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Job Description

Red Bridge Consulting Group is currently Interviewing Senior Build Engineers to join an exciting, global leader in enterprise manufacturing software solutions. They offer an outstanding opportunity to work with an experienced, dynamic team focused on delivering best-in-class manufacturing software solutions that help advance product quality. Our Client offers a first rate compensation and benefits package that rewards employees for their valuable contributions. The company has built a professional environment that provides excellent opportunity for achievement and advancement with a culture that fosters a sense of pride, accomplishment and teamwork.  Please no third parties or candidates that require sponsorship.

Senior Build Engineer responsibilities include managing the source code repository and build process for the companies Manufacturing Execution System (MES) and Enterprise Quality System. This position involves interaction with internal and outsourced software engineers, as well as members of the business logic, server, QA and product management teams.  Tasks include Microsoft Team Foundation System server management, managing the overall build process, updating all product installers as required, regularly updating a “sandbox” VM image with the latest released build, ad-hoc changes to support Development/QA efforts, input/advice to senior Development Managers regarding best use of TFS capabilities, and producing internal documentation regarding build status and changes.    


  • Work with various development teams to build and support automated builds (including automated unit testing), supporting daily continuous integration 
  • Develop automated test scripts to be run in a staged environment to smoke test and ensure application stability 
  • Building and compiling code of varying complexity using automated and manual efforts to ensure complete and accurate code compilation for release into various critical environments 
  • Administering and maintaining version control, version control software, code repository and backup files 
  • Identifying, troubleshooting, and resolving problems with the build process and ensuring the release has been accepted by all parties 
  • Coordinating releases with development, operations and testing teams to ensure systems are ready for code to be deployed 
  • Isolating developers from build process, and branching and merging of source code as needed 
  • Maintaining documentation of Configuration Management processes. 
  • Attending required release meetings 
  • Delivering executables and associated files to staging areas for distribution, test and production environments and following up on incomplete or missing files 
  • Keeping internal tools and data in sync with changes 
  • Auditing configuration controlled artifacts 
  • Contributing to the maintenance of standard development, stage and test environments 
  • Communication of successful release to targeted groups. 
  • Analyzing and recommending corrective action and/or resolving release delivery failures 
  • Continually seeking methods to enhance and improve upon current processes 
  • Flexible work hours are required as there is occasional weekend and after hours work required

Job Requirements

Senior Build Engineer Experience Required/Preferred 

Senior build Engineer Required: 

  • 5+ years experience in Release, Configuration, and Change Management process 
  • In-depth knowledge of Visual Studio and Team Foundation Server 
  • In-depth knowledge of Flexera Software’s InstallShield or comparable MSI-compatible install tools 
  • In-depth knowledge of build automation tools such as MS Build, Team Build, AntHill Pro, CruiseControl, etc. 
  • Experience with MS SharePoint. 
  • Experience with delivering POCs, Prototypes, and research recommendations 
  • Strong aptitude towards solving complex technical issues 
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills 
  • Strong analytical skills, good judgment, passion for work 
  • Comfort with agile, plan-driven and hybrid SDLC methodologies 
  • Understands importance of accuracy and responsiveness with a strong sense of urgency 
  • Experience with multi-tier enterprise software 

Senior Build Engineer Preferred:

  • Experience with Continuous Integration process, including tools such as TeamCity, Jenkins/Hudson, and their integration with Team Foundation Server. 
  • Experience with Team Foundation Server based reporting. 
  • Experience with several source control systems including distributed system 
  • Experience on a software team developing commercial multi-user applications 
  • Understanding of Enterprise solutions

Job Snapshot

Other Pay Depends on experience
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Information Technology, Other
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience At least 5 year(s)
Manages Others No
Industry Computer Software, Manufacturing, Other Great Industries
Required Travel Not Specified
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Senior Build Engineer

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