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Role: DevOps Engineer Build and Release San Francisco, CA,

  • Are you passionate about improving CI/CD infrastructure using the latest technologies (Ansible, Docker, Splunk)? Do you have a track record of implementing and administering the current generation of Jenkins/Docker/Artifactory DevOps and CI/CD infrastructure? Are you experienced at identifying and resolving build issues across a variety of platforms including Linux, Windows, OSX, Solaris and AIX? Are you comfortable working alongside some of the most experienced and sharpest DevOps Engineers in the industry?
  • Splunk is seeking a DevOps/Build and Release Engineer with proven experience in implementing, improving, and administering build infrastructure and identifying and debugging build issues. This person is passionate about providing world-class customer service with a sharp focus on implementing, deploying a reliable, robust, high quality software CI/CD pipeline infrastructure and their associated services. The successful candidate has experience working in complex multi-platform environments and familiar with release engineering practices and tools. He/she demonstrates effective communication and collaboration skills across teams to accomplish common goals. Partnership, creativity, and leadership are meaningful traits required to succeed in this role.


  • Use the latest technologies (Jenkins, Python, Docker, Ansible, Splunk etc..) to improve the current build and CI/CD infrastructure and pay back some existing technical debts.
  • Provide timely, world class customer service for requests from all release engineering customers including; software development, QA, sustaining and project management. Typical requests would cover; build failures, CI system management, Jenkins, Docker, Artifactory, build systems management and testing across multiple platform environments.
  • Capable of prioritizing and executing critical and blocking issues in a timely fashion
  • Engage with software development, QA and project management teams to prepare for customization or enhancements required for new and updated release engineering requirements.
  • Provide recommendations to monitor and improve release engineering infrastructure.
  • Drive improvements of tools used for continuous integration, automated testing and diagnostics, and release management.

Minimum Requirements:

  • BA/BS degree and minimum 4+ years of experience in a technical field or equivalent.
  • 1+ years experience with Jenkins 2.x; Bamboo or TeamCity
  • Strong coding and trouble-shooting experience in one or more of the following languages: python, groovy and shell.
  • Experience in setting up build environment and identify build errors in multi-platform environment such as Linux, windows, Mac, Solaris and AIX
  • Experience in versions control system with branching and merging e.g: Git, Perforce, etc.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Excellent follow up and communication and presentation skills. Ability to keep things conversational and organized while getting things done.
  • Ability to take on urgent, reactive work without losing focus on longer term work assignments is a big, big plus
  • Experience with enterprise software and big data is very desirable
  • Experience with container technology – Docker, UCP or Kubernetes
  • Experience with two or more of: Ansible, Puppet, Chef, Artifactory, Nexus
  • Cloud-deployment expertise with AWS CloudFormation, Terraform; GCP or Azure a plus
  • Experience with multiple build tools - GCC, Visual Studio, Xcode, Make.
  • Experience in package managers, e.g npm, yum.

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