Fulltime Release Manager openings in Austin, United States on September 07, 2022

Release Manager III at Apex Systems

Location: Austin


Job Description:

Apex Systems is seeking a Release Manager III in AUSTIN, TX (Hybrid Schedule)

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Title: Release Manager III

Schedule: Onsite Tuesday-Thursday/Remote Monday & Fridays, 8:00am-5:00pm

Duration: 12-month contract


You have an amazing track record of managing releases end to end, whether you are working a small- or large-scale, cross-functional project. Retail projects can be of varying types and sizes, so you’ll also need to possess a solid understanding of various project management methodologies, and can flex between waterfall or agile approaches, bringing them all into a successfully and well-planned release. This position works with IT, Infrastructure, Product, Marketing, and Development teams to improve the overall release management processes associated with continuously building, deploying, and updating products and environments. This role requires a high attention to detail, and the ability to formulate effective cutover plans, as well as remediation and contingency plans. You will provide frequent communication to project teams and key partners while raising potential issues or key decisions needed to ensure a smooth delivery. You will be able to help with metrics that drive organizational efficiency.

Job Summary

We are looking for a Release Manager for a 12-month contract role in our client’s, Retail Online. As a member of the Retail Online team, you’ll need to be well versed in technical domains and know how to engage with a large, cross-functional team. You’ll take the lead in owning the release lifecycle, which includes release plans, scheduling, coordinating, and managing releases across the enterprise for multiple products across various portfolios. You have strong critical thinking skills, are a self-starter and excellent communicator, and possess a proven ability to build consensus across all levels.

Key Qualifications

2+ years of release management experience.
Foundational knowledge of online retail (eCommerce and iOS) business systems, processes, and technology.
Ability to drive projects and programs to successful completion whether working solo or with large cross-functional teams.
Ability to act as the glue that holds various project teams together with a clear understanding of what each team is delivering in each release, and how these results fit together.
Identifies dependencies and technical risks that affect the various teams represented.
Identifies and removes roadblocks to help teams to execute against their schedules.
Manage sprints, scheduling, and status reports.
Conduct retrospectives on completed releases to support improvement to process, policy, and tools.
Exhibits strong technical, process management, and business orientation skills.
Deep understanding of the software development lifecycle (SDLC).
Strong analytical, troubleshooting, and problem-resolution skills.
Ability to track and measure critical metrics to report and influence organizational efficiency.
Effective verbal and written communication skills.
Experience with preparing and making pitches to leadership, highlighting data patterns that could be useful for making critical business decisions.
Exhibit a deeply curious mentality about new ideas.
Ability to filter and distill relevant information for the right audience.
Excellent interpersonal skills.


Completion of an undergraduate or graduate degree, or equivalent combination of work and education

EEO Employer

Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at or .

Web Reference : AJF/427635166-764
Posted Date : Wed, 07 Sep 2022

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DevOps Release Engineer at Oracle

Location: Austin

Role: DevOps Release Engineer

Location: On-site Austin, Texas

Additional Info: (Visa/work permit sponsorship is Not available for this position)

Position: Fulltime role not contract

Qualifications: Please see the qualifications section below

Company: Oracle’s Netsuite division

• **This is an on-site position in Austin Texas.***

Define, design, and implement network communications and solutions within a fast-paced, leading-edge database/applications company.

Perform performance trend analysis and manage the server/network capacity. React to potential problems using automation, scheduling, and monitoring tools — escalating to management where appropriate. Participate in configuration and implement technical solutions to enhance and/or troubleshoot the system. Responsible for support documentation as well.

Duties and tasks are standard with some variation. Completes own role largely independently within defined policies and procedures. 2-4 years of related experience in a medium to large network distributed and computing environment. BS in Computer Science or related field.


The Cloud Applications Systems Engineer / Cloud Release Engineer will be part of the Cloud Hosting Operations team, responsible for deploying the Oracle NetSuite application code in a timely and efficient manner.

This role is going to be primarily responsible for supporting production releases of all applications running on our production infrastructure.

This person must be a problem solver, results-oriented, capable of troubleshooting and debugging complex problems, and able to quickly diagnose problems in a fast-moving, pressure-filled environment.

Strong communication skills are as important as strong technical skills.

This person should be highly motivated and be ready to work in a highly-collaborative, team-oriented environment.

A flexible schedule and readiness to help out in areas outside their comfort zone when necessary are essential.

• Mastering all build and release procedures and processes (build/configure/administer/troubleshoot/test/deploy).
• Ad hoc troubleshooting of release blockers (hardware, configuration, code).
• Manage releases into multiple, geographically-dispersed production data centers. Responsible for staging and deploying every release of the NetSuite core application.
• Participate in weekly calls with release management to plan and prepare all production-facing releases.
• Testing new release procedures and tools with an emphasis on Oracle database migrations.
• Maintain code changes using a configuration management system (Perforce, Git).
• Execute routine maintenance procedures to maintain the infrastructure.
• Participate in RCA and continuous improvements.
• While production release operations are your primary responsibility, you will also have opportunities to put on your developer hat for scripting and automation projects to optimize our release processes.

Required Skills:
• 1+ years of Build/Release experience of Java-based, on-demand applications.
• 2+ years experience working on Unix platforms with RHEL Preferred.
• Demonstrated ability to support Release Operations: production environments, mission-critical internal tools administration in a Help Desk, and zero downtime framework.
• Ability to write and maintain scripts (Bash, Python) to automate processes and enhance productivity.
• Basic knowledge of Java, SQL, Oracle, and Jetty.
• Good communication skills, both written and verbal.
• Self-motivated, capable of working independently when needed.

Desired Skills:
• Familiar with SDLC and with CI/Deployment methodologies and automation tools frameworks (Rundeck, Jenkins, Ansible, etc.).
• Experience with cloud services (i.e. AWS/Azure/Google Cloud/OCI).
• Experience with orchestration and remote execution: Saltstack, Puppet, Ansible, Fabric, or similar.
• Proven ability to multi-task, prioritize, and work under deadlines.
• Strong customer-focus.
• Cassandra, Oracle Databases administration.
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