24 days old

Release Manager

Washington, IL 61571
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    $32 To $37


In the role of Release Manager you will be responsible for implementing and managing release processes for the progression of software code in the development, test, and production environments. The Release Manager Job function works collaboratively with all participants in software development projects and is supportive of developers and testers as they set up their development, QA testing environments. The Release Management responsibilities also include building the IT Release Calendar. The Release Manager will assist in managing projects and interdependencies to ensure milestone adherence and process execution to ensure the integrity of the release can be measured.

Typical Day:

This role works closely with the Local Change Manager ensuring proper ITIL procedures are adhered to. This role is best suited to someone with prior application development / application support experience. As this in-house developed application runs in the MS Azure Environment prior cloud experience is a definite plus.

Primary Job Duties:

  • Decides if/when to move to the next steps in a deployment pipeline
  • Maintains and enforces deployment checklist Assumes responsibilities for coordinating the entire release and attends triage meetings
  • Understands background context of all work included in a release
  • Point for all communications between developer, testers, release engineering, and change management staff

Education Requirement:

  • Bachelors Degree

Critical Technical Skills:

  • 2-4 years experience in development
  • 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
  • Ability to make and own difficult decisions under pressure
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field 1+ years of application development (java, .net, C#)
  • 1+ years of application support
  • Strong knowledge of software development lifecycle

Desired Skills:

  • Previous release management experience
  • Experience with Azure platform is helpful (Visual Studio Team Services, Release Management, Azure IaaS offerings, Azure PaaS offerings)


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