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Release Engineer in Columbia, MD at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 4/11/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contract to Hire
  • Location:
    Columbia, MD
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

Our client is an international information technology and solutions consulting company. The company is committed to ensuring the safety and security of the United States through the delivery of innovative, next-generation IT solutions. They are currently seeking a Release Engineer to join their dedicated team.

Due to federal security clearance requirements, applicant must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident with the ability to obtain a Public Trust clearance.

Responsibilities of the Release Engineer:

  • Execute portal releases aligned with release schedule
  • Coordinate daily stand up meetings for change request confirmation prior to release
  • Create release build packages with build automation tools like Jenkins and Maven
  • Automate build and release process to support CI/CD 
  • Facilitate retrospectives and track actionable items to completion
  • Develop and maintain release documentation
  • Support Git activities 

Requirements of the Release Engineer:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or IT
  • At least 7 years of overall IT experience
  • Significant experience coordinating software releases
  • Significant experience with JIRA and Configuration Management
  • At least 2 years of experience with Unix shell scripting and Ant/Maven
  • Experience with Python, CloudFormation, Terraform, or Ansible
  • Some experience with Git or equivalent, Jenkins, Nexus, and Puppet
  • Experience automating deployments to AWS

Keywords: Release Engineer, Software Release, JIRA, Configuration Management, Unix Shell, Maven, Jenkins, Git, AWS, Clearance Job, Public Trust Clearance

Job ID: 317999

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging over 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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