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Release Manager/Release Train Engineer - URGENT!

Mark Loucas Payments

Posted on Jan 10, 2021 by Mark Loucas Payments

Dublin, Ireland
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Release Manager/Release Train Engineer - URGENT!

My client, a leading fintech is looking to hire a strong Release Manager/Release Train Engineer to help drive delivery in a Devops/on demand environment.

Key requirements:

  • Define standards and create an empowered culture, to create a best in class, high performing team with a continuous improvement mind-set focused on the customer using best practices and knowledge to improve processes and services.
  • Drive improvements to improve the delivery through DevOps and release on demand practices and ensuring built-in quality.
  • Lead the release planning activities, driving the deliverables to ensure a clear vision, roadmap and backlog is available for planning meetings.
  • Understand the scope of each release and its alignment to projects, business objectives and portfolio plans.
  • Facilitate planning events and summarise objectives and publish for visibility/transparency.
  • Establish and communicate the annual release calendar.
  • Manage and optimise the delivery of change through the release cycle.
  • Track the progress and execution of the release and ensure alignment with strategy to execution and manage dependencies effectively across multiple delivery teams.
  • Manage the risks and issues that impact release scope, schedule and quality.
  • Collate and distribute internal and external release notes.
  • Conduct milestone reviews and go/no go meetings to confirm the readiness and status of delivery through the release life cycle.
  • Co-ordinate the deployment, run books and implementation plans with key technical stakeholders.
  • Driving automation and the CD processes and practices.
  • Lead and co-ordinate the go-live activities.
  • Extensive experience of release management covering the complete project life cycle, in a structured environment (both iterative/agile and waterfall)
  • Experience of release management in a multiple platform distributed team
  • Experience of managing multiple and complex value streams across the full life cycle of product development
  • Experience in running a SAFe Agile Release Train
  • Experience of coaching leaders, teams and scrum masters in lean-agile practices and mindsets.
  • Extensive experience of change management and release management tooling.
  • Payments experience desirable

EU Nationals ONLY

Reference: 1056295504

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