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POST DATE 9/13/2016
END DATE 1/12/2017

Blue Coat Systems, Inc. San Jose, TX

San Jose, TX
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)


Blue Coat empowers enterprises to safely and securely choose the best applications, services, devices, data sources, and content the world has to offer, so they can create, communicate, collaborate, innovate, execute, compete and win in their markets. We have a long history of protecting organizations, their data and their employees and are the trusted brand to 15,000 customers worldwide including 86 percent of the FORTUNE Global 500. With a robust portfolio of intellectual property anchored by more than 200 patents and patents pending, Blue Coat continues to drive innovations that assure business continuity, agility and governance.

We are looking for a highly motivated Release Engineer who is experienced in application lifecycle management and understands the unique constraints around deploying to the cloud.


Develop and maintains automated, zero-downtime deployment capability in an always-on SaaS environment

Define best practices for source control, continuous integration and delivery, automated testing and release management of the cloud

Strategize on best practices for ongoing parallel development, featuring branching, merging, and common library management. Help build tools that bring closer alignment between engineering processes and production

Maintain the stability and performance of the product as we scale out

Operate, customize and manage commercially available off-the-shelf and open-source software products to support engineering team


Minimum of 5 years of experience building, packaging and deploying software

Experience deploying in Cloud Environment

Experience with Jenkins/Hudson, Git

Expertise in creating tool chains to automate release and management of custom developed codes in a cloud based production environment

Experience integrating software quality, unit testing, and system testing tools into build automation toolchain

Experience with Salt (preferred) but experience building manifests or cookbooks with Puppet or Chef is fine

Experience with administering Linux systems and bash and Perl script development

Experience working in a Python shop

Must have worked with Java and C / C++ build and packaging tools

Experience packaging 3rd party objects

Blue Coat Systems, Inc. is an Affirmative Action/Equal? Opportunity Employer committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to an individual s race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, and national origin

Blue Coat Systems, Inc. prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of protected veteran status or disability.