Release Manager - Réf.: 20171589

CRÉÉ LE   05-06-2017     DATE LIMITE   23-06-2017
  •  Ville: Montréal
  •  Industrie: Télécommunications


Cofomo is currently looking for a Release Manager to achieve a mandate with one of its client in Montreal. The Release Manager is expected to own the Darwin Release Management Lifecycle which includes scheduling, coordination, and the overall management of releases dealing with multiple applications during development, testing, and implementation intervals. The releases can include new applications, application updates, operating system patches, etc. Responsible for implementing and managing release processes for code in the production, development, and test environments, including by not limited to release notes. The Release Manager job function works collaboratively with all participants of software development including the underlying infrastructure and is supportive of developers and testers as they set-up their required environments. The Release Manager’s responsibilities also include building the Darwin Release calendar by working closely with all IT, Engineering, Operations, 3rd Parties, and Netcracker managers and/or leads across the company to create a centralized view of all application releases. The responsibilities are: • Responsible for scheduling, coordinating, and managing all Darwin releases for multiple applications while providing oversight on the release content (dependencies between applications); • Develop Darwin release plans/notes along with implementation plans working closely with the Deployment Manager; • Ensures that impact of project plans, commitments, changes to requirements, QA plans, schedule and scope changes impacting releases are understood and applied to the release schedule; • Manage weekly release reporting and status updates. Conduct release readiness reviews, milestone reviews, and Business Go/No-Go reviews; • Create and maintain a release repository to manage key information such as build and release procedures, dependencies, and notification lists; • Create and manage release package acceptance processes including business sign off; • Plan the release windows and cycles for in-scope updates, patches, defects, change requests, service requests, or system updates – collectively referred to as the “Release Schedule”; • Manage risks and resolve 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; • Negotiate, plan, and manage all release activities; • Work with IT, Engineering, Operations, 3rd Parties, and Netcracker to understand code merges and impacts. The required skills and competencies are: • University Degree (Bachelor minimum); • Knowledge of telecom industry a must; • 8 to 10 years experience in Information Technology within implementation phases of the systems development lifecycle as a Release Manager an asset; • 8 to 10 years software release and build management experience an asset; • Experience working with cross functional teams; • Strong oral and written communication skills; • Effective analytical and planning skills; • Comfortable working in fast-paced and dynamic delivery organization; ability to multi-task and work well under pressure; • French / English bilingualism an asset. Please indicate reference number 20171589 when communicating with us. Thank you for your interest. Visit us at carriere.cofomo.com.