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Senior Release Engineer

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Date: Jul 22, 2022

Location: Canonsburg, PA, US, 15317 Dallas, TX, US, 75260 Baltimore, MD, US, 21229-9998 Austin, TX, US, 78746 Charlotte, NC, US, 28217 Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104-9998 Raleigh, NC, US, 27606 Boston, MA, US, 02205-9761 New York, NY, US, 10001 Chicago, IL, US, 60699-9208 Atlanta, GA, US, 30304-9998 San Diego, CA, US, 92121

Company: Ansys

Ansys is the global leader in engineering simulation. We empower the world’s most innovative companies to deliver transformational products to their customers. By offering the best and broadest portfolio of engineering simulation software solutions, we help our customers solve the most complex design challenges and engineer products limited only by imagination. Whether you are a software developer, product engineer, sales team member, or part of our corporate team, at Ansys we know that by embracing what makes us each unique, we become collectively better.



We are looking for an experienced Salesforce Release Engineer for our Commercial Applications team. Ansys is building a multi-cloud Salesforce solution to manage over $1.2B in revenue and offer our customers a modern platform to interact with our teams, use our software, and obtain support.


The Release Engineer will partner with the Salesforce development and QA teams to make sure they have a clear path and process for testing and deploying in the Salesforce platform. This position will be responsible for deployinh industry best practices for managing a release process that meets the demand of a multi-cloud and worldwide Salesforce implementation.


The successful candidate will have a record of success in improving processes in partnership with Solutions Architects and Product Owners in an Agile Scrum environment.



  • Understand product roadmaps and identify environment dependencies and alignments
  • Plan, manage, and execute scheduled Salesforce application releases end to end using Copado
  • Own the provisioning of sandbox environments for a Sprint/Project, which includes setting up of Salesforce Orgs and its integrations with off platform systems such as Adobe Experience Manager, Pardot or Siebel CRM
  • Communicate the Dev Ops schedule and activities to the Scrum/Project Teams
  • Work with development team to resolve merge conflicts and deployment errors
  • Prepare and manage the Production Deployment Plan
  • Coordinate code merges across multiple Salesforce Orgs
  • Manage complex release builds and DevOps pipelines in Copado
  • Manage code branches, including archiving
  • Perform package comparison and merge analysis, ensuring code coverage
  • Manage Salesforce sandboxes, refreshes, and upgrades
  • Establish and drive compliance to CI/CD best practices within Salesforce environment
  • Manage reports on release progress and communicate overall DevOps performance
  • Define Release readiness criteria to ensure all changes meet criteria prior to deployment
  • Knowledge of resolving merge conflicts and deployment error



  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or engineering
  • Salesforce Administrator Certification
  • A minimum of 4 years DevOps experience in key capabilities
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience with Salesforce production configuration management
  • Experience with version control software (Git)
  • Experience with Copado and Salesforce ALM tools



  • Salesforce Application or Developer certifications
  • Experience with Agile Scrum cycles and tools (with Azure DevOps or Jira)
  • Experience working in a high-growth, fast-paced tech company, preferably in the Software industry


At Ansys, our diverse, collaborative teams give us the strength and insight to solve the world’s most challenging engineering problems. Our ONE Ansys culture has at its core:

  • Customer Focus
  • Results and Accountability
  • Innovation
  • Transparency and Integrity
  • Mastery
  • Inclusiveness
  • Sense of Urgency
  • Collaboration and Teamwork


At Ansys, you will find yourself among the sharpest minds and most visionary leaders across the globe. Collectively we strive to change the world with innovative technology and transformational solutions. With a prestigious reputation in servicing well-known, world-class companies, standards at Ansys are high – met by those willing to rise to the occasion and meet those challenges head-on. At Ansys, it’s about the learning, the discovery and the collaboration. It’s about the “what’s next” as much as the “mission accomplished.” And it’s about the melding of disciplined intellect with strategic direction and results that have, can and do impact real people in real ways. All this is forged within a working environment built on respect, autonomy and ethics.
At Ansys, you will find yourself among those eager to drive the world towards the next best thing with hands planted firmly on the wheel. Our team is passionate about pushing the limits of world-class simulation technology, empowering our customers to turn their design concepts into successful, innovative products faster and at lower cost.  As a measure of our success in attaining these goals, Ansys has been recognized as one of the world's most innovative companies by prestigious publications such as Bloomberg Businessweek and FORTUNE magazines.
Ansys is an S&P 500 company and a member of the NASDAQ-100. We are proud to have been recognized for the following awards: Bay Area Best Places to Work, a Pillar World Awards Gold Winner, Fast Company Best Places to Work for Innovators, a Gold Stevie Award for Great Employers, the FORTUNE Future 50, a DCA Silver Winner, an R&D100 Finalist, a 20% by 2020 Women on Boards winner, a 2020 Pittsburgh Tech 50 – finalist, and America’s Most Responsible Companies.
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We are committed to creating a culture of inclusion and belonging where everyone thrives as ONE Ansys team.

Ansys is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.
Ansys does not accept unsolicited referrals for vacancies, and any unsolicited referral will become the property of Ansys. Upon hire, no fee will be owed to the agency, person, or entity.


Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh