Release Manager

Absolute Solution Ltd
London (Greater)
08 Mar 2018
17 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Release Manager (Data Analytics)

Our client, a FTSE 100 firm with 1000’s of employees is looking for a Release Manager that is still able to be hands on when needed. You will have 5 direct reports


  • Communicate all key project plans, commitments, and changes including requirements, QA plans, schedule, and scope changes
  • Manage relationships and coordinate work between different teams at different locations
  • Conduct Release Readiness reviews, Milestone Reviews, and Business Go/No-Go reviews
  • Produce Deployment, Run Books and Implementation Plans
  • Weekly Release Reporting
  • Communicate release details and schedules to the Business as required
  • Negotiate, plan and manage all release activities
  • Work with release engineers to understand impacts of branches and code merges
  • Maintains the release schedule for all core services and ensure alignment across key partners and vendors.
  • Continually work towards making improvements in the release process
  • Lead and co-ordinate the Go-Live activities including the execution of the deployment Plans and checklists.
  • Develops scripts and automation tools used to build, integrate, and deploy software releases to various platforms



  • 2-6 years of previous release and/or project management experience, (Solid understanding of project management principles preferred)
  • 8-10 years of experience in information systems operations environment in systems analysis or development
  • Experience of cloud, saas, paas, iaas
  • Hands on experience of bash, python (or other scripting languages), Jenkins and Linux operating system
  • Advanced knowledge of software development lifecycle


  • Demonstrated effective leadership and analytical skills
  • ETL, Data Analytics and/or Media measurement experience

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