Build and Release Engineer
CSI Consulting - Toronto, ON

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Urgent Position for our client in Toronto

Position: Build and Release Engineer
Location: Toronto

General Summary:
The Release Engineer will work with quality assurance, development and IT infrastructure staff to design and manage development and test environments including deployment, release management. He/She will perform regular deployments of our major and minor software releases. The position calls for active development of the release portion of the build & deployment tools. This position will manage and improve the existing build and deployment processes between all test and development environments for all releases.


  • Coordinate and execute the creation of new development and test environments for software development.
  • Maintain a birds-eye-view on concurrently executing code versions and releases within the various test environments.
  • Troubleshoot development/test environment related problems that may arise during the course of normal business.
  • Expand on the existing toolsets being used to automate the development and test environment management, providing requirements and recommendations to the development team responsible for the tools.
  • Monitor build activity and assist with debugging and troubleshooting builds and deployments
  • Assist in the design and implementation strategy for new software technologies (third party or in house) in development and test environments.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a related field is required.
  • Five years of relevant experience is required, including a strong technical background in operational support of medium to large scale infrastructure and development environments.
  • Experience with operating systems (Linux and Windows); Unix shell / bash scripting; application servers and associated programming languages such as Weblogic/Java, .Net (optional) and databases, such as, Oracle and optionally other DB such as DB2 and or Microsoft SQL Server.
  • Experience with building/deployment tools, such as Ant, Maven (optional), custom written.
  • Thorough understanding of software development and release lifecycles is essential.
  • Experience with version control systems, such as Subversion (mandatory).
  • Working knowledge of systems as well as systems and process automation through the use of API’s and Web Services.
  • Ability to troubleshoot systems and software with strong process management and troubleshooting skills.
  • Ability to complete application deployment processes and automation.
  • Offshore delivery experience (working with a remote development team).

Interested?? Please email me or reach me Tel: 416-364-6376 x 2032