Release Specialist

Full Time | Pleasanton, CALIFORNIA | 6 days

Job Summary

Full Time
Pleasanton
Kaiser Permanente

$91,503 Average salary of similar jobs | Check Salary...

Job Description


As
a Release Specialist you will own
the Release Management lifecycle which includes scheduling, coordinating and
the management of releases across the enterprise for multiple applications
across various portfolios. The releases can be inclusive of application
updates, operating system patches, security improvements, hardware upgrades,
Projects and Programs. Where necessary you-ll provide tools and services to
help product management and project teams manage and deploy releases into
production.

You
will be responsible for implementing and managing release processes for code
through development, test, and production environments. The Release Specialist
Job function works collaboratively with all participants in software
development projects and is supportive of developers and testers as they set up
their build dev/test environments.

The
Release Specialist responsibilities also include building the IT Release
Calendar in working closely with the IT release managers from different program
tracks and centralizing view of all releases.


In addition to the responsibilities listed below, this position is responsible for planning, designing, and building database systems that are stable, recoverable, and integrated with other available technology stacks for the purpose of efficient, secure data utilization. This includes understanding the interoperability between databases and other dependent technology stacks (performance scalability, stability, capacity planning, etc.), possessing familiarity with one dependent technology stack (e.g. windows admin, networking, storage, etc.), working with engineering teams to recommend alternate solutions, and consulting as a 2nd level technical expert on specific platforms.Some of the unique challenges this position will face include database considerations for a large, corporate enterprise and a high degree of complexity and non-uniformity.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Completes work assignments and supports business-specific projects by applying expertise in subject area; supporting the development of work plans to meet business priorities and deadlines; ensuring team follows all procedures and policies; coordinating and assigning resources to accomplish priorities and deadlines; collaborating cross-functionally to make effective business decisions; solving complex problems; escalating high priority issues or risks, as appropriate; and recognizing and capitalizing on improvement opportunities.
  • Practices self-development and promotes learning in others by proactively providing information, resources, advice, and expertise with coworkers and customers; building relationships with cross-functional stakeholders; influencing others through technical explanations and examples; adapting to competing demands and new responsibilities; listening and responding to, seeking, and addressing performance feedback; providing feedback to others and managers; creating and executing plans to capitalize on strengths and develop weaknesses; supporting team collaboration; and adapting to and learning from change, difficulties, and feedback.
  • As part of the IT Engineering job family, this position is responsible for leveraging DEVOPS, and both Waterfall and Agile practices, to design, develop, and deliver resilient, secure, multi-channel, high-volume, high-transaction, on/off-premise, cloud-based solutions.
  • Supports the review of team deliverables.
  • Provides some recommendations and input on options, risks, costs, and benefits for systems designs.
  • Collaborates with team members to develop project support plans, schedules, and assignments.
  • Translates business and functional requirements into technical specifications that support integrated and sustainable designs for designated infrastructure systems by partnering with Business Analysts to understand business needs and functional specifications.
  • Serves as a liaison with business partners, Solutions, and enterprise architects to define and understand target strategies.
  • Collaborates with counterparts in various IT Teams (e.g., database, operations, technical support) throughout system development and implementation.
  • Develops and modifies solutions by identifying technical solutions to business problems.
  • Provides consultation and technical advice on IT infrastructure planning, engineering, and architecture for assigned systems by assessing the implications of IT strategies on infrastructure capabilities.
  • Reviews and makes changes to technical specifications and documentation.
  • Collaborates with IT teams and key business partners to troubleshoot complex systems and provides solutions, as appropriate.
  • Evaluates existing systems to make recommendations on resources required to maintain service levels.
  • Evaluates new service options, identifies issues and impacts, and provides recommendations on feasibility and ROI.
  • Collaborates with architects and software engineers to ensure functional specifications are converted into flexible, scalable, and maintainable designs.
  • Verifies system designs adhere to company architecture standards.
  • Drives physical architecture design for new initiatives.
  • Leads the implementation of assigned enterprise infrastructure systems to ensure successful deployment and operation by developing and documenting detailed standards (e.g., guidelines, processes, procedures) for the introduction and maintenance of services.

  • Similar Jobs


    Similar Jobs

    Share