Release Engineer

  • Location

    San Francisco Bay Area

  • Sector:

    Software Engineering, Blockchain & Fintech

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Circa $180,000

  • Contact:

    Jason Rumney

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:

    AAJR 204839

  • Startdate:


  • Consultant:

    Jason Rumney


  • Engage with development team to integrate software development and delivery from inception to full operation, ensuring robust released software and systems
  • Coordinate the rollout of software releases to the online service, ensuring requirements are met before deploying each release and verifying each release for completeness
  • Ensure the quality, reliability and stability of development and build systems
  • Work with the PM team to assess risk and manage delivery timelines
  • Build, manage, and support development & test environments, including issue troubleshooting
  • Build tools and systems that help development and quality assistance to deliver high-quality software in a fast-paced environment
  • Learn new technologies and design/implement new solutions to automate infrastructure build out deployments and monitoring
  • Develop and automate standard operating procedures around common failure scenarios (e.g. scripted/automated rollback, failovers, escalation procedures, etc.)


  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject
  • Experience with git and other similar source control management
  • Experience with continuous integration systems such as Jenkins
  • Strong grasp of online services release cycle
  • Familiarity with amazon devops environment and linux
  • Knowledge of Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment
  • Knowledge of best practices for operating in an always-up, highly available service
  • Experience with scripting in languages such as Python, Javascript or Ruby
  • Experience with automated testing systems is a plus
  • Knowledge of software configuration management is a plus
  • Skill in verbal and written communication
  • Skill in organization and attention to detail
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills


  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans
  • Competitive compensation and stock options
  • Class A office space in Palo Alto
  • Catered lunches, fresh snacks and gourmet coffee
  • Computer equipment and workplace furniture to suit your needs
  • Flexible vacation time
  • And more!