Release Manager

Posted 22 Dec 2022

St. Louis, Missouri - United States

Req Id 259793


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Ready to explore, break barriers, and discover more? We know you’ve got big plans – so do we! Our colleagues across the globe love innovating with science and technology to enrich people’s lives with our solutions in Healthcare, Life Science, and Electronics. Together, we dream big and are passionate about caring for our rich mix of people, customers, patients, and planet. That's why we are always looking for curious minds that see themselves imagining the unimaginable with us.

This role does not offer sponsorship for work authorization. External applicants must be eligible to work in the US. 

Your Role:


As Release Manager, you will identify and resolve impediments, provide escalation management, and balance business needs versus technical constraints. You will own the release management lifecycle for MilliporeSigma's eCommerce platforms, which includes scheduling, coordinating, and managing releases.


  • Enforce release management processes, procedures, and standards with development, configuration, vendor, operations, and Program teams
  • Establishes effective communication plan with key stakeholders
  • Assist with QA testing by providing oversight of current outsourced process. Evaluate practices and aid in the development of a roadmap for improvement to support CICD.
  • Ensures effective change approval tasks occur
  • Oversee multiple environment implementation
  • Articulate feature implementations, identify challenges, and streamline processes
  • Review production deployments with operations and development groups
  • Keep track of each item implemented across environments
  • Up to 10% Domestic and International travel
  • Involves occasional work after normal business hours, including weekends


Who you are: 


Minimum Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or other IT discipline
  • 2+ years of experience in release management OR work experience in IT Operations, Software Development, or QA Management


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Master's Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Management Information Systems or other IT discipline
  • Direct experience working in an eCommerce environment and coordinating dependencies between teams and systems for project or feature deliverables
  • Understand environments and the impact of branches and code merges
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate cross-functional work teams toward task completion
  • Understanding of Agile and software development lifecycle
  • Proficiency in planning, tracking, and managing projects in JIRA
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Understanding a complex system of applications and coordinating dependencies between teams and systems for project or feature deliverables
  • Strong reliability, judgement, and negotiation skills
  • Ability to influence and provide strong leadership



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