Site Reliability Engineer III - (Build & Release Focus)

  • Remote, United States, REMOTE, United States
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time

Company Description

When you join Renaissance®, you join a global leader in pre-K–12 education technology. 

Renaissance’s solutions help educators analyze, customize, and plan personalized learning paths for students, allowing time for what matters—creating energizing learning experiences in the classroom. Our fiercely passionate employees and educational partners have helped drive phenomenal student growth, with Renaissance solutions being used in over one-third of US schools and in more than 100 countries worldwide.

Every day, we are connected to our mission by exemplifying our values: trust each other, win together, strive for the best, own our actions, and grow and evolve.

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced Site Reliability Engineer III with a focus on Build & Release Engineering.  

  • This role will work on engineering efficiency initiatives and will design & implement continuous integration, continuous delivery pipelines.  

  • We are on a quest to enable developers to perform self-service at-will deployments all the way through production.  

  • You are a developer. 

  • You are a problem solver, self-motivated, great at communication, values teamwork, and have a passion for DevOps & SRE principles.  

  • You will be reporting directly to the Director of Engineering -Dev Ops.

In this role, you will work with engineering, security & operations teams to: 

  •  Improve engineering efficiency by designing & building automated CI/CD pipelines. 
  • Help shape build & release systems & processes.  

  • Implement zero-downtime deployments, immutable and reproducible builds, and blue/green or canary deployments. 

  • Evangelize DevOps philosophy. 

  • Reduce toil by improving automation  

  • Be part of an on call rotation & support off hour deployments.  


For this role, you must have: 

  • 5+ years of software development experience, with recent specialization in Build & Release Systems. 

  • Expert-level experience in continuous integration, continuous delivery/deployment, zero-downtime deployments, and Blue/Green or Canary Deployments. 

  • Experience with Python. 

  • Experience with Configuration Management and Orchestration Tools such as Terraform or Ansible. 

  • Experience with Docker. 

  • Experience with Amazon Web Services including ECS, Fargate, Lambdas. 

  • Experience setting up & managing Jenkins at scale. 

  • Experience with Git and related best practices (branching/merging/rebasing). 

  • Experience working in an agile environment. 

  • Great written and verbal communication skills. 

  Bonus points for experience with: 

  •  AWS CodeDeploy & other AWS developer tools. 
  • Writing larger applications in Python (i.e. knowledge of module namespaces, unit testing, database APIs) 

  • GitHub Enterprise administration and deployment 

  • GitHub Actions 

  • JFrog Artifactory or SonaType Nexus 

  • EKS 

  • LaunchDarkly 

  • New Relic 

  • .NET Core 

  • C# 

  • Javascript 

  • Packer 


Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Salary Range: 93,000 – 145,000. This range is based on national market data and may vary by location.


  • Medical, Dental & Vision
  • 401K with generous matching
  • Generous Tuition & Professional Development Reimbursement
  • 10+ paid holidays and Vacation Time Off
  • 2 Volunteer Days off yearly
  • 14 weeks fully paid family leave

Renaissance is committed to maintaining a safe and healthful environment for our employees and customers.  To uphold this commitment, Renaissance requires all employees to receive a full COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment, unless an individual has been granted an exemption as an accommodation due to a disability or for religious reasons.

Frequently cited statistics show that some women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans, may only apply to roles if they meet 100% of the qualifications. At Renaissance, we encourage all applications! Roles evolve over time, especially with innovation, and you may be just the person we need into the future. We hope you're open to learning new skills to grow with us. Make our team, your team!

Renaissance is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate with respect to any term, condition or privilege of employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, military or veteran status, marital status, or status of an individual in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

At Renaissance our mission is: “To accelerate learning for all children and adults of all ability levels and ethnic and social backgrounds, worldwide.” Inherent in that guiding principle is dedication to serving all identities by recognizing the importance of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in our organization, our work and our products.

Renaissance also provides reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and applicable state and local laws. If an accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, please contact Talent Acquisition.  



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