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Magic Leap // augmented reality tech
Engineering, Full Time    Toronto, Ontario    Posted: Thursday, May 02, 2019
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Magic Leap is an eclectic group of visionaries, rocket scientists, wizards, & gurus from the fields of film, robotics, visualization, software, computing, & user experience. We are growing quickly, & this is the time to get on board & play a role in shaping the way people will be interacting with the world tomorrow.

Job Description

The Senior Software Release Engineer is a member of the Engineering team & is responsible for the testing, verification, & release processes for Magic Leaps cloud products. They work closely with stakeholders from Engineering, Product & Program Management to coordinate the on-time & quality release of software to production. The Senior Software Release Engineer is expected to completely own the software release life cycle, including verification, testing, assurance, quality control, documentation, traceability, release, & release documentation. They will be agile, collaborative, & focused with an extremely deep technical understanding of Magic Leaps software products & will be wholly committed to delivering a quality product.


  • Acts as the gatekeeper to the production environment, ensuring conformance to policies & operational processes/procedures, release integration testing & production validation
  • Maintains conformance to release standards, require to test traceability, monitoring & coding standards
  • Measure & monitor progress to ensure software releases are delivered on time
  • Manages risk & dependencies, communicates & issues that release scope, schedule & quality
  • Manage & update affected sprints for each release & ensure Epic & Story statuses in Jira are updated, verified, & closed out correctly.
  • Coordinate release content & effort based on the initiative & features
  • Communicate all key changes including requirements, QE plans, schedule, & scope changes
  • Tracks, promotes, & publishes completed program features & program & team objectives
  • Manage relationships & coordinate work between different teams at different locations
  • Conduct & lead release readiness reviews, milestone reviews, & business go/no-go reviews
  • Communicate release details, notes & product changes to Product & Program as required
  • Negotiate, plan & manage all release activities
  • Work with SRE & engineers to coordinate all build & release activities - branching strategy, analyze the impacts of branches / environment & code merges
  • Maintains the release schedule for all core services & ensure alignment across key partners & vendors.
  • Focused on continuous improvement in an agile work environment
  • Lead & co-ordinate the go-live activities including the execution of the deployment plans & checklists
  • Plays an instrumental role in the organizations BDD transformation, acts as a change agent, & shows strong leadership skills with a positive & collaborative attitude
  • Validates features & scenarios as needed to support QE efforts
  • Create automation scripts, UIs, & continuous delivery pipeline that enhance & expand our CI/CD services
  • Support & improve our tools for continuous delivery pipeline, automated operations validation testing & release management procedures


  • 5-7 Years of Experience
  • Experience with public cloud providers (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform, etc.)
  • Experience with tracking & maintaining agile testing methodologies using Jira
  • Comfort with with frequent, incremental code testing & deployment
  • 3 plus years of experience using one or several automation tools (Jenkins, Concourse CI, Bitbucket Pipelines, etc.)
  • Minimum of five years experience working in a quality engineering or development role
  • Programming experience with JavaScript preferred


  • BA/BS in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • AWS certification preferred

Additional Information

  • All your information will be kept confidential according to Equal Employment Opportunities guidelines.
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