Principal Build Release Engineer

Appdynamics Dallas , TX 75201

Posted Yesterday

About Us

At AppDynamics, our Application Intelligence Platform empowers today's software-defined businesses with the ability to proactively monitor, manage, and optimize the most complex software environments. Because we start with user interactions, our platform is able to dynamically collect millions of performance data points across your applications and infrastructure. We then apply intelligence to instantly identify performance anomalies, enable automatic fixes and continuously measure business impact. And all this happens in real time, in production, with cloud or on-premise deployment flexibility. So even in the most dynamic production environments, you can know more and know it faster. It's more than monitoringit's true Application Intelligence. For more information, visit

About the role

In this role you will be responsible for the development and maintenance of build and source control systems. You will provide architectural oversight as well as hands-on development leadership to all things build-related. You will work closely with our operations engineers to build a CD pipeline and with our product's software engineers to make sure our builds are fast, parallelizable, reliable and always green! Our product development is primarily Java and also includes C++, PHP, C#.

If you have a passion for creating and optimizing large build infrastructures, and you like being on the bleeding edge of this field, let's talk!

About you:

  • 3-5 years+ of previous experience in creating, maintaining and building build related infrastructure for complex, distributed products, which rely on a mix of target technologies

  • Expertise in modern build and source control infrastructure tools, such as BitBucket, Teamcity, Artifactory, Nexus, Gradle and Docker

  • Solid understanding of software build systems taxonomy and concepts (CI, CD, etc.)

  • Experience managing a large number of servers running Linux and Windows

  • Excellent scripting skills in languages such as Bash, Ant, Python, Gradle, Maven and Ruby

  • Knowledge of general Computer Science concepts

  • Knowledge of virtualized and cloud computing infrastructures (e.g. EC2, S3, VMWare)

  • Exceptional communication skills (verbal and written) and the ability to work with various constituents in different levels of the organization

  • BS in CS or related discipline highly desirable

Nice to have:

  • Experience with AWS infrastructure

  • Expertise in Git and Gerrit

  • Experience with DevOps engineering concepts


We know that the award-winning culture at AppDynamics is something to brag about, but here are more reasons that make you excited to get out of bed to come in the morning, like:

  • Medical, dental, vision coverage.

  • 401k match (4.5%)

  • Wellness perks (gym, hobbies, education, store discounts, personal finance).

  • 4 weeks paid time off (PTO), 5 days volunteer time off (VTO), 14 holidays (including 1 birthday PTO and 1 floating holiday).

  • Mandatory company shut down between Christmas and New Years.

  • pre-tax commuter benefits.

Just a note

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Principal Build Release Engineer