Release Automation Engineer

Position

Reporting to the Manager of Release Automation, the Release Automation Engineer is a key member of the team responsible for running development, build, test, and deployment systems for KAYAK.com, a worldwide leader in Internet travel search. Release Automation bridges the gap between engineering and operations. Our vision is to remove bottlenecks and provide visibility into the SDLC.

Responsibilities

  • Create/Update puppet modules to manage Linux based CI environment
  • Developing tools to build, test, and deploy internal and external products
  • Creating and maintaining Bamboo plans for various product stages
  • Continued growth and support of Selenium test automation environments
  • Some availability off-hours for emergency situations

Required Skills

  • Strong knowledge of Software Development Life Cycles (SDLC)
  • 3+ years experience with Linux administration (CentOS/Redhat preferred)
  • Strong knowledge of source control systems (svn, git, etc…)
  • 3+ years programming experience (java and/or ruby preferred)
  • Experience with virtualization environments, like Xen or VMWare

Qualifications

  • Strong desire to improve quality of life for fellow employees
  • Clear, concise, and effective collaborator.
  • Ability to identify, scope and complete tasks independently
  • High energy level
  • Attention to detail and a focus on quality
  • Experience developing Puppet configuration management software
  • Experience implementing and configuring monitoring tools (nagios, etc.)
  • Experience with Atlassian products (Bamboo, Jira, Stash, etc.)

What KAYAK can offer you

  • 4 weeks paid vacation
  • Day off on your birthday
  • Generous retirement plans
  • 3 year anniversary travel bonus
  • Awesome health, dental and vision insurance plans
  • Great deals on Hotels
  • No stupid meetings
  • Drinks, coffee, snacks, games etc.
  • Flexible hours
  • Free massages from professional masseuse
  • Yoga classes available
  • Regular team events/excursions

About KAYAK

KAYAK is the best way to find hotels, flights, and rental cars. We compare hundreds of travel sites at once.