Director, IT Deployment

Hertz Global Holdings, Inc   •  

Estero, FL

Industry: Hospitality & Recreation


8 - 10 years

Posted 41 days ago

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Key Result Areas:

  • Develop the Hertz standard Deployment governance, process tools and templates for application deployment plans
  • Define a common set of metrics to measure the quality of the deployment plans and deployment readiness
  • Partner with the program teams to assemble an overall transformation deployment calendar/timeline, identifying interdependencies
  • Oversee project tasks needed to support the build out of the deployment timelines, processes and tools
  • Work with the Program Managers and Application Vendor Deployment Leads and the development team members in planning each release
  • Oversee any new project tasks needed to support deployment timelines and methods
  • Ensure that the Hertz's release controls are documented and well understood by development Teams and Application Support Teams
  • Ensure that the architecture and infrastructure on which the application will be deployed are robust and stable
  • Ensure that each application team has a detailed deployment plan that meet’s Hertz standards including a backout plan should anything go wrong during deployment
  • Partner with the Organization Change Management team and the Program Managers that sanctioned communications to all stakeholders have been properly prepared and reviewed
  • Coordinate with the Program Managers and the Vendor teams to validate that the applications have been correctly packaged before deployment and ensure that all release controls have been satisfied
  • Ensure that IT Operations is ready to support Go-live events and Post-Go live support along with the vendor application teams.
  • Work with the Vendor teams, Security and IT Operations to deploy the product successfully
  • Release the pre-planned communications about the product to all stakeholders
  • Conduct a release retrospective with all the development team members that participated in the program to improve the release process and increase program productivity and product quality


Mandatory Requirements

Educational Background:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent experience

Professional Experience:

  • 10 years of experience in system integration
  • 10 years of experience planning the development and delivery of complex software products
  • Strong background managing the concurrent deployment of multiple SaaS and Cloud hosted applications and infrastructure
  • Past experience leading deployments of large highly integrated systems in a global environment
  • Ability to work withinternal teams and vendors to achieve a common goal
  • Strong technical leadership abilities
  • Excellent understanding of application release methodologies (including familiarity with ITIL's Release and Deployment Management process)
  • Good understanding of product architecture and infrastructure components
  • Business acumen and exceptional communication skills

EEO Statement

Hertz is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer and administers all personnel practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or domestic partnership status, disability, protected veteran status or military status, genetic information, or any other category protected under applicable law. Hertz is committed to taking affirmative steps to promote the employment and advancement of minorities, women, persons with disabilities and protected veterans.