Release Coordinator - Greater Manchester

Pets at Home
Manchester, Greater Manchester
Closing date
26 Apr 2021

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Release Coordinator

At Pets at Home Group we’re constantly adapting to transform pet care. Join us and work in a large scale Digital transformation programme that will help shape, build and deliver our next-generation holistic pet care service. By joining us you’ll create new ways to support pets and their owners to live happier lives together.

As a Release Coordinator you will be responsible for coordinating and implementing activity that delivers the release lifecycle on all digital platforms which releases across all brands, both web and app. The releases can be inclusive of application updates, operating system patches, security improvements, hardware upgrades, Projects and Programmes.

You will coordinate the release processes for code through development, test, and production environments for specific changes as defined by the Release Manager.  You will work collaboratively with all participants in the relevant software development projects to achieve the required outcomes.

You will measure and monitor progress to ensure application releases are delivered on time and within budgets, ensuring that expectations are met or exceeded. You will support the communication of project plans for their releases, undertake weekly release reporting and develop scripts and automation tools used to build, integrate, and deploy software releases to various platforms as directed.

You will coordinate work between different teams at different locations as required, conducting Release Readiness reviews, Milestone Reviews, and Business Go/No-Go reviews for their release projects and communicate release details and schedules to the Business.

Key Skills Required:

  • Ideally educated to degree level (Computer Science or related subject)
  • Some proven release and project management experience - ITIL or Prince 2 qualifications are desirable
  • Significant experience in an information systems operations environment (in systems analysis or development)
  • Advanced knowledge of the software development lifecycle
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate cross-functional work teams towards task completion
  • Demonstrated effective analytical skills
  • Knowledge of Web Sphere and other major platforms

Far more than a retailer, Pets at Home Group is the UK’s leading pet care specialist, fulfilling every possible pet and owner need, from food and accessories to?grooming?and vet services. Since 1991, we’ve been building a business around pets and their owners and we’ve set our sights on becoming the best pet care business in the world. Join us now and you can be part of that journey, developing your future as we develop ours. This is a place where you can take pride and passion in your work within an inspiring, professional team that’s focused on supporting pets and their owners to live happier lives together.

We’re driven by the wellbeing of pets and we make sure we look after our people too. We depend on your commitment and innovation, and reward it with competitive pay and comprehensive benefits. Together we’ll create the future of pet care.

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