Release Manager

Logic Engagements Ltd
London (Greater)
£45k - £60k pa + bonus, pension, etc.
31 Oct 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Release Manager required by our industry leading client in London.

The key responsibilities of the Release Manager are as follows;

  • Responsible for implementation planning including risk mitigation, release activities, technology and people resource planning, go/no go's implementation coordination, early life support checkpoints and lesson learnt reviews.
  • Responsible for risk assessment and mitigation of releases to ensure all technologies involved pose as low a risk as possible to production.
  • Responsible for the defining the level of baseline testing required for a release, and ensuring that the quality of testing is appropriate.
  • Ensure all change requests are submitted in a timely manner with as much information as possible, attend the CAB to review changes.
  • Ensure all teams within IT follow the release management process
  • Produce and maintain release reporting including status reporting
  • Contribute to Monthly/Weekly Management Reports, including metrics as agreed with line management. Including reporting to internal and external auditors

The Release Manager applying will have experience of the following;

  • Understanding of ITIL processes, Foundation Level as a minimum
  • Good understanding of Incident and Problem management
  • Good understanding of BAU processes
  • Experience of using automated deployment and testing tools
  • Good understanding of test management and practices
  • Solid understanding of Service Design and Transition
  • Experience of IT change management
  • Experience of Jira, Quality Centre, Service Now and Microsoft Office Suite applications
  • Influencing and scheduling skills
  • Relationship, stakeholder management
  • Ability to make informed decisions in high pressure situations
  • Transparent planning and communication skills

Please apply by responding to the link attached with an up to date CV.

Logic is a leading provider of IT Staff to clients, consultancies and to product suppliers/authors and operates as an employment agency and employment business.

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