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Lead Release Manager - 90212541
Posting Range:3 Dec 2018 - 18 Dec 2018
Lead Release Manager
o The Environment Release Manager will be responsible for the Release management of the Test Environment landscapes such as ST, SIT, UAT, FOF and NFT used by Corporate and Payments clusters and the responsibilities include overseeing of setting up of Release calendars, facilitating deployments, troubleshooting environment issues during deployments and stakeholder management etc.
o To work closely with the Lead Environment Release Manager and the head of EaaS-Preservation to own and implement service delivery initiatives.
o To oversee day to day release management activities and help prioritise the tasks for the team.
o To escalate and Report as required.
o To Line manage and develop permanent and contractor type staffs.
o Manage the Batch execution for the E2E environments with the application/landscape support teams.
o Work closely with the leads and undertake ownership and implement release management initiatives.
o Work with the leads in order to setup team objectives that reflect department strategies and improves the services.
o Improve processes and ensure best practices are up to date with the team.
o Oversee and Manage all the service offerings of the release management service for pre-production environments such as Deployments and application upgrades, setting up of Release calendars and Release plans, Managing Release related artefacts.
o Ensure monitoring of release related attributes on all the non-production assets are up-to-date using Barclays in-house monitoring tools.
o Ensure Environment release management processes for all activities are reviewed /updated/followed from time to time based on changing customer and management expectations.
o Preserve and enhance the knowledge base of release management activities by appropriate documentations and by conduct and organising sessions.
o Ensure no single point of failures in the team and there is continuity in providing the required services for the customers.
o Foresee risks and create risk management solutions as appropriate.
o Analyse the Tradition methods of deployments and Reporting and innovate solutions using Automation tools like EX-API, Jenkins, GIT, Azure etc.
o A suitable candidate for this role should have strong experience in Environment Release Management, good hands-on experience on release management, deployment and Change management tools. Should also have good understanding on common infrastructure components and how they fit together and interact. Should have experience in leading a team with people management skills. Coupled with this, the candidate should come across as calm intelligent and articulate with a strong telephone manner. They should be able to demonstrate examples of innovation and enhancement in their assignments.
o Degree in computer science or any equivalent engineering discipline.
o Application code deployment/support or DevOps in UNIX/Linux/Windows systems
o Good Knowledge on Release, Deployment and Change Management process (ITIL) and Tools such as Jira/Nolio/Blade logic /Plutora/Service First/Git/Nexus/Clear Case/Jenkins/ Azure etc.
o Good Technical knowledge on scripting languages such as Shell, Pearl.
o Fully conversant with CI/CD pipeline, SDLC methodologies like Agile and SCRUM.
o Strong Release Management Skills and have managed the 100+ environment components in E2E environments. Proven history of Release Environment and Configuration Management of software and hardware products
o Basic knowledge on Batch execution and experience in managing the Application components.
o Ability to work under pressure and to manage others in same situation whilst ensuring that quality is maintained. Ability to influence stakeholders through reasoned argument
Barclays is a transatlantic consumer, corporate and investment bank offering products and services across personal, corporate and investment banking, credit cards and wealth management, with a strong presence in our two home markets of the UK and the US. Our goal is to become the bank of choice by providing superior services to customers and clients and supporting
About the company
Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for 48 million customers and clients worldwide.
We have over 325 years of history and expertise in banking. From our beginnings in Lombard Street, London through to the launch of the world’s first ATM and innovative mobile phone payments services, find out more about our achievements to date.
Barclays is a trading name of Barclays Bank PLC and its subsidiaries. Barclays Bank PLC is registered in England and is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. Registered in England. Registered No. 1026167. Registered office: 1 Churchill Place, London E14 5HP.