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Build/Release Engineer wanted! [message #1409637] Mon, 18 August 2014 15:32
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.

Work Performed:

  • Maintain and advance a cohesive and (consistent) release engineering environment using both open source and commercial tools.
  • Leads Eclipse project teams in identifying, documenting, and implementing release engineering best practices.​
  • Leads Eclipse project teams in the training, use and support of the Build and Release system.
  • Provides configuration management input and guidance.
  • Manages and monitors the continuous integration system, build systems and Maven repositories.



  • 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) and plug-ins.
  • Experience with source code management tools such as Subversion and Git.
  • 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, Tycho, PHP, and OSGi are considered assets.
  • Familiarity with Mac OS and building software on the Mac platform are assets.


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

The Eclipse Foundation's main office is in Canada (Ottawa), and has staff in the USA, Germany and France. Our main target is a candidate located in any of those regions. Please send your English language CV to jobs (A)

Denis Roy
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