Release Manager will own the Release Management lifecycle which includes scheduling, coordinating and the management of releases across CORA AI LiveSpread engagements.
The releases can be inclusive of application updates, operating system patches, security improvements, hardware upgrades, Projects and Programs.
Where necessary he ll provide tools and services to help product management and project teams manage and deploy releases into production.
He will be responsible for implementing and managing release processes for code through development, test, and production environments.
The Release Manager Job function works collaboratively with all participants in software development projects and is supportive of developers and testers as they set up their build dev / test environments.
This position will also work with IT management to improve the software engineering processes and practices associated with continuously building, deploying, and updating software and environments.
Responsibilities & Essential Skills
Work with developers to understand impacts of branches and code merges
Maintains a release repository and manages key information such as build and release procedures, dependencies, and notification lists
Coordinate release content and effort based on the service request backlog, pending service requests, third party applications, or operating system updates
Conduct Release Readiness reviews and Business Go / No-Go reviews
Produce Deployment, Run Books and Implementation Plans
Forward Plan the release windows and cycles across a portfolio
Manage risks and resolves issues that affect release scope, schedule and quality
Measure and monitor progress to ensure application releases are delivered on time
Continually work towards making improvements in the release process
Develops scripts and automation tools used to build, integrate, and deploy software releases to various platforms
Researches new software development methodologies and technologies and analyzes their application to current configuration management needs
Weekly Release Reporting
Communicate release details and schedules to the Business as required
Negotiate, plan and manage all release activities
Formal training in project management practices preferred
Advanced knowledge of software development lifecycle
Demonstrated ability to coordinate cross-functional work teams toward task completion
Demonstrated effective leadership and analytical skills
Advanced written and verbal communication skills are a must
General PC knowledge including Microsoft Office expert level knowledge of Excel, working Knowledge of Access