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Release and Configuration Manager

Ref: 4825

Posted on 18 June 2020
Contract Type
Permanent
Position Highlights

Responsibilities:

  • Negotiate, plan and manage all release activities
  • Plan the release windows and cycles across a portfolio
  • Manage risks 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
  • 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
  • Maintain the release schedule for all core services and ensure alignment across key partners and vendors.
  • Lead and co-ordinate the Go-Live activities including the execution of the deployment Plans and checklists.
  • Conduct Release Readiness reviews, Milestone Reviews, and Business Go/No-Go reviews
  • Continually work towards making improvements in the release process
  • Maintain a release repository and manages key information such as build and release procedures, dependencies, and notification lists
  • Research new software development and configuration management methodologies and technologies and analyzes their application to current configuration management needs

Requirements:

  • 3+ years of experience in previous release and/or project management experience (solid understanding of project management principles preferred)
  • 6+ years of experience in information systems operations environment in systems analysis or development
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Formal training in project management practices would be an advantage
  • 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

You will get:

  • Upskilling Training Programs
  • Recognition awards
  • Additional health coverage
  • Special offers and discounts
  • Food and Gift vouchers
  • Sport cards
  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Performance-based Bonuses
  • Charity and Sport initiatives