United Shore

Software Release Engineer

United Shore


The Release Team is a critical team within IT, which performs key functions that support other IT teams as well as our Business Partner teams.  The team is responsible for ensuring the success of code releases as well as the health and stability of our application environments.


The Release Engineer is responsible for delivering and supporting IT solutions to production. The role requires excellent organization skills, knowledge of infrastructure and solution delivery. A technical knowledge of project management and implementation related stages, i.e. initiate, plan, execute, monitor and control and software deployments. Experience assisting production deployments including issue, risk, resource, communication, stakeholder leadership. Proficiency in related processes such as build management, implementation planning, deployment readiness, DevOps and production support is also required. The Release Engineer must have excellent stakeholder relationship skills to successfully lead and drive project support and deployment teams to successful delivery of technical solutions to clients. 


The Release Engineer will also work closely with the Release Coordinator to ensure seamless and timely communication to all IT Teams as well as Business Stakeholders.



  • Monitor and coordinate deployments. 
  • Understand and lead application configuration (including site-specific configuration) for all deployed environments (Dev., Integration, Staging, Production), including appropriate processes, proper documentation and release versioning strategy.
  • Understand the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) and the role/implementation of 3rd party tools.
  • Work closely with server support infrastructure teams to maintain consistency and adhere to IT policies and procedures.
  • Upgrade, install, and configure new hardware and software and components to support the release pipeline as needed, in accordance with IT policies and procedures.
  • Configure and maintain Puppet scripts to rapidly and consistently spin up new environments to support the release pipeline.
  • Work with database and server support infrastructure teams to plan and execute application / tooling upgrades.


  • Hands-on experience configuring Web Servers using Internet Information Services (IIS).
  • Experience with Puppet or any other Software Configuration Management tool.
  • 1+ years’ experience in Release, Configuration, and Change Management process.
  • Hands-on experience in in updating, maintaining, and building Windows Servers, specifically 2008-2012.
  • Experience with C#, ASP.NET MVC, Web API, and Entity Framework.
  • Experience with modern web development tools and frameworks (HTML5, CSS3, js, Responsive Design).
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Hands-on experience in VMware ESX vSphere hypervisor.
  • Understands importance of accuracy, responsiveness & collaboration with a strong sense of urgency.
  • Attained or working toward a college degree in computer science, engineering or related discipline (Other degrees will be considered with appropriate background and experience).
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal), interpersonal skills, as well as outstanding organizational skills.
  • Ability to coordinate for multiple projects concurrently.
  • Ability to be flexible and adapt to any given situation.
  • Ability to work well under pressure in high stress situations with a calm demeanor.
  • Team player.
  • Provides extraordinary client service.
  • Critical thinker
  • This position requires 100% on-site attendance.


United Shore is a diverse group of over 2,000 mortgage experts, sales superstars, tech gurus, marketing whizzes, and more – all working toward the same goals. We’re a $23 billion and growing, family-owned-and-operated company that still feels like family. We have an award-winning workplace that just happens to be home to the #1 wholesale mortgage lender in the country, United Wholesale Mortgage. We’re committed to a 40-hour workweek. And we believe in setting our team members up for success by creating a unique, energetic culture where you can be yourself and still reach your goals.


Here are just a few of the reasons you’ll love working here:

  • Be well here - Salta Direct is our in-house doctor’s office, available to all team members!
  • Work-life balance. Give us 40-hours and the rest is yours.
  • Generous benefits package including health and wellness, community involvement, personal and professional development, and rewards and recognition
  • Free fruit, soft drinks, and coffee
  • Gourmet cafeteria featuring homemade breakfast, lunch, sushi Mondays, and Mediterranean food.
  • State-of-the-art fitness center open 5 a.m.–11 p.m. daily
  • 24/7 convenience store
  • Our very own Starbucks
  • Cool company events that always include a surprise or two
  • Lawn vouchers to concerts at DTE Energy Music Theater


All the above duties and responsibilities are essential job functions subject to reasonable accommodation. All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skills and/or ability deemed necessary to perform the job proficiently. Employees may be required to perform any other job related instructions as requested by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodations. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" employment relationship. United Shore Financial Services is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


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