Build & Release Engineer (SWOPS)

Job description

The Build and Release Engineer works with a team of other Build & Release/Software Operations (SWOPS) Engineers who are together responsible for establishing and maintaining the Software and Firmware build environments supporting multiple project teams, as well as improving the quality of the work produced by and the productivity of the Software Engineers, Embedded Software Engineers and SQA Engineers within the Engineering Department, with a specific focus on the systems, tooling and processes used to do their work.

How you’ll contribute:

  • Designs and implements solutions to improve the product quality and/or productivity of the Engineering department.
  • Ensures that automation is efficient, scalable, maintainable, extensible, robust and easy to understand.
  • Helps Engineering teams migrate to common flows for development, builds, tests and other tasks.
  • Provide technical leadership on complex projects involving multiple engineers.
  • Evaluates multiple approaches to technical problems and be able to recommend one solution after considering limitations and challenges.
  • Ensures all systems, tools and processes are documented according to standards.
  • Assists in the development of user guides and training documentation for systems, tools and processes used.
  • Plans and performs ongoing routine application maintenance tasks.
  • Evaluates new systems and tools and performs research on best practices.
  • Works with the other departments and vendors to resolve problems and develop solutions.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Secondary Functions:

  • Researching test tools, methodologies, and trends and upgrading existing practices and processes.
  • Develops and implements automation frameworks, tools, and other scripts or code to assist development efforts.
  • Performs component, contract, integration, performance, stress, and other test at the lower level (“White Box”) testing.

A successful candidate should have:  

The following combination of experience, knowledge and skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 8+ years of experience in large-scale commercial software product development and/or software operations.
  • Expertise in either commercial desktop and/or server application development or commercial embedded software development environments, or both.
  • Exceptional analytical, problem-solving and debugging skills with an aptitude for learning new technologies.
  • Experience designing, developing, testing, and deploying applications/systems using proven or emerging technologies, in a variety of technologies and environments.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and interpret complex problems or processes, identify and understand requirements and develop alternate solutions.
  • Experienced with continuous integration flows and tooling (e.g. Jenkins, Ansible) for software and/or embedded software.
  • Proficiency in two or more programming languages including either C# or C++.
  • Proficiency in one or more scripting languages including Python, Bash, Batch or PowerShell.
  • Proficiency with source code management systems and workflows used for version control – experience with Git strongly preferred.
  • Strong grasp of automation tools.
  • Experienced in one or more virtualization and/or containerization technologies.
  • Proven ability to operate across multiple operating systems including Linux and Windows.
  • Demonstrates in-depth knowledge of a broad range of hardware and software products relevant to software operations.
  • Well versed in computer networking, network switch configuration and management, and network protocols.
  • Knowledge of agile development practices such as Scrum or Kanban.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
  • Proficient written and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work collaboratively in a geographically distributed organization.

Work Environment:

  • Ability to lift 10 lbs. frequently and up to 50 lbs. periodically.
  • Stand or sit for long periods.

Benefits and Perks:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • 3 weeks annual PTO and 9 paid holidays
  • 401(k) + matching
  • Employer-paid base life insurance, short, and long-term disability
  • Health Savings Accounts (with Biamp contribution) and Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Discretionary profit-sharing
  • Referral bonuses
  • Charitable donation matching

Who is Biamp?

We make the world’s most extraordinary audio and video solutions. For over 40 years, Biamp has created and innovated professional audiovisual solutions that enable great communication. From the smallest of rooms to the largest of venues, we empower true human connection in every space.

As we grow to meet our customers’ needs and evolve to address the challenges of tomorrow, one guiding principle remains the same:

Biamp connects people through extraordinary audiovisual experiences.

About our company:

At Biamp, we believe the employment relationship should be reciprocal. We want you to love your job, and we want your expertise and knowledge to help drive our business forward. We champion a supportive and dynamic environment filled with passionate people who choose continuous improvement over perfection. We insist on clear, explicit decision making, believe in taking calculated risks, and celebrate tough decision even when they don’t succeed. We look for people who desire the best from themselves and encourage the same from their coworkers. Our commitment to one another and to the common goal is the most consistent reliable path to recurring success for all of us.

Biamp is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


Provider of networked media systems for audiovisual installations.