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Build Release Engineer (R1012179) in Blue Bell, PA at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 3/9/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Build/Release Engineer

Join the cutting-edge “Wingspan” software development business unit of QuintilesIMS expanding all of its teams and creating new ones for both application and platform development. Wingspan is now the content management pillar of the QuintilesIMS global technology solutions business, creating document management applications used by some of the largest life sciences companies in the world.


Employees in this role have responsibility and influence in the areas of build tooling, build infrastructure, continuous integration and unit and system test execution and strategy for the Wingspan Document Management platform. The group creates its HTML5 applications for all platforms, with mobile targets being tablets more than phones.

As Build/Release Engineer, you will:

  • Contribute to technical discussions as an experienced practitioner
  • Recommend and implement new tools and techniques in relevant areas.
  • Work with the development teams to setup new repos and build pipelines
  • Work with DevOps and Software Engineers to improve deploy predictability and quality
  • Work with QA and Software Engineers to drive better unit and integration coverage of build pipelines
  • Be Responsible for care and feeding of build systems and tools

Experience Requirement

This position requires at least 4 years of experience in build and release engineering.


Ideal candidates will have familiarity with some combination of the key technologies and tools that we use every day. While knowledge of our technologies is important, we consider knowledge of similar technologies a worthy substitute. We do not require proficiency with everything on this list:

  • Database & Search: PostgreSQL, Solr
  • Build Automation: bash, sbt, webpack, Bamboo
  • Tools & Infrastructure: JIRA, Crucible+Fisheye, git, nexus

Job ID: R1012179