Release Engineer

As a Release Engineer, you will be responsible for implementing DevSecOps practices for automating the deployment of a microservice-based software framework. This starts by ensuring we have solid, foundational processes in place. The design decisions you will make in this position will have a direct and lasting impact on the success of the entire software team and organization.

In this position, you will revolutionize the customer’s software development practices. The Release Engineer will work directly with the client to understand evolving requirements and identify key technologies and architecture design patterns used by the team. This role involves standing up multiple agile development teams and will oversee the instantiation of a DevSecOps pipeline.

Hellebore is seeking a highly-skilled release engineer who can take ownership of their work and help expand the knowledge of the Hellebore software team. As a Release Engineer, you will be responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining processes for deploying several large-scale architectures. In this position, you will utilize tools such as Docker, Kubernetes, Itsio, GitLab, and Ansible to handle the configuration and deployment of microservices to test and production environments.

Hellebore enables a strong path for growth by challenging engineers to seek knowledge outside their comfort zone. In this position, you will be given every opportunity to expand and apply your insight and knowledge to interesting and challenging problems. It takes all types to make Hellebore great. If you are someone who enjoys creating innovative ways to reach ambitious goals, who is open to and energized by receiving honest feedback, and is comfortable in a start-up environment: we should talk.


  • Aren’t a punch-the-clock engineer — technology has always been pervasive in your life!
  • Have the self-discipline and drive to deliver quality solutions
  • Are passionate about learning, appreciate direct feedback, and thrive in fast-paced, start-up environments
  • Have a passion for well-designed architectures and processes (DevSecOps)


  • Having whole-problem responsibility — we don’t feed engineers features and bugs to fulfill
  • Working in small teams — we emphasize agile, mission-driven work; not monolithic waterfall projects
  • Collaborating with experts in their fields, becoming one of a handful of the world’s sharpest and most engaged minds
  • Staying abreast of developments in web applications and programming languages


  • Identifying and understanding microservice deployment strategies
  • Implementing deployment scripts to automate the configurations of microservices on multiple nodes
  • Building microservice containers that integrate and scale
  • Designing and implementing automation utilities for integration, development, and product environments
  • Working with a diverse and talented team on next-generation defense problems
  • Configuring/maintaining versioned builds and releases of a microservice-based software product
  • Implementing your deployment strategies directly into the software pipeline


  • U.S. Citizen with a current national security clearance (i.e., Secret, Top Secret, SCI)
  • A Bachelors Degree (or higher)
  • Proficient with scripting: YAML, XML, JSON, Python, Bash, Shell, PowerShell
  • Proficient with CI/CD pipeline configuration
  • Familiarity with Ansible or similar automation tools
  • Familiarity with microservices and containerization
  • Demonstrated project ownership, not just participation


It’s important to us that you have what you need to do your job best. We know that’s more than just loving what you do. At Hellebore, we are proud to offer industry-leading benefits.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.


If this position interests you, or you know you’re the right fit, please send your CV in PDF format to us so that we can review and get back to you.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.