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Change & Release Manager
Ref No.: 19-04123
Location: Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Job Description Change & Release Manager

Working with Development and Deployment teams for scoping, prioritization, and scheduling of changes to pre-production and production environments

Planning and executing major and minor releases, tracking and communicating progress and issues/risks to team leadership
Managing risk that may affect scope, schedule, or production stability
Conduct Release Readiness, Milestone, and Release Retrospectives
Working with Change Management to ensure development teams complete required release and change deliverables
Working with development teams to ensure SDLC deliverables are completed
Supporting deployments over-night and on weekends (if needed)
Facilitating transition of release contents into Production Support teams Coordinating with other Project Managers, internal and external Stakeholders

5-7+ years' experience in a Release Management role
ITIL Foundations certification
Intermediate JIRA/Confluence
Strong analytical skills used to identify and resolve problems.
Enterprise, application and cloud infrastructure design experience preferred.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Leadership experience, collaboration skills with the ability to work effectively with all levels of management and staff.
Financial experience a plus.
Strong leadership experience, ability to work independently and adapt to changing priorities, effective management of resources and strong communication skills.