22 days old

Lead Release Manager - P206622

Houston, TX 77002
  • Job Code
    P206622

At Discover, be part of a culture where diversity, teamwork and collaboration reign. Join a company that is just as employee-focused as it is on its customers, and which is consistently awarded for both. We're all about people and our employees are why Discover is a great place to work. Be the reason we help millions of consumers build a brighter financial future and achieve yours along the way with a rewarding career.

Responsible for the Release Management lifecycle, which includes scheduling, coordinating, and managing releases across the Agile Release Train (ART). Releases include, but are not limited to, application updates, operating system patches, security improvements, and hardware upgrades.

Responsibilities

  • Manages relationships and coordinates work between different teams across all locations. Partners with Scrum and system teams to create awareness of priority and schedule of deployment activities through environments to ensure the focus is sustained on the highest priority technical and business features. Works with stakeholders to prioritize and schedule features for release. Leads developers to understand impacts of branches and code merges.

  • Plans release windows and cycles across the Portfolio/ART, manages and resolves issues that affect scope, schedule, and quality. Leads the coordinating release content and effort based on the prioritization of business value. Measures and monitors progress to ensure application releases are delivered on time and within budget.

  • Conducts Release Readiness reviews, Milestone Reviews, and Business Go/No-Go reviews. Leads and coordinates Go-Live activities, including execution of deployment plans and checklists.

Minimum Qualifications

At a minimum, here's what we need from you:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Information Technology, or related field

  • 6+ years of experience in Application Development, Scrum, Agile, or related field

  • In lieu of degree, 10+ years of experience in Application Development, Scrum, Agile, or related field

Discover Financial Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, among other things, or as a qualified individual with a disability.



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Industry

  • Banking / Finance
Posted: 2019-08-31 Expires: 2019-09-30

Welcome to Discover
We strive to be the leading direct bank and payments services company. Our mission is to help people spend smarter, manage debt better, and save more to achieve a brighter financial future.


Why Work with Us?
You can make an impact. Whether it’s developing corporate strategy, innovating new services or supporting IT needs, every employee has the opportunity to be a vital part of our business and make a real difference in people’s lives. It’s the heart of what we do.


 

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