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Release Project Manager

Fast Growing IoT Asset Tracking Compan

Full time

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Santa Clara, CA
Expected Pay Rate:
$90,000.00 - $100,000.00 per year
40 hours per week, Monday-Friday
Assignment Length:
3 month contract
Job Description

HireArt is helping our client hire a Release Project Manager to lead the continuous delivery of product releases.  In this role, you will significantly contribute to the evolution and scale of the company's release process, enabling teams to deliver value to customers efficiently and seamlessly.

As Release Project Manager, you'll be the point of contact for communicating release information across the enterprise. The ideal candidate is energetic, flexible, and capable of managing large scale and complex engineering projects in a fast-paced environment. You have strong hands-on release and project management experience in a dynamic IT environment. 

As Release Project Manager, you will:

  • Plan, coordinate and lead deployments of major product releases, patches and changes  
  • Collaborate with other engineering project managers to manage the delivery of releases while ensuring any issues are triaged and resolved 
  • Create release/implementation plans and coordinate with multiple engineering teams to ensure successful and stable deployments and releases 
  • Work with teams across the organization to handle customer escalations, incidents or dependent release activities 
  • Maintain schedule of change/release calendar for all upcoming releases 
  • Manage all release activities including release communications, readiness reviews and Business Go/No-Go reviews 
  • Maintain a release repository and manage key information 
  • Continually work to improve the release process 
  • Manage and track release metrics, and own release reporting to stakeholders 
  • Manage relationships and coordinate work between key stakeholders
  • Establish consistent release management processes and cadence 
  • Facilitate cross-department coordination of release management functions 
  • Inform staff and management of release risk and effectively mitigate it 
  • Measure release cadence and effectiveness using common metrics across the platform portfolio and identify opportunities for greater efficiency 
  • Ensure accurate and efficient release blocker meetings 
  • Manage sev1/sev2 production issues by working with development and support teams 
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or similar
  • 5+ years of technical project management experience in technical industry
  • Experience working in a release management capacity for software development 
  • Experience with Systems Development Lifecycle, specifically Agile/Scrum  
  • Experience with Jira and Confluence
  • Experience working cross-functionally with engineering, product, QA, support and DevOps teams  
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must work effectively and professionally with cross-functional groups across divisions, worldwide, as part of a team 
  • Must exhibit meticulous attention to detail, and be able to make good, timely decisions 
  • Comfortable with proactively and independently driving for results in small team environments  
  • Effective leadership and analytical skills  
  • Self-motivated with strong documentation and presentation skills, and experience collaborating with internal and external stakeholders at all levels 
  • Supply chain & asset management experience is helpful, but not required

Commitment: This is a full-time, 3-month contract position staffed via HireArt and based in Santa Clara, CA. It will be fully remote until offices reopen and is available to candidates local to the Bay Area.

HireArt values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. Unfortunately, we are not able to sponsor visas or hire corp-to-corp.