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Release Manager
Premium Job From Lloyds Banking Group
Recruiter: Lloyds Banking Group
Listed on: 4th June
Location: Bristol
Salary/Rate: £50000 - £60000
Type: Permanent
Start Date:
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Contact Name: Lloyds Banking Group

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We're looking to recruit a Release Manager who will be responsible for delivery management across one or more squads within the Data Management Services Lab. The Release Manager will be responsible for ensuring scheduling, coordination and the management of releases across the enterprise for multiple applications across the Data Management portfolio. The releases can be inclusive of application updates, operating system patches, security improvements, hardware upgrades, Projects and Programs. Where necessary you'll provide tools and services to help product management and project teams manage and deploy releases into production
 
About the role:
Within Group Transformation, a Data Management Services Lab has been created to manage the planning and delivery of data management capabilities to the organisation. In this respect, the Data Management Services Lab is responsible for all aspects of the data product life cycle including requirements gathering, product scoping and feasibility, road map and delivery management, as well as championing effective Data Management.
Data plays a key role in our vision to become the Best Bank for Customers, as we put our customers and their data at the heart of the solutions we deliver. We do this by delivering expertly, collaboratively and creatively.
We're responsible for providing the Group with data that is understood, available, reliable and used...enabling us to get closer to our customers.
As a motivated and expert data practitioner, your Release Management skills are in high demand and you'll appreciate the value and importance of defined quality data.
 
What you'll do
We believe that people don't fit neatly into roles, and we value everyone's individual skills, experience, and knowledge - it's what makes you awesome!
What follows is what you might find our Release Manager mostly doing, but your experience will flex depending on the team's needs, and your own aspirations. Our objective is to grow and create an environment where you can do what you enjoy.
 
 

You'll have experience in Data Management disciplines

 
 

Have an ability to work with a wide range of colleagues from diverse backgrounds

 
 

Evidence delivery of Release Management solutions alongside your experience of analyzing data and drawing conclusions

 
 

You'll demonstrate mentoring skills and guidance to help build a strong performing team who embrace and excel using agile delivery methodology.

 
 

 

 
 
Key accountabilities and capabilities of this role include
 
 

Forward Plan the release windows and cycles across a portfolio

 
 

Manage risks and resolves issues that affect release scope, schedule and quality

 
 

Measure and monitor progress to ensure application releases are delivered on time and within budget, and that they meet or exceed expectations

 
 

Coordinate release content and effort based on the service request backlog, pending service requests, third party applications, or operating system updates

 
 

Communicate all key project plans, commitments, and changes including requirements, QA plans, schedule, and scope changes

 
 

Manage relationships and coordinate work between different teams at different locations

 
 

Conduct Release Readiness reviews, Milestone Reviews, and Business Go/No-Go reviews

 
 

Produce Deployment, Run Books and Implementation Plans

 
 

Weekly Release Reporting

 
 

Communicate release details and schedules to the Business as required

 
 

Negotiate, plan and manage all release activities

 
 

Work with release engineers to understand impacts of branches and code merges

 
 

Maintains the release schedule for all core services and ensure alignment across key partners and vendors.

 
 

Continually work towards making improvements in the release process

 
 

Lead and co-ordinate the Go-Live activities including the execution of the deployment Plans and checklists.

 
 

Develops scripts and automation tools used to build, integrate, and deploy software releases to various platforms

 
 

Participate in meetings to discuss release scope and/or roadblocks

 
 

Maintains a release repository and manages key information such as build and release procedures, dependencies, and notification lists

 
 

Researches new software development and configuration management methodologies and technologies and analyses their application to current configuration management needs

 
 

Experience of working with Data Management technology solutions would be desirable skill for this position.

 
 

Personal qualities Lloyds Banking Group looks for include excellent verbal and written communication skills and resilience while keeping the customer at the center of everything you do.

 
 
 
We deeply value diversity, and are proudly committed to being an equal opportunity employer. If this is you, come and join our inclusive, values-led culture focused on making a difference.
 
Together we'll make it possible...So what can we offer you in return?
Whatever your aspiration, you can also expect excellent benefits, personal development and a career that's enriching and full of opportunity.
 
You'll also receive a package that includes
 
 

Car allowance

 
 

Discretionary bonus circa 20 % of base pay

 
 

Cash sum of 4% which you can exchange for a variety of benefits or simply take the cash

 
 

Private Medical Insurance

 
 

Generous pension contribution.

 
 

Share plans

 
 

30 days holiday

 
 
 
Sound like you? Are you interested in joining us? Apply today, we'd love to hear from you...