MatchBox Consulting Group is currently searching for a Release Manager to own the Release Management life cycle which includes scheduling, coordinating and the management of releases. You will work collaboratively with all participants in software development teams and be supportive of product managers, developers, designers, and testers as they set up their build dev/test environments.
You'll also provide best practices, processes, and release governance to help product development teams manage and deploy releases into all environments.
This is a full-time permanent position with our client in Burnaby, BC.
-Document the release scope and deliverables
-Define target release schedule and roll back plan
-Lead and coordinate the release readiness reviews and the business Go/No-Go Activities including the execution of the deployment plans and checklists
-Document and communicate all changes for a release in Release Notes which are published to both the internal teams and the client
-Provide release coordination and communication during and after deployment
-Communicate all key project plans, commitments, and changes including requirements, QA plans, schedule, and scope changes
-Manage relationships and coordinate work across our globally distributed teams
-Create requests for change (RFC to Production) and obtain appropriate approvals
-Challenge the existing processes and consistently adjust and improve the Release Management Process
-Create key metrics to continually tune the Release Management Process
-Diagram release process flow for new hires into the organization
-Measure and monitor progress to ensure releases are delivered on time and within the acceptance criteria, and that they meet or exceed expectations
-Maintain a release repository and manage key information such as build and release procedures, dependencies, and notification lists
-4+ years of previous release and project management experience
-Knowledge of software development life cycles (Agile, Scrum)
Skills that would be asset:
-Previous experience working in a fast-moving eCommerce environment
-Formal training in project management practices
-Knowledge of ITIL processes within an Enterprise environment
Headquartered in downtown Vancouver and serving clients nationally, MatchBox is a recruitment and solutions firm that specializes in the fields of IT & Technology, Engineering & Technical and Accounting & Finance.
We offer unrivaled expertise with a team that has many years of experience in the recruitment and professional services industry. Our recruitment consultants work in specific vertical markets and our passion is building great connections, creating strong opportunities, and delivering that perfect match.
Please visit our website at www.matchboxhr.com