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Release Management Engineer
Dallas, TX

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Job Description

Job Details:

The Release Management Engineer will work closely and collaboratively with Development, QA, Technical and Business teams to lead a sustainable release process. The Release Management Engineer will own the release management life cycle, including but not limited to understanding individual and team specific release requirements, ensuring streamlined releases result in cadenced, organized, and successful outcomes. Where necessary the Release Management Engineer will be responsible for developing automation scripts and/or tools and services to help teams manage releases.

Work Schedule is Tuesday - Saturday

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

* Drive the establishment, documentation, and maintenance of release management processes and procedures
* Manage the end-to-end release and deployment process for Application and Infrastructure releases
* Schedule releases and maintain the release calendar
* Work with technical and business teams to prioritize and scope scheduled releases.
* Manage risks and resolves issues that affect release scope, schedule and quality
* Conduct Release Meetings
* Weekly Release Reporting
* Coordinate the creation and managing of release branches
* Work with development and source code management to understand impacts of branches and code merges.
* Participate in Go-Live activities including the execution of the deployment Plans.
* Develops scripts and automation tools used to continuously improve the release process, including but not limited to:
* Develops scripts to automate verification of deployments
* Develops scripts to automate verification of production startup after deployments

* Work with other technical team members to resolve all release related issues
* Conduct release review/retrospection meetings, gather feedback and ensure improvements are incorporated for future releases.
* Drive continuous improvement through trend reporting analysis and metrics management
* Serve as an advocate for release management, communicating release management processes and procedures throughout the company and assisting teams with adoption
* Continually work towards making improvements in the release process
* Stay current on trends and regulations to ensure effectiveness and compliance
* Other job-related duties as assigned.


* 4 + years of previous release and/or project management experience, (Solid understanding of project management principles preferred)
* Working knowledge of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and Agile delivery methods
* Strong collaboration and partnership skills to work with Development, infrastructure, operations and business teams.
* Experience working in an Agile environment
* Excellent troubleshooting skills
* Have a flexible mindset with the ability to change as knowledge and conditions change, whether those changes are technical or business driven.
* Willingness to support and execute the current release and deployment model in parallel to developing automation of the processes
* Excellent oral and written communication skills, ability to effectively communicate with all levels of management and the business
* Excellent listening skills
* Ability to mentor and coach others
* Ability to work scheduled weekends

Technical Skills:

* Experience with source control tools such as GitHub and SVN
* Experience with scripting in Python is a plus
* Experience with ServiceNow, Confluence and JIRA is a plus
* Experience with Microsoft Office desktop tools (Word, Excel and Power Point)

Education and/or Experience:

* Bachelor's degree in Information Systems, Computer Science or related field or an equivalent combination of education and work experience
* Experience in the financial industry a plus.

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