TFS Build Engineer - Contract in Burlington, MA!
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Job Title: TFS Build Engineer

Location: Burlington, Massachusetts

6-12 Month contract with potential extensions

Position Comments:
Position Title: Build Engineer

Only considering experienced Team Foundation Server build and release engineer. 2+ years experience in enterprise software development as a release engineer. Build maintenance, test automation, and release kit creation required.

Job Description:
Manage the daily build process, ensuring timely execution and resolving issues with team.

Develop build automation tools and processes.

Ensures proper archiving of software application releases

Integrate quality tools such as code Backgroucoverage, unit test into the build process.

Assesses risks and impacts to changes throughout the software development lifecycle ensuring minimal disruption to the organization and other client and client organizations

Develop production-quality configuration tools and installers.

Maintain the source control environment. We use TFS for source control.

Administer the hardware and software systems required to support the builds.

Document instructions and processes related to build process, systems, and development environment.

Evaluate and deploy tools of potential interest to the team.

Keep current with emerging technologies and recognize the potential value they bring to client.

Desired Characteristics:
Detail-oriented, organized and focused, with ability to prioritize workload.

Strong work ethic and highly communicative.

Committed to software quality and passionate about delivering a great product.

Experience and Education:
5+ years of release engineering experience.

Experience with source control systems, TFS, with a thorough understanding of source branch and merge techniques.

Excellent scripting skills related to build and release processes and tools.

InstallShield development experience with knowledge of the windows build and packaging process.

Working knowledge of Microsoft technologies, including .NET, ASP, COM.

BS in Computer Science or equivalent

The following skills are highly desirable:
Knowledge of Subversion.

Experience integrating test validation and code analysis tools into the build process.

Experience working with SCRUM or other Agile teams.

HyperV server setup and maintenance

Systems administration experience

Additional Skills: Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Team Foundation Server
  • Visual Studio 2010
  • InstallShield
  • Subversion
  • Ant
  • CruiseControl