Job details

Technical Operations & Release Manager

  • Job type Permanent
  • Region Auckland 
  • Posted on 20 November 2019
  • Ref # 416742

  • Well established Kiwi company in growth mode
  • Brand new leadership role
  • Circa $130K
A well established Kiwi business who are leaders in their industry, and continue to go from strength to strength.  They have a close-knit and technically talented IT team, with a very low staff turnover.  Due to growth and a huge pipeline of projects they have created this exciting new leadership role
This is a key role within the leadership team and will see you directly responsible for the release pipeline.  This will involve planning, co-ordinating and executing organisational technical processes to deliver the company's IT services and products with a focus on comprehensive release management. You will also have line management responsibility for the Infrastructure and Helpdesk team leaders.
Within this role your responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:
  • Planning the co-ordination and scheduling for the provisioning and release of the company's products and services (infrastructure & applications)
  • Planning release windows and the overall release lifecycle
  • Managing risks that may affect the release scope
  • Communicating all key project plans, commitments and changes
  • Managing relationships and co-ordinating projects between different teams
  • Assisting with forward planning of resource requirements
  • Ensuring service delivery levels are met, and reporting on the same
  • Asset management of onsite hardware
  • Assisting with project management for infrastructure provisioning
  • Managing Helpdesk and Infrastructure team leaders
  • 5 + years' experience in a technical leadership position
  • Technical experience and thorough understanding of IT architecture and delivery challenges
  • Experience operating in a DevOps environment
  • A very good understanding of release management and IT change management
  • Very good people management skills/experience
It is highly desirable if you have experience with:
  • Deployment Automation
  • Server Virtualisation
  • A depth of experience in the Microsoft stack
This business has a low staff turnover as they truly look after their staff.  They have an award winning leadership team and work hard but have fun doing so.
  • Great working environment
  • Up-skilling and career growth opportunities
  • Free parking onsite
  • Generous salary + benefits package
Click the APPLY button and include your resume and cover letter or for further information please call Lisa Cooley on 0800 29 89 99.
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