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Modernisation Release Manager

Posted 18 days 14 hours ago by I3 Resourcing Limited

£650 - £750 Daily
Permanent
Not Specified
I.T. & Communications Jobs
London, United Kingdom
Job Description

Modernisation Release Manager

£650-£750 per day

City of London - Hybrid

MUST HAVE insurance tech transformation/modernisation experience.

  1. release management
  2. project management
  3. organisation skills

-be responsible for overseeing the release management lifecycle, including scheduling, coordinating and the management of release for multiple applications across various initiatives and project teams.

-releases can be inclusive of application updates, operating system patches, security improvements, hardware upgrades.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan the release windows and cycles across the Programme, in conjunction with the different project teams. Ensure cutover plans are in place and correctly managed.
  • Manage risks and resolve issues that affect release scope, impact, schedule, and quality.
  • Measure and monitor progress to ensure application releases are delivered on time.
  • Coordinate release content and effort based on the potential impact of releases that need to be co-ordinated across the project teams, aiming for a release on demand philosophy, where possible.
  • Manage relationships and coordinate work between different teams at different locations.
  • In conjunction with the project teams, co-ordinate Deployments, Runbooks and Implementation Plans.
  • Environments readiness management, ensuring enterprise-wide release discipline through planning and implementation of a release calendar, including code freeze and release windows.
  • Support the team implementing automated deployments.
  • Weekly Release Reporting.
  • Communicate release details and schedules to the Business, as required.
  • Negotiate, plan and manage all release activities.
  • Work with environment manager and release engineers to understand impacts of branches and code merges.
  • Maintains an Enterprise release schedule for all core services and ensure alignment across key partners and vendors.
  • 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.
  • Ensure that automated CI/CD are in place across the project team to build, integrate, and deploy software releases to various platforms.
  • Participate in CAB 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.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field.
  • 2-4 years of previous release and/or project management experience, (Solid understanding of project management principles preferred).
  • 8-10 years of experience in information systems operations environment in systems analysis or development.
  • Formal training in project management practices preferred.
  • Advanced knowledge of software development lifecycle.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with Agile and Waterfall methodologies.
  • Knowledge of cloud and on-premises technologies.
  • Ability to work with diverse teams and facilitate collaboration.
  • Knowledge of CI/CD Practices

Modernisation Release Manager

£650-£750 per day

City of London - Hybrid

MUST HAVE insurance tech transformation/modernisation experience.

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