17 days old

Release Manager

Chicago, IL 60607
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Cash and Banking Service division with Northern Trust. GCH Payments and Balances

Top Skills:

  • Strong Release Management background.
  • Cash knowledge nice to have.
  • Entrepenurial spirit. Don't wait to be told next step.
  • 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
  • Able to communicate at all levels
  • Advanced knowledge of software Agile development lifecycle and methodologies.
  • Experience with JIRA a plus but not required.
  • Microsoft Project, Power Point and Visio are all required in this role.


  • Negotiate, plan and manage all release activities
  • Forward Plan the release windows and cycles across a portfolio
  • Identify cross-program functional dependencies for program/ project release and escalate as appropriate
  • Ongoing management of change requests that impact program/ project releases via Change Control Forum (CCF)
  • Ensure adequate staffing and funding for program/project release activities
  • Resolve and mitigate escalated program/ project risks and issues for program/ project releases
  • 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 they meet or exceed expectations
  • Communicate all key project 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
  • Drive execution of and report progress against the release runbook
  • Communicate release details and schedules to the Business as required


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