Release Manager

  • location: Redmond, WA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $26 - $36 per hour

job description

Release Manager

job summary:
Release Manager needed for contract opportunity with Randstad Technologies client in Redmond, WA.

We are looking for an experienced, passionate Release Manager to assist us in delivering amazing AAA game experiences to our players.

As our Release Manager, you'll work with the teams responsible for titles such as AAA Games. You will be essential in getting our titles into the hands of players by partnering with our Production, Development, and Infrastructure teams. To do this, you will be responsible for navigating the Xbox Certification process as well as multiple content ingestion pipelines and driving technical investigations when releases don't go as planned.

The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, able to prioritize their work independently and capable of managing multiple products and team relationships. Keeping cool under pressure, being able to think critically through problems and take a technical approach to investigating issues with stakeholders from a variety of different business units is essential to success. The ability to work through ambiguity is critical.

Responsibilities

Understand the process and policies tied to Xbox content ingestion pipelines

Understand platform certification requirements and assist development teams in identifying potential issues before, during and after releases

Comprehend global release requirements for content localization, geopolitical compliance, and age rating

Configure and manage game products for certification and publishing to the Store

Create, document, execute, and improve the process of build packaging, verification, certification, and release

Drive communication and troubleshooting of release issues and game products configuration

Qualifications & Skills

Experience shipping current-generation, AAA games through a minimum of 3 product cycles as a Release Manager or Producer

Highly proficient in MS Office, Azure Dev Ops, and internal content management systems and tooling

 
location: Redmond, Washington
job type: Contract
salary: $26 - 36 per hour
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
Understand the process and policies tied to Xbox content ingestion pipelines

Understand platform certification requirements and assist development teams in identifying potential issues before, during and after releases

Comprehend global release requirements for content localization, geopolitical compliance, and age rating

Configure and manage game products for certification and publishing to the Store

Create, document, execute, and improve the process of build packaging, verification, certification, and release

Drive communication and troubleshooting of release issues and game products configuration

The essential functions of this role include:

  • working in a smoke free environment
 
qualifications:
  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 3 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors
 
skills:
  • RELEASE MANAGEMENT (3 years of experience is required)
  • AAA game release (2 years of experience is required)
  • global requirements (2 years of experience is preferred)

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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