Release Engineer – NBC Sports

Posted: 9/18/2019

Location: Stamford, Connecticut
Function: Marketing & Communications
Specialty: Digital Marketing, Web Production
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive

  • Work within existing release processes, that include CI/CD for multiple applications and platforms
  • Investigate and resolve build and deployment issues
  • Monitoring of deployment systems, health, storage, etc.
  • Release management & respective store submissions
  • Work closely with the in-house Quality Assurance team to coordinate testing and releases of supported projects
  • Work with cross-functional development teams and project managers to ensure release deadlines are met and communicated out
  • Knowledgeable of SDLC methodologies, web, mobile and connected technologies
  • Knowledgeable in branching and merging strategies, scripting for automation and working with Git or similar source control systems
  • Scheduled off-hours, support for projects deployment and reviews may be required

Basic Qualifications
  • Minimum three (3) years’ experience working in digital technology, software development or related field
  • Minimum of five (5) years of software development experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field, or a minimum of four (4) years of professional experience working in digital technology
  • Strong troubleshooting, debugging and analytical skills
  • Experience using or maintaining Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment infrastructure
  • Experience with deploying, managing, and monitoring n-tier, cloud based services
  • Familiarity with applications supporting video/media playback
  • Knowledgeable about SDLC methodologies, web, mobile and connected technologies
  • Knowledgeable in branching and merging strategies, scripting for automation and working with Git or similar source control systems
  • Ability to adapt/adopt new technology and solutions easily
  • Exhibit excellent organization and communication skills

Eligibility Requirements
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered (note job #: )
  • Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice
  • Must be willing to work in Stamford, CT
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal’ s affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

  • Ability to execute in a fast paced, date driven, live broadcast environment
  • Able to communicate, collaborate, and work with a team that spans multiple groups and divisions of a large company
  • Meticulous attention to detail and quality
  • Capable of managing multiple streams of work simultaneously
  • Deep passion software and release engineering
  • Experience working in self-organizing/agile teams
  • Familiarity with televised, streamed and theatrical entertainment is plus

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