14 days old
2018-05-082018-06-05

Sr. Release Manager

Wilmington, DE 19801
  • Job Code
    619674
  • Payrate
    $40 To $45

We have an excellent opportunity for a Sr. Release Manager for one of our Wilmington, DE clients. They will consider candidates with 2-3 years project management experience, they do not have to have experience as a Release manager . Candidates do not need a strong technical background but basic knowledge and understanding of technical terms related to applications, database, websites, etc. Candidates must be able to work in a very fast paced environment with flexibility and team cohesiveness.


RELEASE PLANNING:



  • Validate that only approved features are contained within a release by reviewing Rally to ensure all Stories tagged to a release is in an "accepted" state. Similarly, drive the prioritization of Standalone Changes assuring those with the highest severity take precedence in the current release cycle.
  • Identify at risk features as well as features that are non-compliant based on release phase and determine root cause and path forward.
  • Enforce Release Verification entrance and exit criteria by ensuring all required documentation has been updated and approved. Escalate any missing requirement and issues surrounding release readiness at key milestones.


RELEASE DELIVERY:



  • Ensure that all code changes for the Pre-prod, Production and DR environments are properly coordinated, scheduled, approved and implemented via approved implementation plans.
  • Engage with project teams during the planning phase to scope out the best use of the testing environments in an effort to ensure successful promotion of project features on time.
  • For all release related build requests. Coordinate all requests with Configuration Management and escalate any requested builds that have not been enacted.


RELEASE PROMOTION:



  • Create Service Now ticket for each production release. Upon completion of reviews, attach approved implementation plan to the ticket, we obtain and attach testing evidence.
  • Identify, schedule and coordinate overall resource requirements associated with release implementation and installation.
  • Create and maintain the integrity of all base implementation plans needed for the promotion of code into the Pre-prod, Production and DR environments.
  • Ensure the thoroughness and accuracy of release related production implementation plans by chairing implementation plan reviews. Validate all necessary implementation plans are in play based on the specific release content
  • Direct the overall release implementation by supervising the release bridge line and ensuring that implementers follow the approved release implementation plan.
  • Oversee the resolution of all implementation related issues by identifying owners, obtaining additional resources needed to effect the solution and facilitating the removal of any obstacles delaying the fix from being applied.
  • Communicate release status at key checkpoints and escalate any customer facing issues as well as issues causing potential delay in start-up to Sr. Management and appropriate release stakeholders.
  • Provide post-release support by lending expertise in driving to closure any release related incident that may have occurred. This may include providing implementation plan templates, coordinating necessary builds and/or creating Service Now tickets.
  • Ensure closeout of Service Now ticket by ensuring all task owners have closed their tasks which will allow us complete the ticket closure steps.


RELEASE METRICS/REPORTING:



  • Identify adverse trends in quality, efficiency or risk and escalate to appropriate owners in an effort to drive continuous process improvement gains throughout the release cycle.
  • Utilize key performance indicators to generate and communicate a monthly release scorecard to key release stakeholders and Sr. Management.
  • Produce monthly Release Announcement targeted for the Business Areas which communicate key functionality delivered into production each month.


ADMINISTRATION:



  • Manage the adherence and quality of all Administrative responsibilities according to prescribed timelines including:


-Performance Development Process


-Timesheet


-Information Security Training and Acceptable Use Policy submissions



  • Support Solutions Delivery goals

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