Project Coordinator - Release Management

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Kforce Technology Staffing
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Job Description

Kforce has a client in search of a Project Coordinator-Release Management in Maryland Heights, Missouri (MO).

Major Duties and Responsibilities:
* Plans, organizes, facilitates, and communicates activities to promote software releases between test environments and into the production environment
* Provides coordination between the application and test teams and ensures that a structured approach to risk assessment and business impact is employed
* Responsible for following the Release Management (RM) processes
* Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience
* Practices adherence to the Release Management (RM) processes, policies, and procedures and makes recommendations for updates to the Release Management documentation
* Provides operational level oversight and control through the use of Release and Communications Plans, System Organization and Dependency Charts established for each Program/Application Stack
* Ensures the appropriate amount of Planning is conducted based on method and complexity of the release in order to minimize risks and to clearly articulate impact of the maintenance to the stakeholders
* Maintains highly accurate tracking of code releases and system maintenance for all environments, as applicable to each Program/Application Stack, to ensure environments are kept in alignment and to provide accurate Release Management (RM) metrics
* Obtains and aligns resources in coordination with the applicable Resource Managers and ensures that deployment Method of Procedures (MOPs) are reviewed by appropriate Resources prior to the maintenance window
* Ensures that functional testing was passed in a lower environment prior to release into an RM managed environment, and that the Production deployment procedures are practiced in a similar, lower environment
* Reviews required artifacts for accuracy and completeness as applicable to each environment

* Bachelor's degree in Business related discipline, or equivalent work experience
* IT experience - 1+ years
* Technical Project Coordinator Experience - 1+ years
* Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
* Fundamental understanding of IT technologies and testing methodologies
* An overall control-oriented focus to ensure processes and service delivery are compliant and risk averse
* Demonstrated ability of maintaining metrics based process improvement
* Demonstrated ability to develop strong alliances and collaborate with those outside of your immediate organization
* Strong customer service mindset with ability to appropriately balance risk with service delivery expectations
* Detail oriented with strong organizational skills
* Excellent inter-personal skills (listening, written and verbal communication) to partner with a diverse set of stakeholders
* Intermediate problem solving and analytical skills
* Demonstrated ability to positively influence outcomes
* Demonstrated track record as a team player and as a critical thinker

Preferred Qualifications:
* Familiarity with ServiceNow Change Management and CMDB or similar tools
* Proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite of products (MS Access experience a plus)
* Familiar with Defect Tracking tool such as HP ALM or similar
* Familiar with Code Repository tools such as CVS, GIT or similar
* IT Service Management experience

Working Conditions:
* Office environment

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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Company Information

Kforce is a professional staffing and solutions firm specializing in the technology areas of application development, project management, business analysis, enterprise data management and infrastructure for commercial and government organizations. Kforce has been matching job seekers and employers since 1962. We are committed to having a meaningful impact on all the lives we serve and offer exciting job opportunities across the United States. Kforce specializes in providing strategic partnership in the areas of Technology and Finance & Accounting. Our staffing specialists work to understand your career goals and offer career advice in order to help you become a more marketable technology professional. Your success is our mission. Gain meaningful connections with your skills and our network.
Dice Id : kforcecx
Position Id : ITTVT1850191
Originally Posted : 4 months ago

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