Arrow Electronics

Release Manager - Denver, CO

Product Manager in Greenwood Village, CO

Posted 2020-01-10
Description

Arrow Electronics, Inc. – a Fortune 150 company with global headquarters in Denver - helps the world’s best technology companies think “Five Years Out,” working together to continually innovate the “next big thing”. We are a global provider of technology products, services and solutions, with 2018 sales of $30 billion.

Arrow Electronics is searching for a Release Manager to join our Arrow Digital team. As the Release Manager in the ecommerce Storefront team, you will be instrumental overseeing the release scope of features for the arrow.com site to help achieve organization’s key performance indicators.

Responsibilities:
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 between DevOps, QA, PMO, Development and PO teams
Manage relationships and coordinate work between different teams at different locations
Conduct Release Readiness reviews, Milestone Reviews
Produce Deployment, Run Books and Technical Implementation Plans
Weekly Release Reporting
Communicate release details and schedules to the Business and D&E teams as required
Plan and manage all agreed release activities and the release calendar including infrastructure, environments, and data center activities
Coordinate / communicate with other Digital Business Units & Core IT as necessary
Work with development and QA team to understand impacts of branches and code merges
Maintains the release schedule for all core services and ensure alignment across key partners and vendors
Participate in the co-ordination of Go-Live activities including the execution of the deployment Plans and checklists
Own the execution of Go-Live activities and schedule
Maintains a release repository and manages key information such as build and release procedures, dependencies, feature flags and flag status; and notification lists
Manage production issue triage process to ensure speedy resolution of issues / bugs
Perform postmortem reviews to identify root causes of release issues and to continuously improve the process

Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field
2-3 years of previous release and/or project management experience, (Solid understanding of project management principles preferred)
5-10 years of experience in information systems operations environment in systems analysis or development with both on-premise and cloud environments
5 years’ experience in eCommerce
Formal training in project management practices preferred
Advanced knowledge of software development lifecycle
Demonstrated ability to coordinate cross-functional work teams toward task completion
Experience with Jira, Jenkins, Bitbucket, Git
Demonstrated effective collaboration and analytical skills
Advanced written and verbal communication skills are a must

What's in it For You:
At Arrow, we recognize that financial rewards and great benefits are important aspects of an ideal job. That’s why we offer competitive financial compensation, including various compensation plans, and a solid benefits package including:
Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
401k, With Matching Contributions
Paid Time Off
Health Savings Account (HSA)/Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) Options
Growth Opportunities
Short-Term/Long-Term Disability Insurance
Discounted RTD Passes, with convenient office location near RTD Light Rail (Dry Creek Exit)
On-site Café with Catering Option for Busy Lifestyles
24/7/365 Onsite Gym and Lockers, Free for Use to All Employees
Bike Racks
And more!

Arrow is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. (Arrow EEO/AAP policy)

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