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Release Manager - Financial Services

Job Description

Our client is a leading global provider of inter-dealer brokerage and market-making services. It operates in a wide range of asset classes, including fixed income, currencies, commodities, equities, and derivatives. The company is known for its strong reputation, extensive market knowledge, and commitment to providing high-quality services to its clients. It has a presence in key financial organisations around the world and a diverse, highly skilled workforce. The company is committed to innovation and staying at the forefront of the industry.

The Release Manager will be responsible for leading and coordinating the planning, scheduling, and management of software releases for our client. They will work closely with development, QA, and operations teams to ensure that releases are delivered on time, within budget, and with minimal disruption to the business.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the planning, scheduling, and management of software releases, including coordinating and communicating with development, QA, and operations teams.
  • Ensure that releases are delivered on time, within budget, and with minimal disruption to the business.
  • Identify and manage release risks and dependencies, and implement mitigation strategies as necessary.
  • Develop and maintain release management procedures and documentation.
  • Work closely with development and QA teams to ensure that software is properly tested and meets quality standards.
  • Coordinate and communicate with stakeholders to ensure that releases are properly communicated and understood.
  • Support the development and maintenance of release management tools and processes.


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a release management role.
  • Strong understanding of software development and release management processes.
  • Experience with Agile software development methodologies.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Experience with release management tools and processes.
  • Knowledge of the financial services industry is a plus


This is an exciting opportunity to join a fast-paced and dynamic organisation that is at the forefront of innovation in the industry. The Release Manager will have the opportunity to work on cutting-edge projects and make a real impact on the organisation. The company is known for its excellent training and development opportunities, as well as its commitment to diversity and inclusion.

If you are an experienced Project Manager/Release Manager looking for a move into a more strategic position & a new challenge, at a secure, globally established company, please feel free to reach out to me directly for a no obligations chat.

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