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Release Manager

Glasgow, Scotland

Posted on 17th January 2020
Salary/Rate Up to £330 per day
Job type Contract
Our Ref RM17012020

About this job
Bright Purple Resourcing are currently looking for a contract Release Manager in Glasgow. The contract is for an initial 10 months and is based in the city centre.
The successful candidate will be working for a well known financial services organisation.

The primary duty of this role is to provide overall governance and assurance for the Bank's Digital Release Process.

This will be achieved through:

*Reviewing Release notes and providing Quality Assurance checks on all requested deployments
*Co-ordinating and facilitating deployment of code into Non-Prod test environments
*Managing multiple stakeholder teams during complex technical implementations
*Creating and executing implementation plans for small, medium and large-scale releases Providing concise and accurate Updates to senior stakeholders (verbally & written)
*Providing guidance and assurance to delivery teams on process best practice
*Identifying opportunities for process improvements


In order to be successful in this role, applicants must be able to showcase a positive and proactive attitude with a keen eye for detail.

Candidates must also have the following:

*Proven experience in Release Management/ technical implementations.
*An understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle.
*The ability to plan and co-ordinate technical deployments on large/medium/small scale projects Previous exposure to configuration management and change management processes.
*Proven ability to motivate and influence people across both business and technology domains.
*Experience in communicating key project updates to senior stakeholders.
*A proven ability in problem solving alongside ability to identify, improve and automate processes.
*A flexible and proven ability to successfully deliver agreed project outcomes within a project environment.
*Experience in using enterprise grade requirement management solutions such as Jira.
*Experience with automated build systems, specifically- Jenkins, GoCD Knowledge of methodologies & frameworks, specifically- Agile, Scrum, Kanban, SAFe etc.

Candidates must have 3-5 years' experience in a Release Management or similar technical implementation role
We would also like candidates to have Agile/ Project Management qualifications, however these are not a necessity for this role

For further details, contact James Taylor on 0131 473 7044 or e-mail