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Release Manager Finance London 500 Per Day 6 Months Contract

Job Title: Release Manager Finance London 500 Per Day 6 Months Contract
Contract Type: Contract
Location: City of London, London
Industry: financial services
Salary: £0 - £500 per day
REF: BBBH15397_1498035713
Contact Name: Mobolaji Sanusi
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

Release Manager - Financial Services - London - £500 Per Day 6 Months Contract

A leading financial services firm are looking for a Release Manager to join their growing team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Liaising with Product Owners and release packaging teams to ensure release requirements are adhered to
  • Contributing to release sprint meetings
  • Reviewing and signing off release package content
  • Managing release preparation tasks with reletated IT Teams
  • Managing and tracking of QA, Pre-Prod and UAT environment allocation
  • Managing new QA, Pre-Prod and UAT environment creation requests
  • Overseeing QA and Pre-Prod deployment activities
  • Defining and shaping the release schedule
  • Creating and managing release runbooks for release installation
  • Configuration Management

Essential Experience:

  • Demonstrable experience within Release Management function
  • Familiarity with Orchestration tools such as Jenkins, Puppet, Ansible, BladeLogic
  • Experience of Release Packaging
  • Strong experience of deployments to both physical and cloud based environments (preferably AWS)
  • Experience in Linux operating systems
  • Strong knowledge of trading applications, finance, regulation, supervision or equity and derivative market
  • Some project management experience
  • Basic database and SQL knowledge
  • Exposure to basic network principles

Highly Desirable

  • Educated and holding a degree level qualification (preferably in an IT discipline)
  • Knowledge of Capital Markets
  • ITIL qualification
  • Some experience of Control-M, HP Operations Manager, Subversion, Jira

This is a very exciting opportunity for a skilled and effective Release Manager looking for a new challenge within an innovative global company with a wealth of expertise and knowledge.

If you are interested in this role please contact me on 02031894344.