Release Manager III-US

Information Technology
Waltham, Massachusetts
Job ID:
Karthik Sundaram

Do you want to work for one of the largest Utility company in Massachusetts? They are currently looking for a Release Manager to support their facility in Waltham, MA.  If you’re interested and qualified, we urge you to apply!

Job Purpose:
Release Manager is accountable for developing the process and implementing a repeatable cutover strategy for the product and delivery teams for GBE. This includes identifying inter-dependency and cross functional end to end product releases for cutover and Post Go Live (support)

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Develop the approach to have a multi – release strategy to support major, minor and enhancements for product management.
  • Develop the tactical procedures, schedules and plans for major or minor release.
  • Monitor and control the detail dress rehearsal (s), cutover and post go live schedule, environment controls, business & IT readiness, Go / No Go Live support, cutover and post go live support
  • Develop the associated standard documents, entry and exit criteria for product readiness for cutover processes
  • Formulate the service transition requirements, deliverables, for GBE and impacted legacy application, middleware or other for production releases.
  • Assist in the transition of the GBE products to IT, SI or other with formal oversight and implementation of procedures.
  • Collaborate with the primary SI to formulate a multi -release program (Test to post go live support)
  • Develop the environments capacity requirements to support Dress Rehearsal (s), cutover, hot fix, and minor releases with the DevOps team.
  • Maintain an interdependency release road map for all minor and major releases
  • Work with the ARTs and Enabling Teams (Data Management, and Change Management), Global Solution Development and other product teams and delivery centers.
  • Work with DevOps and Architecture to publish standard code migration procedures to support multi-release alignment and controls
  • Build and sustain high performing matrixed release cutover leads and team.
  • Manage technical issues, risks and priorities. Perform risk assessment an implement risk mitigation plan.

Qualifications Required:

  • BS in computer science or, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
  • 5-10 years’ experience in managing multi release product deployments and or releases in the Safe model.
  • Experience conducting and leading team meetings to manage the schedule, identify risks and review project deliverables. Comfortable with frequent changes or unpredictability.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to manage complex and varied interpersonal relationships to successfully complete projects.
  • Experience in using the Agile methodology, and use of tools – JIRA, Confluence, Agile Craft. Project online, other.
  • Excellent ability to organize time and information to successfully complete projects. Ability to lead and model behaviors for other team members.