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Build Engineer ^

Software ENG & DEV | San Francisco, CA | Full Time, Contract, and Temporary

Job Description

Build Engineer 3468 ^ 

The Build Engineer position implements and maintains the tools and procedures created to support the source code management and build requirements of Company’s Java-based software applications. In addition, the Build Engineer position is involved in the support, maintenance, and ongoing improvement of Software Engineer-utilized build infrastructure, code compilation processes, software release mechanics, and source code management for Company's internally developed Java-based applications.


  • Configures and maintains the specific build environment(s) including SVN, GIT, Nexus, IVY, Maven, continuous integration (Jenkins), etc.
  • Provides second and third-level support for the application environment(s).
  • Analyzes the build environment and develops detail change suggestions for enhancements and new solutions.
  • Ensures that all required environment documentation exists and is updated (configuration item information), published and understood by all users.
  • Performs builds of new versions of software developed and maintained by Company Engineering.
  • Support consultants, partners, and the Open Source community

Minimum Requirements:

  • 1-3 years of experience as a Build Engineer
  • 1-2 years authoring/editing/testing build framework scripts. (Gradle, Maven, Ant, etc.)
  • 1-2 years of experience with build dependency management systems. (Gradle, Maven, Ivy, npm, Nuget, etc.)
  • 1-2 years building multi-project applications with Jenkins or similar.
  • 1-2 years scripting project build jobs with Jenkins pipelines or other DSLs.
  • 1-2 years setting up and configuring dependency management repositories Nexus or Artifactory
  • 1-3 years Unix scripting 
  • 1-3 years of Linux administration 
  • Understand of parallel development methodologies using Git, SVN or equivalent
  • Demonstrates the ability to manage multiple tasks and projects 
  • Demonstrates meticulous attention to detail 
  • Demonstrates the ability to be self-directing with strong prioritization and time-management skills 
  • Proven ability to quickly learn new applications and systems 
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent business/education experience 

Desired Requirements: 

  • Background in complex software environments 
  • Commercial Software Experience, Installer Experience 
  • Understanding of agile or other iterative software development methodologies 
  • Some understanding and usage of cloud infrastructure platforms (AWS, GCP, Azure, etc.)

$70-$75 per Hour       San Francisco, CA 94111         12 Month Assignment