Technical Release Manager

Sunnyvale, CA 94085

Posted: 02/26/2020 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Information Technology Job Number: 17200

Job Description

Client industry: Consumer electronics

Location: Sunnyvale, CA

Position: Technical Release Manager

Terms: contract

Interview process: Phone interview; onsite interview


Our client’ s Release Operations team is looking to hire a Technical Release Manager. In this role you will directly support producers, dev and content teams and be responsible to successfully deploy updates to their high trafficked website.

  • Coordinate with Delivery Teams, DevOps, QA, and Platform Engineering to ensure all engineering responsibilities for release are met
  • Work towards making improvements in the release process
  • Responsible for creation and maintenance of release checklists, provide documentation and cross-training for stakeholders.
  • Identify and communicate risks that could affect the release scope, schedule, and quality
  • Work with producers and development teams to build a centralized view of all release schedules
  • Measure and monitor progress to ensure releases are delivered on time and that they meet or exceed expectations
  • Work with dev team(s) to understand impacts of branches and code merges
  • Identify processes for automation and ensure the automation is implemented, with a focus on automating as much of the process as possible
  • High-level administration for Interactive systems (provisioning of development environments, user management, permissions, etc.)
  • Ability to work flexible hours to support releases and environment refreshes for teams across the globe.

  • Proven experience in successfully managing change in a dynamic, global work environment
  • Experience managing and administering an SCM (e.g. SVN/Git)
  • Experience with automating manual processes
  • Knowledge of automation in a CI/CD context
  • Python, Bash, Groovy scripting experience
  • Experience managing and configuring web servers (e.g. Apache/nginx)
  • Familiarity with front and backend web development including knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
  • Dedicated problem-solver who can work in a fast paced environment where multiple releases are a fact of life
  • Experience collaborating with other team members in multiple teams diagnosing and debugging complex systems, and participating in investigating build, deployment and operational issues
  • Experience with web application security preferred
  • Proven capabilities to work under pressure and tight deadlines to solve critical issues
  • Able to work equally well with people in creative and technical positions
  • Strong oral and written communicator, with good interpersonal skills; able to forge trusting relationships within a diverse team and across organizations


BS/BA in Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent education/experience

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