often become a trusted partner with our clients and operate as an extension of their organizations.</p>

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