Manager, Release Engineering at Everbridge

| Greater Boston Area
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About the Team:

The Release Engineering Manager will lead our established Release Engineering team in evolving the CI/CD Pipeline shared by 20+ product delivery agile teams, and CI/CD and SDLC tool configuration and administration, based in Burlington. In this capacity you will lead a team of 4+ DevOps Engineers distributed between the Burlington, Pasadena, and Beijing offices, supporting a diverse set of organizations including Development, Quality, Operations and other teams.

About the Job:

This position offers the right candidate an opportunity to participate in three of the fastest growing segments of the Internet – SaaS, IoT, and the AWS Cloud! The DevOps Engineering Leader will participate in implementing a continuous integration build and release process, manage source code and other software tooling, oversee artifact management, and managing and monitoring the automated build and continuous integration workflow and environment, and related application lifecycle management tools.

Job Duties:

  • Manage a distributed team of 4+ DevOps engineers as a shared services agile team
  • You’ll be hands-on as appropriate to lead SDLC tool ecosystem
  • Drive growth toward self-service use based on centrally managed guardrails and distributed use guidance
  • Drive creating and integrate build processes
  • Establish standards for build artifact management and build configuration
  • Provide documentation for change management and best practices
  • Coordinate code merges and deployments with DEV and QA teams
  • Integrate existing tools and develop new tools and automation to improve the build infrastructure
  • Assist in defining best practice release and deployment process and maintenance activities
  • Define, develop, implement, document and evolve continuous integration tooling and standards
  • Participate in integrating automated tests, quality metrics and deployment in the software build process
  • Manage existing tools and systems while transitioning to improved processes and methods
  • Lead release and branch change management practices
  • Communicate effectively with other engineers in a positive and collaborative manner
  • Collaborate with Development, QA, Operations and other teams to ensure a smooth transition of deliverables through proper release channels
  • Perform configuration management for pre-release environments

Required Qualifications:

  • 6+ years of overall technical work, with 3-5 years’ experience in developing build solutions and development tools
  • Managed 3+ software release engineers for 2+ years (experience managing a distributed team a plus)
  • Experience with Maven/Jenkins or equivalent open source CI in a UNIX/Linux environment, especially Debian and Ubuntu, and command line scripting mastery
  • Experience expanding build/CI environments to use add-on tools like SonarQube to standardize coding rules, calculate code complexity, and unit/integration test coverage
  • Strong tools administration experience such as GitHub Enterprise, Artifactory, Jenkins, Sonar, Atlassian tools.
  • Experience with binary repository management
  • Strong experience with configuration and orchestration tools Salt/Terraform/Packer and dependency management tools such as SBT, Maven, and Gradle.
  • Understands the SDLC and its processes and tools, and passion for build and release automation
  • Ability to work effectively with product management, software development and quality assurance
  • Experience with release management and release packaging

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with Jenkins 2+ DSL pipelines
  • Experience in configuration and managing ALM tools (Confluence, JIRA Software, Jira Align)
  • Experience with scaled agile practices as a shared services team, and dependency management
  • Working knowledge of unit testing practices
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