Capital Markets - Weekend Release and Environment Manager

Employer: LSEG Romania
  • Management - Consulting
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: peste 5 years of experience
  • Updated at: 20.10.2019

    Your Responsibilities as a Release Manager:

    The overall responsibility is to identify all the tasks that need to be coordinated, handled, scheduled and planned across a release.

    You will sit within the Application Services team liaising with Product Owners, Project Managers, QA, Sec-Ops and Release Engineers. The Release Manager will orchestrate all Capital Markets deployments and upgrades.

    The primary responsibilities will include:

    • Liaising with product owners to ensure release requirements are well-defined and prioritized;
    • Report and resolve technical problems and website incidents alongside our Corporate Technology team;
    • Hosting planning meetings to organize deployment activities;
    • Design, configure, automate and maintain continues integration and continuous delivery pipelines to support software integration and deployment;
    • Handling the deployment runbooks during execution;
    • Review of Cash Flow Models for various Securitized Products, assist in building models by data analysis and research;
    • Hosting washup review meetings post event.

    To be successful in this role, we would like you to:

    • Put project management methodologies in place e.g. schedules of work; progress reports etc.;
    • Gain and maintain knowledge of application services supported systems and interfaces;
    • Lead application deployment issues working closely with application owners;
    • Be concise and exhibit outstanding interpersonal skills at all levels;
    • Gain an in-depth knowledge for all LSEG business processes (especially change management).

    You should also possess the following:

    • Participate in release sprint meetings;
    • Ensures that current release (PVR) fixes are applied to the latest code path by scrum teams;
    • Review and sign off release package content;
    • Run and track environment allocation;
    • Lead new environment creation requests;
    • Handle environment Configuration Management.

    Ideally, you should have:

    • Demonstrated experience within the Release Management function;
    • Experience of Release Management tools (JIRA, Service Now, Remedy, Excel, Cutover);
    • Some experience or knowledge of orchestration tools (Jenkins, Puppet, Ansible);
    • Experience of deployments to both physical and cloud based environments (preferably AWS);
    • Experience in Linux operating systems;
    • Project management experience including planning, resourcing and communication with sponsors;
    • Application knowledge and experience preferably gained within a high-demand support environment in the financial services or exchange industry;
    • Basic database and SQL knowledge;
    • Exposure to basic network principles;
    • Some experience of Control-M, HP Operations Manager, Subversion, Nexus is nice to have;
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
    • Confirmed ability to share information and work individually or as part of a team to solve problems;
    • Some knowledge of Capital Markets of working in financial industry would be preferred;
    • Show initiative, be flexible and extraordinarily organized;
    • Customer focused;
    • ITIL qualification preferred but not essential.