Release Manager

CKI Group

Job closing date: June 10th, 2021 12:00am


CKI Resources are looking for a Release Manager for a contract role with one of our clients in Melbourne.


  • Release schedules
  • Environment schedules
  • Status reports
  • Project Plans
  • Deployment Plans
  • Issue/Risk Logs

Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum 3 years experience providing Release Management services for IT system solutions.
  • Plan high level forward release calendar and communicate to all applicable parties.
  • Work collaboratively with project team members including Program Manager, Team Lead, Test Lead.
  • Ensure development / test / production environments are managed effectively.
  • Measure and monitor release progress to ensure aligned with agreed timelines.
  • Track and work ‘hands-on’ to resolve release risk/issues which may impede agreed schedule.
  • Convene go/no go sessions at applicable release milestone/gates.
  • Ensure low level release/deployment plans are maintained.
  • Coordinate release day/night activities.
  • Work with Change / Communication teams to ensure release scope and business impacts are effectively communicated to stakeholders/users.
  • Draft and present weekly status reports to project team, and to senior executives.
  • Work to refine the automated deployment processes through various phases of development through to production.
  • Experience with Microsoft DevOps automated deployment pipelines is a strong preference for this role.
  • Experience with Salesforce platform system releases is a nice to have but not a mandatory requirement.