CTG Technical Release Manager in Madison, Wisconsin
Title: Technical Release Manager
Job Number: 19205550
CTG is seeking a Technical Release Manager for a contract role in Madison, WI supporting 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.
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
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 be considered, please apply directly to this requisition using the link provided. For additional information, please contact Sara Wade at email@example.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.
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