The MITRE Corporation Build and Release Automation Engineer in Bedford, Massachusetts

Build and Release Automation Engineer


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Do you have a passion for automation? MITRE’s Enterprise Computing, Information, and Security Center is seeking a Build & Release Automation Engineer with a development background to support the evolution of a Continuous Delivery pipeline. The qualified candidate will be a member of the Release & Deployment Services team, responsible for designing and developing application delivery and release automation solutions.

  • Assist the Lead Engineers with the development of plugins and scripts to automate the application build and deployment process.

  • Work with Automation Engineers across the organization to integrate with external tools and platforms enabling continuous delivery of applications from commit to release (Automated Testing, IaaS and PaaS).

  • Work with development teams to onboard applications to the continuous delivery pipeline.

  • Provide production support for the services supported by the Release and Deployment Services team, including Auto Build and Deploy, Collaborative Development, Version Control, and Application Job Scheduling.


  • 1-year minimum experience performing build and release engineering and automation

  • Experience with Continuous Delivery technology such as Atlassian Bamboo and Jenkins

  • Experience with ANT and MAVEN and/or other build tools

  • Experience with Version Control software such as SVN and Git

  • Experience with LINUX and MS Windows operating systems

  • Experience with product APIs; integrating tools, utilizing web services and SDKs

  • Understanding of the Agile Software Development methodology

  • Understanding of Continuous Integration/Delivery and DevOps concepts

  • Strong communications and interpersonal skills; Ability to introduce and explain new concepts

  • Ability to take initiative and ownership of tasks and projects

  • Experience with scripting languages like batch, UNIX Shell, Powershell

  • Experience with object oriented programming language (java, Ruby, Python)

  • Experience with the Atlassian tool suite, including JIRA, Confluence, Bitbucket

  • Exposure to configuration management tools such as Chef or Ansible

  • Exposure to Docker

  • Exposure to Cloud Management tools such as AWS

  • Understanding of ITIL

Job SW Eng, Comp Sci & Mathematics

Primary Location United States-Massachusetts-Bedford

Other Locations United States-Virginia-McLean

This requisition requires a clearance of None

Travel Yes, 5 % of the Time

Job Posting May 13, 2018, 11:00:00 PM

Req ID: 00050169