Technical Release Manager - R&D

Tel Aviv, IL

Description:

The Technical Release Manager in SafeBreach is responsible for the release scoping and planning, hands-on testing and controlling of the build. The Release Manager is responsible for the delivery of quality releases in a predictable and transparent way.

Our ideal candidate is a sharp & dynamic individual who is comfortable with both technical and management challenges. You will collaborate with other teams (Product, R&D, Delivery) to impact and reflect priorities across the entire organization.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage the release process, risks, and prioritization, and resolve issues that affect release scope, schedule, and quality
  • Measure and monitor progress to ensure releases are delivered on time, and that they meet or exceed expectations
  • Work closely with the product team, R&D and Q&A to understand the full content, technical aspects and business goals of each release
  • Hands-on testing (automated and manual), manage the continuous build and maintain release infrastructure
  • Communicate release details and schedules to key stakeholders as required
  • Continually work towards making improvements in the release process
  • Maintain a release repository and manage key information such as build, release procedures and release notes
  • Lead without authority and push tasks forward to the completion

Requirements:

  • 3-5 years of managerial experience in software development, R&D project management
  • Experience in source code management methodologies and tools (e.g. GIT, Jira) - a must
  • Experience in automation of release/build processes
  • Experience in managing complex integrations and SW versions - Mandatory
  • Strong analytical skills and data driven product decision-making mindset.
  • Managing multi product lane releases, dependencies, gates and millstones.
  • Strong technological background, ability to understand wide perspective system view, including high-level and low-level technical architecture
  • Ability to lead cross departments processes, ability to lead the implementation of new processes
  • Experience with databases, BI and data analytics tools - an advantage
  • Strong Linux, shell scripting skills - an advantage
  • Experience with cloud-based infrastructure systems - an advantage
  • Bachelor or engineering degree in computer science or engineering management