Release Manager

Release Manager
US - MA - Waltham

Overview:
  • Release Manager in Waltham, MA
  • 12 months contract
  • Scheduling, coordinating and the management of releases across the enterprise for multiple applications across various portfolios. The releases can be inclusive of application updates, operating system patches, security improvements, hardware upgrades, Projects and Programs. 
Responsibilities:
  • Implementing and managing release processes for code through development, test, and production environments
  • Works with IT management to improve the software engineering processes and practices associated with continuously building, deploying, and updating software and environments
  • Building the IT Release Calendar in working closely with different portfolios across IT and centralizing view of all releases
  • Forward plan the release windows and cycles across enterprise programs
  • Facilitate quarterly cross-enterprise release planning sessions
Qualifications: 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field 
  • 2-6 years of previous release and/or project management experience, (Solid understanding of project management principles preferred) 
  • 8-10 years of experience in information systems operations environment in systems analysis or development 
  • SAFe certified, minimum 2 years as either Release Train Engineer (RTE) or Solution Train Engineer (STE) 
  • Formal training in project management practices preferred
  • Advanced knowledge of software development lifecycle including agile 
  • 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

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