The Release Engineering project provides automation, tooling and software infrastructure support for OPNFV projects to achieve E2E automation in order to make sure all repeating/day to day activities are run in automated fashion, the tools community relies on is up and running at all times, and release related activities are handled properly.
In short, Release Engineering project is a software development infrastructure project similar to OpenStack Infra and can be seen as OPNFV Infra project.
The scope of Release Engineering project includes
collecting requirements from all OPNFV projects regarding automation and tooling, analyzes, and realizes them
putting requirements on all OPNFV projects to make sure solutions are as common as possible to all projects
creating scripts and Jenkins jobs in order to automate what can be automated
evaluating and setting up, and maintaining the tools that are needed by the community
providing software infrastructure support with regards to tools, scripts, and Jenkins jobs