Release manager

Location: Pune
Specialization: Telecom / IT-Hardware / Tech. Staff / Support
Sub Specialization:
Reference: 32246

This position for one of the global telecommunication client.

Location Pune 

Experience : Atleast 7 years

Job Brief :

As a Release Manager you will own the Release Management lifecycle which includes scheduling, coordinating and the management of releases across the company for multiple applications across various portfolios. You will be responsible for implementing and managing release processes for code through development, quality assurance and into production environments. The Release Manager function works collaboratively with all participants in software development projects and is supportive of the development and quality assurance teams as they set up their build dev/test environments.


Skills and Qualification


?         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


?         Formal training in project management practices preferred


?         Knowledge in CI/CD Pipeline


?         Advanced knowledge of software development lifecycle


?         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


?         General PC knowledge including Microsoft Office expert level knowledge of Excel, working Knowledge of Access

Role and Responsibilities


Forward Plan the release windows and cycles across a portfolio

Manage and resolve 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

Communicate all key project plans, commitments, and changes including requirements, QA plans, schedule, and scope changes

Manage relationships and coordinate work between different teams at different locations

Conduct Release Readiness reviews, Milestone Reviews, and Business Go/No-Go reviews

Weekly Release Reporting

Communicate release details and schedules to the Business as required

Negotiate, plan and manage all release activities with Ownership of the release management process

Work with release engineers to understand impacts of branches and code merges

Maintains the release schedule for all core services and ensure alignment across key partners and vendors.

Continually work towards making improvements in the release process

Lead and co-ordinate the Go-Live activities including the execution of the deployment Plans and checklists.

Participate in CAB meetings to discuss release scope and/or roadblocks

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

Help in implementing and streamlining the CI/CD pipeline