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Release Engineer - Long-term Contract
Posted date [Jan-08-18]  (ID: 176085)
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On behalf of our large, local, public sector client, Ignite Technical Resources is seeking an experienced, Release Engineer to join our client's team on a long-term (12+ months) contract basis.  

General Role(s), Responsibilities, and Deliverables:

The Release Lead is responsible for planning and synchronizing availability of technical environments for all product sustainment and project efforts. The position uses their knowledge of the product roadmaps, technical expertise, and Agile/DevOps knowledge to maximize delivery productivity. The position manages and guides continuous integration, continuous release and continuous deployment processes.

The Release Lead is responsible for implementing procedures that ensure predictability, transparency, and repeatability of product implementations and deployments for the full life cycle from development through to and including production. The position collaborates with internal development and operational teams to support and facilitates the delivery of a highly available production environment. This position helps to remove any technical impediments blocking progress of product delivery.

Mandatory Required Expertise:

  • 5+ years of work experience in IT involving software development, quality assurance and testing, continuous process improvement, and/or technical proficiency of which 2+ years must be in a release management role.
  • At least 3 years of experience working in cloud environments, preferably Azure.
  • 2+ years of relevant experience in an agile development environment.

Desirable Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) majors, and 5+ years of equivalent work experience in IT. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Note: the successful candidate will be required to undergo a basic police record check.


This is a full-time contract role based in Richmond. Initial contract will be 12 months with up to two 12-month extension (36 months total). Their office has decent public transit access and free parking. Work environment is business casual. Monday-to-Friday, regular working hours.

Please note that only candidates who are eligible to work in Canada and willing to relocate will be considered. Sponsorship cannot be provided for relocation.

If you meet the required criteria and are interested in the above position, please submit a WORD version of your resume.

**Due to the volume of resumes, only those candidates being considered will be contacted.

Ignite. Wired for people.  

We get it.

We get technology. We get people. We get you don’t want cyborgs taking over the office and running the show. When there‘s a problem, everyone wants the right person for the job. The kind of person who is brilliant, efficient, technically savvy and who can communicate with everyone else. We know these kinds of people.

Ignite Technical Resources is a Vancouver-based Information Technology resourcing firm built around three principles: speed, efficiency and quality. We provide highly trained and qualified technical consultants to your organization as a flexible work force option. Our consultants will help you through workload fluctuations and can manage outsourced projects of any size.

You have greater day-to-day issues to manage. Ignite will solve your immediate IT needs with little delay or effort. It’s what we do best.

We’re wired for people.

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Job Title Release Engineer - Long-term Contract
Company Name Ignite Technical Resources
Email #/jobs/9536
Category Category -> IT / Internet
Job Type Job Type -> Temporary/Contract/Project
Location Richmond
Area Location -> BC - Other