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When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

About

About:

Human Health Project (HHP) is a global nonprofit organization dedicated to helping individuals increase their health knowledge through the sharing of health information. HHP collects, analyzes, and shares health information to empower and inform individuals to achieve better health outcomes. Our patient-centered approach enables patients and caregivers to choose treatments based on evidence-based clinical data as well as the cumulative knowledge of the HHP community.

For more Information about HHP, please visit our website: https://www.humanhealthproject.org/

Release Manager Job Overview:

You will own the Release Management lifecycle which includes scheduling, coordinating, and the management of releases across the project. The releases can be inclusive of application updates, operating system patches, security improvements, projects and programs. Where necessary you’ll provide tools and services to help product management and project teams manage and deploy releases into production.

The Release Manager works collaboratively with all participants in software development projects and is supportive of developers and testers as they set up their build dev/test environments.

This position also works with IT management and operations to improve the software engineering processes and practices associated with continuously building, deploying, and updating software and environments.

The Release Manager will assist in managing projects and interdependencies to ensure milestone adherence to ensure the integrity of the release can be measured.

Role and Responsibilities
  • Forward Plan the release windows and cycles across a portfolio

  • Manage risks and resolves issues that affect release scope, schedule and quality

  • Measure and monitor progress to ensure application releases are delivered on time and that they meet or exceed expectations

  • Coordinate 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 relationships and coordinate work between different teams at different locations

  • Conduct Release Readiness reviews, Milestone Reviews, and Go/No-Go reviews

  • Weekly Release Reporting

  • Communicate release details and schedules as required

  • Work with operations to understand impacts of branches and code merges

  • Maintains the release schedule for all core services and ensure alignment across key partners and vendors.

  • Continually work towards making improvements in the release process

  • Lead and co-ordinate the Go-Live activities including the execution of the deployment Plans and checklists.

  • Develops scripts and automation tools used to build, integrate, and deploy software releases to various platforms

  • Maintains a release repository and manages key information such as build and release procedures, dependencies, and notification lists

  • Researches new software development and configuration management methodologies and technologies and analyzes their application to current configuration management needs

Qualifications:
  • 2-6 years of previous release and/or project management experience, (Solid understanding of project management principles preferred)

  • 8-10 years of experience in information systems operations environment in systems analysis or development

  • Formal training in project management practices preferred

  • DevOps Experience preferred

  • Ability to work in a 100% remote environment

  • Advanced knowledge of software development lifecycle

  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate cross-functional work teams toward task completion

  • Demonstrated effective leadership and analytical skills

  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills are a must

Skills

  • People Skills
  • Software Development
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Website Project Management
  • Management

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