Software Release Lead

  • Location

    Brentwood, Essex

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £490 - £590 per day

  • Contact:

    Experis UK

  • Contact email:

    Ryan.Fishwick@experis.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH127646_1601974151

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2020-11-17

  • Start date:

    ASAP

Software Release Lead

Brentwood

3 Months

Daily Rate = £490 - £590

Do you want to join the UK's #1 Entertainment company which is made up of a team of 100's of motivated and hardworking individuals based in Brentwood? We are delighted to present a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Software Release Lead to join an ambitious team and get involved with a business that is focused, fast paced and a really great place to work.

As a Software Release Lead you will be Responsible for…

  • Generate, Own & Maintain Top Level Plans for Software Releases that scope incremental functional content against targets prioritised and agreed with stakeholders dependent Teams.
  • Create and maintain release schedule based on estimate input from Development and Test/CI Teams based on Effort, Resource & Timescale.
  • Generate high visibility of above plans & schedules.
  • Be the first and central point of contact for all aspects of Release Planning and Delivery responding to Changes or Issues in a timely fashion working with Stakeholders & Technical Teams to resolve.
  • Lead and provide direction to all involved teams to ensure that Release Development and Testing activities are Coordinated effectively.
  • Provide contributing input into process and other initiatives to streamline and optimise the operational aspects of Software Delivery.
  • Devise metrics and reporting mechanisms to identify opportunities for continuous improvement.

What do we want from you?

  • Strong Software Project Management Skills working with Timescale Estimation, Planning & Execution.
  • Understanding of Agile Software Development Methodologies.
  • Understanding of Continuous Integration and Time-Boxed, Test Driven Development
  • 10+ Years of IT Experience
  • 3-5 Years recent experience working as a Release Lead in a Software Development environment delivering software fit for high profile consumer products
  • Proven experience in overseeing the implementation of embedded software releases into a production environment

If this is something of interest to you then apply today for Immediate consideration! Please note that this role will be remote currently given the current COVID guidelines but the base location for the near future will be Brentwood.