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Systems Engineer

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Expiry Date: 16 January 2022

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Job Description:

Required Skills:

  • This is a request for a technical resource that will own release management for a product area (i.e. wireless sales, customer account management). The best candidate is expected to understand agile delivery, software delivery platforms, dev/test/QA deliverables along with strong program management skills.

  • Plan the release of application/mS deliverables and release life cycle in an Agile framework

  • Communicate the release-related tasks such as plans, timelines, requirements. Act as liaison between different teams, organizations and stakeholders.

  • Coordinate the release schedule and resources required depending upon the third-party applications, defect backlogs, planned releases, and infrastructure updates.

  • Identify the risks that can delay the release and manage/mitigate them, such that the scope scheduled, quality of the release and end customer experience is not affected.

  • Uncover issues and track the progress. Always working to improve the process of the release.

  • Make sure that the release is planned, according to the requirements and budget.

  • Schedule the release readiness reviews before deployment and milestone reviews after each release.

  • Create plans for the implementation and deployment as per the release schedule.

  • Creates, manages and communicates release level jeopardies

  • Plan and give weekly updates on the release activities

  • Make sure the allocation of Release or System Engineers to every release.

  • Communicate with release managers from different IT departments.

  • Lead the Go-Live activities to deploy the software successfully.

  • Team up with relevant development teams responsible for building the automation tools used to develop and deploy the software.

  • Lead/host meetings to discuss the release schedules with the team and find roadblocks.

  • Supports technical teams by engaging on call or resources required to resolve issues; monitor and control changes to the release and deployments

  • Maintain documentation related to procedures on build, test and release.

  • Make improvements in the methodologies used for configuration management, development and delivery of software features, functionality, enhancements and hot fixes

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Experience and SME knowledge in one more areas such as development, testing, system architecture, or software configuration and deployment

  • Understand the design and interfaces for specific components of applications/microServices in a release management portfolio.

  • Participate in planning, definition, and high-level design of the system solution and explore alternatives

  • Engage with portfolio stakeholders, Solution and Enterprise Architects, to develop, analyze, split, and realize the implementation of tech enablers or applications/microServices in release portfolio

  • Participate in project planning, system and solution demos, retrospective workshops

  • Ability to communicate to executive leadership, business leaders as well as technical stakeholders 

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