We are looking for a Release manager role. This role would be responsible for overall release management on specific cloud platforms/container platforms for SaaS product. Primarily focus area for this role would be to drive and coordinate SaaS product quality activities, by providing leadership role by collaboration and participation for SaaS release management process across multiple stakeholders & teams.
Conduct Release Readiness reviews, Milestone Reviews, and Business Go/No-Go reviews
Produce Deployment, Run Books and patch Implementation Plans
Forward Plan the release windows and cycles across a portfolio of SaaS products
Manage risk and resolves issues that affect release scope, schedule and quality
Negotiate, plan and manage all release activities
Measure and monitor progress to ensure cloud product releases are delivered on time and within budget, and that they meet or exceed expectations
Coordinate release content and effort based on the service request backlog, pending service requests, third party applications, product versions 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 for release activities
Weekly Release Reporting
Communicate release details and schedules to the Business as required
Work with product managers to understand impacts of new product versions release on cloud as SaaS offerings
Work with release engineers to understand impacts of branches and code merges
Continually work towards making improvements in the release process
Lead and co-ordinate the Go-Live activities including the execution of the deployment Plans and checklists
Participate in stakeholders meetings to discuss release scope and/or roadblocks
Maintains a release repository and manages key information such as build and release procedures, dependencies, and notification lists
Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:
Degree in Computer Science or related field (Master / Bachelor level); Minimum experience 6 years
Strong knowledge and experience with Cloud Infrastructure activities like cloud automation, deployment, maintenance & Release
4-6 years of previous release or patch management experience is must
Advanced written and verbal communication skills are a must
Sought Personality type:
Proactive, emphatic and approachable.
Team player and problem solver.
Great attitude but a critical thinker.
Creative and open minded.