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Release Manager

Req #: 170110701
Location: Jersey City, NJ, US
Job Category: Technology
Potential Referral Amount: US Dollar (USD)

As a Release Manager, you will ensure the highest level of quality in a technology implementation/release. Manage all cross team dependencies and consider business priorities when scoping, planning, and certifying an application/change release into the testing and production environments respectively. Facilitate resolution and communication of cross-organization decisions, standards, and issues. Design and manage the Configuration Management process for transferring application-related changes between the development environments and the production environment. Provide input to QA Management when planning the testing process and defining the approach for user acceptance testing. Help plan and support the user acceptance testing and help address any issues.
You will adhere to Configuration Management standards and methodologies when overseeing the software development cycle through the various test environments and its implementation into production. Ensure scheduled changes take place, ensure that policy, regulatory and control requirements are met. Ensure all application documentation is properly updated with signoff. Promote effective teamwork and manage interpersonal issues. Contribute to continuous improvement by leveraging Six Sigma, CMM, or other methodologies.

  • Strong Configuration Management experience
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant development, testing and/or project management experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years of Release Management work experience, including experience in validating application development plans and release schedules.
  • Solid understanding of the major functionality bundled into a release, both from a technology and business point of view.
  • Solid understanding of Project Management methods.
  • Strong knowledge of business areas.
  • Strong negotiation skills.
  • Strong knowledge of relevant configuration management analysis and planning tools such as Clear Case, ClearQuest and Test Director.
  • Strong knowledge of relevant applications and development of life cycles.
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