Production Release Manager / Technical Coordinator

  • Kforce Technology Staffing
  • Moorpark, CA 93021, USA
  • Nov 19, 2020
Full time Information Technology Telecommunications

Job Description

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Kforce has a client that is seeking a Production Release Manager / Technical Coordinator in Moorpark, CA.

Overview:
A Release Manager is responsible for the process of managing, planning, scheduling and controlling a software release through different stages and environments; including testing and deploying software releases.

Responsibilities:
* Assist product management and project teams manage and deploy releases into production
* Implement and manage release processes for application related updates through development, test, and production environments
* Focus on coordinating various aspects of production and projects into one integrated solution
* Interface and communicate with Test Managers, Dev Managers, IT Ops and the PMO
* Build the IT Release Calendar in working closely with the IT release managers from different portfolios across the Loan Production environment and centralize view of all releases
* Coordinate release content and effort based on the service request backlog, pending service requests, third party applications
* Manage relationships and coordinate work between different teams at different locations and vendors
* Conduct Release Readiness Reviews, Milestones reviews and business Go/No Go reviews
* Review deployment plans, rollback plans, resource plans, communication plans
* Weekly Release reporting
* Communicate release details and schedules to the business as needed
* Negotiate, plan and manage all release activities
* Continually look for making improvements in the release process
* Participate and coordinate the Go live activities including the execution of the deployment Plans and checklists
* Participate in the CAB meetings to discuss and review release scopes and/or roadblocks as needed

REQUIREMENTS:
* Requires experienced Project Manager skills with prior experience scoping / planning a project from inception
* Ability to be on call 24/7
* Ability to multi-task and adapt to changes quickly in a fast paced environment
* Self-motivated with the ability to work in a fast moving environment
* Must be a team player with strong attention to detail, with the ability to work independently
* Proven track record at delivering timely and accurate information in a fast-paced environment
* Excellent critical thinking, problem solving and mathematical skills, using sound judgment
* Financial Services and, if possible, mortgage industry experience preferred
* Strong business acumen and ability to interface with executive management

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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