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IT Release Manager

Kelly Services
Irvine, CA 92604
**IT Release Manager**



**Irvine, CA**



Client is currently seeking an IT Release Manager to join the team! As our IT Release Manager, you will own the Release Management lifecycle which includes scheduling, coordinating and the management of releases across the business for multiple applications across various portfolios and platforms. This includes implementing and managing release processes for the progression of code and infrastructure configuration changes in the development, test, and production environments. Our IT Release Manager will also need to coordinate test environments readiness, maintenance and utilization used by software development teams.



**Responsibilities of the IT Release Manager:**




+ Maintain the release schedule for all core services and ensure alignment across internal business and clients

+ Be part of the scrum ceremonies to understand and plan future releases

+ Develop common strategies for release governance across multiple tracks/vendors

+ Facilitate cross-teams/vendors/department coordination of release management functions spread across multiple geographies

+ Communicate with product, external, internal teams and end users about the release schedules, release status, activity progress and issues encountered throughout the duration of release activities

+ Lead and coordinate the go-live activities including the implementation of the deployment plans

+ Shepherd change requests through change management process and support the CAB process

+ Escalate to request the approval to proceed in the event that a deviation to the plan or change window is occurring

+ Perform Release Management assessment and ensure implementation of the Release Management plan

+ Record and manage deviations, risks, and issues during the release process and take necessary corrective action

+ Help troubleshoot and coordinate activities to resolve incidents and issues in non-prod and prod regions

+ Lead release-level retrospectives to drive improvements across delivery and deployment

+ Work with DevOps team to coordinate and deploy the builds, and work with the QA team to smoke test the build

+ Support the Agile Delivery Manager as needed



**Required qualifications of the IT Release Manager:**




+ Bachelors degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, or Business Administration and/or 10+ years of equivalent work experience

+ 5+ years of Release Management experience

+ 3+ years of Release Engineering/Configuration Management or Change Control experience

+ Thorough understanding of Change Management processes

+ Knowledge of Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) tools & framework

+ Knowledge of ITIL standards and best practices

+ Detailed knowledge JIRA, Confluence, Portfolio and other agile tools

+ Proven ability to manage multiple concurrent (staggered) releases

+ Proven ability to balance multiple priorities and dealing with ambiguity

+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills

+ Experience working in a dynamic environment



**Preferred qualifications of the IT Release Manager:**




+ Certified SAFe Release Train Engineer and/or Certified ScrumMaster




**Why Kelly** **** **?**



By partnering with Kelly Technology, youll have direct connections to top companies around the globegiving you the chance to put your tech skills to work on some of todays most intriguing, innovative, and high-visibility projects. In a world where change is the only constant, our unparalleled connections and IT market expertise help you take your skills exactly where you want to go. Were here to help you gain experience, keep learning, and move your career forward.





**About Kelly** ****




At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.



Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.
Posted: 2020-10-07 Expires: 2020-11-07

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