Release Manager

Welltok

Austin, TX, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 04/04/2021
  • Website: welltok.com
  • Company Address: 1515 Arapahoe St. Suite 700, Denver, CO, 80202

About Welltok

Welltok is an award-winning consumer activation company that improves people’s total wellbeing. Only Welltok leverages proprietary data and advanced analytics to engage consumers in personalized and rewarding ways to drive action. Our solutions integrate data-driven SaaS software, curated resources and professional services to help health plans, self-funded employers and hospital systems support healthier, happier populations.

Job Description

Welltok drives consumer actions that matter. Only Welltok delivers solutions built on a single, secure platform that includes a massive consumer database, predictive analytics and multi-channel engagement that drives people to take actions. As the award-winning consumer activation company, healthcare organizations and others trust Welltok to activate their populations in meaningful ways.

At Welltok, we’re proud of what we’re accomplishing and are committed to building a company where smart, passionate people can thrive and succeed.  Join us as we make healthcare more personal and rewarding!

Position Summary

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 provides 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 as defined by the Agile Practice Office for code through development, test, and production environments. The Release Manager function works collaboratively with all participants in software development projects and is supportive of product management as they create the functional product architecture that will help identify cross-team dependencies that will need to be managed during the release cycle.

This position also works with IT, Agile Practice and Product Development management to improve the software engineering processes and practices associated with continuously delivering quality software.

The Release Management responsibilities also include working closely with the managers from across IT & Product Development in centralizing views of all releases. The Release Manager assists in managing projects and interdependencies to ensure milestone adherence to ensure the integrity of the release can be measured.

Key Responsibilities Responsibilities 

  • Owns the Release Management lifecycle which includes scheduling, coordinating and the management of releases across the enterprise working with Product Development, Product Management, Professional Services, Support, Security and Platform Operations
  • Coordination and knowledge transfer from Product Development to the rest of the organization
  • Coordination of work between engineering teams focusing on risks and interdependencies
  • Partners with Principle Product Owner on interface with PM including representing release capacity during elaboration / prioritization and driving towards milestone
  • Communicates release schedules / commitments / process to stakeholders and customers
  • Communicate release health and changes as needed
  • Kicks off and helps facilitate Planning and Readout ceremonies
  • Centralizes and manages views / reporting around releases.

Required Knowledge & Skills 

  • 2+ years Agile program management experience using Scrum
  • Experience with Agile ALM like Rally, Jira and etc.
  • Strong ability to manage multiple projects and coordinate with other teams
  • Strong ability to foster and maintain a positive and creative work team
  • Excellent customer service attitude, communication skills, and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree


The estimated compensation for this position includes an annual salary between $75,000 to $85,000 with an annual bonus opportunity of 10% and participation in Welltok’s equity program. Welltok also offers comprehensive employee benefits, including Medical insurance with Prescription Drug coverage, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Healthcare Flexible Spending Accounts, Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts, Health Savings Accounts, Life and AD&D insurance, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability insurance, Traditional and Roth 401K options, Flexible Time Off (FTO) plus 10 Company Holidays, Parental Leave, Adoption Assistance, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), as well as additional benefits such as Legal Plan, Identity Theft Protection, Auto/Home insurance, and Pet insurance.  

 

Welltok celebrates respects and supports diversity in the workplace. Welltok is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to considering all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or veteran status.

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