• Release Manager II

    Location US-NJ-Holmdel
    ID
    2018-3785
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Technology and Infrastructure
    Department
    Engineering Excellence
    Posting Level
    Professional
  • Overview

    Have you managed software releases? Do you love project management? We’re seeking a collaborative, resilient process guru to join our team as a Project Manager, Software Releases, where you’ll serve as the voice of the project and be responsible for the successful rollout of all software releases from an organizational readiness perspective. In this role, you’ll work cross-departmentally to ensure internal and external customers are prepared to successfully execute responsibilities when a new software version goes live. You’ll work closely with all agile teams and Product Management to identify and understand impacts early on, and ensure systems, processes and plans are in place for marketing, training, support, and production rollouts. To succeed, you’ll need to stay on top of every deadline and detail, and hold people accountable for their piece of the puzzle. If you love to take charge and are craving a high-visibility, high-impact role, this could be the job for you!

     

    iCIMS extends a work culture unlike any other East Coast-based technology provider. We focus on hiring candidates who display our seven core competencies – passion, drive, transparency, adaptability, empathy, kaizen, and customer commitment. If you eat, sleep, and breathe our competencies and desire to work in a casual yet results-driven environment that embraces innovation—then you’re just what we’re looking for!

     

    iCIMS is a high-growth Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company that’s voted one of the Best Places to Work in New Jersey. We are the industry's premier recruitment software provider—delivering technology that supports more than 3,500 contracted customers around the globe. Committed to both growth and stability, we have a lot of opportunities for career advancement within our organization. Come grow with us. Apply today!

     

     

    Responsibilities

    • Ensures all areas of the business are aligned to ensure successful delivery of software releases
    • Proactively identifies system changes that will have cross departmental impacts by working closely with Product Management and other key stakeholders within the Technology department
    • Acts as liaison with other departments, including but not limited to, Customer Success, Marketing, and Sales to articulate updates, collaboratively identify impacts and develop the best readiness approach
    • Maintains the release schedule and communicates updates and changes to internal and external customers
    • Conducts Release Readiness reviews, Milestone Reviews, and Business Go/No-Go reviews
    • Attends requirement sessions and feature demos to stay abreast of latest features, system changes and impacts
    • Contributes to overall strategic direction of rollouts and works cross-functionally to identify opportunities for process improvement

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in a business, engineering, IT or related field
    • At least 2 years of Release Delivery and/or Project Management experience required
    • Exceptional project management skills (PMP certification a plus)
    • Exhibits knowledge of software development lifecycles and Agile methodologies
    • Ability to maintain alignment and interact with a diverse group of departments, stakeholders and management
    • Intermediate to advanced level of experience with Microsoft Office applications
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Strong attention to detail and ability to set and manage priorities judiciously
    • Ability to synthesize information into succinct, concise, and logical summaries, reports or presentations
    • Must be exceptionally self-motivated, proactive and a team player
    • Works under general supervision

     

     

    iCIMS is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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