Senior Release Engineer (Redwood City, CA)


The Company:

Zuora is a hot, venture backed startup with an impressive customer list that includes EMC, Sun Microsystems, Reed Business Information and Box.net. Zuora is built from the ground up by SaaS industry visionaries and veterans from salesforce.com, WebEx, Accenture, Google, eBay, Oracle and Vitria and our investors include Benchmark Capital, Shasta Ventures and Marc Benioff, CEO of Salesforce.com. Here at Zuora we pride ourselves on having the best customers, the most impressive investors, the most comprehensive ecosystem, and the only true SaaS based application leading the subscription economy. In the past 18 months Zuora has received dozens of accolades including a CODiE Nomination for Best Software as a Service, being named to the JMP and Always on Top 100 lists and swept the Under the Radar Series.


This is your chance to get in on the ground floor with a company that is poised for success, and set on a trajectory for huge growth. Like Bruce Richardson, head of AMR Research says, “if you can spend 15 minutes with Zuora, it will be the most profitable 15 minutes of your life.”

Sr. Release Engineer Position Overview:

This role will be a key member of the TechOps team focused on managing Zuora application release cycles for all Zuora global environments. This role will be responsible for developing our going forward strategy for source code control management including branch/build/deploy mechanisms for all Zuora application environments including production and non-production. The role will need to work seamlessly across Engineering, QA, and TechOps teams to effectively manage application code.

Position Requirements:

  1. BS Degree preferred
  2. 7-10+ years of experience managing source code control systems and application releases across multiple environments for geographically diverse development teams
  3. Fluent in source code control systems including best practices for branching, merging, building, and deploying code in open source environments
  4. Significant experience with managing applications composed of Java, ActiveMQ, Tomcat, Apache, MySQL, and Linux required
  5. Ability to digest monitoring signals and take action accordingly (determine health of a release, build process to manage)
  6. An expert in change management and ideally experience in ITIL-based principles and methodologies
  7. Able to partner with QA to streamline product development life cycles and add value to development effectiveness and productivity

Read more:

  1. http://www.forbes.com/2010/07/19/salesforce-cloud-payments-technology-zuora.html
  2. http://tech.fortune.cnn.com/2010/09/20/money-in-the-cloud/
  3. http://gigaom.com/cloud/zuora-raises-20m-to-power-the-subscription-economy/
  4. http://techcrunch.com/2011/02/19/apple-kill-publishers/
  5. http://www.forbes.com/sites/tomtaulli/2011/05/18/zuora-powering-netflix-style-innovation-to-conquer-huge-markets/

Position includes salary, stock options and benefits.


Submit your resume to careers@zuora.com.