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Release Manager - Scottsdale

Company: Randstadusa
Location: Scottsdale
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

b'job summary:nThe Release Manager is responsible for leading an Information Technology pillar in our agile transformation. This role ensures a committed portfolio of projects and functionality is aligned and implemented into releases. This role interfaces across all IT functional teams and business stakeholders to plan, manage, communicate, and provide guidance/oversight on the release framework to support successful releases; partners closely with the enterprise and team scrum masters, product owners, and development and testing leaders to pursue agile effectiveness and efficiency for the scrum teams; and operates effectively as a key driver for the release, providing a vital link between the business and IT.n * Manages a release process growing to support a portfolio of $8+ million in capital projects, 10-15 major applications, and 3-6 scrum teams.n * Ensures releases are implemented within the expected timeframe and meet the functional expectations of the stakeholders.n * Manages and drives cross-project and release level risk to resolution throughout the release cycle.n * Creates ongoing release communications and guidance to scrum teams and IT / Business leadership.n * This role will require weekend or evening work for releases.n * Builds, improves, and sustains necessary testing, training, and pre-prod environments, including test data refreshes, to continuously improve release quality.nxc2xa0nlocation: Scottsdale, Arizonanjob type: Contractnsalary: $50 - 60 per hournwork hours: 8am to 5pmneducation: Bachelorsnxc2xa0nresponsibilities:n * Bachelor's degreen * Project Management Certification preferredn * Scrum certification preferredn * 6+ years of IT experience in various technology rolesn * 3+ years experience in release management with a minimum of 1+ year managing releases in a primarily agile environmentn * 3+ years experience planning, organizing, and executing projects/programs/porfolios of varying complexityn * 3+ years of Agile/Scrum experience in a large Agile environment, including in depth knowledge of scrum methodology and its application to project management efforts. Experience with Pure Scrum preferred.n * Experience managing a portfolio with a minimum of $5+ Million in labor, multiple supported applications, and multiple scrum teams.n * Experience managing teams in a matrix organization with a minimum portfolio of 5 projectsn * 2+ years of experience working with Infrastructure teams on design / deployment / support of environmentsn * 3+ years experience using Jenkins & Subversionn * 2+ years experience using Jira and/or Azure DevOpsn * Good understanding of Microsoft Dynamics CRM in order to assist in the Release process of CRM applicationsn * Demonstrated knowledge of agile methodologies tools, techniques, and practicesn * Demonstrated knowledge of various technologies such as applications, databases, networking, and connectivityn * Advanced analytical, problem solving, and planning skillsn * Excellent written and verbal communication skillsn * Demonstrated ability to influence, and negotiate with, both internal and external stakeholdersn * Ability to interact with all stakeholders (release teams to executives) as appropriate through emails, deliverables, and presentationsn * Experience working effectively with all IT teams to set, manage, and accomplish desired release objectives - this requires the ability to positively influence business, IT team members, management, and external groupsn * Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Professional Office Suite including Visionxc2xa0nqualifications:n * Experience level: Experiencedn * Minimum 5 years of experiencen * Education: Bachelors (required)nxc2xa0nskills:n * RELEASE MANAGER (5 years of experience is required)n * CRM (2 years of experience is required)n * Scrum Mastern * Microsoft Dynamics (3 years of experience is preferred)nEqual Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.'by Jobble

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