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Release Manager

Pivotal Consulting Issaquah, WA
  • Expired: 26 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Are you a Project Manager with Software Release Management and a background in testing?  Do you understand software performance testing? Have you ever built a test environment?
Then this job is for you!

Welcome to Pivotal Consulting!
We are a collection of Subject Matter Experts, committed to excellence, who have joined together to “Do Happy” in our careers and lives.  We enjoy interesting and cutting-edge projects, profit sharing, and competitive pay.  Most importantly, we believe in work-life balance and giving back to the community. 

We are seeking a Project Manager with Release Management & PerformanceTest Management experience to join our growing project team!  In this role you will will oversee a 3rd party testing vendor, help with deployment/cut-over planning, pull together all the tasks needed to stand-up the lower environments and then morph them into a step-by-step deployment plan for the cut-over event which will last weeks.

Work location, Your first assignment will be onsite Monday-Friday in Issaquah, WA for  2 months.

RESPONSIBILITIES: 
  • Collect (from multiple teams) all the tasks needed to stand up the new environment and deployment steps. 
  • Critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details, abstract up from low level information to a general understanding and distinguish client requests from underlying needs.
  • Develop a plan for needs to happen prior to the cut-over night (maybe 30 days in advance), all tasks by the minute for the cut-over, and then the post-deployment tasks needed to ensure support (i.e. alerting and monitoring needs to be in place).
  • Critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details, abstract up from low level information to a general understanding and distinguish client requests from underlying needs.
  • Prepare solutions with risk identification.
  • Provide full project life-cycle from tracking technical deliverables, milestone completion, and administration for successful execution.
  • Manage multiple release projects, accurately estimating work effort and managing client expectations.
SKILLS & COMPETENCIES:
  • Demonstrates competency/success in the ability to translate customer/business requirements into business solutions in multiple industries or functional areas.
  • Working knowledge of client server technology, network, telecommunication and operations center operations and production preferred.
  • Works with Testing department and participates in UAT testing.
  • Skills in adaptability, teamwork, problem solving, group process facilitation, strategic thinking, results orientation, planning, team development, business and systems analysis.
  • Excellent presentation and meeting facilitation skills.
  • Project management and Program management experience with cross-functional teams and on-time delivery.

EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Information Systems or in a related field or equivalent work experience and practical knowledge
  •  5 + year of Project Management
  • 1 + years of Program Management experience
  • 2+ years of business systems analysis experience
  • 1+ years’ experience within the professional services/consulting industry
  • Experience working in vendor/client relationship within matrix management structure desired
 
NOTE: 
  • Must be eligible to permanently work in the U.S. without sponsorship.  Visa services are not offered. 
  • A background check and drug test is required.
  • Relocation is not offered.  Local applicants only will be considered.

Pivotal Consulting

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Issaquah, WA
USA