Release Engineer

Swiftly Systems (View all Jobs)

United States (Remote)

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Interview Process

1. Take-home coding project 2. Design principles discussions 3. Collaborative problem solving

Programming Languages Mentioned

Swift, C

Swiftly® is a leading provider of technology and solutions for retailers worldwide.  Our best-in-class platform delivers innovative, turn-key solutions that empower retailers to grow sales and build loyalty, while enabling brands to reach more shoppers through retail media networks. 
Swiftly is the first vendor in the industry to connect the digital and in-store shopping experience with a robust ad platform, while deepening insights using 1st party data and analytics.  We offer the only system to seamlessly connect with retail customers across the entire shopping journey.  With our recent Series C funding round totaling $100M we are expanding our team with exciting times ahead. 
Headquartered in Seattle, Washington, Swiftly is building better retail through technology. 

Position Summary 
As a Release Engineer at Swiftly, you will help develop and drive a high-quality release pipeline to efficiently and effortlessly deliver our products to our retail partners using a variety of distribution mechanisms and methods. We want to grow our quality engineering team with someone capable of bringing deep expertise in build infrastructure, test automation, release processes/monitoring, and coding experience along with insights across all areas of the codebase to help us improve how we get the best code to our customer. 
Responsibilities Include:
  • Design, implement and maintain our build & release infrastructure to ensure our internal teams and retail partners have an effective and efficient pipeline with which to work
  • Evangelize and support automated testing and monitoring to establish high build reliability and quality in concert with our SRE and SDET teams
  • Take initiative to maintain the health of the project and build infrastructure
  • Work with retail partners to review and demonstrate new release functionality, coordinate UAT tasking and timelines, and gather UAT feedback into actionable items for engineering
  • Create and manage a release calendar and wiki, coordinating with stakeholders around key dates in the software testing and release cycle
  • Monitor builds throughout the release process, including production monitoring (via alerts) post-release
  • Required Qualifications:
  • At least 3 years of experience in either a development or a prior build/release engineering role, with practical experience working with at least one build system (Azure DevOps preferred)
  • Strong experience with version control systems (Git preferred)
  • Driven multiple releases of production-level code on mobile platforms (Android/Apple) with experience in owning and coordinating ITT/TestFlight UAT releases, as well as practical experience in web releases
  • Demonstrated ability in troubleshooting build and release systems under pressure
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, especially around documentation
  • Ability to work with customer-facing tasking to own/drive retailer partner demo sessions
  • Able to thrive in a self-driven environment
  • Have a high bar for quality results and the technical discipline to get us there
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • 1+ years of experience working with Azure DevOps for build and release management
  • 1+ years of experience working with Kotlin and/or Espresso in an automated build validation system
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    Working For Swiftly
    We are working on a set of problems that require the best in the industry to get right. Our employees are the pillars of the future of the company and they are treated and compensated as such. We're a growing team of experienced industry professionals building an organization that can solve tough problems and values a collaborative environment. 

    Every Swiftly employee: 
    -Has demonstrated the ability to work collaboratively in an ambiguous, fast-paced environment 
    -Takes ownership of their domain from the ground up, from inception through deployment to customers 
    -Leaves their ego at the door and ensures the best idea leaves the room 
    -Is always experimenting with new technologies and learning new skillsets 

    If you've ever wanted to work on a project that blends a gorgeous consumer experience, sophisticated logistics, and scale that rivals the largest technology players, Swiftly is the place for you. 

    Equal Opportunity Employer 
    Swiftly is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status.  
    Swiftly will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Reasonable accommodations are available for qualified individuals with disabilities throughout the subsequent application process. 

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