Release Manager | [Q-175]

Release Manager | [Q-175]

24 May
|
Gamesys
|
Toronto

24 May

Gamesys

Toronto

Gamesys Group is one of the world's leading gaming operators, with millions of players and 1500+ employees. We believe passionately in what we do. Quite simply, we craft entertainment with care, building trusted brands and creating great experiences that always put the player first.



Our award-winning ventures – including Virgin, Jackpotjoy, Monopoly, Heart and Vera&John; – are some of the best known in the industry. Join us and you'll be joining a big, international group with some great brands and an exciting future. You'll feel part of one global family, working with smart people, and delivering a great experience for our players. There's one thing we expect from you, over and above everything else. Be yourself.

One of the values in our DNA is 'stay wonderfully weird' – and that applies to all of us.



Gamesys plans to expand into new markets across North America . We are building a new technology team in Toronto to accelerate the development of Gamesys' internal Excite gaming p latform , which will drive our growth across the USA and Canada .



We are looking for an experienced Release Manager to work alongside an existing Release Manager within the Software Delivery Team and work with development teams in an Agile environment ensuring that software releases are supported through the complete development cycle. This will involve liaising with product owners, development managers, operators, and regulators to set release expectations, coordinating environment availability for release testing, release risk management and scheduling.



Key Responsibilities:

Drive the release process and continue to implement improvements.



Managing the release process from testing through to completion ensuring risks, impacts and dependencies are well understood.



Working with various areas of the business to coordinate product deliverables that must come together to work as an integrated release package.



Liaising with operators and regulators to ensure relevant approvals are in place.



Running CAB meetings and release checkpoints.



Provides reports and analysis on releases.



Performing root cause analysis on any releases that caused production problems.



Assisting with the Incident Management process and seeks to reduce the number of incidents as a result of releases.



Liaises with our ATFs (Accredited Testing Facility) to ensure releases are tested and any ATF requirements are fulfilled.



Manages the changes and stability of the Pre-Production environments including scheduling load testing.



Working alongside our Development teams to progress our Continuous Delivery roadmap.



A strong candidate will have the freedom to focus the role on the overlap between the needs of the development teams, and the candidate's strengths & interests.



Staying on top of emerging processes & practices relating to Release, Incident and Problem Management.



Skills & Attributes:

Good understanding of the software development life cycle.



Passionate about release management and the benefits to the business.



Excellent organization, communication (both verbal and written) and strong interpersonal skills.



Identifies problems in processes and seeks continuous improvement.



Ability to multi-task and prioritize.



Can keep calm in stressful situations.



Minimum of 3 years of Release Management experience



Knowledge of project management tools and processes



Excellent organisation, communication, and interpersonal skills



Experience of working in an Agile environment



Minimum of 3 years of Release Management experience



Knowledge of project management tools and processes



Excellent organisation, communication, and interpersonal skills



Experience of working in an Agile environment



Desirable:

ITIL and Jira experience



Deployments



Mobile device software release



Prior experience working within the gaming sector

The original job offer can be found in Kit Job:
https://www.kitjob.ca/job/19517877/release-manager-q-175-toronto/?utm_source=html

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