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We’re looking for an experienced Release Manager to work alongside an existing Release Manager within the Software Delivery Team and work with development teams in an Agile environment ensuring that software releases are supported through the complete development cycle. This will involve liaising with product owners, development mangers, operators and regulators to set release expectations, coordinating environment availability for release testing, release risk management and scheduling.
Good understanding of the software development life-cycle.
Passionate about release management and the benefits to the business.
Excellent organisation, communication (both verbal and written) and strong interpersonal skills.
Proactive. Identifies problems in processes and seeks continuous improvement.
Ability to multi-task and prioritise.
Can keep calm in stressful situations.
Drive the release process and continue to implement improvements.
Managing the release process from testing through to completion ensuring risks, impacts and dependencies are well understood.
Working with various areas of the business to coordinate product deliverables that must come together to work as an integrated release package.
Liaising with operators and regulators to ensure relevant approvals are in place.
Running CAB meetings and release checkpoints.
Provides reports and analysis on releases.
Performing root cause analysis on any releases that caused production problems.
Assisting with the Incident Management process and seeks to reduce the number of incidents as a result of releases.
Liaises with our ATFs (Accredited Testing Facility) to ensure releases are tested and any ATF requirements are fulfilled.
Manages the changes and stability of the Pre-Production environments including scheduling load testing.
Working alongside our Development teams to progress our Continuous Delivery roadmap.
A strong candidate will have the freedom to focus the role on the overlap between the needs of the development teams, and the candidate’s strengths & interests.
Staying on top of emerging processes & practices relating to Release, Incident and Problem Management.
• Minimum of 4 years of Release Management experience
• Knowledge of project management tools and processes
• Excellent organisation, communication and interpersonal skills
• Experience of working in an Agile environment
o Jira experience
o ITIL experience
o Mobile device software release
o Gaming industry