Release Manager in Alpharetta, GA at HUNTER Technical Resources

Date Posted: 3/12/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

We are looking for a Release Manager in the Alpharetta, GA area.

Job Duties

  • Implement and manage release processes for code and other deployments through test and production environments.
  • Work collaboratively to coordinate release activities and deliverables from Non-Production through Production.
  • Work with Program/Project Managers and Development and Quality Assurance team members in planning each release to manage risk and resolve issues that would affect release scope, schedule and quality, and to ensure that a detailed deployment plan including production validation steps has been documented along with a back-out plan should issues arise during release deployment.
  • Participate in Change Management meetings to discuss release scope and/or roadblocks.
  • Coordinate and lead release deployment activities including the execution of deployment plans and checklists.
  • Track and report release metrics that measure performance of release functions.
  • Conduct root cause analysis after each release in accordance with established standards, and work with key stakeholders to identify and track corrective actions to eliminate known errors.
  • Collaborate in the continual design and implementation of release process improvement initiatives.
  • Must be able to work off-hours (some evening and weekend time) as required to support production releases (pre-defined schedule).

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in CIS, MIS, or related field
  • 5+ years of previous release and/or project management experience
  • Formal training in release and/or project management practices preferred
  • 5+ years of experience in IT systems analysis, development or operations management
  • Experience with Remedy Software and Azure DevOps is a plus
  • Solid understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
  • Experience managing work efforts and deliverables across cross-functional teams
  • Positive attitude and approach to working collaboratively with cross-functional team members
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills are critical; documentation skills must result in the delivery of clear, concise and comprehensive documentation
  • Exhibit strong analytical and creative problem-solving skills with a knack for proactively identifying and resolving technical dependencies and issues