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Posted Date: 4/12/2018
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Position Title: Build and Release Engineer
Salary Range: Up to $92,000
Location: Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Desired Skills:
Description: PCM is currently searching for a Build and Release Engineer for our client in the Lee’s Summit, MO area. This role will be responsible for managing the TFS environment and will oversee all activities within the environment to manage source code repositories and engineer automated software deliveries. This is a contract for hire role converting up to $92,000 with an excellent benefits package that includes a pension plan, health/dental/vision, tuition reimburse and a flexible working environment.

Duties
• Develops and maintains documentation of programs, user guides, policies and procedures.
• Support the daily build and release needs of agile scrum teams.
• Coordinate with application deployment team on production deployments.
• Responsible for the continual automation, integration, and optimization of software build and deployment system.
• Consistently and proactively look for opportunities to automate to improve systems performance. Make recommendations to upper management and lead full rollout and proper transition to operation teams.
• Collect and Maintain Metrics for success for deployments to measure value.
• Maintain code branches and perform integrations across branches using TFS and Git. Understands different branching strategies.
• Automate and drive efficiencies in build and release management.
• Investigating tools and processes and integrating them so that they can improve the reliability, stability and efficiency with which the build and release happens.
• Working closely with the development and Operations Support team to integrate new deployment processes and strategies to meet the new feature requirements.
• Creates both operational and executive dashboards to record and report on key metrics within the organization.
• Documents production application providing required information for Computer Operations and Network Services staffs.
• Conducts complex work important to the organization.
• Works under minimal supervision with wide latitude for independent judgment.

Experience Requirements
• Requires 5+ years of experience in Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS) 2013-2107 and/or Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS).
• Proficient in Powershell or similar scripting tools, MS Build, Nuget packages.
• Experience with Agile methodologies.
• Experience with build and continuous integration systems.
• Experience of working with code repositories like TFS, SVN, GIT & automation of configuration management tasks, along with other tools/applications like JIRA, Confluence, Team City/Jenkins, Fish Eye etc. Knowledge of .NET architecture, web apps, web services, and web configurations.
• Demonstrated expertise in customization of TFS Work Items Types, Process Templates, Work Areas and Iterations.
• Ability to effectively maintain focus and productivity while working on multiple projects simultaneously with minimal supervision and guidance.

Preferred
• Experience deploying to Microsoft Azure.


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