Release and QA Manager

Recruiter
Confidential
Location
Luton
Salary
Competitive
Posted
22 Feb 2021
Closes
22 Mar 2021
Sectors
IT
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Role: Release and QA Manager

Location: Luton/Flexible

Job Sector: IT

Hours: 35 hours per week

As the Release Manager, you will contribute to our vision of being the favourite residential property manager, as recognised by others by:

Leading the release of new and updated technology safely through to Production
Ensuring environments are well co-ordinated and available for each stage of the development lifecycle, avoiding clashes
Facilitating post release analysis for continuous improvement
About you

You will have a deep understanding of cloud platforms, open-source and SaaS services to better enable and enhance the delivery of quality assurance and testing services

Being experienced in Agile software development is essential and experience in working in a DevOps environment preferable.

You are an natural communicator with excellent influencing, written and verbal communication skills

Main Responsibilities

Establish and own a set of environments, built from the multi-cloud, multi-partner landscape of FirstPort Technology - for example Salesforce sandboxes, Microsoft Azure and 365 tenancies, on premise, and private cloud - to create a core set of Development, Test and Production environments
Co-ordinate access to those environments, avoiding clashes from multiple testers
Co-ordinate QA activities, sourcing testers from the business and partners, ensuring software health prior to deployment
Challenge development and infrastructure teams to deliver highest calibre solutions
Own the release and deployment process to ensure that software is effectively tested and accepted into service correctly
Plan and manage deployments with multiple partners
Facilitating post release analysis for continuous improvement
Help define CI/CD pathways, tooling and processes
Our Values

Friendly - We look out for people's best interests, and show them we care by dealing with them in a warm and friendly manner.

Inventive - We're creative and resourceful. We strive to improve what we do and how we do it, so we can provide the best ideas and solutions to look after people, their homes and communities.

Respectful - We listen, consult and take on-board people's opinions and needs. We understand the importance of the home and community in people's lives, and act with respect at all times.

Skilled - We've the qualifications, experience and take great pride in our work to consistently deliver the highest standards and value for money. We're informed, and we're always building on that knowledge to constantly improve our quality of service.

Trustworthy - We're always professional, reliable, open and honest. People can depend on us to keep our promises and follow through on our commitments

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