Application Release Manager
4d ago

Job Summary

The will own the Software Release lifecycle for the Salesforce Workflow and Automation solution which includes scheduling, coordinating and the management of releases across the enterprise for multiple applications across various portfolios.

The releases can be inclusive of application updates, operating system patches, security improvements, hardware upgrades, and specific project releases.

You will provide tools and services to help product management and project teams manage and deploy releases into production.

Job Description

  • Forward Plan the release windows and cycles across a portfolio
  • Manage and resolves issues that affect release scope, schedule and quality
  • Measure and monitor progress to ensure application releases are delivered on time and within budget, and that they meet or exceed expectations
  • Coordinate release content and effort based on the service request backlog, pending service requests, third party applications, or operating system updates
  • Communicate all key project plans, commitments, and changes including requirements, QA plans, schedule, and scope changes
  • Manage relationships and coordinate work between different teams at different locations
  • Conduct Release Readiness reviews, Milestone Reviews, and Business Go / No-Go reviews
  • Communicate release details and schedules to the Business as required
  • Plan and manage all release activities
  • Manage code repository
  • Review, manage and mitigate impacts of code merges
  • Maintains the release schedule for all core services and ensure alignment across key partners and vendors.
  • Continually work towards making improvements in the release process
  • Lead and co-ordinate the Go-Live activities including the execution of the deployment Plans and checklists.
  • Collaborates with Validation and Complaince teams to develop and valdiate scripts and automation tools used to build, integrate, and deploy software releases to various platforms
  • Participate in meetings to discuss release scope and / or roadblocks
  • Maintain a release repository and manages key information such as build and release procedures, dependencies, and notification lists
  • Required Qualifications

  • Minimum 4 years of professional experience in software development, software testing or validation, or analytical business services
  • University degree (B.S.Sc. or MS.Sc.) in IT or Business Administration related programs
  • Familiarity with process improvement and transformation methodologies like Lean Six Sigma, Kaizen etc.
  • Experience in working at a global / multi-cultural environment
  • Specific experience in software validation, software testing, or software release management in a large multi-national organization
  • Fast learner with well-developed analytical thinking, design thinking and problem solving skills
  • Good analytical skills, understanding of new business processes and ability to design hybrid automation solution
  • Fluent in English
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity and experience deploying Atlassian suite of software deployment tools.
  • Familiarity and experience deploying / utilizing Salesforce ApExchange software deployment tools
  • Knowledge and experience in working with Salesforce and / ot Salesforce AppExchange solutions
  • Knowledge of JavaScript, ASP web development, SAP scripting, Python, Apex or Visualforce
  • Knowledge of ERP systems such as SAP, Vendavo, SalesForce
  • Knowledge of MS Office 365 (MS Dynamics, PowerBI, SharePoint, MS Flow, etc.)
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