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Release Coordinator
Ref No.: 17-10123
Location: Summit, New Jersey
Immediate need for a Release Coordinator with experience in the Telecom Industry. This is an 6 month’s contract opportunity with long-term potential located in Summit, NJ. Please review the job description below:
Job ID: 17-10123

Key Responsibilities/ Key Requirements and Technology Experience:

  • Planning, identifying, tracking, monitoring, recording and controlling changes and releases
  • Coordinating and managing continuity between multiple environments through Release Management processes.
  • Capturing business / technical application components and release specific criteria within Release Package.
  • Open and manage Change Requests and Release packages in ServiceNow
  • Manage and coordinate the documentation of business and technical process release components, defect information for any given deployment
  • Maintain and coordinate schedule of releases/deployments of applications across various environments
  • Manage/coordinate the code implementation activities within multiple environments (development, test, training, validation, production, disaster recovery etc)
  • Participate on a team of internal subject matter experts, outside consultants, and system integrators.
  • Engage and coordinate with IT leadership on their involvement, updates and status checks during implementations
  • Conduct Formal Stage Gate review meetings with IT leadership
  • Maintain a release repository, manage the release calendar and schedules
  • Present changes in CAB meetings
  • Handle all Infrastructure changes and run the Infrastructure CAB meetings
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to communicate with all levels - technical and management
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Knowledge of Serena Release and build Automation process
  • Experience in System Testing, User Acceptance Testing etc
  • General knowledge of SDLC and GxPs
  • Knowledge of good documentation practices
  • Good Knowledge of ServiceNow best practices
  • Project or Service Management experience a plus
  • ITIL foundations is required
  • Infrastructure knowledge
  • Education: Bachelor degree in Computer Science or a related discipline
  • Industry Experience: 5+ years’ experience in IT, with large-scale system deployments at a bio/pharmaceutical company

Our client is a leading Telecom Industry and we are currently interviewing to fill this and other similar contract positions. Qualified candidates should apply online for immediate consideration.