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SCM Engineer Job Description


SCM Engineer

Build and Release Management

The SCM Engineer works with development teams to establish the file structure of the project Source Control libraries.

They ensure all project source materials are maintained the Source Control library including software source code and project documentation.

The Engineer administers the Source Control tool providing maintenance and troubleshooting when necessary.

They help coordinate the establishment of project environments. Includes working with development teams and System Administrators to define and document project environment requirements, to set up project servers, and to deploy project and 3rd party software.

They document, schedule, and executes project software builds.


Education

Bachelor of Science or Master's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or Mathematics.

Technology or management discipline preferred or equivalent work experience in a technology field.


Required Experience

Typically this requires 5 years or more years experience in software configuration management, software or systems engineering, software project management, or software quality assurance.



SCM Engineer Tasks

  • Compiling software with standard software development tools
  • Packaging builds using standard packaging software such as InstallShield
  • Ensuring appropriate project documentation is available for each new build or release
  • Smoke testing builds for accuracy and completeness
  • Ensures that appropriate quality steps and approvals are adhered to prior to software promotions.
  • Works with developers and ETS to identify and resolve build or deployment problems.
  • Develops automation of software builds and deployments through Visual Build.


Knowledge and Skills

  • A team player with excellent written and verbal communication skills and strong organizational skills. Must have a service-oriented attitude with excellent problem solving and analytical skills. Ability to work independently, self-motivated, and highly focused.

  • Ability to thrive in a changing environment. Ability to manage multiple projects with multiple priorities.

  • A strong understanding of the software development lifecycle and software development methodologies (requirements gathering, analysis and design, development tools, version control, testing and QA, and deployment).

  • Well-honed SCM skills and expert understanding of the Software Configuration Management. Ability to perform complex SCM tasks and ability to mentor or train others in the configuration management effort.

  • Possesses expertise in one or more of the following areas: Source Control tools such as Microsoft Visual Source Safe, CVS, and SCLM; Configuration Management tools such as ClearCase and Continuous CM; systems platforms NT, Windows 2000, Unix, or OS/390; Software engineering or programming; or Unix and Windows Scripting.


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