Software Release Engineer - Middletown, RI

QSI is seeking a Mid/Senior level Software Release Engineer with 2 years or more of relevant experience to support the Payload Control System (PCS) program.  The primary function for this position is managing the build and release process for software developed across multiple site locations.  This includes generating, installing and troubleshooting builds, and working closely with developers, testers, and management to ensure build processes are followed.  Succesful candidate will hold an ACTIVE Secret Security Clearance. 

Middletown, RI
Level/Salary Range
Mid to Senior/Negotiable
HR Contact
Cindy Seidel
Job Category
Security Clearance Required
Position Type
Full Time

Successful candidate will:

  • Manage the software build and release process
  • Develop scripts to build and deploy software releases
  • Conduct preliminary checkout of builds, troubleshoot issues, and work with team members as needed to achieve issue resolution
  • Oversee maintenance of Source Code Repository (SVN)
  • Plan and manage build release activities and coordinate across multi-site team
  • Generate and maintain software build procedure documentation
  • Work closely with team to ensure build processes and configuration management (CM) best practices are followed
  • Refine build and release processes as needed
  • Minimum 2 years of software build/CM experience in a Linux environment
  • Solid understanding of CM best practices and tools
  • Understanding of source control, branching and merge strategies.  Experience with SVN a plus.
  • Experience with Linux-based software compilation (g++) and scripting
  • Experience with build automation
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
Education / Experience Required
  • BS in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related degree
  • Active DoD Secret Security Clearance