Randstad Manager of Release Management in Lansing, Michigan
Manager of Release Management
salary:$95,000 - $115,000 per year
date posted:Thursday, March 14, 2019
industry:Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
Manager of Release Management
Our Lansing Area Client has an opportunity for a Manager of Release Management to join there team. Their IT evolution has been moving at a quick pace and using innovative tools.
location: Lansing, Michigan
job type: Permanent
salary: $95,000 - 115,000 per year
work hours: 8am to 5pm
Builds, develops, directs and provides strong leadership to the Release and Operation Excellence Team.
Key partner in presenting strategic alternatives and their relative benefits to the business and IT stakeholders.
Oversees a cross-business unit team to review & prioritize demand that falls outside of Core product teams.
Budget planning & forecasting based on short and long term strategies.
Responsible for the development/enhancement of the overall agile process methodology within IT. This includes coaching, tools, tracking, reporting, and training.
Responsible for the development/maintenance of the IT Agile Playbook,
Develop ServiceNow product and technology roadmaps from concept through launch. Update, disseminate, and provide on-going awareness of ServiceNow product roadmaps to the Enterprise.
Collaborate with internal technology teams and partners to define, design, and deliver on user stories and customer demand.
Meet regularly with customers (Stakeholders, Product Owners) in our businesses to understand their needs, capture user stories, and support their evolving needs.
Owns the Release Management lifecycle which includes scheduling, coordinating and the management of releases across the enterprise for multiple applications across various portfolios.
Works with IT Management to improve the software engineering process and practices associates with continuously building, deploying, and updating software and environment.
Define, track, and report on KPIs and success metrics relevant to current product offerings.
Bachelor's degree preferred
8+ years relevant experience in IT
Experience with Agile Frameworks, Portfolio Management, Resource Planning and ServiceNow
3+ years management, supervisory, or lead experience
Exceptional leadership and interpersonal skills.
Highly organized, detail-oriented and able to manage multiple ongoing priorities.
High level understanding of the IT organization and IT capabilities, strategies and priorities.
Understanding implications of changes to existing and new services as a result of strategies.
Knowledge of industry leading agile frameworks (Disciplined Agile, SAFe, Scrum, Kanban, others) and associated tools (ServiceNow, Jira, others)
Ability to effectively present budgetary and/or cost information, and respond to questions.
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