Release Manager Resume Examples

release manager

  • Release manager: Serves as a liaison between varying business units to guarantee smooth and timely delivery of software products or updates.
  • Gatekeeper: “holds the keys” to production systems/applications and takes responsibility for their implementations.
  • Architect: helps to identify, create and/or implement processes or products to efficiently manage the release of code.
  • Coordinator: utilized to coordinate disparate source trees, projects, teams and components.
  • Software defects, Issues, Risks, Software change requests, new development requests (additional features and functions) Deployment and packaging, new development tasks, including facilitating continuous improvement, Responsible for the delivery of a reliable and effective change management service to ensure all service targets are met, whilst effectively managing` risk. Ensuring the client communications are undertaken in a timely and professional manner. Through acute understanding of the ITIL methodology maximize the benefit of the principles for our client, End to End Process of Delivery, Operational Support.

release manager

  • Served as a Release Manager, providing System Configuration Management and Release Engineering services interfacing PMs, Developers, Testers and Business teams to ensure delivery of new capabilities on Kohl’s.com and it’s Bigdata Analytics 
  • Drove the Releases from the conceptual, development, testing and post production phases of multiple projects towards integrated releases  
  • Involve in Scrum calls with each domain team, to understand the work done so far and what’s planned for the day. Also understand blockers, if any, for the upcoming Release 
  • Responsible and engaged required teams to triage environment/functional issues during release dev/testing, prioritize the issues, and propose relevant solutions to teams 
  • Performed Quality checks by reviewing the QA, Checkmarx Scan results, before the project is deployed to production 
  • Gained knowledge over the Integrated applications of Kohl’s Internet Sales and Services
  • Worked on Web technologies (J2EE, JS, CSS etc.), SCM tools (GIT, Jenkins etc.) 

release manager

  • Used Blue/Green concepts of Google Cloud Platform for Releases and drove Monthly Base Image upgrades on GCP
  • Used Service Now for Change Creation, CTASK assignments, raising Incidents and pulling Reports for analysis
  • Created dashboards in JIRA and tracked the status of requirements. Embedded JIRA story/defect/bugs status within Google sheets using add-ons and generated Daily Status reports for leadership 
  • Promoted the QA certified builds in Jenkins, as part of Release readiness 

release manager/project manager

  • Manage team who act as a liaison between varying business units to guarantee smooth and timely delivery , helps in identifying, creating and/or implementing processes or products to efficiently manage the release (deploy) , help in troubleshooting problems with an application (although not typically at a code level).
  • Access, reviews, approves and implement changes in the system, ensuring a smooth running operations , keeping in mind the various 3rd party interfaces liaising with us. 
  • Prepare daily status reports, post release reports for Business Team and Senior Leadership 
  • Update, Maintain and Share Release status, Milestones and documents throughout the Release life cycle, using Confluence tool

release manager

  • Experience working with continuous integration (CI) build systems and/or release crafting systems in ecommerce environments (Jira / Bamboo CI / Bitbucket / AWS) 
  • Coordination with client and internal team regarding the deliverables expected to be deployed to live / production site.
  • Risk mitigation and roll back scenarios. Accompanied with release documentation and sign off policies
  • Advance knowledge development in Git/ VCS, build phases and going live life cycle
  • Define and evolve existing frameworks for project planning, execution, and release activities 
  • Drive regular project meetings and ensure issues, risks, and actions are tracked and have mitigation and resolution plans in place 

release manager

  • Protect the integrity of managed environments by reviewing release requests, assessing for risk and impact, determining if they have met the prerequisites, and then approving or rejecting the release as the situation dictates.
  • Keep records of Oracle R12 code objects within each release cycle and cross check with each release request to ensure there is no code contention with multiple developers changing the same code.
  • Review all releases at the end of each week, and ensure they have been progressed to the appropriate status after release completion. Ensure they have relevant Resolution Status. Ensure they have the relevant issue category count.
  • Review the release phase records within ServiceNow and ensure that, at the end of each month, all release phase records have been completed or closed out.
  • Attend change control approval board meetings. Provide advice to the approval board during change control approval board meetings on the readiness of the item being released.

release manager

  • Managed CI/CD on-boarding, including kick-off meetings, status reports, scheduling and prioritization, and support activities for both software and Infrastructure Releases
  • Managed release branch creation (using Cisco AppDB tool) and investigated, addressed integration, build, and other technical issues w.r.t deployment tool
  • Effectively used real time data from different CI/CD pipeline tools (Rally, CDRM, uRelease etc) to manage Sprint/Release Health
  • Conducted Release Readiness Reviews, Milestone Reviews, and Business Go/No-Go reviews to check the status of QA testing and readiness based on business requirements
  • Maintained a release repository and managed key information such as build and release procedures, dependencies and notification lists
  • Analyze and resolve conflicts for Enterprise Infrastructure Releases
  • Set-up and issue handling for the code deployment tools Cisco AppDB, uRelease and also execute deployments in prod

release manager

  • The goal is to deploy releases into operation and establish effective use of the service in order to deliver value to the customer. 
  • Ensuring that the change is indeed required and after thorough evaluation and post approval from the CAB, approving it and pushing it to the next stage.
  • Preparation of RFC (Request for change) and acquiring the necessary approvals (CCB: Change Control Board) for deploying the changes to Production and Non Production environments.
  • Maintain metrics , reports and SLA compliance.
  • Handling BAU RFC requests of around 72 clients. 
  • Track the RCAs and come up with Lessons Learnt and Next Steps to avoid recurrence across the Line.
  • Initiative for improving the success rate of project and managed to implement it from concept to completion- FAILURE ANALYSIS Q1 and Q2

release manager / poc

  • Define and evolve existing frameworks for project planning, execution, and release activities
  • Drive regular project meetings and ensure issues, risks, and actions are tracked and have mitigation and resolution plans in place
  • Experience working with continuous integration (CI) build systems and/or release crafting systems in ecommerce environments (Jira / Bamboo CI / Bitbucket / AWS)
  • Scripting abilities in Python and Bash, Shell, related languages
  • Advance planning for release windows and cycles across a portfolioCoordinate 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 the build process for multiple concurrent releases

release manager

  • Release Quality/Rally set-up and coordination with QA teams on the Release testing
  • Coordinated release activities with Project Managers, Infrastructure teams, DBAs, Production Support teams, QA, DevOps and Development teams to ensure a smooth and trouble-free roll out of releases
  • Continually worked towards creating re-usable processes, standards and improvements to the release process
  • Analyzed major aspects of releases within the organization, including schedules, interfaces, inter-dependencies, and impacts to our Business, QA, development, environment, production support and ultimately our customers
  • Conduct an end-of-end release close-out activity including a full “lessons learnt” brainstorm and development of recommendations for future releases
  • Leadership and guidance for the Junior Release Managers for all Release planning and delivery activities
  • Tools Used: ServiceNow, Rally, Pega CDRM, Cisco AppDB