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Build Engineer - Santa Clara at Big Switch Networks
Santa Clara, CA, US

Build Engineer


The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Continuous integration and deployment of internal tools and externally facing applications to multiple environments, both on-premise and in the cloud
  • Management and documentation of deployment processes and automation.
  • Managing the build cluster and supporting infrastructure through automation to ensure all needs are covered for testing and development.
  • Communicating issues to the development team.
  • Working with developers and QA to ensure builds are stable and fast
  • Diagnosing and troubleshoot build problems, and advertising these to the team.
  • Assist and support developers.


  • 3+ years of configuration management and engineering, ideally supporting an Agile development process.
  • Experience defining, implementing or improving continuous integration and deployment workflow processes.
  • Experience with branching and merge strategies.
  • Scripting and automation skills with one of the following languages: Python, bash, Ruby, Groovy, Puppet, Ansible
  • Adept at managing software release and deployment.
  • Solid understanding of continuous integration best practices.
  • Must be self-driven and a team player with a solid work ethic.


  • Experience with automated build systems such as TeamCity, Jenkins, or equivalent.
  • Experience with system automation, using puppet, ansible, or equivalent
  • Experience with containers, such as docker and kubernetes
  • Experience with Git, or equivalent.
  • Experience with bug-tracking software.
  • Knowledge of Agile software development process (particularly Scrum).
  • Passion and knowledge for distributed systems and/or networking
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • The ability to work individually and as a team.


Position will be in Santa Clara, Ca, not open to relocation or remote work.


The Cloud-First, Customer-First, People-First Company

Big Switch Networks is the market leader in for hybrid cloud networking for enterprises. Leading international banks and high-tech companies are using our Cloud-First Networking architecture to bring the best of cloud networking on-prem as they build their next-generation data center, switching fabrics and analytics infrastructure. 

The Big Switch Networks team comprises industry veterans who led the SDN revolution, renowned experts in virtualization and networking, and researchers from Stanford University.  For more information, please visit 


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Big Switch Networks, Inc is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a proactive program of affirmative action and diversity development. Big Switch Networks, provides equal opportunity in all of our employment practices to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, military, veteran or VEVRAA protected veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state, and local laws. 
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