Posted on: August 20, 2019

Release Coordinator

Sao Paulo, Brazil
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Position Summary:         

  • Negotiate, plan and manage all aspects of the end to end release process
  • Forward Plan the release windows and cycles across a portfolio
  • Manage risks and resolves issues that affect release scope, schedule and quality
  • Measure and monitor progress to ensure application releases are delivered on time and within budget, and that they meet or exceed expectations
  • Coordinate release content and effort based on the service request backlog, pending service requests, third party applications, or operating system updates
  • 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
  • Weekly Release Reporting
  • Communicate release details and schedules to the Business as required
  • Sign off the release package for implementation
  • 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.
  • Participate in CAB meetings to discuss release scope and/or roadblocks
  • Maintains a release repository and manages key information such as build and release procedures, dependencies, and notification lists
  • Researches new software development and configuration management methodologies and technologies and analyzes their application to current configuration management needs

Required Experience:

  • 2-6 years of previous release and/or project leading experience, ( understanding of project management principles preferred)
  • Minimum 8 years of experience in information systems operations environment in systems analysis or development
  • Formal training in project management practices preferred
  • Advanced knowledge of software development lifecycle
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate cross-functional work teams toward task completion
  • Demonstrated effective leadership and analytical skills
  • Must be self-motivated, detail-oriented, and have a high degree of organizational skills
  • Able to give multiple examples of creativity and critical thinking on the job
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills are a must

Language skills:

  • Advance / Native Portuguese
  • Intermediate or above English.

Education  

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field 

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