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Data Resiliency Acceleration Delivery Lead - GT&O Technology ADS

Charlotte, North Carolina

Job Description:

A great opportunity to work with the GT&O Technology ADS. Tech ADS is a modern data architecture platform transforming how GT&O manages its data. The goal of Tech ADS is to provide an integrated, controlled, ADS to house the data that is used to run and manage GT&O.

Chief Data Office is seeking a Release Manager to coordinate release and delivery activity for 7 Agile teams involved in the Resiliency/Never Down workstreams. This highly important work requires an individual with excellent communication and influencing skills and technical background. Candidate will help coordinate a unified production release between 7 teams and needs enough Technical depth to dive in where needed to help resolve issues, understand and report out issues to Executive leadership.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Manage release scope to ensure adherence to delivery commitments. Determine release readiness.

  • Manage toll gates associated with code promotion from lower lane environment through to production. This includes managing software release dependencies.

  • Communicate risks associated with late code drops, defects, competing priorities, etc. Communicate and report release status.

  • Coordinate release handoff between Development and Testing teams.

  • Manage the relationship between all release stakeholders.

  • Provide guidance and risk mitigation for unscheduled and emergency production deployment requests.

  • Facilitate appropriate approvals.

  • Coordination of release deployment activities and managing Post Release Production Validation.

  • Accountable for managing weekly status reporting process that includes chairing weekly release platform meetings, preparing agendas, distributing minutes and communicating relevant decision points.

  • Post release deployment assessment of success factors focusing on continued process improvement.

Required Skills

  • Previous experience in Release Management or Project Management.  Experience in Application Management, Production Support, or Service Delivery would be a good fit for this role.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Excellent critical thinking/analytical skills.

  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi task in a fast paced, high pressure environment.

  • Working knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle – inclusive of both traditional and agile methodologies.

  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

  • Ability to successfully influence and manage teams without express hierarchical authority.

  • Ability to successfully engage and interact with all levels of management.

Desired Skills

  • Working knowledge of software systems, databases, and infrastructure.

  • Knowledge of Incident, Problem and Change management practices.

  • SCRUM master and/or experience with practical application of Agile development a plus.

Enterprise Role Overview:

Responsible for planning, coordinating, and delivery of defined deliverables which usually requires engagement from multiple teams such as a project or smaller program. Communicates the work objectives, coordinates delivery, manages risks, ensures compliance to standards, and provides end-to-end visibility into the health of the deliverables. Ensures execution and delivery meets the client’s expectations in terms of the functionality, quality, timeline and cost. Coordinates and facilitates routines to support delivery – e.g. kick-offs, status reviews, stakeholder meetings, change controls, tollgates, etc. Plans and coordinates delivery and dependencies with across multiple teams. Facilitates dependency management/risk management/impediment removal for the defined deliverables. Promotes/facilitates communication and collaboration across organizations to support the deliverable completion and timeline. Gathers/facilitates status updates for the deliverables to stakeholders and leadership pertaining to delivery, risks/issues, and schedule. Ensures that execution is aligned with deliverable requirements by working with the sponsor/stakeholders. Ensures deliverables comply with Enterprise Change Management standards. Supports resource planning for delivery/execution. Individual Contributor.

Job Band:

H5

Shift: 

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week:

40

Weekly Schedule:

Referral Bonus Amount:

0

Job Description:

A great opportunity to work with the GT&O Technology ADS. Tech ADS is a modern data architecture platform transforming how GT&O manages its data. The goal of Tech ADS is to provide an integrated, controlled, ADS to house the data that is used to run and manage GT&O.

Chief Data Office is seeking a Release Manager to coordinate release and delivery activity for 7 Agile teams involved in the Resiliency/Never Down workstreams. This highly important work requires an individual with excellent communication and influencing skills and technical background. Candidate will help coordinate a unified production release between 7 teams and needs enough Technical depth to dive in where needed to help resolve issues, understand and report out issues to Executive leadership.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Manage release scope to ensure adherence to delivery commitments. Determine release readiness.

  • Manage toll gates associated with code promotion from lower lane environment through to production. This includes managing software release dependencies.

  • Communicate risks associated with late code drops, defects, competing priorities, etc. Communicate and report release status.

  • Coordinate release handoff between Development and Testing teams.

  • Manage the relationship between all release stakeholders.

  • Provide guidance and risk mitigation for unscheduled and emergency production deployment requests.

  • Facilitate appropriate approvals.

  • Coordination of release deployment activities and managing Post Release Production Validation.

  • Accountable for managing weekly status reporting process that includes chairing weekly release platform meetings, preparing agendas, distributing minutes and communicating relevant decision points.

  • Post release deployment assessment of success factors focusing on continued process improvement.

Required Skills

  • Previous experience in Release Management or Project Management.  Experience in Application Management, Production Support, or Service Delivery would be a good fit for this role.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Excellent critical thinking/analytical skills.

  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi task in a fast paced, high pressure environment.

  • Working knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle – inclusive of both traditional and agile methodologies.

  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

  • Ability to successfully influence and manage teams without express hierarchical authority.

  • Ability to successfully engage and interact with all levels of management.

Desired Skills

  • Working knowledge of software systems, databases, and infrastructure.

  • Knowledge of Incident, Problem and Change management practices.

  • SCRUM master and/or experience with practical application of Agile development a plus.

Enterprise Role Overview:

Responsible for planning, coordinating, and delivery of defined deliverables which usually requires engagement from multiple teams such as a project or smaller program. Communicates the work objectives, coordinates delivery, manages risks, ensures compliance to standards, and provides end-to-end visibility into the health of the deliverables. Ensures execution and delivery meets the client’s expectations in terms of the functionality, quality, timeline and cost. Coordinates and facilitates routines to support delivery – e.g. kick-offs, status reviews, stakeholder meetings, change controls, tollgates, etc. Plans and coordinates delivery and dependencies with across multiple teams. Facilitates dependency management/risk management/impediment removal for the defined deliverables. Promotes/facilitates communication and collaboration across organizations to support the deliverable completion and timeline. Gathers/facilitates status updates for the deliverables to stakeholders and leadership pertaining to delivery, risks/issues, and schedule. Ensures that execution is aligned with deliverable requirements by working with the sponsor/stakeholders. Ensures deliverables comply with Enterprise Change Management standards. Supports resource planning for delivery/execution. Individual Contributor.

Shift:

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week: 

40

Learn more about this role

Full time

JR-21030483

Band: H5

Manages People: No

Travel: Yes, 5% of the time

Manager:

Talent Acquisition Contact:

Patricia Kitchens

Referral Bonus:

0

Street Address

Primary Location:
100 N TRYON ST, NC, Charlotte, 28255