IT Software Release Manager

  • location: Dallas, TX
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $90,000 - $100,000 per year

job description

IT Software Release Manager

job summary:
Are you interested in working for a well-respected company with brands, technologies and solutions that have been evolving for well over 50 years? Do you want to work for a company that has leading-edge technologies in specific niche global end markets, including natural gas turbine power, refinery & petrochemical engineered cyclones, and mid-stream energy pipeline gas transmission? Then this is the company for you.

location: Dallas, Texas
job type: Permanent
salary: $90,000 - 100,000 per year
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
Manage risks and resolves issues that affect release scope, schedule, and quality

- Measure and monitor progress to ensure software releases are delivered on time based on project schedules, 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 Go / No-Go reviews

- Produce deployment and implementation plans

- Provide weekly release reports

- Communicate release details and schedules to the Business as required

- Negotiate, plan, and manage all release activities

- Maintain the release schedule for all core services and ensure alignment across key partners and vendors.

- Perform routine project activities required to manage release by test production and environments

- Continually work towards making improvements to the release process

- Lead and coordinate the Go-Live activities including the execution of the deployment plans and checklists.

- Develop automation tools used to build, integrate, and deploy software releases to various platforms

- Help to define and lead Change Advisory Board meetings to discuss release scope and/or roadblocks

- Utilize Zoho ServiceDesk Plus on other relevant tools to manage the effectively manage release process

- Maintain a release repository and manage key information such as build and release procedures, dependencies, and notification lists

- Research new software development and configuration management technologies and analyze their application to current configuration management needs

The essential functions of this role include:

  • working in a smoke free environment
  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 5 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors
  • Epicor10 (3 years of experience is required)
  • Dynamics 365 (1 year 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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