The Release Manager owns the Release Management process and has the responsibility and authority for the overall process results. The Release Manager is responsible for the overall quality of the process. He/she is the main coordinator within this process and is the focal point regarding releases for both the customer and the IT organization. Therefore, all managers in the IT organization must support him in his/her role.
Manage the software release process for a variety of custom projects
Work closely with product development teams to identify, prioritize, and ensure key issues are fixed for a release
Develop early release definition and scope negotiation
Prepare test plans and procedures
Establish release schedules, tracking, and control procedures
Maintain release notes and installation documentation
Support and provide management with metrics, reports, and schedules as necessary
Executes change fall-back procedures, in case of a failure during one of the implementation procedures
Notifies Operations and/or Service Desk with the status of the change
Performs Release Management assessment and ensures implementation of the Release Management strategy
6+ years of experience supporting software development as a release manager, configuration manager, software release engineer, or similar role
Good project management skills
Expert in app submission, review, and release methodologies, including alphas and betas.
Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, with sufficient level of technical capability to effectively communicate with engineers and identify technical risks.
Ability to work independently and communicate across multiple time zones.
Experience managing a distributed team of 4-10 people coordinating activities across multiple teams and locations.
Proficient in use of issue tracking tools and platform-specific app stores.
Excellent JIRA knowledge including dashboards and custom filters. JIRA admin experience beneficial.
Demonstrated success as a self-starter
Successful development and implementation of release plans within a software development organization
Knowledge of software architecture and deployment best practices
Strong problem-solving skills using a methodical approach
Strong written and verbal communication skills
A keen attention to detail and drive to resolve any issues encountered
Hands-on experience deploying enterprise web applications
Experience with work management tracking systems such as Github, Bitbuket & Microsofts Team Foundation Server
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