UC San Diego Policy will not allow this position to receive work visa sponsorship.
We are a dynamic organization looking for our next great hire to join our team in La Jolla, California.
UC San Diego is ranked the 9th best public university in the nation by U.S. News and World Report and is the largest employer based in San Diego County.
Reporting to the VC-CFO, Information Technology Services (ITS) delivers Enterprise information technology services to the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) under the leadership of the campus Chief Information Officer (CIO).
Information Technology Services (IT Services) uses world-class services and technologies to empower UC San Diego's mission to transform California and the world as a student-centered, research-focused, service-oriented public university. As a strategic member of the UC San Diego community, IT Services embraces innovation in their delivery of IT services, infrastructure, applications, and support. IT Services is customer-focused and committed to collaboration, continuous improvement, and accountability.
UCSD IT embraces the fun, agility and innovation of a startup culture while enjoying the security of having technology already deployed with a large and rapidly growing customer base. This is a rare chance to take your career to the next level in one of today's hottest tech industries.
We are looking for a talented Senior Build & Release Engineer to join our team to deliver world class applications to the University environment. You will be working with a smart team of Engineers, QA Engineers, and Product Managers to lead and drive the release of all enterprise software.
In addition, the software Build and Release Engineer will also spend time in development activities which includes enhancements and updates to the source code to get it streamlined and compatible for build automation, manual and automated deployments, trouble shooting and fixing issues in the source code for any build/release errors and compatibility issues.
Responsibilities (including but not limited to):
Own, lead and continually improve the build, test and release process for all platforms.
Work closely with Engineering, QA and Operations to package, test and release code into production.
Lead and drive all new releases into production for our customers.
Manage testing and staging environments, ensuring environments are kept up to date.
Troubleshoot and assist with deployment related issues and incident response on live systems.
Remain at the forefront of latest Build/Release tooling technologies and systems.
The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, possess excellent communication skills (both oral and written) and be able to work independently. A keen interest in various aspects of language processing is essential in our multi-disciplinary team.
We offer a full comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental and vision. Employees receive a generous time off (PTO) plan and 13 holidays per year. We also offer 401(k) benefits, long term disability benefits and life insurance.
Our employees enjoy competitive compensation packages and educational opportunities in a diverse, stimulating workforce. This position is eligible for full:
Vacation/Holidays (15 vacation days and 13 paid holidays a year)
UC Retirement Plan.
For more information about UCSD Benefits visit - http://blink.ucsd.edu/HR/benefits/index.html and UCSD Work/Life visit https://blink.ucsd.edu/HR/benefits/work-life/index.html
To calculate an approximate value of the UC Total Compensation package, please click here: http://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/compensation-and-benefits/total-compensation-calculator.php
Experience working in Engineering, DevOps, Site Reliability Engineering, or similar capacity managing SaaS environments.
Experience with scripting languages. PowerShell and Python preferred.
Experience building automation tools and managing Continuous Integration (CI) pipelines. Atlassian suite of tools preferred (bitbucket and bamboo).
Experience with modern source control systems, especially managing multiple branches. Git and svn preferred.
Experience with Log Aggregation technologies; Splunk preferred.
Experience with issue tracking systems. JIRA preferred.
Experience with both Windows and Linux operating systems. Including configuration of IIS.
Proven history of owning and driving software releases into production.
Excellent communication and organization skills.
Possess a DevOps mindset when approaching tasks with automation, reliab
UC San Diego is an academic powerhouse and economic engine, recognized as one of the top 8 public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Innovation is central to who we are and what we do. Here, students learn that knowledge isn't just acquired in the classroom - life is their laboratory. UC San Diego's rich academic portfolio includes six undergraduate colleges, five academic divisions and five graduate and professional schools. The university's award-winning scholars are experts at the forefront of their fields with an impressive track record for achieving scientific, medical and technological breakthroughs.