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Release Engineer

San Jose Metro Area, CA

Posted: 10/08/2019 Job Type: Engineering Job Number: JN -102019-25772

Release Engineer

Mountain View, CA

Position Description


NOTE:

Release experience is required. (Web app, backend service, android app, etc.)

Ability to automate manual testing.


Project Overview:


Candidate will be involved in a release efficiency rotation which will cover day to day operations on two critical Play release trains (Play Store App and Server binaries) as well as work on maintaining our core integration tests and automating manual tests.

For release Sheppard duties the individuals will be responsible for triage and follow-up to get releases unblocked and ready to ship

For Build Cop the individuals will help track down and fix test breakages as well as helping with efforts on automating manual tests


Overall Responsibilities:


Release Sheppard: Driving and unlocking releases

Build Cop: Follow-up on build breakage / test failures that are blocking releases

Build Cop: Monitor critical TAP targets, automated release tests.

Build Cop: Triage and fix test failures

Test automation of manual release tests, server-side, and client+server tests

Weekly goldens data swaps


Top 3 Daily Responsibilities:


Release Sheppard: Drive triage and initial debugging / routing for release blocking issues

Release Sheppard: Follow-up and closure on release blocking issues to ensure the release is ready to go

Release Sheppard: Potential management of some release push stages and cherry pick management


Required Skills:


BA/BS Degree in computer science / engineering or related field.

Experience with triage and debugging of client and server issues

Strong ability to automate manual testing

4-5 years experience in SW Development (SDLC)

4-5 years experience in Java Programming

4-5 years experience in Software Debugging (Q&A) - Automated Test Implementation and Debugging

Strong Written and Verbal Communication skills

Attention to detail and effective multitasking


Nice to have Skills (not required):


Experience with Android App Releases

Experience with scaled services releases

Prior experience with Google tech (google3, rapid, TAP)

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