Kforce Release Engineer in Columbia, Maryland

Kforce has a top client with a fantastic opportunity for a Release Engineer with in the Baltimore, Maryland (MD) area to start immediately!Responsibilities include:

  • Execute Portal releases in accordance with release playbooks/defined activities

  • Facilitate release daily stand-up meetings to finalize all change requests moving into upcoming release cycles

  • Create release build packages using build automation tools (Jenkins, Ant/Maven, Shell, etc.)

  • Develop and maintain release documentation, such as the Version Description Document (VDD) and release notes

  • Assign, ensure appropriate tagging, and statusing of change requests and bugs in the defect tracking tool

  • Capture and analyze release metrics, such as time to deploy, contents per environment per release.

  • Facilitate retrospectives and track actionable items to completion

  • Automate the build/release process to support CI/CD

  • 7-10 years of professional expertise in the Information Technologies (IT) industry

  • 3 years of experience coordinating software releases

  • 3 years of experience with Configuration Management (CM) concepts

  • 3 years of experience with JIRA

  • 2 years of experience in UNIX shell scripting

  • 2 years of experience with Ant/Maven

Kforce 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.Compensation Type:Hours