Release Coordinator

Posted 26 February by Advantage xPO

An exciting opportunity is now available for a Release Coordinator with this leading e-commerce business as part of a large scale transformation programme.

The main purpose of the Release Coordinator role is to ensure releases are correctly deployed on to the appropriate technology platforms in a co-ordinated manner to internal and then customer facing environments.

As Release Coordinator you'll need to have excellent organisational skills with attention to detail also being a key attribute. You will be able to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines that are on the critical path of the overall programme delivery.

The role will suit a proactive individual with demonstrated experience in release management for a large enterprise scale e-commerce transformation programmes.

The role will cover the following main elements: -

  1. Co-ordinate delivery of 6 weekly point releases into integration testing across all technical delivery teams (~10 core applications)
  • Collaborate closely with our environments team to ensure builds are requested/delivered when needed and contain the correct components.
  • Facilitates between work streams + tooling on automated release process
  • Tracks + Reports which versions are on which environments
  • Manage resolution of configuration / automated release process issues.
  • Manage resolution of environments issues
  • Manage resolution of configuration / automated release process issues
  • Be responsible for preparing a Rollback Plan
  • Maintain the release status and tracking information in Jira
  1. Plan and co-ordinate technical releases into production
  • Prepare for production Releases
  • Contribute to Go/ No Go decisions
  • Run the release plan during production releases.
  • Monitor the release deployment and manage resolution of any deployment issues
  • Ensure teams are prepared for any post release issues / changes required

In order to be considered for this role you will need to have the following skills and/or experience;

  • Experience across the end-to-end lifecycle of release management (covering release strategy, planning and management)
  • Several years of delivery experience using scaled Agile frameworks for delivery
  • The ability to form strong, mutual and professional business relationships with team members
  • Excellent communicator able to secure information from, and convey messages to stakeholders at all levels of the organisation
  • Ability to quickly build credibility and trust with technical delivery teams
  • Creative yet pragmatic approach to problem solving, anticipating potential issues before they arise and implementing timely solutions

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Required skills

  • Agile
  • Ecommerce
  • Integration
  • Integration Testing
  • E-Commerce
  • Release
  • Jira

Reference: 34554704

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