Release Coordinator - Retail


Adecco is currently recruiting for a Release Coordinator – Retail. This is a 12-month contract, possibility of extension to work with our Crown Corporation client located in Ottawa, ON, Remote. The successful candidate must hold a valid Reliability Security Clearance or be eligible for one.

** Evening and weekend work may be required**

The Release Coordinator will be responsible for the release management lifecycle, overseeing software component builds for the Retail portfolio and related internal and external dependencies through development, test, and production environments. The Release Coordinator will work with multiple stakeholders to understand risks and dependencies, managing approvals, completing change records, scheduling work, and coordinating activities to ensure smooth releases.

The Release Coordinator will have the following responsibilities:

  • The Release Coordinator works collaboratively as part of the Retail portfolio and within the broader Release Management community of practice and with all participants in software development projects to support changes through their development, test and into production environments.
  • Typical responsibilities of a release manager include:

  • Planning release windows and the overall release lifecycle across portfolios
  • Understanding business strategy, IT priorities and project functionality to recommend appropriate project release bundling, timing and schedule
  • Working with business on data related tasks and dependencies
  • Ensuring corporate standards and deliverables are met; e.g. Centers of Expertise (COEs)
  • Understanding and meeting Delivery Operating Model (iDOM) requirements
  • Managing risks and resolving issues that affect release scope, schedule and quality
  • Managing relationships and coordinating projects across portfolios, project teams, and external third parties
  • Managing and coordinating non-production environment usage in support of release cycles
  • Analyzing environment and data requirements to ensure all required infrastructure can be made available within expected timelines
  • Proactively planning and managing disparate technology team releases; resolves release / environment and data conflicts through reprioritization
  • Participating and/or leading release readiness reviews, business Go/No-Go reviews, CAB meetings
  • Leading and co-ordinating Go-Live activities such as building and the execution of implementation plans and checklists
  • Maintaining a release repository and managing key information such as build and release procedures, dependencies, and notification lists
  • Researching and analyzing new technologies, methodologies and their application to current software development and configuration management needs
  • The Release Coordinator must meet the following mandatory requirements:

  • 5+ years of experience in IT delivery
  • Exposure with IT Release Management
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Adaptable to change
  • Nice to Have:

  • Experience with Jira/Confluence – preferred*
  • Experience in an Agile Environment
  • Experience with Azure cloud infrastructure
  • Experience with cloud cost management
  • Understanding of software branching strategies
  • If you are interested in applying to our Release Coordinator position, please submit your resume as soon as possible by clicking on the 'Apply with Adecco' button.

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    Reference number CA_EN_1_027616_1663400

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