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Director, Release & Tools Enablement Engineering


Los Angeles, CA, US, 90069

Los Angeles

Pluto TV, a Paramount Global company, is the leading free streaming television service in America,  delivering 250+ live and original channels and thousands of on-demand movies in partnership with major TV networks,  movie studios,  publishers,  and digital media companies. Pluto TV is available on all mobile,  web and connected TV streaming devices and millions of viewers tune in each month to watch premium news,  TV shows,  movies,  sports,  lifestyle,  and trending digital series. Headquartered in West Hollywood,  Pluto TV has offices in New York,  Silicon Valley,  Chicago and Berlin.





At Pluto TV, we approach development, testing and product releases differently -- we are developing, testing and breaking code constantly, but we help rebuild it better. The Release & Tools Enablement Engineering team is responsible for the implementation of Pluto TV’s CI/CD strategy, implementing our release process from inception to production and guarantees that quality has been embedded into all aspects of the SDLC before releasing products. As a member of the Software Test Engineering leadership team, you partner with all department stakeholders and team members (Engineering, Software Test, Product Management, Program Management, DevOps) to facilitate and communicate release milestones, activities & announcements. Furthermore, the Release Engineering team will be the gatekeepers of our releases and deployments for all platforms. In addition, this role will support and develop new tools and features within the Test Automation framework to enable the testing organization to increase automation coverage in a n effective and efficient manner.


Responsibilities Include


  • Work in an Agile Software Delivery methodology highly focused on collecting information to communicate release milestones.
  • Management / Mentorship of Release Engineers and Tools development engineers
  • Develop, maintain and facilitate “Change Approval” process within the enterprise for all software releases, configuration & infrastructure changes.
  • Oversee the deployment of application code to all environments (including production) using a CI/CD process developed by the Release Engineering team.
  • Pioneer the development of “CI/CD” pipeline
  • Process definition of SDLC across all Pluto TV engineering teams
  • Partner with Engineering and STE to define Quality gates within the CI Process.
  • Management of usage scheduling and management of test environments.
  • People management / mentorship to all varying levels.




  • 5+ years of direct people management experience onsite, near-shore and offshore teams.
  • 5+ years proven experience in Tools & Test Framework development using Java
  • 3+ years Release Management experience within an enterprise environment, performing production releases.
  • 3+ years experience developing SDLC processes that can be implemented and enforced on multiple agile teams.
  • 3+ years of experience with developing Continuous Integration/ Continuous Development process using tools including GitHub actions and
  • 3+ years project management experience
  • 2+ experience with Version Control systems (GitHub, BitBucket, etc)
  • 3+ years of experience managing and maintaining tools e.g. Jenkins, Nexus, Sonar, Maven, etc.
  • Exposure to security tools such as CheckMarx/Veracode and working knowledge to implement as a step within the SDLC.


 Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet. 


At Paramount, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Paramount is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.


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Paramount believes in creating environments that allow our primary focus to remain on providing entertainment, education and information to our millions of viewers around the world. As part of this commitment to health and safety, Paramount requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees, subject to applicable law. Union employees are subject to the agreement reached between the Company and the applicable Union.

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles