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Release & Deployment Manager

Job Reference: 16057SB

Salary: £50000 - £80000 Per Annum

Salary per: Annum

Job Duration: Permanent

Vacancy Posted: 05-03-2019

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Crawley, England, West Sussex

Release & Deployment Manager

Working in our clients Crawley office the Release and Deployment Manager aims to plan, schedule and control the movement of releases to test and live environments. The primary goal of Release and Deployment Manager is to ensure that the integrity of the live environment is protected and that the correct components are released. This is a client facing role and we would like this person to also take on some additional responsibilities as manager for a small team of support developers working on their flagship client.

Role Responsibilities:

* Forward plan the release windows and cycles across a portfolio of client developments
* 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 theymeet 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 release 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

Skills required:

* Previous release and/or project management experience, (Solid understanding of project management principles preferred)
* 8-10 years of experience in information systems operations environment in systems analysis or development
* 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
* Experience of using software applications such as Jira, Redmine, SVN
* Experience with Amazon Web Services and TeamCity beneficial
* .Net development background beneficial

Release & Deployment Manager

Due to the volume of applications received for positions, it will not be possible to respond to all applications and only applicants who are considered suitable for interview will be contacted.

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