Release Manager

Job type:
on-site
Start:
Immediate
Duration:
6 months
From:
GIOS Technology Limited
Place:
Noord-Holland
Date:
07/21/2015
Country:
flag_no Netherlands

Project description:
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Release Manager

Our client is a very large IT systems integrator with global presence and over $7 billion turnover annually. They are in need of Release Managers based in Netherlands.

  • Plan the release windows and cycles for a release
  • Manage risks and resolves issues that affect release scope, schedule and quality
  • Measure and monitor progress to ensure application releases are delivered on time and within budget, and that they meet or exceed expectations
  • Coordinate release content and effort based on the service request backlog, pending service requests, third party applications, or operating system updates
  • Communicate all key project plans, commitments, and changes including requirements, QA plans, schedule, and scope changes
  • Manage relationships and coordinate work between different teams at different locations
  • Conduct Release Readiness reviews, Milestone Reviews, and Business Go/No-Go reviews
  • Produce Deployment, Run Books and Implementation Plans
  • Weekly Release Reporting
  • Communicate release details and schedules to the Business as required
  • Negotiate, plan and manage all release activities
  • Work with release engineers to understand impacts of branches and code merges
  • Maintains the release schedule for all core services and ensure alignment across key partners and vendors.
  • Continually work towards making improvements in the release process
  • Lead and co-ordinate the Go-Live activities including the execution of the deployment Plans and checklists.
  • Develops scripts and automation tools used to build, integrate, and deploy software releases to various platforms
  • Participate in CAB meetings to discuss release scope and/or roadblocks
  • Maintains a release repository and manages key information such as build and release procedures, dependencies, and notification lists
  • Researches new software development and configuration management methodologies and technologies and analyzes their application to current configuration management needs

Additionally

  • Experience with Scrum is an advantage
  • Experience in mobile telecommunications is an advantage.
  • Should be continuously improvement driven.
  • Good command of English is required.
  • Should have a business focused attitude, excellent management skills, planning and organization skills and strategic view on IT architecture

Languages: Dutch, English