Senior Build Engineer (Software Releases)

Job Title: Senior Build Engineer (Software Releases)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: JN -052018-172947
Contact Name: Michelle Wong
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 06, 2018 09:20

Job Description

Role and Responsibilities

  • Maintain the release schedule for all core services and ensure alignment across key partners and vendors.
  • Work together with the development team in forward planning of releases based on pre-defined windows and regular deployment cycles.
  • Manage risks and resolve issues that affect release scope, schedule and quality.
  • Work with developer to understand impacts of branches for code merges.
  • Perform code merging, build generation, coordination of pre-production verification (with development team) and coordinate the production release.
  • Prepare Release Notes indicating features of the build, risks and rollback plan for releases.
  • Communicate release details and schedules to the Business, as required.
  • Obtain production release approval with the prepared Release Notes.
  • Engage infrastructure and production environment resource for releases.
  • Lead and co-ordinate the Go-Live activities including the execution of the deployment plans and checklists.
  • Maintain a release repository and manage key information such as build and release procedures, dependencies, and notification distribution lists.
  • Negotiate, plan and manage ad-hoc releases.
  • Develops scripts and automation tools used to build, integrate and deploy software releases to various platforms.
  • Research new software developments, configuration management methodologies and technologies, analyzing their application and suitability for current configuration management needs.
  • Continually work towards making improvements in the release process.
  • Implementation of automated release


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field.
  • 2-6 years of previous release and/or project management experience (solid understanding of project management principles preferred).
  • Knowledge of software development lifecycle.
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate cross-functional work teams toward task completion.
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills are a must.

If you are interested in exploring this role further, please send your resume to Michelle Wong at