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Release Manager DevOps

Experis Ireland
Dublin West, Dublin
Closing date
27 Jun 2021

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Release Manager DevOps

Global leader in the field of Financial Services requires a DevOps Release Manager with experience in the Banking and Financial Services Sector.
While challenging, the role offers ambitious DevOps professionals the chance to further their careers in a dynamic and innovative working environment.


  • Define the requirement of Release from different streams of financial services program
  • Plan, Operate, Coordinate and manage Release activities for financial services program by working with other internal and external colleagues/teams to plan when environments will be utilised and support any conflicts whilst also ensuring release schedules are adhered to.
  • Ensure financial services policies applicable for Release management are adhered to and continuously monitored, as well as implementing additional policies according to all applicable regulations.
  • Maintain the version control of Releases using the standard Toolset of financial services company.
  • Leading the end to end execution and responsibility for all aspects including definition, planning, execution & implementation, roll back, control & change management of Releases of various streams of financial services program.
  • Planning Release windows, Release schedules and communication to stakeholders to check impact.
  • Work with Testing team to minimise defects
  • Communicate Release windows, Release schedules, Weekend Releases to internal stakeholders and negotiate in case of conflict.
  • Define and track KPI's for Release Management for various IT Environments build, maintenance and support.
  • Work within the operational framework to provide assistance with operations of the Test, Dev & PRE_PROD environments.
  • Closely work with DevOps team to comprehend code merges and branch ramifications
  • Ensure Releases are documented and procedures to facilitate application installs ready for handover to operational teams.
  • Providing senior stakeholder level overview of progress, lead and direct multidisciplinary teams across all steams of financial services program.
  • Manage Release Strategies and continue to identify/implement improvements on all future releases of various streams.
  • Maintaining security standards for Release Management


  • Degree qualified - in IT, Computer Science or appropriate Equivalent
  • Experience in working knowledge of Software Development Lifecycle
  • A minimum of 5 years' experience in purely DevOps based roles
  • Demonstrable experience in CI/CD Pipelines and agile environments
  • Must be familiar with DevOps Tools & standards and Security considerations
  • Ability to coordinate and ensure Release tasks are completed on time
  • Must have good communication & coordination skills to articulate the Releases
  • Banking and Financial Services experience preferable

The candidate must have a valid visa to work in Ireland.


At Experis (part of ManpowerGroup) global, we operate in over 50 countries worldwide, deploying more than 38,000 skilled professionals across the IT, Science and Engineering sectors every day. Few companies can match our scope, our history of success, or our reputation as the global leader in professional talent and workforce solutions – and that’s why over 80% of the Fortune Global 500 turn to us for the professional talent that will set them apart.


We’re a different kind of talent company. We precisely deliver in-demand talent for mission-critical positions, enhancing the competitiveness of the organisations and people we serve. From interim and permanent recruitment, to managed services and consulting; we deliver high-impact solutions that enable our clients to achieve more than they ever thought possible.

Back in 1987, we were founded as Elan and Nicholas Andrews. Over the years our company evolved into Jefferson Wells and Manpower Professional too. Today, we’re Experis: Ireland’s leading IT resourcing specialist, and the professional resourcing arm of the world’s workforce expert, ManpowerGroup

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