Scholastic Book Fairs

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Information Technology


United States

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Release Engineer

Scholastic Book Fairs - New York, United States

Posted: 09/14/2018


The Release Engineer will join Scholastic’s System Lifecycle Engineering team to create and maintain deployable systems artifacts across the various STS Programs. The engineer will build (or source), maintain, and integrate the underlying technology stacks that support software builds and/or application deployments. The candidate will also serve as a subject matter expert (SME) to development teams and will act as Level3 support for Production and Operations. 


The Release Engineer is responsible for architecting, maintaining, and streamlining our automated build and release pipeline from code compilation, automated testing, to deploying releases to multiple environments. The candidate will also be responsible for defining best practices for source control management, creating and maintaining documentation of the build/release process, and investigating tools and processes and integrating them so that they can improve the reliability, stability and efficiency with which we release our services.

•Release Engineering Function for System Lifecycle Engineering (80%)
•Audit existing tools and practices to develop and execute a plan for standardizing and streamlining the automated build and release pipeline
•Integrate with existing frameworks to ensure STS’ Engineering Best Practices are incorporated into the release pipeline
•Creating and maintaining documentation of the build/release process
•Consolidate and organize Scholastic’s SCM (Bitbucket) and ARM (Artifactory) systems and define governance policies so that can be properly administered
•Define, collect, aggregate, and visualize metrics that pertain to the build, deploy, and run lifecycle phases
•Responsible for SCM and ARM tools Support & Training (20%)
•Working closely with the development team to integrate new deployment processes and strategies to meet our feature requirements
•Assists in diagnosing and solving production issues
•Provides guidance to ensure that deployment plans follow best practices


•Strong experience in source control management, specifically with Git
•Experience with Jenkins and working with CI/CD
•Experience in scripting in Python, Ruby, Groovy, or similar languages
•Proficient with Unix/Linux and bash scripting
•Understanding of DevOps technologies and frameworks
•Knowledge of Quality Assurance procedures and processes
•Knowledge of Agile Methodologies and principles


Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ: SCHL) is the world's largest publisher and distributor of children's books, a leading provider of core literacy curriculum and professional services, and a producer of educational and entertaining children's media. The Company creates quality books and ebooks, print and technology-based learning programs for pre-K to grade 12, classroom magazines and other products and services  that support children's learning both in school and at home. With operations in 14 international offices and exports to 165 countries, Scholastic makes quality, affordable books available to all children around the world through school-based book clubs and book fairs, classroom collections, school and public libraries, retail and online.  True to its mission of 97 years to encourage the personal and intellectual growth of all children beginning with literacy, the Company has earned a reputation as a trusted partner to educators and families. Learn more at

Some benefits that we offer:

•100% vested of 401(k) Retirement Plan after 5 years employment
•Up to 1M worth of supplemental Life Insurance
•Tuition Reimbursement
•Purchase Scholastic stock at a 15% discount

Thank you for your consideration in choosing Scholastic.

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