Senior Release Engineer

Pune, IN

Job Description / Skills Required

Aera Technology is the Decision Intelligence company. We deliver innovation and services that enable enterprises to operate sustainably, intelligently, and efficiently. Our platform, Aera Decision Cloud™, integrates with your existing systems to digitize, augment, and automate decisions in real time. Aera helps enterprises around the world transform decision making – delivering millions of recommendations that have resulted in significant revenue gains and cost savings for some of the world’s best-known brands.
As a Senior Release Engineer, the candidate will work closely with development and operations teams to ensure the scheduling of fast and predictive releases. The candidate will work closely with different teams from the beginning of a project and see it through to the moment of release. The candidate will help in release tracking and release planning. 
Being a techno/functional role, the release Engineer is also required to know the details of DevOps operations, tools, and best practices.


      • A Release Engineer should plan, coordinate and track the release management lifecycle for releases across multiple applications and modules of the Aera Platform. The candidate will be focused on the bigger picture and views the software development and release processes in relation to the overall business objectives.
      • The candidate will also recommend and provide guidance to the teams for tools and services needed to help product teams manage and deploy code into production. Therefore, this manager will be responsible for implementing and managing the release process from development to testing then finally to the production environments. The goal of this manager is to handle consistent, on-time delivery of high-quality releases across platform. 
The following are the typical daily tasks of a Release Engineer:
    • Scheduling, managing and coordinating releases across multiple applications within various portfolios across different teams and projects
    • Effectively schedule builds and testing as well as create release plans
    • Constructing a release calendar for the different projects to have a centralized view of all releases
    • Manage and mitigate risks and resolve issues regarding release quality and schedule
    • Ensuring all team members are adhering to engineering best practices as well as enforcing DevOps policies
    • Monitoring the release process and collecting feedback from the different teams as well as customers for review
    • Making improvements on a regular basis to the release process
    • Share and improve the current process via introducing industry best practices
    • Need to work across different teams involved in the software development processes and will provide support to developers as they set up test environments
    • Need to work and coordinate with the IT team in order to enhance software engineering practices and work closely with project managers

About You

    • Must have a background in computer science, with advanced knowledge of the software development lifecycle with project management background
    • candidate should have 8+ years of experience in working as a Release Engineer and independently handling these activities
    • Need to have technical skills with thorough knowledge of branching strategy, DevOps, continuous integration and continuous delivery
    • Should possess good communication skills, interpersonal skills and problem-solving abilities to resolve any cross-functional team issues
    • Should be able to work under dynamic environment to handle multiple releases in parallel
    • Should have knowledge of DevOps practice and tools like Git, Jira, Confluence, Jenkins, AWS CloudFormation, GitHub Actions etc.  
If you share our passion for building a sustainable, intelligent, and efficient world, you’re in the right place. Established in 2017 and headquartered in Mountain View, California, we’re a series D start-up, with teams in Mountain View, San Francisco (California), Bucharest and Cluj-Napoca (Romania), Paris (France), Munich (Germany), London (UK), Pune (India), and Sydney (Australia). So join us, and let’s build this!
Aera Technology is an equal-opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status.
Benefits Summary 
At Aera Technology, we strive to support our Aeranauts and their loved ones through different stages of life with a variety of attractive benefits, and great perks. In addition to offering a competitive salary and company stock options, we have other great benefits available. You’ll find comprehensive medical, Group Medical Insurance, Term Insurance, Accidental Insurance, paid time off, Maternity leave, and much more. We offer unlimited access to online professional courses for both professional and personal development, coupled with people manager development programs. We believe in a flexible working environment, to allow our Aeranauts to perform at their best, ensuring a healthy work-life balance. When you’re working from the office, you’ll also have access to a fully-stocked kitchen with a selection of snacks and beverages.