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Technical Release Manager (010712)

  • Contract
  • Remote
  • Job Number: 010712

Job Description

Do you have experience in a Development/Dev Ops Engineer role?  Smart Solutions is searching for a Technical Release Manager for a partner of ours in Madison, WI. This opportunity is a 100% remote contract that includes our comprehensive benefits package, with the option for PTO!

Job Duties: 

  • Accountable for: creating, managing and maintaining the specifics of a predetermined Release Schedule
  • Collaborate with leadership and customers to understand their perspectives of balancing speed and risk.
  • Collaborate with development, quality assurance, operations, support and infrastructure teams to maintain high-quality deployment artifacts as they move through the entire deployment pipeline
  • Identify and helps to implement opportunities for automating operations activities that slow the delivery process
  • Responsible of all release activities within the implementation of a given project
    • Communicate implementation plans, status, and issues to I/S management levels
    • Gather application and component (infrastructure) data required for release
    • Prepare implementation plan, review with project teams and stakeholders including contact lists, communication, back out, and prod verification
    • Execute implementation plan during the final change to prod window and communicate status during deployments and prod verification
    • Gather and coordinate post implementation issue resolutions and communication
  • Accountable for developing, process improvements and training of standard release processes, including deployment schedules
  • Identify areas of risk/conflict within and across multiple releases and work with project teams to mitigate issues
  • Influence parallel development strategies including branching, merging, and version management
  • Develop deployment workflows including prerelease, release, and post-release steps


  • 3 years of experience required in Development/DevOps Engineer role
  • Experience managing implementations with many system integrations/dependencies
  • Strong engineering experience in DevOps, Continuous Delivery & automation including Docker, Kubernetes, Ansible, CloudBees Jenkins, GitLab
  • Hands on experience in virtualization and containerization with Docker and Kubernetes
  • 3 years of experience with Python or similar languages
  • 5 years of experience with Git distributed version control system.
  • Atlassian Suite implementation knowledge JIRA, Confluence, Bitbucket for release scope and communication.

Does this sound like the project for you? If so, apply today!

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