Release Manager

Release Manager

January 5, 2022 2022-01-05 14:18

A little bit about the job:

The ideal candidate would be Release Manager to plan and execute frontend and backend infrastructure features’ releases geared at rapid user acquisition and supporting applications at scale. This role is focused on managing the development and release process in a continuous and automated approach and will require excellent team collaboration across engineering and business development.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Helping to build the culture of DE&I and fostering a learning & sharing mindset in our multicultural engineering team
  • Working closely with CTO to provide visibility & transparency on team’s capacity and efforts, planning, scheduling, releasing products features, and documentation to share across the team
  • Providing best practices on continuous delivery, deployment, and release automation
  • Liaise with CTO to coordinate release calendar across teams, go to market strategy, manage and mitigate the delivery risk and improve the process involved to do faster deployment with higher quality
  • Monitor the product features status and provide the progress report on team efforts, deadline and risks involved
  • DevOps advocate to enforce DevOps mindset and policies in a communicative approach across the team
  • Working with Product Managers and Engineering teams to understand product features’ requirements, scope, efforts, timing, and allocations
  • Passionate about learning new technologies, processes, practices and strive & thrive to raise the bar on a day-to-day basis
  • Leading and coordinating release checklist, deployment plan execution, and validating release notes
  • Working with engineers to comprehend code merges, branch ramifications, testing & production environments
  • Understanding the people’s needs in the team and making a conscious effort to build integrity in the team
  • Accountable for continuous development and improvement of product feature releases and team’s productivity in an Agile/Lean environment

What is required:

  • Knowledgeable of SDLC and Release lifecycle
  • Experience in Release planning, Change management, Quality checks, and Deployment
  • DevOps mindset with a great understanding of Agile/Lean based environment as well as leveraging proper tools for CI/CD (e.g. AWS CodePipeline ), automation, and responsive to incidents based on SLA & SLO
  • Experience in monitoring of product features’ progress and visualizing teams’ efforts and effectiveness
  • Technical skills on branch handling, feature toggles, continues integration, and continues delivery
  • Experience in managing release schedules in a scalable, secure, and reliable platform with an understanding of team performance measurements & metrics, and providing strategies and solutions for improvement
  • Comfortable with rapid development cycles and tight schedules
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate cross-functional work teams toward task completion
  • Approachable and friendly with strong management and relationship skills
  • A strong and creative analytical and communicator

Bonus:

  • Past experience in implementing large scale online classified applications such as Property Portals and Search Engine Platform
  • Formal training in project management practices
  • Familiar with AWS Cloud Services

Let’s get started!

Role:

Full Time

Type:

Engineering

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