Sr. Release Manager to lead teams through software releases - 2502

Job Type: Contract
Positions to fill: 1
Start Date: Apr 03, 2023
Job End Date: Mar 29, 2024
Pay Rate: Hourly: Negotiable
Job ID: 128453
Location: Ottawa
Our valued client is currently seeking a Sr. Release Manager to lead teams through software releases.

Initial 12-month contract in Ottawa (hybrid, 2-3 days/week onsite).

  • Create deployment plans
  • Create and Submit Requests for Change
  • Automate the manual work related to deployment configuration in day-to-day tasks.
  • Improve deployment procedures with automation and documenting the deployment procedures
  • Document change logs accurately in build and deployment processes.
  • Assist the Program Manager and the development team members in planning each release
  • Ensure that the organization's release controls are documented and well understood by development teams and program support teams.
  • Ensure that a detailed deployment plan has been documented along with a roll back plan should anything go wrong during deployment
  • Release the pre-planned communications about the product to all stakeholders
  • Manage deployment activities across multiple platforms.

Must-Have Skills:
  • 8+ years experience as a Project Manager
  • Experience with release management

Nice to Have Skills:
  • Experience creating automation scripts or managing teams that have created them
  • Knowledge of large Billing and Ordering systems functionality
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English and French