Sample Job Description for Release Coordinator

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Job Title: Release Coordinator

Location of the job: Pleasanton, CA 94588

Years of Experience: 1 to 3 Years

Job Type: Full Time Employee

Education Level: Bachelor’s degree

Job Summary:

The Release Coordinator is responsible for to planning, monitoring and coordinating modifications to the existing OneLink product. Activities include coordinating emergency and non-emergency changes to the production environment, updating the master schedule, managing the RFC process, and leading implementation calls.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Monitors Remedy to track and maintain status of SRs related to enhancements, PCRs and non-emergency defects
  • Assists in repairing information for SOX audits and inquiries
  • Maintains training materials related to SOX compliance and the KP-IT change management process and helps to bring entire OL staff up to speed as necessary
  • Creates weekly release RFCs that bundle planned product content for release the coming week and takes these packages through FCAB and NCAB for approval
  • Monitors the migrations between environments at each phase in the entire release lifecycle to insure that we are 100%​ SOX compliant every step of the way
  • Maintains daily contact with DEV, PAT and UAT to obtain status of work residing in each queue, and coordinates re-planning efforts due to non-recoverable date slippages
  • Updates a release schedule that details the entry/​exit dates for DEV, PAT, UAT and eventual release into PROD for each planned modification
  • Administers the IT intake and planning process which schedules new requests on the release calendar, based on priority, level of effort, technical pre-requisites and resource availability
  • Works with Functional Support and Project Team to schedule planned product modifications coming to IT from the OneLink Product Roadmap
  • May coordinate emergency troubleshooting and change management
  • Primary workload comes from enhancements and PCRs, but they are also responsible for the release RFCs and CAB reviews for all non-emergency defects
  • Planning, monitoring and coordinating modifications to the existing OneLink product

Position Requirements:

  • Working knowledge of change release management best practices and of risk management.
  • 4 years relevant business support and/or general analysis experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.