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Release Engineer

At KinderCare Education, we make it our passion to nurture a sense of discovery, joy, and wonder in every child, every day, at every one of our centers.

As the nation's leading private provider in accredited early childhood education, we're committed to delivering the highest-quality child care and educational opportunities for families and the dedicated professionals who serve them.

We see the greatness in each child, and we believe teachers can change the world.

Every day, our more than 33,000 employees create a world of learning, joy, and adventure for more than 158,000 children.

Whether you're in one of our centers or providing support from our headquarters in Portland, Oregon, being a part of the KinderCare family means that you care deeply about positively impacting the lives of children and families through the power of education.

KinderCare Education has three brands to meet the needs of busy families wherever they need us:

* We're in neighborhoods with our KinderCare Learning Centers that offer early childhood education and care for children 6 weeks to 12 years old

* We're at offices with KinderCare Education at Work, our suite of family-focused benefits for organizations to offer to their employees, including on-site and near-site early learning centers, Back-up Care for last-minute child care and Care Select

* And we're at schools with our Champions before and after school programs

Job Summary

You will own the Release Management life-cycle which includes scheduling, coordinating and the management of releases across the enterprise for multiple applications across various portfolios.

The releases can be inclusive of application updates, operating system patches, security improvements, hardware upgrades, Projects and Programs.

Where necessary you'll provides tools and services to help product management and project teams manage and deploy releases into production.

Key responsibilities include:

* Forward Plan the release windows and cycles across a portfolio

* Coordinate release content and effort based on the service request backlog, pending service requests, third party applications, or operating system updates

* Communicate all key project plans, commitments, and changes including requirements, QA plans, schedule, and scope changes

* Manages the build process for multiple concurrent releases

* Design, engineer, maintain, and Improve automated build and deployment process

* Manages and maintains various software feature branches using a Source Control System

* Participate in deployment & configuration of the application as needed

Key desired skills and experience:

* Must hold a Bachelor's degree in a technical discipline

* Must have the proven ability to resolve build issues, e.g.

merge conflicts, compilation errors, missing dependencies

* Must have Experience with CI tools such as Cruse Control, Bamboo, and custom deployment tools

* Must have experience su...

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