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Principal Release Engineer

Location:

Noida - None - India

Function:

Engineering

Ref #:

201700439
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Corporate overview

You’re empowered when you’re a Kronite

Want to be part of an elite group of highly skilled professionals? We think our employees are a special group of talented, energetic, and innovative people. And for that reason, we refer to ourselves as Kronites. Kronites care about more than just work. We recognize the need to maintain a healthy work-life balance — to live inspired. In fact, it’s expected!

Whether you’re playing foosball in one of our game rooms, working up a healthy sweat in group fitness classes, or videoconferencing with Kronites thousands of miles away, you’ll soon learn that we take work and fun seriously.

No matter what position you hold at Kronos, you’re a Kronite. And we want you to feel like you have the power to make a difference in your life and the lives of others, at work and beyond.

 

Kronos is the global leader in workforce management solutions that enable organizations to control labor costs, minimize compliance risk, and improve workforce productivity. Tens of thousands of organizations in 100 countries – including more than half the Fortune 1000® - use Kronos time and attendance, scheduling, absence management, HR and payroll, hiring, and labor analytics applications.  Kronos customers include enterprises large and small across diverse industries worldwide including retail, hospitality, healthcare, manufacturing, public sector, services, and distribution.

 Kronos is a privately held company and was founded in 1977. Headquartered in Chelmsford, Massachusetts, Kronos employs more than 5,000 people worldwide.

Kronos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Description

1. Maintain and create patch builds for local and remote employees. Ensure smooth delivery of builds working with remote counterparts to provide coverage and hand-off of critical issues.
2. Maintain service pack build and task stream management for all CE streams as well as interfacing with next new product deliverables
3. Communication with the NPD and CE teams on new configuration and delivery options and improvement options
4. Develop and debug customer issues found in the installation of configuration code of the Kronos system
5. Work to understand and improve the cloud based delivery of service pack and patch content to the Kronos Cloud customer base

Qualifications

1. 8+ years experience of release management, installation work in a client / server architecture
2. Working knowledge of AccuRev or other source control systems including stream creation and snapshot capabilities
3. Understanding of Jenkins for managing and publishing scheduled and ad-hoc builds
4. Experience with Oracle and SQL scripting and understanding the deployment of scripts
5. Experience writing and debugging ANT and IVY scripts
6. Experience working with Gradle and Artifactory for developing builds and setting up release streams
7. Ability to communicate both verbally and written to a variety of audiences
8. Working with remote and local engineers and willingness to work off hours at times to deliver on customer commitments including weekends and holidays at times
9. BS or equivalent in Computer Science

Preferred-
1. InstallShield programming experience in a multi-platform environment
2. Experienced user of JIRA preferred
3. Knowledge of Agile practices

EEO Statement

Kronos is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.