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Release Engineer - NYC
Ref No.: 17-03591
Location: NYC, New York
Job Title:  Release Engineer
Job Location:  NYC
Position Type: Contract/ Contract to hire
Rate: DOE
 
US Citizen and Green Card preferred- No Third Party C2C Candidates

Job Description
•          Continually work towards making improvements in the release process.
•          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 within budget, and that they meet or exceed expectations.
•          Conduct Release Readiness reviews, Milestone Reviews, and Business Go/No-Go reviews.
•          Produce Release Management dashboard and Weekly Release Metric Reporting.
•          Communicate release details and schedules to the Business as required.
•          Communicate release details and schedules to the Business Units, Project Management and Information Services staff.
•          Participate in the Change Advisory Board meetings to discuss release scope and/or roadblocks. Maintains a release repository and manages key information such as build and release procedures, dependencies, and notification lists.
 
•          Experience in IT management using ITIL & ServiceNow to improve the software engineering processes and practices associated with continuously building, deploying, and updating software and environments.
•          Experience in measuring and monitoring progress to ensure application releases are delivered on time and within budget, and that they meet or exceed expectations.
•          Experience in managing risks and resolves issues that affect release scope, schedule and quality.
•          Experience in implementing and managing release processes for the progression of code in the development, test, and production environments.
•          Experience facilitating Application Release deployments