[Jobposts] "Release Engineer", San Francisco (SOMA, near CalTrain) (BabyCenter.com (subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson))

Michael Paoli michael.paoli at babycenter.com
Thu May 13 18:44:37 UTC 2010

"Release Engineer", San Francisco (SOMA, near CalTrain) (BabyCenter.com
(subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson))

Release Engineer

BabyCenter is the leading destination on the Internet for new and
expectant parents, reaching over 7 million parents each month.  We have
a significant technical infrastructure consisting of 20+ public web
properties, multiple code release per week and numerous development
teams.  Our systems must support over 7 million page views per day
while maintaining 99.99% availability.

We are looking for someone that:
* Is a real team player, with leadership ability
* Is a smart, agile, flexible thinker; knows what s/he thinks and why
* Is a clear and concise communicator in both written and verbal forms
* Is outgoing, proactive, extroverted, articulate
* Has a track record of identifying creative and appropriate techniques
  and solutions
* Is a cultural fit for BabyCenter: collaborative, hard working,
  positive attitude, bias for action over analysis, works well in a
  fast-paced environment, multi-tasker, and proactive!

Specific Job Responsibilities:
* Collaborate with Development, Network Operations and QA teams to
  develop and maintain continuous integration and nightly build
* Develop, manage and maintain rollout processes and procedures for
  multiple high availability environments (Development, Integration, QA,
  Staging, Production).
* Administer, manage, maintain and tune source control system
* Develop and maintain automated reporting tools relating to
* Work closely with the engineering team to provide a unified tool set
  for development and release management.
* Maintain and coordinate release calendars including running the daily
  Change Management board meeting.

Required Background:
* 5-8 years working in a Unix/Linux environment
* More than 5 years experience as a System Administrator, Developer or
  Release Engineer

Desired Skills (at a high level of competency):
* General Release Engineering methodologies
* System Automation
* System Monitoring
* Maven/Ant/Continuum/Cruise Control/Subversion
* Perl programming
* Solid understanding of networking concepts
* Excellent verbal and written communication

Desirable Background and skills:
* A degree in computer science or a related field
* Programming background in any applicable language

benefits, etc.: http://careers.jnj.com/careers/global/rewards/
contact: send resume to: Michael Paoli <michael.paoli at babycenter.com>
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