Release Manager

Prague

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 between 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

The purpose of this role is to manage the complete software delivery life cycle. You will have to work with the team from the planning phase to the deployment phase through the development and testing phases.

  • Manage risks and resolves issues that affect release scope, schedule, and quality
  • Release Reporting
  • Be able to negotiate plan and manage all release activities
  • Maintains the release schedule
  • 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.
  • Review and approve new stories from new releases
  • Review and approve fixes/enhancements from support team
  • Monitoring the code coverage of all changes made by support/ delivery/ demand project team
  • Maintain and enhance all the deployment automation
  • Participates in communications with partners and clients, when needed
  • Maintain a knowledge base regarding issues and their resolution using Confluence, MS Teams, Jira and other collaboration tools
  • Contribute to pro-active continuous improvements to ensure performance, scalability, capacity, security and adequate support is maintained for all the environments
  • Identify recurrent issues and propose enhancements / automated tasks
  • Update the Jira Release tickets according to defined standards

 

Qualifications

  • Experience in bash, Python
  • Drupal experience is a plus
  • Working experience in PHP and PHP frameworks
  • Clear understanding of branching strategies, CI/CD procedures
  • Linux Fundamentals and Scripting
  • Knowledge in tools like Git, Github, Gitlab
  • Knowledge in Bamboo
  • Strong, in-depth, hands-on knowledge and experience of relevant platforms
  • Solid experience of working with software development teams using modern software development methodologies
  • Solid experience and understanding of the release development lifecycle
  • Ability to code review to ensure quality standards are being maintained is a plus

Additional Information

We offer you:

  • Interesting international projects, where you can gain new/relevant experience
  • Dynamic environment where you will never happen to fell into a routine work
  • Possibility to grow with every new project
  • Start-up agile atmosphere
  • Friendly international team of creative minds

 

We obviously offer even more:

  • Brand new offices in Prague and Brno centre with great accessibility
  • Laptop and international tariff even for your private use
  • Cafeteria of benefits to choose from – life insurance, pension insurance, Edenred Cafeteria and more are coming
  • Medical advisory system – ulekare.cz
  • 5 weeks of paid vacation (25 days)
  • Soulmio wellbeing benefit
  • 2 sick days per calendar year
  • We value self-education and learning new technologies, so we support all our team members in obtaining new certifications, attending learning tutorials and conferences etc.
  • Flexible working hours and home-office possibility
  • We have an employee breakfast regularly, we enjoy beer and wine, we create a lot of opportunities to get together for those who enjoy life, not only work.
  • Relocation support for candidates outside of the Czech Republic

 

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

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