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POST DATE 9/17/2016
END DATE 10/8/2016

Puppet Portland, OR

Company
Puppet
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
457906
AJE Ref #
576204995
Location
Portland, OR
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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SUMMARY OF ROLE

Puppet is looking for a Release Engineer to help develop, maintain, and improve our software release lifecycle. As a member of the Release Engineering team you will work closely with development, operations, marketing, and sales to maintain product integrity and ship the bits on time. If you care about how software gets built, distributed, and installed then this is the job for you!

QUALIFICATIONS

* You are a lifelong learner who collects new skills

* You care deeply about the experience and satisfaction of users (internal and external)

* You have some knowledge of at least one interpreted language (like Ruby, Python, or Perl)

* You re motivated by a strong desire to build tools that other people will use

* You re not afraid to use Windows, Linux, or Mac command line tools to get work done

* You have a passing familiarity with the common collaboration tools used by Open Source developers (issue trackers, mailing lists, IRC, etc.)

* You have a basic understanding of popular version control systems (like Git or Mercurial)

* You have developed software on Linux systems.

BONUS POINTS WILL BE AWARDED FOR

* You have some experience with compiled language like C, Go, or Rust

* You have some experience with packaging formats like rpm or dpkg

* You can have a complete conversation with only animated gifs

* You re not afraid to use shell scripting in anger

Application Instructions

Submit your application online via the Apply Now button. Please include a cover letter that describes why you re interested in working for Puppet and summarize how your experience and career goals fit the qualifications for the position. Also, describe a time you had to quickly come up to speed on a new skill or technology, how you did it, and the outcome. Lastly, include an example of having to consider end-users point of view when making a technology decision.

Working for Puppet

Puppet is leading the movement that will define the next decade of software.

Today it s characterized by the general realization that for companies to remain relevant, they have to constantly provide great software to their users.

Tomorrow it s defined by a world of frictionless software change where any company can deliver a better experience to their users, at any moment.

We re building a world of unconstrained software change. Where the software that powers everything around us is always available, is constantly modern, and accessible from anywhere

The company is growing fast and we're determined for everyone here to have a real impact on the company and our customers every day. We're driven and restless. We encourage creativity and collaboration. By challenging each other, we foster continuous improvement. That s why we hire carefully for passion, self-motivation, intelligence, curiosity, and adaptability.

Puppet offers excellent health benefits for employees and family, a flexible time-off policy (that we do insist you use), and a variety of methods to grow your skills and further your career. We have employees all around the US, the UK, Sweden, Canada, the Czech Republic and Australia. Our headquarters in downtown Portland, Oregon, is one block off Tom McCall Waterfront Park with views of Mt. Hood, Mt. St. Helens and the Willamette River.

More than 30,000 companies including more than two thirds of the Fortune 100 use Puppet s open source and commercial solutions to achieve situational awareness and drive software change with confidence. We power companies including Twitter, Yelp, Disney, Google, Citrix, eBay, NYSE, Cisco WebEx, Salesforce, Bank of America and PayPal.

Our investors include Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, VMware, Google Ventures, Cisco, True Ventures, Radar Partners, and Emerson Street Partners.

Puppet is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact +1-877-575-9775 for assistance.

Interested in learning more about working at Puppet* Register to chat with our recruiters during Online Office Hours every Tuesday from 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. PDT or Friday from 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. PDT.



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Puppet Labs is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.
If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact +1-877-575-9775 for assistance.