Sr. Engineer, Build and Release
Banfield Pet Hospital
 WA (Washington)
Summary and Qualifications:

  • The primary purpose and function of the Sr. Engineer, Build & Release is to support new development of code by creating or merging many parallel development efforts and provide production support to applications. This position will work closely with other Build & Release Engineers to research, customize, and automate the effective delivery of multiple versions of software to a targeted user base. This position is responsible for documentation, implementation, operational delivery, coordination of software builds, and automation of setup processes using Microsoft-centric technologies.

  • This role will chart the journey of the team to the cloud and bring skills to bear on a build and release pipeline that is fully cloud based.

Essential Responsibilities and Tasks:

  • Live and exemplify the Five Principles of Mars, Inc. within self and team.

  • Collaborate with architects, developers, project managers, and test engineers to assist in the definition and maintenance of set-ups, builds, automation, and best practices to ensure a repeatable and traceable process for software releases.

  • Implement and deliver complex software products according to specifications for multiple releases and versioning.

  • Maintain build environment, scripting and automating the build process, maintenance of software revision history; ensure the delivery of software release notes from the developers and validate delivery requirements against checklist.

  • Identify and correct any problems and report any issues to the appropriate team.

  • Lead the design and implementation of Infrastructure as code automation of environments and configuration in the cloud.

  • Document the build system and process.

  • Always be value focused for our customers and contribute in any manner possible in a team moving to agile.

  • Propose improvements to the Technical Lead or Development Manager and implement approved improvements.

  • Identify and correct any problems and report any issues to the appropriate team.

  • Other job duties as assigned.

Special Working Conditions:

  • Ability to work at a computer for long periods of time.

  • Project timelines and work volume / deadlines may occasionally work more than 40 hours per week to complete essential duties of this job.

  • Must have mental processes for reasoning, remembering, mathematics and language ability (reading, writing, and speaking the English language) to perform the duties proficiently.

  • Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form and to solve problems involving several variables.

  • Ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and climb as well as manipulate (lift, carry, move) up to 50 pounds.

  • Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm-hand-finger dexterity with the ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard and operate necessary equipment.

  • The noise level in the work environment is normally moderate.

  • Environment where pets are present.

Experience, Education and/or Training :

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science preferred, or the equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

  • Minimum of four years of Programming build and release.

  • Experience working with Azure Devops, TFS (Team Foundation Server), Azure Fabric, YAML, Hyper-V Server Management, PowerShell Scripting.

  • Experience working with multiple tasks and large complex projects simultaneously within a fast-paced and entrepreneurial-type work environment is required.

  • Effective communicator and presenter with the ability to lead and influence colleagues, cross-functional teams and leaders is preferred.

  • Experience with cloud deployment is required.


Banfield Pet Hospital strongly supports and values the uniqueness of all individuals and promotes a work environment where diversity is embraced. Banfield Pet Hospital is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability. Banfield Pet Hospital complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every Banfield location.