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Release Manager

Location: Zurich
Sector: DevOps
Job Type: contract
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: BBBH145502

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.

Responsibilities
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
Experience
? 5 years' experience in release and deployment management or demonstrable experience managing releases gained from a different function
? Experience with source code version control (e.g. Git), test and release management tools (e.g. 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 +41 44 229 99 35.
We can only consider Swiss / EU Nationals or people with a valid working permit for this role.

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