Release Management Engineer - Contract

Location: Australia
Job Type: Contract
Reference: 2932791
Initial 6-month contract opportunity for an experienced Release Management Consultant.

You’ll work in a small team of highly skilled engineers to streamline, deploy and simplify the release process for rapid delivery of IT change in alignment with the company’s Agile practices.
  
A confident self-starter, you’ll be keen to drive process improvements and comfortable working with various stakeholders including Change Management, Operations, and multiple Delivery teams.
  
Your responsibilities:
  • Develop and mature release processes
  • Hold regular Release Management Meetings
  • Ensure all stakeholders are consulted and engaged early and throughout the deployment and release process to ensure they are fully informed and able to achieve requirements and timeframe
  • Maintain the release schedule for all delivery teams
  • Facilitate transitions from delivery teams to Application Support and Operations teams
  • Communicate schedule and completion of releases to all key stakeholders
  • Evaluate impact, risk assessments, potential conflicts with other Change Requests, document, keep track of them and escalate if needed
  • Manage Post Implementation Reviews and produce recommendations to avoid similar issues from reoccurring
  • Derive automation opportunities in the release management process
  
Your experience:
  • 4+ years of experience in dedicated change and release management roles
  • Strong process orientation background
  • Experience working in an Agile environment – striking the right balance between ITIL processes and agile framework
  • Exposure to Big Data implementations, SDLC and ITIL practices
  • Ability to communicate with technical and business stakeholders
  • Experience chairing Release Management (Planning, Scheduling) meetings
  • Any Data Analytics and AWS environment management skills will be highly regarded
  
If you are interested, apply now or email your resume and cover letter to Joanna.corner@xpand.com.au