Release Manager / Configuration Management

Job Title: Release Manager / Configuration Management
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Lancashire
Salary: £400 - £550 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: EW/C/17916
Contact Name: Ellie Walker
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 10, 2018 16:38

Job Description

We are currently working with a client to urgently recruit a Release Manager to be based in Lanchashire on a 6 month contract.

Main outcomes
  • Put in place processes for version and release management, identifying and keeping  track of different versions and releases of software.  Ensuring that different versions of a system may be retrieved when required and not accidentally changed.
  • Work with test, environment (build) teams, delivery leads and service readiness teams to plan when new versions and releases should be distributed.

  • Forward Plan the release windows and cycles across the Project (all applications)
  • Measure and monitor progress to ensure application releases / support products are delivered on time 
  • Coordinate release content and effort based on the service request backlog, pending service requests, third party applications, or operating system updates
  • Manage relationships and coordinate work between different teams at different locations
  • Participate in Release Readiness reviews, Milestone Reviews, and Business Go/No-Go reviews
  • Produce Deployment, Run Books and Implementation Plans
  • Weekly Reporting
  • Negotiate, plan and manage all release activities
  • Work with release engineers to understand impacts of branches and code merges
  • Maintains a release repository and manages key information such as build and release procedures, dependencies, and notification lists

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