Release Manager

$60 - $70

Contract: W2, 12 Month(s)

  • Work from home


  • release management
  • ci/cd
  • PaaS
  • Cloud Technology
  • Atlassian Suite
  • Powershell
  • Scripting
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • DevOps
  • Banking Industry

Job Description

Job Title: Senior Release Manager
Work Location: Hybrid (Tuesday & Thursday, Onsite in Austin, TX & 3 Days Work From Home)
Pay Range: $60 - $70 per hour W2
Job Type: Long Term Contract to Hire
Industry: Financial Services, Investment Planning Industry
Job ID: DL2300397

SUMMARY: This is a wonderful opportunity for a Release Manager to join the Advisor Services Technology Team and work on a premier custody platform.  This position requires a self-motivated individual who can support multiple agile teams to plan, schedule, manage and coordinate releases to production environment by working closely with Development, QA, Change management and other release managers.  This role will also recommend, influence, and implement industry best practices for software delivery including automation.
What you're good at:
  • Managing key application release schedules, and key infrastructure initiatives across multiple environments, strong multi-tasking aptitude
  • Work with teams to review current practices and make recommendations on adopting Continuous Delivery best practices.
The individual will be expected to:
  • Assist Build/Run teams in establishing or enhancing their build, deploy, configuration management, release engineering related activities, and automation
  • Foster data driven insights and continuous improvement
  • Develop/improve release process improvements and update release standards documentation
  • Creating Request for change and obtaining appropriate approvals, including approvals from the risk management groups
  • Facilitating emergency releases from production incident identification to incident closure after release
  • Verifying and capturing business certification and customer acceptances/signoff on deliverables
  • Deploy applications to production environment after market close (late evening)
  • Adept at building dashboards that can measure quality of the releases and help improve the time to market
  • Contributing to process improvements for the release management process and maintaining documentation of all release processes, as required to meet all audit requirements
  • Communicating release scope and schedules in a timely and clear manner
  • Ability to partner with Developers, SDET, Product Owners, PMs and other engineers across an organization.
  • Proficient managing multiple priorities in a dynamic environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required for composing and communicating to all the partners involved, including providing clear, concise, and timely communication to all parties before, during and after deployments
Background & Skills Required:
  • At least a bachelor's in computer science with 8+ years of experience in software engineering/release management
  • Experience in running complex and critical applications.
  • A key role of this resource will be to lead teams through the Release Process so they must possess:
    • The ability to Define deployment plans, identify deployment dependencies, define deployment timelines for releases
    • Experience with deploying applications to Pivotal Cloud Foundry or other Cloud.
    • Experience using Atlassian suite (Bitbucket, Bamboo, Jira, and Confluence).
    • The ability to develop automation with scripting (PowerShell) /C#/.Net
    • Experience influencing and changing software development lifecycles.
    • Experience documenting and improving processes around Release Management best practices.
    • Experience with Agile processes, working with agile teams and leveraging agile tools to accomplish Release Management goals.
    • Strong facilitation, organization, communication, and collaboration skills.
    • Familiarity with CI/CD pipelines
    • Desire to dig deeper into how releases are managed in a PaaS, SaaS and Cloud based solution.

For Immediate Consideration Please Contact:

David Leak | Senior Recruiter | Lenmar Consulting, Inc. (A Kellton Tech Company)
  ext. 4020 | E:  | A: Jersey City, NJ 07311