Release Manager

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Job Description

Job Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the coordination and facilitation to guarantee smooth and timely delivery of application releases.
  • Oversee the management of day to day aspects of the integration and flow of development, testing, deployment, and support of these systems from development to production.
  • Use agile methodologies to plan, coordinate and lead deployments of major application releases.
  • Create, review, publish and manage release plans, formal release notification, deployment instructions and release notes, including implementation plans.
  • Escalate critical issues/risks to program managers and management.
  • Communicate to IT leadership and project stakeholders on project status including prioritization, risks and mitigation plans to support decision making.
    Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Data Processing / Computer Science / Info Systems OR equivalent education and/or related work experience.
  • Six (6) years of experience in software development OR a combination of relevant experience and demonstrated ability to meet the Information Systems Career Ladder.
  • Competencies which include Focus, Leadership, Design/Analysis, Support/Implementation, Strategy, Budget and Analytic Ability.
    Preffered Requirements:
  • Experience with the Agile workflow in TFS.
  • Understanding of version control systems (preferably GIT), incident tracking tools (TFS, JIRA) and build/deployment tools (Jenkins, GitLab).
  • Experience with Change Control, Application Release Management, Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)
  • Insurance background.

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