Release Manager Jobs

Release Manager Overview


A release manager works alongside the development and marketing teams of a company to ensure that all sections of a campaign line up with a product’s release. A release manager must be skilled with computers and scheduling as they will be working with all departments involved to synchronize the release. Because a large amount of a product’s profit is dependent upon a release manager’s ability, they are highly paid, but they also require a lot of experience. Due to the fact that all companies releasing products need a release manager, it is possible for someone with experience to work across a number of different industries, including technology and mass production.

Release Manager Education Requirements


Release Managers must have, at minimum, a high school diploma although obtaining a degree can be beneficial due to the level of competition this career holds. Computer skills are absolutely essential as well as five or more years of experience working in the industry. Release managers typically take over their position after working alongside a previous release manager in order to understand the issues and problems that may arise with scheduling. In addition, strong communication and leadership skills are required to effectively make all the various departments work together.

Release Manager Job Market


The job availability for release managers is expected to increase by 6 percent by 2022, resulting in an estimated 24,000 new jobs each year. Having previous experience in scheduling releases or the release process of a product can make it that much easier to find work.

Release Manager Salary


Release managers are usually paid quite well for their work, making an average of around $90,000 annually. In some places, that wage can be as low as $46,000; however, in other places, it can be as high as $142,000. The experience of the release manager as well as his or her employer plays a large role in the expected salary.
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Job Description: Our Financial Client is seeking an INFO1 RELEASE & ER Program Manager. Summary: -Data Warehousing, Project Management, PMP, Development or Business Analyst background. -Leads large complex technology programs containing multiple, interrelated projects targeting at achieving an overall goal of Integrated Quality Management Program in Data Warehousing and Data modeling area of I...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Kforce is seeking a Build / Release Manager in Austin, TX. This is a great opportunity for a full time position with this company. Job Description: This position will be managing software builds, source code repositories and automated testing in a virtualized data center environment; Automated testing and deployment from development through production; Dark launch process. Mi...
COMPANY OVERVIEW ForeFront (Fair Haven, NJ) is a fast-growing business & technology consulting firm. Our focus is integrating cloud apps with Enterprise systems. Partnering with top technology providers such as IBM, gives us a unique advantage in the cloud computing market. Most recently, IBM awarded us their prestigious “WebSphere Solution Provider of the Year” award. From corporate business str...
Accruent has been honored as one of the Best Medium-Sized Companies to Work For in 2014, a Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award. We were also named for a second consecutive year to Texas Monthly's Best 100 Companies to Work for in Texas and was again voted as one of the Austin American-Statesman's Top Workplaces in the Austin area! Additionally, we have been identified as one of the nation's 101 Best...
Our client is looking for a Technical Release Project Manager consultant to be responsible for ensuring that all project deliverables conform to the standards put in place by the Program Management Office. Specific: • Drives and leads release planning meetings and deployment activities • Aligns with and serves as liaison to Program Management Office and Program Leaders • Enforces standard proc...
For problem-solvers and the analytically inclined: Help a world-leader in technology invest strategically, allocate wisely and drive shareholder value. Formulate groundbreaking processes, provide in-depth analysis and expertly manage Verizons assets. Responsibilities The Manager of Billing Solutions leads a team of Consultants and Sr. Analysts in the Enterprise & Wholesale Finance Billing to Cas...
Our client in Mt Laurel, NJ is hiring a seasoned Release Manager for their Technical Delivery Management team. They will be responsible for overseeing releases on both the application and infrastructure side every 2 months. They will manage what releases are ready to be deployed, coordinate with all the different teams involved and execute the delivery of the releases. They will oversee the releas...
Develop and champion the Release Management processes, ensure the business and IT understand the benefits and change/release schedule, and coordinate communication of all process changes to stakeholders Interface with Compliance and auditing teams in assuring effectiveness of the processes Consult with Support Staff to ensure process is consistently followed, and act as an escalation point Mini...
Modis has an immediate job opening for a Release Manager for a 1 year long contract in the St. Louis MO area. Candidates that qualify for this job will have 2 years of application release management and brokerage or financial services industry experience. Job Responsibilities The candidate we are seeking will be a software application release manager for future releases. This person will work c...
Our client is currently seeking a Environment support/release manager. W2 Only Please send all inquiries to ***** This job will have the following responsibilities: Provides environment planning support primarily for web/netcentric applications. Will be required to: work with client delivery teams to understand project needs and schedules; understand architecture of enterprise syst...
Apply directly at: http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH08/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=TREXCORP&cws=1&rid=3210 Build/Release Manager Location: Austin, TX Education: Bachelor’s degree in relevant field or related experience Experience Required: 8 years of related experience Citizenship Requirements: U.S. Citizenship required Additional Requirements: All applicants must submit to a background invest...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Kforce is seeking a Build / Release Manager in Philadelphia, PA. This is a great opportunity for a full time position with this company. Job Description: This position will be managing software builds, source code repositories and automated testing in a virtualized data center environment; Automated testing and deployment from development through production; Dark launch proces...
Milpitas client seeks a Release Manager (Contract) Role: Release Manager/Program Manager Responsibilities: Work closely with varying business units, development, quality assurance teams, operations groups and change management for the planning, managing, and implementation of releases Work closely with Enterprise Release teams and other IT Release teams for the successful introduction and exec...
Description: UnitedHealth Group is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm) Primary Responsibilities: Accountable for ...
Description: UnitedHealth Group is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm) Primary Responsibilities: Accountable for ...
Description: UnitedHealth Group is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm) Primary Responsibilities: Accountable for ...
Cognizant is a leading provider of Information Technology, Consulting, IT Infrastructure, and Business Process Outsourcing services. Cognizant’s single-minded mission is to dedicate our business process and technology innovation know-how, deep industry expertise, and worldwide resources to working together with customers to make their businesses stronger. As a customer-centric, relationship-d...
Bluware is a scientific application development consulting company founded to serve the needs of the upstream oil and gas industry. Our clients leverage our expertise in extending, integrating, accelerating and fortifying software. As the premier software services company in the upstream oil and gas industry, our team of experts have been helping clients solve their toughest problems for more tha...
Position: Build/Release Manager Location: Irvine, CA Duration: 6 months+ Summary: Responsible for the build and deployment for software and hardware components for multiple releases moving through multiple controlled environments. The Build/Release Manager will work with internal business and technical teams to build and release software via both manual and automated methods while improving ef...
Release Manager Job Sacramento, CA Modis is currently looking to fill a Release Manager job in the Sacramento area This is with a Great company that is growing and looking to add to their team. Description An experienced Release Manager is needed to join the Governance & Program Management Office. The ideal candidate will have strong release management and/or program management skills including...

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