The average salary for a Build and Release Engineer is $89,922.
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Job Description for Build and Release Engineer
Build and release engineers are in charge of the software design, building phases, and release duties for their organization. They create and maintain infrastructure to build software applications, as well as test and troubleshoot code before release. They are also responsible for executing and coordinating integration of software elements, overseeing testing procedures to identify compatibility or performance issues, and using complex engineering tools to automate processes and increase product…Read more
Build and Release Engineer Tasks
- Develop and maintain build platforms, packaging, deployment, testing and releases.
- Research new improvements to framework build, packaging and deployment.
- Resolve build issues.
- Customize source code, coordinate code changes, and bug tracking tools.
- Manage source code, change control, configuration management, and build deployment activities.
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Popular Skills for Build and Release Engineer
Continuous Integration (CI)
Skills in Automation Scripting, Release Management and Jenkins are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Continuous Integration (CI) and Build Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Build and Release Engineer
An entry-level Build and Release Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $66,129 based on 7 salaries. An early career Build and Release Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $79,190 based on 64 salaries. A mid-career Build and Release Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $92,341 based on 58 salaries. An experienced Build and Release Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $100,775 based on 52 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $115,919.
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Employees with Build and Release Engineer in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 47.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (34.1% more) and Sunnyvale, California (27.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dearborn, Michigan (19.3% less) and Pontiac, Michigan (8.3% less).
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