Release Manager

Creation Recruitment Limited
London (Greater)
08 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Release Manager

Digital Agency

Central London

Rate: Negotiable

Duration: Initial 1 month, highly likely to extend into 2018

Interesting contract role working on the upgrade and update of a successful e-commerce platform.


  • Scheduling, coordinating and the management of releases
  • Coordinate release activities across various stakeholders and manage comms
  • Own release plans and communicate plans and changes to all relevant teams
  • Work closely with development team
  • Co-ordinate all go-live activities
  • Participate in Change Advisory Board (CAB) meetings to assess impacts of releases and feed into go / no-go verdict
  • Participate in agile stand-ups, sprint planning, retrospectives etc.

Skills & Experience:

  • Excellent knowledge of Git, branching strategies and the ability to pick code merges and changes to support advanced Git merge and rebase scenarios
  • Strong communications skills with both technical and business audiences
  • Current experience in release management
  • Advanced knowledge of software development lifecycle
  • Ability to coordinate cross-functional work teams
  • Good knowledge of JIRA particularly around release notes and reporting
  • Good knowledge of Excel for custom reporting

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