Release Manager With Snowflake EDW

San Jose, CA 94088

Job Category: Manager Job Number: 119567

Job  Title:          Release Manager With Snowflake EDW

Location:          San Jose, CA - 94088

Contract:            Long Term

About Our Client: Part of the Group, client is a US$4.6 billion company with over 115,000 employees across 90 countries. It provides services to customers which include Fortune 500 companies. It is also one of the Fab 50 companies in Asia, a list compiled by Forbes. client was ranked #5 in India's software services (IT) firms and overall #111 in Fortune India 500 list for 2012. client, on 25 June 2013, announced the completion of a merger with other company.

Job Description:

  • For implementing and managing release processes for code through development, test, and production environments on Cisco’s Snowflake EDW Platform. The Release Manager works collaboratively with all participants in software development projects and is supportive of developers and testers as they set up their build dev/test environments. This person also works with IT management to improve the software engineering processes and practices associated with continuously building, deploying, and updating software and environments.
  • Release Manager responsibilities also include building the Snowflake EDW Release Calendar and working closely with the release managers from other EDW platforms and centralizing the view of all releases. Leads the effort of defining the strategic direction for release management tools for EDW Platforms to ensure the process requirements of release management are built in. The Release Manager will assist in managing projects and interdependencies to ensure milestone adherence to ensure the integrity of the release can be measured.
  • Forward Plan the release windows and cycles across a portfolio
  • Manage risks and resolve issues that affect release scope, schedule and quality
  • Measure and monitor progress to ensure application releases are delivered on time and within budget, and that they meet or exceed expectations
  • Coordinate release content and effort based on the service request backlog, pending service requests, third party applications, or operating system updates
  • Communicate all key project plans, commitments, and changes including requirements, QA plans, schedule, and scope changes
  • Manage relationships and coordinate work between different teams at different locations
  • Conduct Release Readiness reviews, Milestone Reviews, and Business Go/No-Go reviews
  • Produce Deployment, Run Books, and Implementation Plans
  • Provide weekly/bi-weekly Release Reporting
  • Communicate release details and schedules to the Business as required
  • Negotiate, plan and manage all release activities
  • Work with release engineers to understand impacts of branches and code merges
  • Maintain the release schedule for all core services and ensure alignment across key consumers
  • Continually work towards making improvements in the release process
  • Lead and co-ordinate the Go-Live activities including the execution of deployment plans and checklists.
  • Develop scripts and automation tools used to build, integrate, and deploy software releases to various platforms
  • Maintain a release repository and manages key information such as build and release procedures, dependencies, and notification lists
  • Research new software development and configuration management methodologies and technologies and analyzes their application to current configuration management needs

Qualification:

  • 2-6 years of previous release and/or project management experience, (Solid understanding of project management principles preferred)
  • 8-10 years of experience in information systems operations environment in systems analysis or development
  • Formal training in project management practices preferred
  • Advanced knowledge of software development lifecycle
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate cross-functional work teams toward task completion
  • Demonstrated effective leadership and analytical skills
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills are a Must.
  • Understanding and prior experience in managing releases in an agile environment for Enterprise data warehousing platforms  .
  • Understanding of Cisco Release management processes

About ASK: ASK Staffing is an award-winning technology and professional services recruiting firm servicing Fortune 500 organizations nationally. With 5 nationwide offices, two global delivery centers, and employees in 42 states-ASK Staffing connects people with amazing opportunities

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Yamini Seelam
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