Release Analyst

Location United Kingdom

Contract Perm

Salary Up to £50,000

Ref LK-34079-DH

If you are an experienced Release Analyst, we have a new permanent position we would love to discuss with you!

This Role in the Technology Services Team is to support the end-to-end Release Management process and support the Release Management lifecycle which includes scheduling, coordinating and management of releases across the enterprise for multiple applications across various Portfolios.

Key responsibilities

  • Support the Release & Environments Manager to ensure the Release Management process is fit-for-purpose
  • Promote the (correct) use of the Release Management process
  • Ensure Release Management and other processes are provided with steering information
  • Ensure high quality reports are produced, distributed, and utilised
  • Support the forward planning of the release windows and cycles across portfolios
  • Manage risks and resolve issues that affect release scope, schedule and quality
  • Communicate all key project plans, commitments, and changes including requirements, QA plans, schedule, and scope changes
  • Conduct Release Readiness reviews, Business Go/No-Go meetings and Lessons Learnt meetings
  • Review for quality the Deployment, Run Books and Implementation Plans produced as part of the development lifecycle
  • Co-ordinate / support the Go-Live activities including the execution of the deployment Plans and checklists.
  • Chair / Participate in CAB meetings as a Release Management representative to discuss release scope

Essential qualifications, skills and experience

  • Strong process competencies
  • Good understanding of Release Management methodology
  • Possesses an as a minimum an ITIL Foundation certificate
  • 2-5 years of previous Change/Release experience
  • Good knowledge of software development lifecycle
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate cross-functional work teams toward task completion
  • Experience with reporting, utilising the Microsoft Office product suite and ITSM tooling

If you meet the above criteria, please apply for this position and I will be in touch to discuss further.

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