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Release Management Analyst

Job Location: Johannesb

Regional Description: South Africa

Job Number: 00694810


- Job description

Join Accenture and help transform leading organizations and communities around the world. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance.


The Release Manager will be responsible for the following:

  • Owns and manages the Release Management Function at the client
  • Responsible for the release process, integrate, optimize, maintain, manage and report
  • To establish Release Management Strategy and Vision for the Release Function Maintains plans for all releases, and actively manages the relationship with business involved in particular releases Manages risks of releases.
  • Provide improvement recommendations of the Release Process
  • To define yearly plan and schedules for releases and manage release as per the plan Plan each Go Live
  • Coordinate, monitor and control Go Lives
  • Responsible for the consolidated reporting to business on relevant Release metrics and project measures
  • Work Force Planning for the Release Management Function
  • Release Schedule
  • Target Release Numbers
  • Source code branch Scheduled dates Build, Test, UAT, go live
  • Release Deployments
  • Develop and maintain repeatable processes
  • Deploy Package build
  • Deploy Package copies Package installation
  • Deployment follow ups issue fixes and reporting
  • Release Team Status and Progress meetings Delegation of tasks Resource planning and up skilling
  • Integrate with Client Change Control process Capture, update and close Remedy on Demand Change Requests Change Control documents
  • Follow up on Remedy on Demand approvals
  • Attend and represent changes at client
  • Change Approval Board meetings
  • Project Management technical projects
  • Break down projects into tasks deliverables
  • Resource assignments delegation
  • Project tracking and status reporting

Bachelors Degree in IT or 10 years IT equivalent experience in  the following:

  • C# programming
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • ITIL
  • CMMI

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