Limerick, IE

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Why join our team?

AMCS is the leading global technology company providing innovative solutions to the environmental services industry through the AMCS Platform. Established in Limerick, Ireland in 2003, the company continues to grow operations globally and today employs 700+ people across 16 countries. AMCS delivers enterprise cloud-based software solutions for the Environment, Social & Governance industry worldwide supporting 2,650+ customers in 23 countries.

We have an outstanding opportunity within the Global Software Development team for a person with vision, drive, and a preference for excellence and a track record of success. The successful candidate will join our global team as a Release Manager. This role can be based our our HQ in Limerick or can be a remote working role anywhere in Ireland with occasional visits to the office.

Release Manager Responsibilities

  • Partners with leadership teams in product, development, and professional services to agree release calendars that effectively service the product roadmap.
  • Communicates release schedules with all platform development teams, initiating timely release scope planning.
  • Partners with DevOps to enhance automation tools used to build, integrate, test, and deploy software releases to various platforms.
  • Drives continuous improvement in the build/release process.
  • Ensures quality assurance plan is agreed for each release, sufficient time is provided to ensure quality outcomes, and manages the execution of same.
  • Manages and upholds branching strategy – working with architecture, development and DevOps to continually refine and update the policy.
  • Defines ruling and automation to effectively manage branches.
  • Dependency identification and management – ensures third party dependencies are identified, reviewed and upgraded on a regular cadence.
  • Manages release scope; enforces scope lock, monitors and manages changes to release scope.
  • Chairs regular release milestone reviews to manage delivery and uphold quality standards – ensuring release readiness is top of mind; critical defects, clean builds, production readiness work items.
  • Partners with QA automation lead to ensure CI/CD objectives are prioritised.
  • Tracks and publishes feature toggling and agreed release configurations aligned with product roadmap objectives.
  • Conducts go/no-go reviews ensuring all production readiness indicators are met for release.
  • Identifies, tracks and proactively manages cross-team dependencies for release.

Qualifications / Experience

  • This is a leadership position – we need an experienced person with ideally 10+ years in a software development environment.
  • Excellent communication, co-ordination, and command skills.
  • Expertise in software release management and quality lifecycle.
  • Experience with DevOps processes, build, test, release and deployment automation.
  • Experience of agile at scale, and CI/CD best practice.
  • Project Management and Change Management experience .
  • Adept at building cross-functional alignment and cooperation.
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