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Title:  Digital Release Manager

Date:  Jun 27, 2024
Location:  Hawthorne, New York
Company:  Taro Pharmaceutical USA Inc

The Digital Release Manager is a critical role that owns the Release Management lifecycle for Alchemee (formally The Proactiv Company). This includes procedures, process improvements, scheduling, coordinating, and the management of releases across the enterprise for multiple applications. The Release Manager Job function works collaboratively with all participants in software development projects and supports developers and testers as they set up their build dev/test environments. This position also works with IT management to improve the software engineering processes and practices associated with continuously building, deploying, and updating software and environments. The release manager will control changes to production by executing deployments through change requests that were reviewed and approved by Tech Leads, QA Leads, Product, and the Senior Director of Technology. This Role is crucial in supporting security and compliance audits, including PCI and SOX, by applying best practices in separating duties and engineering environments and having adequate and monitored end-user access to these environments.

 

Duties and responsibilities

 

Managing risks that may impact the release scope.

• Communicate all critical project plans, commitments, and changes, including requirements.

• Administer Change Management and act as a Change Controller.

• Develops scripts and automation tools to build, integrate, and deploy software releases to various platforms.

• Produce Deployment, Run Books, and Implementation Plans.

• Release Management: Coordinate release activities and ensure smooth deployments, rollback procedures, and versioning control for planned Sprint Release or Hotfixes.

• Maintain Jenkins jobs, builds, and deploy security patches and updates on the build server as recommended due to vulnerability scans.

• Work closely with development teams to establish release schedules and manage dependencies.

• Security and Compliance: Implement and enforce security measures, best practices, and SOX and PCI compliance requirements across infrastructure and application deployments.

• Collaborate with security teams to assess vulnerability and implement necessary remediation measures.

 

Qualifications

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field.
  • 3-5 years of previous release and project management experience (Solid understanding of project management principles preferred).
  • 6-8 years of experience in information systems operations environment in systems analysis or development.
  • 2-3 years of experience with cloud Development, including AWS Lambda Functions, AWS SQS, and S3.
  • Significant experience in DevOps, continuous integration and development (CI/CD) tools, building Docker images and deploying them into a Kubernetes cluster.
  • Demonstrated effective leadership and analytical skills.
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills are a must.
  • E-commerce experience with distributed systems is a plus.
  • Experience with JIRA, Confluence, BitBucket, Jenkins, and ServiceNow tools.

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