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Software Release Analyst

Kelly Services

Phoenix, AZ
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Job Title Software Release Analyst

Jobid US41ALPF_BH1393556

Location: Phoenix, AZ, 85067, USA

Description **BH-1393556**


**_Our Client located in SUNNY! Phoenix Arizona is expanding and currently seeks a_**

**Software Release Analyst**

**_for DIRECT-HIRE!!_**

**In addition to a competitive SALARY, this position offers full employee benefits!!**

**Leverage your** **Release Management and** **SDLC** **experience**

**to take your CAREER to**

**the "Next Level" for** **_2018 and beyond!_**

**Title:** **Release Analyst**

The Release Analyst is a critical role that includes Release Management procedures, process improvements and the execution of

day-to-day coordination and facilitation activities. The Release Analyst will report on all releases as specified per service, process,

department, and any other key performance indicator that will be established. Understands the Release process, procedures,

work instructions, policies, required documentation and tools. Monitors, tracks, updates and closes the Release Records during

appropriate points in the Release life-cycle.

**Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities**

+ Weekly Release Status upgrades for assigned releases
+ Provide release status to stakeholders
+ Co-ordinate with IT and business teams to prioritize enhancements and defects into releases
+ Participate in continuous improvement activity
+ Research, analyze, track and resolve moderately complex production problems
+ Ensure the department leverages internal tools and applications effectively
+ Build, support, and maintain moderately complex processes, programs, and data
+ Participate or lead small to medium scoped projects
+ Create moderately complex ad-hoc reports for internal usage and external usage
+ Develop programs, time estimates and project schedules based on prioritization and business requirements
+ Creates branches and performs merges in source control tool (TFS)
+ Work with code; understand code comparison and know how to perform configuration file transformation in different

+ Work with developers to resolve build/deployment errors
+ Knowledgeable in IIS and server application configuration
+ Assist developers with application troubleshooting
+ Basic knowledge in SQL queries
+ Manage risks and resolves issues that affect release scope, schedule and quality
+ Coordinate and communicate release content and effort based on the service request backlog, pending service requests,
third party applications, or operating system updates

+ Lead and co-ordinate the Go-Live activities including the execution of the deployment Plans and checklists
+ Develop scripts and automation tools used to build, integrate, and deploy software releases to various platforms
+ Participate in CAB 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

+ Research new software development and configuration management methodologies and technologies and analyzes their
application to current configuration management needs

+ Stay current on new developments in technology-related industries
+ Participate in corporate quality programs
+ The position requires a full-time work schedule. Full-time is defined as working at least 40 hours per week, plus any
additional hours as requested or as needed to meet business requirements. **Participate in on-call rotation**

+ Perform all other duties as assigned

**Required Work Experience**

+ 5 years of experience in technology and or application development
+ 5 years of experience working hands-on with all aspects of the SDLC
+ 5 years of experience working with multiple cross-functional teams in a highly collaborative environment.
**Required Education**

+ High-School Diploma or GED in general field of study
**Preferred Work Experience**

+ 5 years of experience in Release Management and Dashboard reporting
+ 3 years of experience in TFS
+ 5 years of experience working in healthcare-related systems as a business analyst or programmer
+ 5 years of experience in an AGILE environment
**Preferred Education**

+ Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business, or related field
**Required Job Skills**

+ Understanding of IT-specific project practices including SDLC. And or AGILE
+ Advanced interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
+ Experience in developing and deploying project best practices, policies, procedures, and processes.
+ Demonstrated vision in problem solving
**Required Professional Competencies**

+ Strong process-oriented and analytical skills
+ Strong written and oral communications skills
+ Strong analytical skills to support independent and effective decisions
+ Ability to prioritize tasks and work with multiple priorities, sometimes under limited time constraints.
+ Perseverance in the face of resistance or setbacks
+ Effective interpersonal skills and ability to maintain positive working relationship with others
+ Verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group, executives, managers,
and subject matter experts

+ Maintain confidentiality and privacy
+ Analytical knowledge necessary to generate Dashboards based on available data and then make decisions based on
reported data

**Required Leadership Experience and Competencies**

+ Facilitate and resolve customer requests and inquiries for all levels of management within the Corporation.
+ Foster synergy with a diverse team in an ever changing environment.
**Preferred Job Skills**

+ Knowledge of HIPAA regulations
+ Prior QA Management experiences
+ Understanding of how managed projects align with strategic vision
**Preferred Professional Competencies**

+ Ability to adapt to shifting priorities, demands, and tight timelines through analytical and problem solving capabilities
+ Demonstrated vision in problem solving
+ Ability to manage a solution and just not a checklist
+ Advanced systems research and analysis expertise
+ Impeccable project management skills
+ Solid technical ability and problem solving skills
+ knowledge of internal departments and operations
**Preferred Leadership Experience and Competencies**

+ Ability to provide mentoring and peer review to junior team members
+ Ability to build lesson plans and deliver lessons to junior team members
**Important information:**

**This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch.**

**To be considered for this position, you must apply now to submit your resumes.**

**If you have questions about the position, you may contact the recruiter recruiting for this position by email.**

+ **SALARY: Open (based upon experience and qualifications)**
+ **There is no relocation budgeted for this position. If this position requires you to relocate you will be responsible for those costs.**
+ **This position does not offer any type of sponsorships or VISA transfers for this position.**
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Last year we found 8,000 opportunities for IT professionals. Let us help advance your careertoday.

**AboutKelly Services** **®**

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit and connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter .

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and iscommitted to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunityis The Law.

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