Release Manager


Company Description

We Dream. We Do. We Deliver.

As a full-service, data-driven customer experience transformation, we partner with Top 500 companies in the DACH region and in Eastern Europe. Originally from Switzerland, Merkle DACH was created out of a merger Namics and Isobar - two leading full-service digital agencies.

Our 1200+ digital enthusiasts are innovating the way brands are built, through providing expertise in Digital Transformation strategy, MarTech platforms, Creativity, UX, CRM, Data, Commerce, Mobile, Social Media, Intranet and CMS. We are part of the global Merkle brand, the largest brand within the dentsu group, who shares with us a network of over 66,000 passionate individuals in 146 countries.

Job Description

Key responsibilities:

  • Define and monitor Release plan for the different applications under her/his responsibility
  • Coordination of various stakeholders, including Business and ICT stakeholders (Support, Infra, Security, etc.) as well as external suppliers
  • Establish, maintain and monitor release schedule
  • Monitor releases scope, Budget, risks and issues
  • Capacity Management of ICT resources
  • Accountable for delivery of the solution, including support and transition to run
  • Act as Product owner (proxy)



  •  2-6 years of release and/or project management experience with several applications and métiers stakeholders in parallel
  • Experienced with Agile methodologies (SCRUM, SAFE or other)
  • Knowledge of IT Service management (ITIL)
  • Experienced with outsourced development teams (nearshore)
  • Experience in software development and lifecycle

As plus:

  • Project Management certification (Hermès, Prince 2, PMI, IPMA)
  • Product Owner certification

Additional Information


  • Cutting Edge Technology & Latest IT tools
  • Agile and Flexible working hours
  • Fair compensation according to your experience
  • Career path
  • Software-house environment
  • Health insurance (also included for the household) 
  • 25 vacations days
  • Free coffee
  • Team & Company events (we can wait to give a huge party after the COVID🎉🎊) 

You have questions about the job? Then write us an e-mail.

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