Sr Mgr, Sftware Config / Release

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/22/17
Greenwood Village, CO
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/22/17

The Release Manager to act as a liaison between business, technical and production teams for release management coordination. As a Release Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing the release management process for our major and sustainment application releases and you will be an integral part of the delivery team that ensures successful enterprise releases.

Lead, refine, implement and evangelize Release Management processes though out the organization

Collaborate with PMO, technical and business teams to understand the needs for a Release Management process

Develop processes that ensure changes being made to the production footprint are done using a consistent and repeatable process

Collaborate with technical teams to build deployment plans for each release

Communicate schedule and milestones for all plans

Drive best practices until go-live/stabilization for all projects

Collaborate with various business teams to participate in release planning process

Drive execution of plans to completion within allocated time frames

Manage, coordinate and ensure oversight of releases through various environments (QA, Staging, Performance, UAT, Training, etc.)

Act as escalation point for any release issues or needs related to a release

Facilitates the release change management process

Work with vendors and upstream/downstream systems to ensure all releases are aligned

Provide visibility and release notes on scheduled releases to stakeholders

Manage go/no go and rollback decision meetings with release stakeholders

Be a driving force for constantly improving the release process

Define and publish key metrics on the effectiveness of release management

Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
Strong background in information technology management, and previous experience performing in a Release Manager role preferably in telecommunications, mobile and/or wireless space

Strong process knowledge of System Development Life Cycles

Ability to read, write, speak and understand English.


A four year bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

Related Work Experience Number of Years

Knowledge of testing and defect tracking tools such as JIRA

Skills/Abilities and Knowledge

Excellent presentation and communication skills


PMP Certification


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