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Release Manager

Doncaster, South Yorkshire

£55k - 60k per year + Benefits

Posted by : Rob Lock | On : January 3, 2019

Release Manager

Salary – circa £60,000

Start Date – ASAP (Notice Period Acceptable)

Location – Commutable from; Doncaster, Leeds, York, North Sheffield, Wakefield, Barnsley

Our global Technology client, based in Yorkshire is looking for a Release Manager to lead the Software release process from Development completion to Market Release to customers. The role will be to provide tools and services to help product management and project teams manage and deploy releases into production.

Responsibilities for the Release Manager:-

  • Ownership of the Release Management lifecycle which includes scheduling, coordinating and the management of releases
  • Forward plan the release windows and cycles across the portfolio
  • Manage risks and resolve issues that affect release scope, schedule and quality
  • Coordinate release content and effort based on the service request backlog, pending service requests, third party applications and operating system updates
  • Lead and co-ordinate the go-live activities including the execution of the deployment plans and checklists
  • Weekly release reporting & negotiate, plan and manage all release activities
  • Develops scripts and automation tools used to build, integrate and deploy software releases to various platforms

Key Skills and Experiences for the Release Manager:-

  • Advanced knowledge of the Software Development Lifecycle
  • ITIL Service Framework; including change and release management
  • Project Management
  • General PC knowledge including Microsoft Office expert level knowledge of Excel, working Knowledge of Access
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate cross-functional work teams toward task completion
  • Experience in information systems operations environment in systems analysis or development
  • Determination to ensure production quality output is produced by the team, through a focus on delivery of effective, thorough testing

This market leading organisation offers end to end innovative technical solutions and services to clients globally. They also offer excellent career progression and personal development. If you’re interested in discussing the Release Manager position please contact Rob Lock on 01743 296544 or r.lock@greenfield-it.co.uk

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