Release Manager (JIRA) / Technical PMO – Bank – £80k

£60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits

Release Manager/ Technical PMO – Investment Bank – £80k

A leading Investment Bank has an immediate vacancy for a Release Coordinator to work in their DevOps function with the Treasury IT team. The DevOps Release Coordinator is expected to work with the Product Managers, the Development Teams and the Core Services team in leading and coordinating the effort to enable the safe, predictable and seamless promotion of code releases into the production environment. This role requires a good understanding of the Agile release process and strong experience in all aspects of SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle) like JIRA.

Main responsibilities:

  • Act as the point of contact and communicate project status to all participants
  • Create and maintain release documentation, plans and status reports
  • Schedule release meetings and publish corresponding agenda
  • Host go/no go meeting with technical and business stakeholders
  • Track release activities and coordinate with UAT Leads
  • Guide and facilitate design teams through release process and ensure that activities and deliverables are in compliance with SDLC standards
  • Manage release action items, monitoring progress to completion
  • Gain release stakeholders consensus on release content


  • Strong experience with standard software development concepts, practices and procedures with regard to code management, quality gates and documentation.
  • Extensive experience of Atlassian tooling (JIRA and Confluence), Bitbucket and Artifactory or other open source code management.
  • Should have 5-10 years total DevOps experience including 2+ years in release management experience
  • Detail oriented and able to remain calm under pressure.
  • Good understanding of Testing Life Cycle and latest Test methodologies and processes.

For more information, please forward a Word CV in confidence.

Release Manager/ Technical PMO – Investment Bank – £80k

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