Change and Release Engineer II


The Change and Release Engineer II is responsible for working with cross functional teams to implement, administer and monitor tools used for software version control, application builds, infrastructure changes and deployments, as well as running the Change Control Board.  This position has no direct reports.

Assist in overall release planning, release governance, risk assessment, milestone management, release prioritization, status reporting, production readiness review and change implementation
Run the Change Control Board (CCB), reporting on change control meetings and managing projects that deviate from the baseline schedule, budget and resource requirement
Work collaboratively with all participants in software development projects to ensure all modifications are documented and passed quality gates
Manage build activities until the software is deployed and delivered to users in production
Create, document, implement code branches and merge strategies for parallel releases
Maintain the release repository and manage key information such as build and release procedures
Evaluate continuously the efficiency of existing processes and procedures of change and release management and improve practices associated with continuous building and deploying
Work with project managers, subject matter experts, and infrastructure teams to meet the quality and timely release of new software and infrastructure updates
Design, develop and test automated build and deployment process
Support, improve and administer tools for continuous integration and continuous delivery
Research tools for continuous integration and continuous delivery
Manage risks and resolve issues that affect release scope, schedule and quality
Build release roadmap, release plan, release milestones, provide overall release governance
Conduct Go/No-Go Meetings with senior management and required stakeholders
Provide code files to developers for peer review, audit build files for completeness and reconcile code with corresponding change requests
Manage environment including data refresh, infrastructure and code updates
Manage infrastructure upgrades and patches for all environments
Triage and resolve environment related defects and provide continuous environment support
Schedule and conduct daily and weekly meetings to review release plan and release milestones
Document release issues/risk and communicate timely to stakeholders
Ensure UAT environment readiness
Review and approve changes to production
Coordinate with release and change management stakeholders to provide inputs to CAB
Track all deployments to pre-production and production environments
Track releases deployed per each client by product in production
Work with stakeholders to ensure right controls are in place for process compliance
Support audit processes from change and release management perspective
Other duties as assigned

Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering or related field
Minimum 5 years’ release engineering/DevOps experience
Ability to independently identify, research and resolve issues
An articulate individual who can relate to people at all levels of an organization and possesses excellent communication skills
A decisive individual who possesses a detail oriented perspective
Sound technical skills, analytical ability, good judgment, and strong operational focus
Ability to work with peers in a team effort
Ability to adapt to new environments and changing requirements
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines
A well-organized and self-directed individual who is able to work with minimal amount of supervision
Capability to efficiently complete tasks in a fast paced environment
Proficient in Microsoft Office and industry related software programs
Ability to work extended hours, weekends, and holidays pursuant with industry demands

Demonstrated agile methodologies experience
Demonstrated knowledge of pharmacy benefits management or health care domain
Experience with task management systems
Experience configuring and maintaining source code version control systems
Solid understanding of operating systems (Windows and Linux/UNIX)
Strong technical background
Strong SDLC background
Strong scripting skills (Python, PERL, etc.)
SQL and Oracle database knowledge and experience

Includes a typical office environment, with minimal exposure to excessive noise or adverse environmental issues.


Ability to sit for prolonged periods of time.

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