Release Manager

  • Location

    Zürich, Switzerland

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  • Salary:

    Swiss Franc100000 - Swiss Franc135000 per annum + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Louis Cheesewright

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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Are you a technically inclined Release Manager who wants to join a leading business in the fintech industry?

Do you want to work in a modern and agile organisation using the latest technologies?

Have you got hands-on management experience with strong communication skills?

The Role

- You will assume responsibility for release management activities (systems, functions & processes)

- Simplify the development and operation process through stages of development, testing and deployment to suit client needs & company vision

- Release management will cover both application releases and infrastructure as code

- Manage release activities to support application release efforts to ensure successful deployments

- You will create, store and maintain infrastructure release documentation to support the release through its entire lifecycle

- Align with business stakeholders, architects, R&D & implementation teams

- Create & Set infrastructure release schedules

- Control & manage infrastructure related risks and issues throughout the duration of the release cycle

- Identify and communication continuous recommendations for process improvements

Looking for someone who

- Has 3+ years' experience working as a Release Manager on large scale systems / for multinational businesses

- 5+ years' experience working in challenging IT roles

- Experienced with the software development lifecycle (Agile / Devops, Software development tools)

- Experienced / knowledgeable on Azure Cloud Platform

- Experienced using Jira, Confluence, TFS & GIT

- Experienced/knowledge of CI/CD pipelines & Cloud Infrastructure as a service (Azure)

- High level of OOO development programming (ideally the Microsoft tech stack)

- Excellent management skills & very strong English communication skills

- Is experienced working in the Financial industry

- Has completed Higher Education in Computer Science or a similar Engineering Degree, Finance/Business Degree

Who is interested in

- Implementing innovative solutions based on agile approaches

- Working directly with customers & successfully implementing requirements

- Working for a game-changing company in the fintech industry

For a company who

- Offer a professional and challenging international environment

- Provide new rooms designed for agile teams & state-of-the-art work equipment

- Allow flexible hours & fantastic social benefits

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Release Manager in Zurich. I am urgently looking for candidates, get in touch as CV's will be immediately reviewed

The cooperation between Darwin UK and Darwin Recruitment AG is set up to procure qualified candidates from EU to Switzerland. Darwin Recruitment AG acquires the clients and searches for candidates in the EU/UK, also through the data base of Darwin UK/Group. The contact with Swiss clients goes primarily through Darwin Recruitment AG.

The placements take place through Darwin Recruitment AG, which is in contact with the clients and candidates. Darwin Recruitment AG employs the candidates under Swiss labour law and follows the rules of the relevant Collective Labour Agreements. Darwin does not ask for a placement fee from the candidates/employees.