Senior Release Engineer
Guidewire Software, Inc. - Foster City, CA

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Guidewire is seeking an experienced Release Engineer to design and develop the next version of our customer-facing release process, so that we can stay ahead of the frequency of our product releases that has been growing with our customer base. The position values someone who is detail oriented, highly dependable, and responsive to time-critical requirements. The ideal candidate will have experience releasing high-quality, packaged enterprise software. Basic programming skills are a necessity, as well as experience with scripting languages and various build tools.
Besides managing the release process by coordinating with program managers and product managers of product teams, you will also be an integral part of the Development Operations team, challenging the status quo every day and seek ways to improve the efficiency and quality of our release process.

Job Requirements

The role will entail interfacing with our Engineering, QA, Customer Support and Sales organizations to package and deliver customer-facing software releases. Releases include Major, Minor and maintenance releases, patch releases, and various other deliverables supporting Globalization, Reporting, and other efforts.

The role will be responsible to:
Coordinate with various teams to define, build, and distribute release deliverables

Develop, maintain and execute release checklists

Perform build acceptance tests

Collaborate with Customer Support, Sales, etc. to customize build deliverables for various end users

Build and verify Escrow releases of our source code

Work with Development to develop and optimize build and deployment scripts

Work with QA to define and automate final build acceptance tests

Assist with bug fix verification during release testing

The successful candidate will have 3+ years of Release Management experience. The candidate must have excellent attention to detail and the critical thinking skills required to build and verify complex software deliverables. Background with build tools such as ANT, Maven, GIT, Perforce, and Jenkins is required. Experience with scripting languages is a must (i.e. Perl, Ruby, Shell). Programming skills in an Object-Oriented language (Java, C#), and a solid grasp of coding logic is particularly valuable. Finally, a QA and/or Development background is a plus.

About Guidewire

Guidewire Software is a leading provider of flexible core systems that enable property/casualty insurers to deliver insurance the way they want to. Guidewire builds high quality software that consistently works as promised. Designed for maximum flexibility and scalability, Guidewire solutions give carriers the capability to deliver excellent service to policyholders and agents and increase market share – while lowering operating costs. The Guidewire Insurance Suite™, consisting of Guidewire PolicyCenter®, Guidewire BillingCenter®, and Guidewire ClaimCenter®, spans the entire insurance lifecycle – underwriting, policy administration, billing, and claims management. Guidewire is headquartered in San Mateo, California, with offices in London, Munich, Paris, Sydney, Tokyo, and Toronto. For more information, visit www.guidewire.com.

PLEASE NOTE: We are only able to hire candidates who have the legal right to work in the United States. Principals only. No phone calls, please.
Guidewire Software is a leading provider of flexible core systems that enable property/casualty insurers to deliver insurance the way they want to. Guidewire builds high quality software that consistently works as promised. Designed for maximum flexibility and scalability, Guidewire solutions give carriers the capability to deliver excellent service to policyholders and agents and increase market share – while lowering operating costs. The Guidewire Insurance Suite™, consisting of Guidewire PolicyCenter®, Guidewire BillingCenter®, and Guidewire ClaimCenter®, spans the entire insurance lifecycle – underwriting, policy administration, billing, and claims management. Guidewire is headquartered in San Mateo, California, with offices in London, Munich, Paris, Sydney, Tokyo, and Toronto. For more information, visit www.guidewire.com.

PLEASE NOTE: We are only able to hire candidates who have the legal right to work in the United States. Principals only. No phone calls, please.

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