Configuration and Release Engineer

Date:  Oct 10, 2021

Rancho Cordova, CA, US, 95670

Company:  NCA - NEC Corporation of America

Location: Rancho Cordova, CA


Job Title:

Configuration and Release Engineer

Job Code:


Organization Name:

Advanced Recognition Systems

Reporting Relationship:



Summary -

Responsible for controlling software releases and configurations, to ensure complete builds are provided to internal team members for deployment.  This position coordinates the transition from software developers to systems implementation teams, by overseeing and executing release management processes. Ensure QMS process, CCB Mechanisms followed as directed. Integrate Lessons learned conclusions with Process updates thru CCB and faciliate audits.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities -

• Responsible for Configuration Management and Release Management.
• Collaborate with Dev/QA/Systems Engineering team members to ensure right builds are
deployed to target environments without issues.
• Develop process/tools to minimize the deployment times and eliminate manual errors.
• Develop tools/scripts to automate deployments and smoke tests.
• Research and innovate new deployment strategies to implement CI/CD.

Introduce/Implement project profiles on build servers for components using tools like Jenkins/VSTS/MSBuild/WixToolset.
• Generate builds and corresponding releases on TFS/Docker or other compatible tools for all the components.

• Develop tools/scripts to enable Auto deployment of component builds using tools like PowerShell/Unix/JavaScript/Python.
• Leverage AKS/Kubernetes/Ansible/Chef/Puppet like tools to perform Release Management & configuration management (SCM) activities for all the environments.
• Implement solutions on Cloud based infrastructure like Azure or AWS. Develop scripts using MSSQL / MySQL / Oracle and others.
• Development of CI/CD pipeline automation using tools like GitHub / Flyway / Jenkins / Selenium / SoapUI / Ansible / Octopus Deploy / Kubernetes / Artifactory / Azure / Nagios / Ganglia.


Prerequisites -


Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science preferred.


Six plus years of software engineering experience, six years experience handling multiple software projects simultaneously with J2EE or MS.NET applications, and six years experience working with a structured software methodology and software test experience. Experience in designing, implementing, releasing, and after-market support of commercial software projects release/configuration infrastructure. Experience leading and coordinating a small team. Direct experience creating CI/CD pipeline of components to On-Premise/cloud deployments.

Certifications, Licenses, etc:

Azure DevOps, Java or .Net Technologies certification is desirable.



Specialized Knowledge and Skills -


Computer and/or Technical Skills:

Strong computer programming skills using software development tools (compilers, debuggers, emulators, simulators) with a background in device driver and file system development.  Demonstrate proficiency in one or more programming languages and in devops area of setup and installation of different tools/softwares.




Headquartered in Irving, Texas, NEC is a leading provider of innovative IT, biometrics, network, and communications products and solutions for service carriers and Fortune 1000 and SMB businesses across multiple vertical industries, including healthcare, government, education, and hospitality. NEC delivers one of the industry's broadest portfolios of technology solutions and professional services, including unified communications, wireless, voice and data, managed services, server and storage infrastructure, optical network systems, microwave radio communications, and biometric security. NEC is a wholly owned subsidiary of NEC Corporation, a global technology leader with a presence in over 44 countries and more than $37.5 billion in revenue. For more information, please visit www.necam.com. 

NEC Corporation of America and its subsidiaries is committed to the maximum utilization of all human resources and the goal of Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action. We provide equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, genetic characteristics, height, weight, arrest record pertaining to misdemeanors or status as a Vietnam era or special disabled veteran, or any other class protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. 

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