Senior Agile Build Manager - SCM, source code, continuous integration

I am a recruiter surfing blogs and posting on blogs to help seek out candidates for this position, Senior Build Manager. This is an excellent opportunity in the Dallas – Fort Worth area, for someone who is a thought-leader in the strategy and creation of SCM and Build processes in an Agile and .NET development environment, using preferably SubVersion or TeamCity, but not required. I would like to inquire with potential candidates who may be qualified for this Software Configuration Management (SCM) Manager position to ask to inform everyone of this position and/or request a resume in MS Word format and/or contact me by email and/or telephone.

Larry Bergstrom
email: Larry@CompStaff.NET
mobile: 817-723-4298
office toll-free: 888-416-8999
Computer Staff » Delivering Extraordinary Talent » www.CompStaff.NET

Senior Agile Build Manager - SCM, source code, continuous integration, software configuration management
Under the direct supervision of the Director of Application Development, the Senior Agile Build Manager will provide guidance and leadership in the agile build strategy that includes Software Configuration Management (SCM), source code organization, continuous integration and build management, versioning/labeling, promotion and packaging of software intended for QA and production deployment.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

• Design, coordinate and execute the strategy that facilitates ongoing parallel development, feature branching, versioning/labeling, merging and common library management for agile development team operations.

• Develop complete mastery of selected tools that provide for efficient, automated build management and continuous integration of newly developed software.

• Lead the creation of an efficient, continuous integration minded experience for build management incorporating an appropriate mix of revision, baseline, branching, labeling, code quality tools, release packaging and promotion to QA.

• Provide expert guidance in the creation of deployment packages for delivery to the Launch Manager that will in turn deploy to QA and the production environments.

• Will maintain consistent and stable integration, regression, and staging environments for developers and website designers.

• Will develop procedures for the collection and reporting of certain release engineering artifacts and metrics.

• Publish build management best practices and related information in our company wiki.

• Work with the Launch Manager, QA testers and Developers to troubleshoot and remediate issues found in the quality assurance, user assurance testing, training or production environments.

• Continuously improve our client's build management, continuous integration, and launch procedures and processes used by the product teams.


Experience

• Minimum 5 years software configuration management experience with the Microsoft.Net framework and ASP.Net.

• Associates degree in Computer Science or related field and/or equivalent experience

• Experience with Subversion and TeamCity a plus.



Skills and Abilities

• Proficiency with concurrent versioning systems (especially Subversion).

• Excellent understanding of the GAC, .Net Assemblies, Web Services, Windows Services, WCF, DLLs, EXEs, IIS, C#, VB. NET , XML and .NET platform.

• Working understanding of Windows Server 2003 operating system and its security.

• Strong understanding of IIS 6.0 and 7.0.

• Proficiency in Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 and 2008.

• Proficiency with SQL Server 2000/2005

• Ability to manage builds to meet the needs of an agile culture, specifically with respect to efficient continuous integration (fast clean/build/test/deploy)

• Ability to develop software packaging scripts and deploying .NET applications using Wise Package Studio or WinINSTALL or similar tools.

• Ability to create software configuration management standards, processes and other documents as required.

• Comfortable in a fast-paced and cutting edge agile development environment.


Core Traits

• Agile-Centric Thinker – Understands and practices the core tenets of Agile software development. Guides others in the adoption of agile build engineering practices.

• Problem Solver - Solid analytical and problem solving skills. Ability to analyze current situations with new requirements and synthesize into creative solutions.

• Hard Charger – Takes the initiative to get things done, especially in team settings with dependencies on other people.

• Adaptive – Works effectively in the faces of stress, ambiguity, difficult situations and shifting priorities.

• Innovates – Challenges the status quo thinking to generate new ideas; takes open minded approach to situations.

• Communicator - Refined written and verbal communication skills. Ability to foster open communications, listen effectively, and build strong partnership networks that result in consistent forward momentum.

• Technological Leader – Established experience in their technical field. Continually augments experience and skills with the latest research results and techniques.



Working Conditions/Physical Demands

Frequent keyboarding required, using hands to finger, handle, or feel. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus. May spend up to 8 hours per day sitting and may have occasional movement throughout the facility. Availability to support off-business hour rollouts.
Employment Type: Full-Time Employment, salary, direct hire.


Benefits: BONUS, life, health, dental, vision, 401(k) matching, short-term disability, accidental death and dismemberment, paid vacations, paid holidays, paid sick leave.


Salary: $95,000 - $110,000 per year + bonus

Location: Fort Worth, Texas
no h1b sponsorships. US citizens and US greencard holders are highly preferred. no third parties. no consulting firms. principals only.

Please email resume in MS Word format to:
Larry Bergstrom
email: Larry@CompStaff.NET
mobile: 817-723-4298
office toll-free: 888-416-8999
Computer Staff » Delivering Extraordinary Talent » www.CompStaff.NET

1 comment

Sounds like a good post. Does one require experince in the field of agile software development? If yese how many years?

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