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Release Manager

Experis AG

Posted on Oct 8, 2021 by Experis AG

Zürich, Switzerland
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Release Manager

Contractor with immediate start until January 2022 with a 100% workload. And an option for extension from February 2022 until December 2022 with a minimum of 50% workload. More details about the workload can be given within two weeks from now or during the upcoming interviews.
Based in our client's headquarters in Zurich, we are looking for a Release Manager to join us on a TBD month contract supporting the release planning of a flagship digitisation project. Reporting to the Change and Release Manager, the Release Manager will be Embedded in the Project organisation and responsible for the overall schedule, planning, coordination and management of the project releases.


Following the Banks Change and Release policies to schedule, coordinate and manage releases ensuring:
Engagement with various stakeholders (Project Manager, Software Engineering, Test Management, Service Management, Change Management etc.) to align and plan a smooth rollout of releases
Management of release dependencies and preparation of detailed release deployment plans
Manage and mitigate release risk through release rehearsal and roll back plans
Oversight and coordination of release deliverables from third party vendors
Maintain oversight of environment configurations and ensure synchronisation
Conduct release readiness reviews and ensure deliverables/exit criteria for go/no go meetings
On the ground oversight and coordination for release deployments

5 years' experience in release and deployment management or demonstrable experience managing releases gained from a different function
Experience with source code version control (eg Git), test and release management tools (eg Jira/Spira), automation and DevOps tools
Basic release understanding, release experience or willingness to learn on one or several of following used technology stack solutions is an advantage (Kubernetes, Openshift, API Gateway, Middleware such as IIB ESB or IBM MQ, Oracle DB, Backbase, Mobile App development IOS or Android)
Good knowledge of agile processes. A development/technical background would be advantageous.
Strong communicator, able to work autonomously and with the relevant level of authority in a gatekeeper role
Excellent English, German is advantageous

Have we awakened your interest Then I look forward to your CV. If you have any questions, please contact Greg Margaritis at (see below).

We can only consider Swiss/EU Nationals or people with a valid working permit for this role.

Reference: 1350281138

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