Senior Software Engineer, Release Engineering

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The Release Engineering team is responsible for the development and improvement of test automation and release tooling that enables efficient, repeatable testing and releasing of CircleCI’s products.  As a Release Engineer you will work alongside development, operations, marketing, and sales to maintain product integrity and ship on time. You will make decisions about the design and implementation of software delivery pipelines and processes.

This crucial position affords the right candidate many interesting and challenging opportunities to play a key role in the growth and maturity of the team. The engineer stepping into this role will have a significant impact on the speed and agility in which CircleCI develops and ships software.

What you’ll do:
  • Working closely with development teams around the globe to design and implement effective automation solutions to build, test and deploy 
  • Managing the integration, validation and remediation of the individual components that make up our product
  • Building and maintaining tools for deployment, monitoring, and debugging
  • Delivering solutions to improve automation and efficiency
  • Ship product to cloud and on-premise customers 
  • Participating in and contributing to the improvement of rotating on-call duties, including incident management
What we're looking for:
  • Solid understanding of automated build and release systems for large environments.
  • Experience in source code management and branching techniques
  • Experience managing container-based architectures, including orchestration, service-discovery, monitoring, and debugging
  • Experience with cloud services and virtualization, e.g. AWS, GCP, etc., and demonstrated ability to install, configure and manage virtualized systems
  • Proficiency in one or more of: Python, Ruby, Go, Clojure, Java, C, C++
  • Systematic problem-solving approach, coupled with a strong sense of ownership and drive.
  • Experience with distributed microservices environments
  • Strong troubleshooting skills
  • Track-record of working cooperatively with software engineering teams
  • Focus on security in the delivery of all levels of a system
  • Strong communication skills
We’re particularly interested in people who:
  • You care deeply about the experience and satisfaction of users (internal and external)
  • You have experience with Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery methodologies and tools
  • Understanding of Docker or evolving container management platforms like Kubernetes or Mesos
About CircleCI

CircleCI is the world’s largest shared continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) platform, and the central hub where code moves from idea to delivery. As one of the most-used DevOps tools that processes more than 1 million builds a day, CircleCI has unique access to data on how engineering teams work, and how their code runs. Companies like Spotify, Coinbase, Stitch Fix, and BuzzFeed use us to improve engineering team productivity, release better products, and get to market faster. 

CircleCI is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Sales & Marketing
    • GolangLanguages
    • ClojureLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • SalesforceCRM
    • MarketoLead Gen

Location

Downtown Denver, North Capitol Hill area. Your favorite coffee shops and restaurants are all steps from the office, as well as transportation lines.

An Insider's view of CircleCI

What’s the vibe like in the office?

The Denver office is collaborative, ambitious and exciting. We are located downtown near a bunch of fun bars and restaurants. Everyone comes into the office everyday looking forward to the challenge at hand, which is refreshing to start your day with!

Nick

Commercial Account Executive

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Building a business in which collaboration is a cultural norm is a team sport! Slack and video chats with team leaders and team members alike, I find the frequent sharing of our best ideas and insights really encourages team players, gains support for critical initiatives, and provides a level of trust to converse openly about difficult issues.

Jessica

Senior Manager of Account Based Marketing

What makes someone successful on your team?

Our team and office culture is so engaging. It’s awesome to be in a place where we’re actively curious about what other roles in the company do and what their challenges are. That reinforces two core attributes of successful sales executives that are curiosity and passion for both our customers and our peers.

Brandon

Sales Manager

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

Through cultivating open and honest communication. I encourage my team to voice their ideas, think outside of the box, and to take ownership to find creative solutions to resolve customer issues.

Becky

Senior Manager, Customer Success

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

Everyone on the team and the company can and will reach out to me. I also attend weekly stand-ups in our Denver office, regularly ask for feedback in our team slack channels, and stay in touch with managers and ICs when it comes to deals, problems, etc.

Chris

VP of Sales

What are CircleCI Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Diversity Program
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
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