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Senior Release Manager

  • Location: San Francisco, 94111
  • Salary: 90.00
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

Senior Release Manager
San Francisco, CA (Bay Area) – Hybrid Remote

Target Start Date: July 2022

We are looking for a Senior Release Manager who will be responsible for administering end-to-end release processes, including planning, managing, scheduling, coordinating, and monitoring changes to our financial services client’s computing systems.

The Senior Release Manager is a new role for this organization and will be responsible for all releases associated to the new enterprise platform and will coordinates the Disaster Recovery events with internal departments and outside vendors (i.e., FIS).

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide Release Management support for application, operational, infrastructure and configuration deployments.
  • Responsible for administering end-to-end release processes, including planning, managing, scheduling, coordinating, and monitoring changes to our financial services client’s computing systems.
  • Create and manage change tickets, run books, rollout plans and perform collision/impact analysis for releases.
  • Uphold IT compliance with change management processes and policies.
  • Coordinate, plan and communicate with varying audiences.
  • Manage multiple planned releases and unplanned hotfixes each week.

Required Experience:

  • Extensive (7 + years) of Release Management experience, preferably in an enterprise FinTech development environment
  • Hands on experience with ServiceNow, SNOW, TFS, Jira, Confluence, and New Relic (preferred).
  • Experience defining KPI’s for Metric Development.
  • Experience with Dashboard Development (i.e., Tableau).
  • Experience with Oversight and Reporting.
  • Working knowledge of Network Infrastructure.
  • Strong knowledge of change, risk and problem management processes.
  • Ability to multi-task and keep multiple threads in progress simultaneously.
  • Outstanding communication skills to accurately deliver information to technical and non-technical staff, as well as C-level leaders.
  • Flexibility to quickly change priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • A knack for remaining calm under pressure, maintaining a disciplined approach to communication and decision-making even in urgent situations.