Location - Auckland, New Zealand

Role - Full-Time

 

Description -

 

We are looking for outstanding Release Managers who are keen to join our young and fast-growing consultancy firm located in Auckland.

The Release Manager will be responsible for bringing together various functions or products to satisfy a solution-based release. This individual will enforce our clients’ Agile processes to ensure development tasks are completed according to their timelines. The individual should be well versed in Release Management and Continuous Integration tools.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manages and plans software releases and leads discussions on releases

  • Defines detailed release schedules and requirements based on project and user needs

  • Ensures all required pieces of tasks/commits/components are included in releases and shipped to users on time

  • Clearly understands the dependencies and compatibilities across product releases and communicates major changes to project and product teams

  • Participates in sprint planning and scrums to track changes of timeline and communicate impacts to project and product teams

  • Works with Quality Assurance to provide testing details on new features for QA team

  • Drafts release notes and drives cross-functional teams to ship releases to users

  • Monitors the quality of releases, track bugs and schedule corresponding fixes with product teams

  • Maintains a release log and manages vital information such as build and release details, dependencies, and upgrade procedures

  • Continually works to make the release processes better, faster, automated and set a solid foundation that evolves

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Previous software release management and/or project management experiences

  • Experience working with Agile and Continuous Integration

  • Experience coordinating technical teams, implementing and maintaining workflows

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills across all levels of the organization

  • Proven track record of taking ownership and successfully delivering results in a fast-paced, dynamic environment

  • Advanced knowledge of software development lifecycle

  • Hands on experience working with Git & JIRA administration

  • Experience with process improvement & automation

  • Strong understanding of source control branching strategies in support of multiple concurrent feature development as well as real-time production support

  • Experience with automated deployments/continuous integration/release engineering using Jenkins/Github

  • Measuring and tracking Agile team productivity and improving processes to increase the same

  • Ability to think strategically and execute methodically

  • Familiarity with Cloud a plus

  • Scripting experience in Python, Bash a plus

  • Linux administration experience a plus

  • Conceptual understanding of Docker/Terraform/Kubernetes a plus

  • Experience in a DevOps role a plus

  • Familiarity with Artifactory or Nexus Repository Management Tools a plus

  • Previous experience with SAFe Agile a plus

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