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Build-Release Engineer Job

Job Number: 2016-5785

Address: 2002 Papa John's Blvd

Location: Louisville, KY

Date Posted: 1-23-2017



Papa John’s is a technology leader in the quick-service restaurant category – the first national pizza brand with digital ordering at all of its U.S. delivery restaurants in 2001; the first to offer system-wide mobile ordering with SMS text in 2007; the first to launch a nationwide digital rewards program in 2010; the first to offer gift cards that can be used on mobile devices; the first to surpass 50% of total sales through digital channels; the first to allow customers to securely and easily split their bill on-line; and most recently, the first to enable customers to order via Apple TV.

TheBuild / Release Engineer will be responsible for designing and creating Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Delivery (CD) pipelines for our core software assets, enabling Papa John’s to lead the industry in exploring, creating, and supporting highest-quality, "customer first" experiences in various digital channels. This role is part of a team accountable for the conception, design, development, testing, implementation, and support of multiple customer-facing applications.


  • Develop and enhance the CI and CD process and automation suite in a high-visibility, dynamic software engineering environment
  • Implement a continuous delivery pipeline that enables continuous builds, static code analysis, automated unit and integration testing, automated code and configuration deployment to various environments, automated smoke and regression tests, automated security and compliance testing, automated performance reporting, automated resiliency testing and health checks, and automated log analysis.
  • Produce and maintain documentation on the CI and CD process, technologies, and key configurations
  • Embrace the ‘feedback loop’ by engaging with Developers, Quality Assurance professionals, Infrastructure & Operations engineers, and other roles to transform concepts, requirements, and telemetry into services and tools
  • Interact with geographically distributed team members
  • Administer and support tools related to management of source code, configurations, builds, deployments, and releases
  • Apply DevOps principles and mentality to daily work



  • Professional, technical, interpersonal, and organizational skills commensurate with the responsibilities outlined
  • Significant experience in continuous integration, continuous delivery, continuous testing, and/or other DevOps-related tools and practices
  • Experience with a diverse set of CI/CD-related technologies (e.g. Subversion, Git, Jenkins, Bamboo, Gradle, ELK, Splunk, Selenium…)
  • Hands-on with scripting languages, Linux, REST, Java, networking fundamentals, relational/non-relational databases
  • Experience with provisioning automation or configuration management (e.g. Puppet, Chef...)
  • Experience with XaaS platforms and cloud computing (e.g. AWS, Azure, Google, Salesforce, Pivotal …)
  • Experience in analyzing or troubleshooting large-scale distributed systems
  • Knowledgeable of Linux containers or similar technologies (e.g. Docker, Kubernetes...)


  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Technology, or Information Systems, or equivalent work experience
  • 1-3 years technical experience in build or release engineering and automation


Exciting things are happening at Papa John’s corporate restaurants. Work where the best ingredient is you!

Great things are happening at Papa John's! If you are looking for a fulfilling career with an international company, flavored with challenging work, mixed with professional development opportunities, a competitive salary and a collaborative team environment, then look no further! Papa John's seeks people who share our philosophy for success, are looking for quality business practices and meaningful work. All these combine to produce not only the best pizza, but also the best team members!

Papa John’s has over 4,600 restaurants worldwide. We offer a competitive benefits and compensation package. Better Ingredients. Better People.

An equivalent combination of experience and training may substitute for any of the listed position qualifications.

Screening requirements: Criminal Background Check required.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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