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Our client is looking for a Senior Release Manager for their Consumer Digital Technology team in Beaverton, OR.
Operating the Release Management processes for the Direct to Consumer (DTC) organization. Schedule, coordinate, and manage releases for multiple applications and on disparate platforms. The releases can be inclusive of application updates, operating system patches, security improvements, hardware upgrades, etc. Anything that changes within a system is part of a release
Work with multiple cross functional teams to support and enhance platforms. Work and communicate effectively at multiple levels within the organization, from brainstorming with individual contributors to discussing strategy and release content with senior leaders. The expectation is that you will be able to provide exceptional leadership
Drive to a global release cadence that defines the cycles, structures, and required oversight
Manage intake, prioritization, release timing, demand, and capacity
Manage releases to QA environments
Partner with the business and IT stakeholders to drive release scheduling decisions
Ensure that all upstream changes are visible to and approved as required
Provide visibility of scheduled releases to stakeholders
Work with vendors and partner systems to ensure processes are aligned
Manage go/no-go and rollback decision meetings with release stakeholders
Be a driving force for constantly improving performance, scalability, extensibility, reliability, availability, and usability of the release process
Define and publish key metrics on the effectiveness of Change & Release Management
Bachelor’s degree in Technology, Business, Engineering, or a related field; 2+ additional years of professional experience in lieu of a degree
6+ years professional experience with at least 3 years in release management, business process improvement, or project management
Comprehensive understanding of release management processes; understanding of environment management
Experience delivering application and infrastructure projects, programs, or releases into complex production environments
Proven track record of implementing process change focused on alignment of business and technology; in particular, working with Engineering, QA and IT Technical Operations
Experience with SDLCs, including iterative, waterfall, and Agile
Must be able to operate in a transforming, fast-paced, complex, high visibility Retail environment with multiple competing priorities
Exceptional written, verbal, and interpersonal communication of complex topics to a diverse audience across management, technical peers, and business stakeholders
Strong commitment to customer service and teamwork
Demonstrated ability to build and lead teams in a collaborative environment
Ability to collaborate across teams with differing priorities and objectives to bring consensus
Demonstrated ability to influence and drive to results
Ability to think strategically while still being detail-oriented
A high level of professionalism and confidentiality
Other desirable qualifications:
Experience in global or multi-branded environments
ITIL and IT Service Management
Experience with Lean principles and methods
If your experience matches the above requirements, send your resume to Emiline at emiline@MBG.com
Please reference JO# EMR-12593
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