Configuration Release Engineer

Deerfield, Illinois 60015

Employment Type:
Temp to Perm
Date Added:
July 01, 2015

Palace Gate is seeking a Configuration Release Engineer. This is a hybrid role that requires Configuration Release experience. This is a 3-4 month Contract-To-Hire opportunity in Chicago’s near north suburbs.

The Configuration Release Engineer will have experience with OOAD languages such at C#. NET, ASP.NET, Java, C++, etc. or a strong Database experience and a desire to work in a build environment.

The Configuration Release Engineer will have a strong technical background with infrastructure, development, database and modeling experience. The ideal candidate will have DevOps experience with integration, targeting product delivery, quality testing, feature development and maintenance releases in order to improve reliability, security and faster development cycles.


  • 2+ years of programming experience with one of the following OOAD development languages C#, ASP.NET MVC, Java, C++ etc.
  • 2-4 years of build/release experience with a focus on Infrastructure and Data
  • Multiple trade certifications and multi-platform experience is preferred
  • Experience utilizing DevOps to aid in release management by standardizing development environments
  • Strong background involving DevOps Enterprise Systems Management and Agile software development movements
  • Experience with Life Cycle Engineering, Code Migration, and Subversion.
  • Evaluate user requests for new programs or modified program components to determine the feasibility, cost and time required, compatibility
  • Experience with Services Oriented Architectures (SOA)
  • Understand (synchronous/asynchronous) integration patterns

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for supporting the test environments and special project releases
  • Works directly with customers to define environment requirements and leads the environment set-up and maintenance
  • Leads test environment design or request meetings
  • Develop unit test plans and test data and scripts for application validation and verification
  • Troubleshoots environmental issues
  • Sets up and executes database changes and works with the database team to ensure data related needs are handled efficiently
  • Manages and executes the build, installation scripts and deployment scripts
  • Manages and maintains migrations between each tool promotion levels and the associated testing or production environment
  • Performs code migrations and may prepare, merge, and version code for production builds
  • Compiles release notes to summarize contents of each migration and creates scripts to migrate code
  • Works with the Release team on transition from development to production

Education and Training

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Engineering
  • Certifications are preferred

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Liaison between infrastructure and development must have conceptual understanding of Infrastructure

Personal Attributes

  • Ability to manage multiple projects and adapt to changing priorities
  • Strong written and verbal skills
  • Desire to thrive in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment

Qualified candidates may send their resume to:

Palace Gate Corporation is an information technology consulting and full-time placement firm that is committed to the success of our clients and our talented placements alike. Palace Gate is consistent in matching the right people with right opportunity. Our company approach is simple: understand our clients’ requirements, business needs and cultures in order to quickly identify the best resources to meet those needs and achieve business success. Palace Gate Corporation offers full medical and dental insurance, 401K, as well as weekly direct deposit. For more information or to view all our open jobs please visit: