Upstream is hiring a

Lead Release Engineer

Athens, Greece

As a Lead Release Engineer, you will be working closely with the Director of Software Development to introduce new methodologies and technologies that will help define and move forward Upstream's Continuous Integration roadmap. You will be driving the automation of the integration testing, packaging and release of all our products. You will be working alongside with the product developers to perform highly complex end-to-end and load tests in environments with leading-edge infrastructure, identify bottlenecks and provide solutions. Finally, you will be coaching junior developers, software testers and DevOps engineers.

Key Accountabilities

  • Drive the adoption of leading-edge CI technologies for all Upstream products
  • Automate the management of application lifecycle, focusing on end-to-end testing, packaging and release
  • Support product developers in end-to-end and load tests
  • Support and coach junior developers, software testers and DevOps engineers
  • Good knowledge of RDBMS, especially Postgres
  • Working experience with ElasticSearch, Zookeeper and Kafka
  • Love to automate all aspects of your work
  • Possess very strong analytical skills
  • Love open source, know your way around the open source community
  • Work well in a cross-functional environment and excel in communicating with your peers
  • Ability to work well under pressure with track record of meeting deadlines in sometimes challenging situations