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Job Title :
Release and deployment Manager
Job ID :
781652BR
Location :
RI - Woonsocket
Street Address :
1 CVS DR
Category :
Information Systems
Description :
Job Description
As a Release and Deployment Manager you will own the Release Management lifecycle which includes scheduling, coordinating and the management of releases for the RxConnect applications across various portfolios. 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 for code test, and production environments. The Release Manager 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 Management responsibilities also include building the RxConnect Roadmap in working closely with the IT release managers from different portfolios across IT and centralizing view of all releases. Leads the effort of defining the IT strategic direction for release management tools for IT to ensure the process requirements of release management are built in. The Release Manager will assist in managing projects and interdependencies to ensure milestone adherence to ensure the integrity of the release can be measured.

Role and Responsibilities
  • Forward Plan the release windows and cycles across a portfolio
  • Manage risks and resolves issues that affect release scope, schedule and quality
  • Measure and monitor progress to ensure application releases are delivered on time, and that they meet or exceed expectations
  • Manage relationships and coordinate work between different teams at different locations
  • Conduct Release Readiness reviews, Milestone Reviews, and Business Go/No-Go reviews
  • Ensure Deployment, Run Books and Implementation Plans are produced
  • Weekly Release Reporting
  • Communicate release details and schedules to the Business as required
  • Negotiate, plan and manage all release activities
  • Work with release engineers to understand impacts of branches and code merges
  • Maintains the release schedule for all core services and ensure alignment across key partners and vendors.
  • Continually work towards making improvements in the release process
  • Lead and co-ordinate the Go-Live activities including the execution of the deployment Plans and checklists.
  • Maintains a release repository and manages key information such as build and release procedures, dependencies, and notification lists











Required Qualifications

5 years of previous release and/or project management experience,


Preferred Qualifications
·
Solid understanding
of project management principles preferred


·
Formal training in
project management practices preferred


Education

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field





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CVS Health, through our unmatched breadth of service offerings, is transforming the delivery of health care services in the U.S. We are an innovative, fast-growing company guided by values that focus on teamwork, integrity and respect for our colleagues and customers. What are we looking for in our colleagues? We seek fresh ideas, new perspectives, a diversity of experiences, and a dedication to service that will help us better meet the needs of the many people and businesses that rely on us each day. As the nation’s largest pharmacy health care provider, we offer a wide range of exciting and fulfilling career opportunities across our three business units – MinuteClinic, pharmacy benefit management (PBM) and retail pharmacy. Our energetic and service-oriented colleagues work hard every day to make a positive difference in the lives of our customers.

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