Release Manager

Competitive | Wimbledon | Permanent
Posted 9 days ago

Job Title - Release Manager
Location - South West London
Job Type - Permanent

An InterQuest partner who are a FTSE 100 business require a professional business critical IT Release Manager who will be responsible for the planning, scheduling, and controlling of Releases to ensure changes to services are delivered in a controlled and repeatable way, without impacting availability or stability of the production services.

The successful Responsible for implementation planning including risk mitigation, release activities, technology and people resource planning, go/no go's implementation coordination, early life support checkpoints and lesson learnt reviews.

Responsible for risk assessment and mitigation of releases to ensure all technologies involved pose as low a risk as possible to production.

Responsible for the defining the level of baseline testing required for a release, and ensuring that the quality of testing is appropriate.
Ensure all change requests are submitted in a timely manner with as much information as possible, attend the CAB to review changes.
Ensure all teams within IT follow the release management process as defined in the ITDF
Produce and maintain release reporting including status reporting
Contribute to Monthly/Weekly Management Reports, including metrics as agreed with line management. Including reporting to internal and external auditors

To be successful in this role you will need the following skillset:

Understanding of ITIL processes, Foundation Level as a minimum
Good understanding of Incident and Problem management
Good understanding of BAU processes
Experience of using automated deployment and testing tools
Good understanding of test management and practices
Solid understanding of Service Design and Transition
Experience of IT change management
Experience of Jira, Quality Centre, Service Now and Microsoft Office Suite applications
Influencing and scheduling skills
Relationship, stakeholder management
Ability to make informed decisions in high pressure situations
Transparent planning and communication skills

Job Title - Release Manager
Location - South West London
Job Type - Permanent

For more information about this role, please contact:

Andy Banks

andy.banks@itqesm.com
01442 509 072

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