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Wanted: Release Engineer [message #1721948] Mon, 01 February 2016 19:44
Denis Roy is currently offline Denis RoyFriend
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Registered: October 2004
Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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Eclipse Release Engineer

About the Job
The Eclipse Foundation is looking for a Release Engineer for a full-time opportunity.​ The successful candidate will be responsible for leading the release engineering activities for our Common Build Infrastructure, our open source projects and our long-term support initiative, which involves maintaining and advancing a release engineering environment for all participants.

About Eclipse
Eclipse is a community for individuals and organizations who wish to collaborate on commercially-friendly open source software. The Eclipse Foundation is a not-for-profit, member supported corporation that hosts the Eclipse projects and helps cultivate both an open source community and an ecosystem of complementary products and services.

Work Performed:
- Maintain and advance a cohesive and (consistent) release engineering environment using both open source and commercial tools.
- Lead Eclipse project teams in identifying, documenting, and implementing release engineering best practices.​
- Lead Eclipse project teams in the training, use and support of the Build and Release system.
- Assist the community on the infrastructure we offer (Gerrit, Hudson, Nexus, Sonar...)
- Provide configuration management input and guidance.
- Manage and monitor the continuous integration system, build systems and Maven repositories.

QUALIFICATIONS
Education:
- University degree or technical diploma in an IT-related discipline.​
- Specific Tools and Experience:
- Minimum of 5 years of experience building and releasing Java-based software.
- Expert knowledge and experience with Java-centric build tools (Maven, Ant).
- Expert knowledge and experience with continuous integration tools (Hudson/Jenkins) and plug-ins.
- Good knowledge and experience with the Git SCM.
- Experience with Linux in an administrative capacity.
- Experience building Windows-based software in a headless environment using Visual Studio.
- Proven ability to design and implement a release engineering environment.
- Proficiency using Eclipse-based IDEs.
- Familiarity with Java development practices, troubleshooting and bug reporting.
- Familiarity with testing/​automated testing tools (e.​g.​ JUnit).
- Familiarity with Gerrit, Sonar, Nexus, Tycho, PHP, and OSGi are considered assets.
- Familiarity with Mac OS and building software on the Mac platform are assets.

Communication:
Ability to prepare complete, concise, and understandable technical documentation.
Ability to communicate effectively in English.

Please send your CV to jobs@eclipse.org . The ideal candidate would be located preferably in Europe (Germany or France preferred), Canada or the United States.


Denis Roy
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