Release Manager - Software

Location London
Discipline: Management
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits: + Generous Benefits
Contact name: James Shenton

Contact email:
Job ref: BH-153
Published: about 1 month ago
Startdate: 2022-05-25 00:00:00
Release Manager with a proven background in software centric release management for the delivery / coordination and change approval of software releases cycles in both Agile and waterfall environments is required by world leading Lloyds of London insurance broker to be responsible for release management / across their software products and estate which will involve working across both internal and external software teams as well as QA and IT environments / Infrastructure teams.


The Release Manager role will offer hybrid working and require being on the office two days per week.


As a Release Manager - software you will have skills in the majority of


  • Being responsible for software release manager and the delivery /co-ordination of software across the entire application estate.
  • Building and delivering software as per your release plans to deliver releases across teams and products
  • Proven experience of change process and validating and assuring change approval during the release cycle
  • Experience of interfacing with internal and ideally 3rd party software teams to plan and manage regular software release cycles for both Agile and Waterfall delivery
  • Experienced in software release management to internal and external clients
  • Experience of dealing with QA teams for quality checks and IT Environments for deployment
  • Experience of version control tools and test environments
  • Experience of publishing release schedules and measuring, monitor and reporting
  • Understanding DevOps tools and principles from a release perspective so not hands on
  • Understanding CI / CD pipelines.
  • Experience of working in Insurance, financial services or FCA regulated environments would be desirable

This is an outstanding chance to flex your skills, and help to develop the companies release management processes, and will be challenging as the company is undertaking a major digital transformation across its business sytems.


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