Build & Release Manager
Engineering - Toronto, Ontario
Kepler is changing the face of satellite communications by launching a constellation of telecommunication nanosatellites! With the recent success of our Series A funding, a handful of early customers, and our first two satellites in orbit, Kepler is currently doubling in size!

You will have the opportunity to develop a robust testing, release, and support infrastructure for the entire Kepler software stack. At Kepler as we are scaling and developing new software products we are outgrowing our current release procedures. Implementation of industry standard release processes and procedures and quality control as the company expands is imperative to the successful delivery of our mission to bring the internet to space. With this goal in mind, experience in release engineering or similar field is essential. 


  • Manage the software release process for a number of software products: Satellite on board software, Internal mission control software, User terminal software and many more
  • Prepare and implement appropriate test plans, quality checks, and procedures
  • Design and maintain tools to automate operational and application processes. 
  • Establish release schedules, tracking, and control procedures
  • Maintain release notes and installation documentation
  • Assist with maintenance, automation and scaling of our CI and CD infrastructure
  • Troubleshoot deployment failures
  • Support and provide management with metrics, reports, and schedules as necessary
  • Requirements:

  • 4+ years of experience in release engineering or similar role
  • Experience using Bash
  • Experience using Git
  • Ability to write clean and legible Python code
  • Ability to write and decipher makefiles 
  • Experience with continuous integration testing
  • Bonus Points:

  • Experience with open embedded and/or docker containers
  • Experience managing and working with software-defined networks
  • Experience packaging Python modules and libraries
  • Ability to write C/C++
  • Ability to write SQL
  • Experience with pytest and/or Google Test
  • Experience with Jira workflows
  • Kepler Communications Inc. is committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We welcome applications from: women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, visible minorities, people who identify as LGBT and others who may contribute to diversification in our workplace.

    As part of our commitment to accessibility for all persons with disabilities, Kepler will, upon the request of the applicant, provide accommodation during the recruitment process to ensure equal access to applicants with disabilities. Please contact our People & Culture team, through our Career Page to make your accommodation needs known and we will consult with you to ensure suitable accommodation is provided.

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