You are using the web browser we don't support. Please upgrade or use a different browser to improve your experience.
"icon arrow top"

Front End Release Engineer Expiring soon Paid Listing


Neuvo Canada


Toronto, Canada


Architectural Engineering




Permanent | Full Time

Why is this role important?

Release Engineering (RE) is the beating heart of Loblaw Digitals (LD) get sh*t done ethos. The RE team makes up 1/2 of the Engineering Productivity (EP) organization and was founded on a principle of continuous everything.

As part of our Engineering Productivity organization, your primary mandate will be fostering developer productivity and happiness. To achieve our goals, we don't fear getting our hands dirty with all that DevOps has to offer. We pride ourselves on deeply understanding and taking advantage of cloud platforms, containerization, continuous integration, continuous delivery, and the glue that binds them all together. Release Engineering’s goals are to reduce toil, increase happiness, and ensure artifacts are healthy before rolling out to users. We operate at the crossroads of fast & safe and drive productivity through the creation of pipelines that take LD products from laptop to production multiple times a day.

 As a Frontend Release Engineer you will be responsible for driving these goals across our web products. You will write and maintain tooling that impacts each stage of the path to production, from creating build and deploy pipelines in Gitlab to contributing to our unit and end to end testing frameworks.

When it comes to our technology stack, we are always evolving and truly believe in moving fast but having stable infrastructure. LD is a polyglot company and develops products in Java, JavaScript, Elixir, Swift, Python, and Go - which means we work across a diverse set of languages, frameworks, and platforms. We own every line of code in a product’s build, test, and deploy process and our weapons of choice include:

  • Pipelines:Gitlab + Gitlab CIDockerTerraformPackerSonarqube
  • Testing:PuppeteerJestRegViz
  • What You'll Do

    You’ll work on building tools and establishing best practices to boost frontend developer productivity. This includes:

  • Designing, building, and supportingdevelopment tooling Continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) pipelinesUnit & integration test frameworks
  • Collaborating with teams across the business to form alignment in our approach to release engineering
  • Participating in proof of concepts exercises: providing and sharing new ideas and approaches to continuous integration, improvement, and delivery
  • What You'll Need

    Minimum qualifications:

  • BS degree in Computer Science, related technical field or equivalent practical experience.
  • Experience with JavaScript, both server & client side.
  • Experience working with build systems such as npm, webpack, and grunt .
  • Ability to design, implement, and maintain CI/CD pipelines using platforms such as Github+Travis & Gitlab.
  • Experience with Docker and container orchestrators such as Kubernetes.
  • A passion for boosting productivity. We live to make our colleagues lives easier.
  • Ability to enable teams to perform release & test automation for frontend apps: 
  • You can guide developers in writing Unit, Integration, UI test, using native libraries like Jest, Enzyme, and Puppeteer
  • Exposure to cloud-native infrastructure
  • Preferred qualifications:

  • 1+ years frontend development - releasing apps to the general public via open source platforms
  • Experience with continuous integration tools like Gitlab/Gitlab CI (Docker)
  • Experience using Puppeteer
  • Experience using linting and static code analysis tools such as Sonarqube
  • Understanding of infrastructure as code using tools such as Ansible and Terraform
  • Extensive knowledge of Unix/Linux environments.
  • Scripting skills in Python, Ruby, or Shell (Bash)
  • Proven experience of analyzing and decomposing complex software systems and collaborate with cross-functional teams to influence design for testability
  • Experience working in a support or incident management environment
  • Experience working in cloud environments such as Google Cloud Platform
  • How You’ll Succeed:

    At Loblaw Digital, we seek great people to continually strengthen our culture. We believe great people model our values, are authentic, build trust and make connections.

    We’re able to keep innovating because our colleagues are passionate about their work and excited about the future of eCommerce.

    If you have big ideas, undeniable enthusiasm, and thrive in a collaborative, creative, and diverse group, we’ll get along just fine.

    Looking for a challenge? Good. Love an innovative work environment? Even better.

    Apply today.

    Employment Type:

    Full time

    Type of Role:


    Keep Calm and waka waka...