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Release Manager

Release Manager

Our growing Customer Operations team is looking for Release Manager to join our team. As Release Manager you will be responsible for the release management lifecycle for each assigned product line. Each release management lifecycle involves activities such as scheduling the release according to the roadmap, coordinating between teams, and deployment of release according to schedule. The ideal candidate will have a strong technical background, experience with Docker (and Jenkins), a good understanding of DevOps principles, and an exceptionally strong understanding of all elements within the application stack. 

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What you'll have here:

  • In-house products: Working on products that we use every day and have millions of users. Some of them are your friends, neighbors, family members. We are our own clients. Our opinions and experiences are directly shaping the products that we design and create.
  • People: You will work with experts, community leaders and senior engineers who made these products from scratch. They will reveal to you how the whiteboard idea turns into a worldwide platform.
  • Internal learning sessions and innovation challenges: We are an innovation center primarily and you can be part of initiatives, research and focus groups… and don’t miss to take a place in innovation challenges and hackathons
  • Tech stack: We are tech agnostic and programming languages are just a tool, but they can make our job easier if we choose the right tool for the job.
  • Engineering mindset: We are engineering our solutions from ground up using open-source tools and customizing them to our needs. We worry about performance, we analyze and observe our system. We are not throwing money at the problem, we actually care if things could be more optimal.
  • Career growth: We strongly believe in feedback culture and development plans.
  • Community: You wanna share your knowledge with the community? You are more than welcome to participate. If you are not a great speaker, that is also fine.
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Your responsibilities:

  • Collaborating and liaising with product and technology teams to derive a release schedule and calendar, following the roadmap.
  • Maintain release window plans and communicate those upon request.
  • Cooperate closely with our customers ensuring their needs and questions are being addressed in planning release windows.
  • Managing dependencies not only towards successful releases, but improving our products too (feedback collection from customers and development teams).
  • Regularly maintain release plan schedules in order to ensure the latest updates and upgrades. Help and guide other team members across the organization for coordinating training or/and consulting where relevant.
  • Creating reports using provided tools and utilities, provide standard reporting about release quality or/and customer needs, so the organization makes continuous improvement.
  • Work with appointed colleagues, so we have standard mechanisms for tracking and monitoring the progress of forthcoming releases.
  • Maintain a backlog for proposing improvements in the release process and our products.
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What we're looking for:

  • Solid previous release management experience, (Solid understanding of service/project management principles preferred) – this experience may have been gained as a Project Coordinator, Project manager, or Service Lead.
  • Previous experience in the IT service industry /Project delivery and having strong service management principles.
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate cross-functional work teams toward task completion.
  • Demonstrated effective leadership and analytical skills.
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills.
  • Documentation skills.

WE HAVE MORE THAN COOKIES:

Bonus Bonus
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First-class equipment First-class equipment
Private health insurance Private health insurance
Gifts for special days Gifts for special days
Flexible working hours Flexible working hours
Sports and fitness Sports and fitness
Technology package Technology package

Here’s the thing:

We come to work every day to face exciting and challenging creative problems. And we come armed with an extremely Agile mindset and a bundle of opportunities for career growth and personal development plans.

We come and go relaxed and happy as we know United Cloud has our back, making sure our work and private life are in a perfect balance.

Our team is made of smart people, ambitious enough to make the change and brave enough to move boundaries. There is always room for more individuals like that, so send us your CV.

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