Job Summary

Release Manager Job

  • Location:
    Waltham, Massachusetts
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  • Category:
    Software Engineer
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The release manager job will be responsible for implementing and managing release processes for code through development, test, and production environments. .
This position also works with IT management to improve the software engineering processes and practices associated with continuously building, deploying, and updating software and environments.
Role and Responsibilities

  • Forward plan the release windows and cycles across enterprise programs.  
  • Facilitate quarterly cross-enterprise release planning sessions.
  • Maintain the release schedule for all core services and ensure alignment across key partners and vendors
  • Negotiate, plan and manage all release activities
  • Participate in CAB meetings to discuss release scope and/or roadblocks
  • Manage risks and resolves issues that affect release scope, schedule and quality
  • Manage relationships and coordinate work between different teams in different locations
  • Work with release engineers to understand impacts of branches and code merges
  • Communicate all key project plans, commitments, and changes including requirements, QA plans, schedule, and scope changes
  • Conduct Release Readiness reviews, Milestone Reviews, and Business Go/No-Go reviews
  • Deliver weekly release reports
  • Communicate release details and schedules to Stakeholders as require.

  • Produce Deployment, Run Books and Implementation Plans
  • Develops scripts and automation tools used to build, integrate, and deploy software releases to various platforms

Job 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.


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