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CTG Technical Release Manager in Madison, Wisconsin

Technical Release Manager

Madison, Wisconsin, United States

Information Technology

May 15, 2019Post Date

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CTG is seeking aTechnical Release Manager for a contract role inMadison, WIsupporting a large insurance customer.

Location: Madison, WI

Duration: 6+ months - contract

Tax Terms:W-2 (No C2C or 1099)

Job Summary and Responsibilities:

Technical Release Managers (TRM) are responsible for coordinating implementation activities that bring new software release/patch into integration, QA, and production environments. TRMs ensure integrity of pre-prod and prod environments are protected and correct components are released by owning deployment schedules for environments. TRMs are central knowledge point of all integrations. TRMs focus on coordinating integrated pieces from product deliverables that must come together to work as an integrated release package, solution, or release. TRMs coordinate deployment milestones ensuring milestones are planned, managed, and come together in a timely manner. TRMs group releases together based on efficiency, integrations, and compatibility as they are promoted.

Job Details:

  • Accountable for creating, managing and maintaining the specifics of a predetermined Release Schedule and release activities within the implementation of a given project

  • Communicate implementation plans, status, and issues to I/S management levels

  • Work with Change Management to coordinate and schedule release of change requests into prod

  • Gather application and component (infrastructure) data required for release and create change requests for those items

  • Prepare implementation plan, review with project teams and stakeholders including contact lists, communication, back out, and prod verification

  • Execute implementation plan during the final change to prod window and communicate status during deployments and prod verification

  • Gather and coordinate post implementation issue resolutions and communication

  • Coordinate approvals for deploying off schedule and urgent releases

  • Central point of contact for all product releases

  • Accountable for incorporating vendor applications into release processes

  • Work with environment team for requirement review, setup and configuration of pre prod environments

  • Accountable for reviewing ongoing impact analysis and communication to teams that are part of a larger release

  • Accountable for developing, process improvements and training of standard release processes, including deployment schedules

  • Identifies areas of risk/conflict within and across multiple releases and work with project teams to mitigate issues

  • Influence parallel development strategies including branching, merging, and version management

  • Configure and integrate the servers with different environments to automate provisioning and creating new machines using CM/ Provisioning tools such as Chef and Puppet

  • Developing deployment workflows including prerelease, release, and post-release steps

  • Understand code Quality Analysis Techniques such as Check styles, JUnit, with CI tools such as Hudson/Jenkins

  • Automation using ANT, PERL scripts, Shell Scripting in a continuous build environment

  • Implementing, Upgrading, Patching, Configuring, and Administrating Red Hat Linux

  • Coordinating Firmware Upgrades, kernel patches, systems configuration, performance tuning on Unix/Linux systems

  • In-depth understanding of Load balancing and setting up load balancer and firewall rules in and enterprise environment

  • Strong ability in Knowledge of network and web related protocols like TCP/IP, HTTPS along with the routing protocols

Required Qualifications:

  • 3 years of experience required in Technical Release Manager role

  • Experience managing implementations with many system integrations/dependencies

  • Software Development Lifecycle experience including waterfall, iterative, and agile

  • CI/CD, DevOps, Release, SCM in AWS and/or Azure environments

  • Atlassian Suite implementation knowledge JIRA, Confluence, Bitbucket for release scope and communication.

  • Amazon AWS Cloud Administration which includes services: EC2, S3, EBS, VPC, ELB, Route 53, Auto Scaling, Security Groups, SNS, SQS, and Cloud Formation.

  • Configuration Management Tools (CHEF, PUPPET, ANSIBLE, TERRAFORM).

  • Ability to understand architecture and integrations with Java based SOA

  • Build/Deployment process knowledge in Java applications

  • Change Management process knowledge and tool experience (e.g. ServiceNow)

  • Excellent Communication Skills - verbal and written

  • Ability to work with all levels in the organization

To Apply:

To be considered, please apply directly to this requisition using the link provided. For additional information, please contactSara Wade at sara.wade@ctg.com or call 716-887-7399. Kindly forward to any other interested parties—thank you!

CTG’s Benefits Plan allows you to select insurance coverage that best suits your lifestyle, and take part in our savings programs and educational plans. We offer Flexible Spending Accounts, a 401(k) Retirement Plan, and an Employee Stock Purchase plan. Our educational plan comprises access to more than 2,000 web-based technical, professional and business development courses.

CTG (NASDAQ: CTG) provides industry-specific IT services and solutions that address the business needs and challenges of clients in high-growth industries in North America and Western Europe. CTG also provides strategic staffing services for major technology companies and large corporations. Backed by more than 50 years of experience and proprietary methodologies, CTG has a proven track record of reliably delivering high-value, industry-specific staffing services and solutions to its clients. CTG has operations in North America, Western Europe, and India.

CTG's greatest asset is its people, and as such, we are committed to providing employees programs and processes to support their performance, hone their skills, and advance in their careers. This commitment is reflected by CTG being named a Best Places to Work in Healthcare company by Modern Healthcare (2013-2016) in North America, and a Best Workplace in the United Kingdom (2013), Belgium (since 2007), and Luxembourg (since 2011).

CTG will consider for employment all qualified applicants including those with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of all applicable local, state, and federal laws.

CTG is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and strong advocate of workforce diversity. Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran.

Additional Information

  • Job Function: Project Management & Administration

  • Education Level: None

  • Work Remote: No

  • Travel: No