Apex Systems is looking for a Release Manager in Virginia Beach – Apply Here!
Title: Release Manager/Scrum Master
Location: 100% REMOTE
Contract Layout: 6 month contract with possible extension
Contract Pay Rate: $40.00 – $50.00 / Hourly Rate ( Experience Dependent )
APPLY HERE: Please email resume to Skylar at
4 plus years of release management experience
Strong project management experience
Experience managing, scheduling, and controlling the software builds through multiple stages and environments
Knowledge of Cloud, Web, and Mobile application release methodologies
Experience supporting testing and deployment software releases
Requires SAFe Scrum Master certification or equivalent certification. Additional SAFe certifications are beneficial.
Minimum of 3 years of experience in a Scrum Master role, Product Management role, or Product Engineering role, with knowledge of Scaled Agile frameworks.
Experience with telehealth industry is an asset.
Experience in participating in SAFe PI Planning, System Demos, and Inspect & Adapt workshops.
Forward Plan the release windows and cycles across a portfolio of web / mobile /API applications.
Manage risks and resolves issues that affect release scope, schedule, and quality.
Measure and monitor progress to ensure application releases are delivered on time and within budget, and that they meet or exceed expectations.
Coordinate release content and effort based on the service request backlog, pending service requests, third party applications, or platform updates.
Communicate all key project plans, commitments, and changes including requirements, QA plans, schedule, and scope changes.
Manage relationships and coordinate work between different teams at different locations.
Conduct Release Readiness reviews, Milestone Reviews, and Business Go/No-Go reviews.
Produce Deployment Run Books, Implementation Plans, and weekly release reporting.
Communicate release details and schedules to the Business as required.
Negotiate, plan, and manage all release activities.
Work with release engineers to understand impacts of branches and code merges.
Maintains the release schedule for all core services and ensure alignment across key partners and vendors.
Continually work towards making improvements in the release process.
Lead and co-ordinate the Go-Live activities including the execution of the deployment Plans and checklists.
Work with operations and development to develop scripts and automation tools used to build, integrate, and deploy software releases to various platforms.
Participate in CAB meetings to discuss release scope and/or roadblocks.
Maintains a release repository and manages key information such as build and release procedures, dependencies, and notification lists.
Research new software development and configuration management methodologies and technologies and analyzes their application to current configuration management needs.t
Servant leader and coach/facilitator to the Agile team.
Responsibility for daily management of the scrum team.
Establishes and facilitates scrum ceremonies.
Collaborates with the Product Owner on backlog refinement, definite Epic level acceptance criteria.
Coordinates the activities of the team as it relates to writing and estimating user stories.
Establishes team capacity and velocity and manages sprints accordingly.
Establishes team level Definition of Ready and Definition of Done.
Assist in defining the sprint goals for each iteration.
Aligns priorities for the team during daily standup, backlog refinement.
Assists in managing the daily triage processes for any defects and operational tickets that are filtered into the team.
Removes impediments for the team, identifies, and manages dependencies.
In collaboration with the Product Owner, provides demo information at end of sprint to stakeholders.
Establishes and communicates team level metrics.
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Virginia Beach, VA, US
PMO and Business Operations
November 16, 2022