Senior Manager - Product Release Management

  • Icertis
  • Pune, Maharashtra
  • Dec 02, 2019

Job Description

Icertis, the leading enterprise contract management platform in the cloud, solves the hardest contract management problems on the easiest to use platform. With Icertis, companies accelerate their business by increasing contract velocity, protect against risk by ensuring regulatory and policy compliance, and optimize their commercial relationships by maximizing revenue and reducing costs. The AI-infused Icertis Contract Management (ICM) platform is used by companies like 3M, Airbus, Cognizant, Daimler, Microsoft and Sanofi to manage 6.5 million contracts in 40+ languages across 90+ countries.
Icertis is looking to hire a Manager for product release management to scale up the product operations across all departments of software development. This position will be responsible for altering the current processes and establishing new processes to meet the needs of tomorrows organization. This person will be responsible for scheduling of regular product releases working closely with rest of the development organization and ensure the releases progress smoothly all the way from planning to customer deployment. Always be aware of the current status, creatively find ways to alleviate blockers and escalate to management early to gather support when needed.

Responsibilities :

Accountable to manage the product development and deployment operations working with different parts of the organization including Development, Product Management, QA, Support, Operations and Professional Services.Ensure the adherence of processes, entry-exit criteria during different transition phases of development process. Continuously monitor and improve the processes to remove barriers to speed.Be metrics driven and collect different metrics around development velocity, capacity planning, defect resolution, escaped defects etc. to provide to the management overall health of operations and make recommendations for improvement areas.Ensure proper usage of tools in place and modify the tools to be able to handle multiple streams of development activity that will occur concurrently.Conduct regular ongoing cross department meetings, including but not limited to daily standups, release planning, release signoff, retrospectives, end of sprint planning etc.

Qualifications :

Direct ownership of software release management in a dynamic, high velocity agile development organizations of size 250 or more.Prior experience of establishing software development and release processes and executing to them.Experience in working in an Agile development organization with multiple parallel sprints.Ability to lead cross department meetings with contradicting agendas through inclusive communication and fostering collaboration.Good understanding of metrics around development organizations and expertise in building and publishing them to wide audience.BE or MS degree from a reputed university with 10+ years of experience (atleast 2 years in product release management). Prior experience in Microsoft development environment including experience with tools such as TFS, Sharepoint etc. is a plus. Prior certification and/or experience as a scrum master is a definite plus.