Sr. Release Manager

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The Judge Group, Inc.
Database, Engineer, QA, Release, Change Management, Management, BMC
Full Time

Job Description

Location: Austin, TX
Description: Our client is currently seeking a Sr Database Engineer in their Westlake, Tx office. Austin,. TX additional location options.

Duration: 12-month CTH

  • Managing application release schedules, ad-hoc projects and/or key infrastructure initiatives across multiple environments.
  • Solid track record in an operational/support role with emphasis on protecting the production environment with appropriate controls as needed to maintain high availability.
  • Planning, managing, and executing release cycles, including tracking release deliverables, coordinating quality processes (business certification, QA signoffs, governance approvals, and analysis from code quality tools), and leading release efforts in the production environment.
  • Creating requests for change and obtaining appropriate approvals, including approvals from the governing bodies and risk management groups.
  • Contributing to process improvements for the release management process and maintaining documentation of all release processes.
  • Working closely with CI/CD engineers and development teams to improve deployment automation.
  • 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.
  • Understanding a complex system of applications and coordinating dependencies between teams and systems for project or feature deliverables.

Technical Requirements:

  • 6-8 years working in an enterprise software organization.
  • 4+ years of experience in running complex and critical applications as a release manager. A key role of this resource will be to lead teams through the Release Process: Ability to Define deployment plans, identify deployment dependencies, define deployment timelines for releases.
  • Experience working with Change Management tools for tracking the production changes.
  • Knowledge of CI/CD tools in a cloud environment preferred (Bamboo, Jenkins, Bitbucket, etc.).
  • Experience documenting and improving processes around Release Management best practices.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including multiple evenings per week for release night implementations.
  • Knowledge of BMC Remedy, Jira, Confluence and Clarity preferred.
  • Interpersonal, negotiation, facilitation, analytical, problem-solving, influencing, prioritization, decision- making and conflict resolution skills.
  • Knowledge of advanced release strategy concepts a plus (blue/green deployments, auto-tagging, versioning strategy, automation).
  • Strong ownership mentality with a focus on customer satisfaction. Ability to partner with Scrum Masters / Developers / Production owners during the release management process.
  • Knowledge Agile methodologies and DevOps practices preferred.


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Company Information

The Judge Group, celebrating its 50th anniversary, is a leading professional services firm specializing in talent, technology, and learning solutions. We consult, staff, train, and solve. Through our work we make people and organizations better. Our services are successfully delivered through a network of more than 30 offices in the United States, Canada, and India. The Judge Group serves more than 50 of the Fortune 100 and is responsible for over 9,000 professionals on assignment annually across a wide range of industries.

Dice Id : cxjudgpa
Position Id : 687285
Originally Posted : 2 months ago

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