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Release Manager-Full time permanent position-Location's Pondicherry

Keywords / Skills : release manager, Github, bitbuket, microsoft, web application, configuration manager, software release engineer, SDLC,

5 - 10 years
Posted: 2019-07-04

IT/Computers - Software
Configuration Mgr/ Release Manager
Posted On
4th Jul 2019
Job Description
Role: Release Manager

Experience Level: 6+ yrs.

Location: Pondicherry


The Release Manager owns the Release Management process and has the responsibility and authority for the overall process results. The Release Manager is responsible for the overall quality of the process. He/she is the main coordinator within this process and is the focal point regarding releases for both the customer and the IT organization. Therefore, all managers in the IT organization must support him in his/her role.

Manage the software release process for a variety of custom projects

Work closely with product development teams to identify, prioritize, and ensure key issues are fixed for a release

Develop early release definition and scope negotiation

Prepare test plans and procedures

Establish release schedules, tracking, and control procedures

Maintain release notes and installation documentation

Support and provide management with metrics, reports, and schedules as necessary

Executes change fall-back procedures, in case of a failure during one of the implementation procedures

Notifies Operations and/or Service Desk with the status of the change

Performs Release Management assessment and ensures implementation of the Release Management strategy


6+ years of experience supporting software development as a release manager, configuration manager, software release engineer, or similar role

Good project management skills

Expert in app submission, review, and release methodologies, including alphas and betas.

Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, with sufficient level of technical capability to effectively communicate with engineers and identify technical risks.

Ability to work independently and communicate across multiple time zones.

Experience managing a distributed team of 4-10 people coordinating activities across multiple teams and locations.

Proficient in use of issue tracking tools and platform-specific app stores.

Excellent JIRA knowledge including dashboards and custom filters. JIRA admin experience beneficial.

Demonstrated success as a self-starter

Successful development and implementation of release plans within a software development organization

Knowledge of software architecture and deployment best practices

Strong problem-solving skills using a methodical approach

Strong written and verbal communication skills

A keen attention to detail and drive to resolve any issues encountered


Hands-on experience deploying enterprise web applications

Experience with work management tracking systems such as Github, Bitbuket & Microsoft’s Team Foundation Server

About Company

Elixa Tec is one of the leading IT and Non IT Recruitment Consultants/Solution providers in Chennai, India. We specialize in the Executive Search, recruiting top-notch professionals and providing Quality Candidates for all level in all segment & sectors in reputed companies, MNC’s and globally.
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