Farsight Security Sr. Release Engineer
job id: 2016-7
posted: August 2016
applications: email <email@example.com>
principals only, no recruiters
The Farsight business is increasingly reliant on technology, your role as Sr. Release Engineer is crucial to our business enablement, innovation, and integrations of technology that helps drive the needs of the organization overall.
The Release Engineer will work with Engineering early in the lifecycle of new projects to establish a test-plan that will evolve with the project all the way to production and into the sustain phase. Release Engineers will build and manage an appropriate CI/CD environment for each project all the way to OS level package generation. We will look to Release Engineering to develop and maintain a full-featured staging environment both for internal and released projects and work with TechOps to stage and deploy new releases as they reach acceptance.
Your role is very important to the company’s success. The requirements and skills outline below are not all inclusive of the role and responsibilities of your job.
- Collaborate with Engineering and TechOps to promote a smooth process from idea to production
- Identify, raise awareness and develop solutions for known or perceived gaps in technologies or systems
- Keeping current with new tools and technology
- Ensure that Farsight only produces the highest quality product by creating detailed test plans that exercise the entire product
- Experience working building configurations in with configuration management tools (salt preferred)
- Extensive experience in a running and management of a CI/CD environment (Jenkins preferred)
Qualifications and Requirements:
- 3+ years’ experience in information technology
- BS in Computer Engineering, Computer Science or Information Technology or equivalent experience
- Excellent communication, presentation, verbal and written skills
- The ability to develop creative test-cases that challenge software in ways that the developers didn’t envision
- Ability to write code and build projects in at least two of the following languages: [C|Python|Golang]
- A working familiarity with some of the following tools: Cython, shell, m4, perl, ruby, php, C++, Erlang, asciidoc, docbook, doxygen, markdown
- Experience building packages in at least two Linux or BSD platforms: Debian, RedHat, FreeBSD etc.
- Present status as a open source committer on one or more major OS distributions
- Familiarity with and adherence to security best practices
- Self-starter with high levels of initiative, commitment and energy
- Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and organize work to meet deadlines
- Excellent organizational and time management skills
- Analytical and problem solving skills
- An ability to work to tight deadlines and within constraints
- Experience working with a distributed team and collaborating with co-workers in different time zones
- Demonstrate good attention to detail, good judgment showing logical decision making
Farsight offers an intellectually-stimulating company environment. You’ll be working with very highly skilled and experienced colleagues. Farsight also prides itself on doing the right thing in the right way.
Farsight has a highly distributed technical workforce with teammates located across the US, Canada and Europe.
Farsight is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome applications from members of under-represented groups, the disabled, and veterans of the Armed Forces.
Submit a resume, via email to Farsight Security at firstname.lastname@example.org (principals only, no recruiters, please)