Release Engineer, Game Subscription at Zwift
Long Beach, CA, US

About the role:

As a Release Engineer, you will be working with our Game Subscription teams to support releasing their products, including the core Zwift App and its mobile companion counterpart, Zwift Companion.  These products exist across PC, Mac, mobile, and AppleTV platforms.  You will be responsible for the build pipeline for release candidates, uploading apps to the store, managing the app store content updates (working with Product and Marketing teams), and working with engineering and program management to manage the release of these products.  We are looking for someone comfortable in this highly collaborative environment, working with ambiguity, and being an agent-of-change to help build a world-class experience for our customers.

How to stand out among the rest: 

If you are excited about this role, we strongly encourage you to include a cover letter. We receive a lot of applications, but a well thought out letter introducing us to your skills and personality will stand out to us!

About Zwift:

Zwift is the fitness company born from gaming, and we’re on a mission to make more people, more active, more often. The Zwift platform delivers an at-home training game experience that connects cyclists and runners in over 195 countries and counting! Launched from the sunny sands of Long Beach, California in 2014, we’ve grown to over 350 (and counting!) Watopians - that’s what we call our employees - and we have people in New York, Tokyo, Australia, Rio de Janeiro, and London. Together, we are disrupting the fitness industry! 

About Watopia:

If you’re looking for an encouraging, innovative, and passionate team, Zwift is just that. We like bikes. We like running. We also like local ice cream shops and game nights. And, our "Pets of Zwift" Slack channel brings you daily fuzzy, furry, heartwarming paws and noses straight to your screen. You'll be surrounded by awe-inspiring people in our brand new playful and colorful office environment. That being said, we don't want you to be intimidated by the former Olympians, pro cyclists, and other amazing athletes that work here; our team consists of people from all walks of life. Even if you're at the very beginning of your fitness journey, there is a place for you here! Who knows, you may surprise yourself and complete your first triathlon if you hang out with us for too long.

What you’ll do:

  • Be accountable for the delivery of the Game Subscription team’s products and services, which include Zwift and the Zwift Companion mobile app.
  • Look for ways to automate the release process and reduce the turnaround time from check in to submission.
  • Manage updates to Apple Store and Google Play working with Product and Marketing who will be responsible for the content of the stores.

What we're looking for:

  • BS in Computer Science or relevant technical area
  • 3+ years of experience as a Release Engineer
  • Experience with GIT and/or SVN
  • Experience building and shipping releases across PC, Mac, iOS, tvOS, and Android.
  • Hands-on experience managing updates for Apple and Google Play stores
  • Experience with Jenkins and automating build processes
  • Experience with Android Studio, XCode, and Testflight
  • Experience with Apple’s code-signing
  • Working in cross-functional team environments using Agile/Scrum development processes
  • Strong communication skills with both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Self-motivation to deliver results and seek continuous improvement

Some Reasons We Think You'll Love It Here:

  • Fast-growing, collaborative environment. Your job will never get boring!
  • Awesome team of talented individuals who love what we do
  • Employee perks and benefits including a fitness program and fantastic industry discounts 
  • Amazing office locations with killer views
  • Did we mention that we encourage you to workout at work...Zwift, run, yoga….we’re in! 

Of course, we are nothing without our Values to ground us and ensure we run and build a Company where people love to work, feel like they are welcomed, included, and belong.  Only then, can they thrive and do their best work.  The Values we strive to live every day:

  • Make It Fun, 
  • Elevate Teammates, 
  • Cultivate Our Community, 
  • Always Level Up, 
  • One Zwift for All 

We strongly believe that different backgrounds and ideas are a competitive advantage; we hire candidates of any race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital or family status, disability, Veteran status, and any other status. Zwift is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by emailing careers@zwift.com. To learn more about how Zwift collects and uses your personal information during the application process, please see the Zwift Applicant Privacy Notice.

Zwift, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.