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Release Manager

Job Reference: 16386AD

Salary: £60000 - £66000 Per Annum £4,995 flexible benefits + much more

Salary per: Annum

Job Duration: Permanent

Vacancy Posted: 15-07-2019

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: England, Greater London, London

Release Manager

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Release Manager to join a leading client of ours who are a globally recognised brand based in London. You will work alongside the Environment and Release team to help negotiate, plan and manage all release activities.

This opportunity allows an individual to push their career to the next level by being responsible for the release environment for such a large organisation including teams of engineers.

Role Responsibilities:

* Manage and own the domain release roadmap to meet the demands of project releases, infrastructure changes and operational fixes
* Ownership of the process for tracking releases, upgrades and changes to test & production environments working with the engineering and service teams (internal and external)
* Hold good working relationship with third party software companies
* Manage risks and resolve issues that affect release scope, schedule and quality
* Manage relationships and coordinate work between different teams at different locations
* Conduct Release Readiness reviews, Milestone Reviews, and Business Go/No-Go reviews
* Negotiate, plan and manage all release activities
* Manage release & environment engineers to understand impacts of branches and code merges to appreciate the risk and mitigate the interdependencies
* Experience in managing multiple releases across multiple platforms
* Experience of managing multiple vendors to assure appropriate release processes are in place, maintained and followed
* Experience of IT architecture and infrastructure
* Ability to validate the plans provided by Technical teams to ensure they are right for releases
* Ability to diagnose release issues identifying the right team and actions for resolution

Key Skills:

* Excellent communication skills
* Strong time and plan management skills
* Ability to chair meetings involving multiple organisations and countries
* Experience of dealing with onsite and offshore teams
* Experience of Cloud and on premise environments

Benefits Include:

* £4,995 flexible benefits package
* 25 days holiday rising to 28 days after 5 years’ service – option to buy and sell holiday
* Company pension plan
* On-site restuarant and salon
* Eligibility for an interest free season ticket travel loan
* + many more

Release 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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