Release Manager (Architecture, Release Management)

Ampersand Consulting
11 Mar 2018
19 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Release Manager (Architecture, Release Management, Configuration)

A leading UK FTSE 100 provider of IT solutions and services are looking to hire am experienced Release Manager (Architecture, Release Management, Configuration) to join their Design team in Suffolk. The Release Manager (Architecture, Release Management, Configuration) will be responsible for the full-scale management of the Solution Architectural design, deployment, support and configuration component of projects.

Responsibilities for the Release Manager (Architecture, Release Management, Configuration):

* Provide leadership, management and motivation to the Release and Configuration team in their deployment of the company software applications to schedule, ensuring and mandatory requirements are met
* Ensure that releases are deployed successfully to time, quality and budget
* Maintain environments hosted by the company ensuring project requirements are achieved
* Work collaboratively and professionally with customers and stakeholders ensuring the company is perceived by all to be a high-quality service provider who can be trusted to deliver a consistent level of service
* Take accountability for release and configuration service and associated procedures
* Quality assurance of the release and configuration service
* Work with existing and new customers to translate business requirements into Architecture designs and fit for purpose Microsoft based solutions

Essential Experience/Skills for the Release Manager (Architecture, Release Management, Configuration):

* A minimum of 5 years’ development or architectural experience in either a senior technical role or a technical management position
* Experience of managing service capacity, performance and availability activities preventing impact to services and transitioning services into operations with proven minimal disruption or risk
* Experience of deploying quality updates/releases with appropriate training, knowledge share and documentation for stakeholders
* Provide Pre-sales support to the Sales team when needed
* Extensive knowledge of the Microsoft stack
* Active participation in project planning, demos and other meetings
* Ensure all Microsoft development work meets the agreed architecture and coding standards and take personal accountability for assuring design documentation and coding

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