Build and Release Engineer at Flock Safety (Atlanta, GA) (allows remote)

Some challenges you’ll tackle

Create and maintain the development infrastructure including continuous build environments, continuous integration, continuous deployment, testing platforms, dedicated test hardware, and test automation frameworks
Build, scale, automate, and secure our software build and deployment infrastructure, focusing specifically on the Android/Linux environment
Design highly reliable, redundant and fault tolerant software OTA delivery pipelines delivering multiple releases daily targeting up to tens of thousands of devices across the country
Champion the importance of Build, Test and Release as part of the development life cycle
Coordinate with Product Engineering to ensure compliance of software processes and validation of outputs
Increase development velocity through automation of processes such as branching, merging, versioning, tagging, and release cutting within an Android/AOSP context
Extend build environments to support new product lines, new product variants, and new target system architectures within and outside of AOSP
Troubleshoot and debug build issues with a focus on resolving problems quickly with minimal impact to developers and live devices

About You

Have a professional background in software build and release technologies within a software development, technical industry or research environment
Have managed and customized build environments for multiple AOSP based products via manifests and makefiles.
Have extensive knowledge of and experience with the AOSP build process and associated tools including, repo, soong, ninja
Have familiarity with tools and structure of modern Android applications written in Kotlin
Have extensive experience using source code management tools such as: Gerrit, Git, GitHub/GitLab, ClearCase, SVN, Perforce or PVCS to perform operations such as branching, merging and labeling
Have experience writing automation scripts for build and release processes using scripting languages such as: Groovy, shell scripting (Bash, Powershell), Python or Ruby
Have extensive experience configuring builds within continuous integration tools such as Jenkins, TeamCity or Bamboo and supporting development teams using the tools
Have experience using build tools such as: Gradle, Maven, Ant, CMake, Conan, Buildroot or Bitbake to compile code and generate reports
Have experience configuring, using and maintaining test reporting and static analysis tools such as: Coverity, SonarQube, FindBugs, Checkstyle, PMD, Clover, JaCoCo, Valgrind or Bullseye
Have experience configuring and using artifact management tools such as: Artifactory, Docker Registry, Conan, npm, Nexus
Have experience in the provisioning and deployment of cloud based compute resources in the context of supporting scalable build infrastructure. Have exposure to cloud storage systems (preferably S3) and relational databases (preferably PostgreSQL) utilized in storage of software update packages and their accompanying metadata

Why join the Flock? 

When you join the Flock, you are joining a diverse team of passionate, ambitious, intelligent people that put team over self. We offer competitive salary, benefits, and the opportunity to grow your career at a fast-paced, high growth start up. We genuinely care about the well-being of our employees both in and out of the office and understand the importance of work/life balance. We’d love for you to join us in the fight to eliminate non-violent crime, one neighborhood at a time.

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