Release Manager

  • 6 Months
  • Contract
  • England, Southend-On-Sea

Release Manager

Whitehall Resources are currently recruiting for a Release Manager for a 6 month contract working in Southend with some remote work available.

Job Description:

Release Manager is required to work Client Side within the existing Architect and Environment Release Management Team, that has a mixture of Capgemini, Contractors, SREs and HMRC resources. This role requires a professional who is well experienced and knowledgeable in cloud technology especially AWS. They must be innovative, competent and comfortable in challenging status quo. They must be knowledgeable and experienced in requirement gathering; Business Analysis; Project, Implementation and Release Management.

Skills and Experience:

– Proficient in the use of Outlook
– MS Teams
– Scrum
– Agile
– Cloud
– AWS
– Jira
– Confluence

– Business Analysis and requirement gathering skills with the ability to develop, continually improve, interpret, coordinate and implement the software release processes.
– Technical skills to prioritise failures, interpret technical issues. Work with the development teams, test teams or programme personnel. Facilitate resolution to resolve problems.
– Utilise knowledge of technical and business drivers to refine release processes to best meet the needs of Customs Declaration Service (CDS) Programme Delivery, the delivery groups and the quality assurance (QA) groups.
– Strong performance testing background.
– Good interpersonal skills to work with various teams to ensure correct release management processes are followed.
– Facilitate the Daily Environment Checkpoint meeting, to ensure programme level requests and concerns from any of the streams are handled appropriately.
– Maintain on Confluence, release management component trackers, and develop the Confluence release management pages to align with the programme needs.
– Good written and verbal communication skills. Must be creative, proactive and very good at solving problems; Honesty and integrity are also a vital skill.
– Ensure a stable, controlled migration of software products into the production environment, capture issues risks etc, and escalate as necessary.

All of our opportunities require that applicants are eligible to work in the specified country/location, unless otherwise stated in the job description.

Whitehall Resources are an equal opportunities employer who value a diverse and inclusive working environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics.

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George Westhorp

George Westhorp

Consultant | Key Accounts Contracts
T: +44 (0)1206 212101