Test Release Manager

Newbury, Berkshire
  1. Full Time
  2. IT/Technology
Posting date:17 Apr, 2019

Test Release Manager

Competitive Salary, Benefits
A fantastic and unique opportunity has arisen in our ever growing UKIT Business, for a motivated and enthusiastic Test Release Manager. As the Vodafone Release Manager, you will report to the Test Service Manager, you hold a key role in the delivery of projects and sprints in Vodafone IT. You are an admired leader who will manage a small team of Quality Assurance and Release manager provided by a vendor. You will immerse yourself in the Vodafone transition to a digital organisation. You will take the existing Release Management service to new heights by driving process efficiency and improvements.  You will champion “agile ways of working” and be hungry for innovation and will embrace creativity, experimentation and risk taking with a “fail fast” mentality. You will be creative in how you solve complex problems. Above all, you will be passionate about delivering an outstanding customer experience through intelligent use of technology.

So what is it that we are looking for?

You will work closely and collaboratively across Technology and Business units, whilst working to build relations and be seen as an admired leader.

Engage with a number of cross function teams, Business Owners, Project Managers and Vendors, security, operations and Group colleagues. Drive these  teams to work together to successfully deliver a portfolio of projects across Enterprise Release, through proactive management of dependencies, issues and risks of the constituent parts of the programme (projects, Small Change and BAU initiatives) to achieve business objectives

Engage in initial planning with Demand/Arch and look for synergy’s on where projects can be grouped into a releases/programme of work while ensuring that we maintain speed to market through agile delivery. Ensure delivery is consistent with agreed delivery model and standards.

Drive Release process and any improvements to the existing Release Management service and take it to the next level by incorporating all Enterprise Releases being managed under one umbrella and potential to expand and grow the team.

Supporting & working alongside domains team to progress the CICD roadmap. Whilst having ownership and responsibility of the Quality and Assurance function as well.

What will you need?

A sound background in release management within an enterprise or similar sized business
A confident outlook on test and modern approach to problem solving
Hands on experience with Testing, and a solid understanding of CICD

What are you waiting for apply now for more information!

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