UA Release Manager

Release Manager


The Release Manager will be responsible for implementing and managing release processes for the progression of code in the development, test, and production environments, and will work collaboratively with all participants in software development projects.

 


REQUIREMENTS:

 

  • Forward Plan the release windows and cycles across a portfolio

  • 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

  • Coordinate release content and effort based on the service request backlog, pending service requests, third party applications, or operating system updates

  • Manage relationships and coordinate work between different teams at different locations

  • Weekly Release Reporting

  • Negotiate, plan and manage all release activities

  • Work with lead developers to understand impacts of branches and code merges

  • Continually work towards making improvements in the release process

  • Creation of roll back scenarios for releases planned.

  • Maintains a release repository and manages key information such as build and release procedures, dependencies, and notification lists

  • Liaise with all stakeholders (QA, Development, Operations, Data, Product, and Project Managers) to manage any issues, requests and conflicts.

  • Execute, control and manage a schedule of planned releases to pre-production and production environments

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field

  • 2-6 years of previous IT projects related experience, (Fair understanding of project management principles preferred)

  • Knowledge of software development life cycle

  • 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

 

Skills Required / Preferable to have:

 

  • Understanding of agile methodology

  • GIT understanding / Experience with CVS (Code Versioning; Knowing Bit bucket would be a plus)

  • Knowledge on Continuous Deployment and integration (Knowing Bamboo would be a plus)

  • Basic knowledge of Linux and system infrastructures.

Personal attributes and other requirements:

  • Able to work under pressure with strong multi-tasking and organizational capabilities

  • Ability to think logically and execute methodically, a creative solution-finder, technically and commercially credible, self-confident, able to work independently

  • An out-going persona who is willing to learn and adapt quickly in a fast paced working environment

  • Analytically minded and able to draw conclusions when looking at data and creating reports

  • A good team player with excellent communication skills and a strong commercial focus

 

Benefits :

  • Competitive Salary

  • 20 days paid holiday

  • Health Insurance

  • Travel Expenses

  • The chance to be part of an amazing global team with offices in London, Mauritius, Dubai, Australia and New Zealand

  • Be part of a fun and collaborative working environment.

 Fill out our application form by clicking on the "Apply Now" button below.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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