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Release Engineer

Definition - What does Release Engineer mean?

A release engineer is an individual who is concerned with the mechanics of the development and processing of software products. Release engineering, a sub-spec in software engineering, deals with the accumulation and delivery of source codes into software or programs. These engineers oversee and control the proper placement and deployment of the source code; they ensure that each code is entered in the software code repository and is ready for media duplication and distribution.

Techopedia explains Release Engineer

When it comes to software production, modern release engineers focus on the following aspects:

  • Consistency: They need to offer a steady framework for development, audit, accountability and delivery for various software components.
  • Identifiability: They can distinguish all the required components for product releases.
  • Reproducibility: They need to have the ability to guarantee the stability of operations by integrating sources and data and delivering what's essential to a program or software system.
  • Agility: They need to constantly research the advantages and consequences of modern software engineering techniques and their implications for the software cycle.

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