Release Executive

Job Title: Release Executive
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Industry: Insurance
Salary: RM96000 - RM97000 per annum
Reference: JN -052019-440485
Contact Name: Angel Felismino
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 30, 2019 09:07

Job description

Industry: Insurance

Location: Jalan Sultan Ismail, Kuala Lumpur

Your Contribution / Your Gains

  • Maintain the release schedule for all core services and ensure alignment across key partners and vendors.
  • Work together with the development team in forward planning of releases based on pre- defined windows and regular deployment cycles.
  • Manage risks and resolve issues that affect release scope, schedule and quality.
  • Work with developers to understand impacts of branches for code merges.
  • Perform code merging; build generation, coordination of pre-production verification (with development team) and coordinate the production release.
  • Prepare Release Notes indicating features of the build, risks and rollback plan for releases.
  • Communicate release details and schedules to the Business, as required.
  • Obtain production release approval with the prepared Release Notes.
  • Lead and co-ordinate the Go-Live activities including the execution of the deployment plans and checklists.
  • Create and circulate the post-deployment report, detailing all the projects, changes, enhancements and fixes included in the latest release
  • Ensure that post-release tasks are followed up, business analysts or the in-county teams, as needed.
  • Maintain a release repository and manage key information such as build and release procedures, dependencies, and notification distribution lists.
  • Negotiate, plan and manage ad-hoc releases.
  • Develops scripts and automation tools used to build, integrate and deploy software releases to various platforms.
  • Research new software developments, configuration management methodologies and technologies, analyzing their application and suitability for current configuration management needs.
  • Continually work towards making improvements in the release process.

Your Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field.
  • 2-6 years of previous release and/or project management experience (solid understanding of project management principles preferred).
  • Knowledge of software development lifecycle.
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate cross-functional work teams toward task completion.
  • Demonstrated effective leadership and analytical skills.
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills are a must.

Your Experience

  • Familiar with insurance workflow processes.
  • Understanding of Windows Server 2012 or above Server Operating Systems
  • Extensive experience with the .NET framework and other technologies: C#, ASP.NET 3.5/4.x, ASP, JavaScript, XML with good exposure to Microsoft technology WCF development experience.
  • Extensive experience designing and/or developing solutions in a Service Oriented Architecture (SOA).
  • Familiar with CICD framework
  • Experience in Jira, Bit Bucket, Bamboo and Confluence
  • Experience in SQL Server, Reporting Services and Analysis Services
  • Must be familiar with :
  1. System specification and analysis procedures
  2. Object oriented programming methods and languages
  3. Systems Software Specification Lifecycle
  4. Web development technologies

Please get in touch - I'd be glad to talk to you further about this role.

Angel Felismino | | 010 524 2576 | 03 2174 9003

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