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Release Management Engineer
Chesterfield, MO  |  Hybrid, Onsite
Contract Position
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Applied on September 29, 2022
Job Id #59397 Posted September 22, 2022

Release Management Engineer

  • Experience with Windows/Linux OS
  • Experience with Python and Powershell
  • Virtualization experience w/ VMWare
  • Server side automation experience
  • Experience in Agile/Scrum environment w/ workflow being managed with Jira

Job Description:

  • To build, test and deploy software and solutions to company managed customer servers at scale and with zero or light touch.
  • Review output from most recent deployments to check and address bugs or failures
  • Attend team meeting to discuss present workload, provide progress updates and discuss operational priorities.
  • Support more junior members of the team with any issues
  • Work on current/future developer stories:-
  • writing scripts for a software deployment or environment audit
  • assess new and/or advanced technical system technologies against known vendor requirements and recommendations
  • update documentation

Technical environment:

  • Automation scripting in Python and PowerShell
  • Managed Hosting environment in which company manages customer servers primarily running Windows and Linux as standalone and virtual machines
  • Virtualization technology is VMware
  • Knowledge of Veritas NetBackup is preferred but not essential
  • Knowledge of server side automation tools such as Microfocus Server Automation and Operations Orchestration (HPSA/HPOO) is beneficial
  • Workload will be managed in Jira

Work environment:

  • Collaborative. Inclusive. Supportive. Being a global team, excellent communication is essential to the success of this role.

Top 3-5 skills:

  • Python, PowerShell, Advanced Operating System expertise (Linux and/or Windows), Agile (Kanban and Scrum principles)
  • Communication/Collaboration, ownership of commitments, self-reliance, problem solving

Non-technical Skills:

  • Communication/Collaboration, ownership of commitments, self-reliance, problem solving

Experience :

  • 3-5 years experience in operational background working in Incident and/or Release Management (Tier 3 / 4 Engineer)
  • Min 3 years scripting experience with real world experience of writing scripts to deliver automated solutions is essential

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.


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