Release Specialist Job Description

Release Specialist Job Description

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Release specialist provides support in the processes of data management, source control and version management (build system, test system, distribution system, submissions);.

Release Specialist Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Maintain the tracking of each site update
Record the build process of each new campaign
Track completed steps and communicate outstanding steps to CRM
Test preview links
Test to see if image files are available for use
Creation of homepage and landing page structures and scheduling of creative campaigns
Routinely troubleshoot each new campaign using the QA checklist and suggest reactive improvements to process
Continuously QA site content, products, categories, and navigation
Build and upload creative banners to the site as needed
Build and upload product tags as needed

Release Specialist Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Release Specialist

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ITIL, CRIS, RHIT, V3, ITSM, RHIA, PMP, GMP, ISPE, ASQ

Education for Release Specialist

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the release specialist job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Education, Computer Science, Associates, Engineering, Healthcare, Technical, Science, Health Information Technology, Chemistry, Business

Skills for Release Specialist

Desired skills for release specialist include:

Webservices RESTful APIs
Build system an asset and source control system
Devops considered an asset
Source control system
Pipeline systems within a centralised accessible location
Production pipelines and tools and provide up-to-date documentation on workflow methods

Desired experience for release specialist includes:

Assist with the creation of CM promotions
Assist merchants with product and category updates as necessary
Assist merchants with search tool updates as necessary
Ability to work on multiple projects concurrently in as fast paced environment
Extensive knowledge of script language
Knowledge of a build tool

Release Specialist Examples


Release Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of release specialist. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for release specialist
  • Create tools
  • Create, with develop team’s help, tools
  • Help integrate all new hires into the project and manage a large build farm
  • Validate requirements gathering, documentation, and implementation of assigned client configurations
  • Validate client data for assigned client integrations
  • Captain issues from Implementation Managers to identify root causes
  • Support the development of new processes and software tools, processes, and procedures that radically reduce customer implementation cycle time and eliminate opportunities for deployment defects
  • Ensure that clients are elated--continual customer satisfaction is a requirement for this role
  • Responsible for the implementation release management, process design, optimization, and policy
  • Works closely with the product management, quality assurance, and developers to troubleshoot issues affecting releases, providing regular statuses to stakeholders, and leading efforts to address any post production issues and lead lessons learned for each planned software release
Qualifications for release specialist
  • Working knowledge of SVN, TFS, CA Harvest, code quality/analyses and any other similar tools
  • Release Automation technologies (ex
  • Various cloud technologies (ex
  • Readiness for domestic and international business trips, for example to visit suppliers in the US or the R&D-Center in Wolfsburg/Germany
  • Previous banking or related field experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of EU and US cGMP regulations with respect to the production and testing of pharmaceutical and/or biological products

Release Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a release specialist. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for release specialist
  • Responsibility for the management of large releases / cross-application project deliveries
  • Demonstrate the ability to cooperate with a variety of people and achieve results
  • Set up site promotions and work closely with merchandising, marketing and project management teams on the execution of these site-wide initiatives
  • Coordinate with the Project Management team to ensure that all desktop updates are also reflected on mobile
  • Writing assist others in writing new or updated operating procedures and/or work instructions
  • Adhere to strict compliance with procedures applicable to the role
  • In a timely and prompt manner, identifies, reports, and seeks correction for deviations noted in the workplace
  • Deploying verification – successful/not successful
  • Maintaining Release Calendar, developing towards “Forward Schedule of Change
  • As a facilitator
Qualifications for release specialist
  • Technically sound and exposure to various technologies
  • Strong in Unix shell scripting, Oracle - PL/SQL
  • Source code configuration tools like CVS, SVN
  • Web/Application Server administration - Weblogic, Tomcat, Coldfusion
  • Build automation tools (ANT), Job automations tools (Control M)
  • Good Analytical and Problem solving capabilities to support efficient decision making

Release Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a release specialist. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for release specialist
  • Partnering with project leaders and delivery teams to develop and provide release management services across the IT solution lifecycle
  • Analyzes specialized orders and makes recommendations to dealers/customers
  • The Nuclear Parts Center Inventory contains items that are classified as Non-Safety, Safety Related and ASME Code
  • Test planning/development
  • Create test execution plans that align with firmware release schedules
  • Write firmware test plans based on available product requirements and input from the engineering team
  • Write test cases and verify they provide proper test coverage per test plans
  • Provide management test resource needs assessments based on upcoming product development
  • Schedule and direct the test execution activities per product release plans
  • Perform manual and automated testing per plans
Qualifications for release specialist
  • Managing Complexity Advanced
  • Financial Management – Experienced
  • Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery- Experienced
  • Client Services – Experienced
  • Project Management & Project Governance – Experienced
  • Quality Management - Experienced

Release Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a release specialist. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for release specialist
  • Issue characterization/submission
  • Characterize issues discovered during test and document them in the defect tracking system
  • Firmware engineering support
  • Own day-to-day management of Continuous Integration
  • Manage/execute the firmware build and release process
  • Review and process opened tickets daily as it relates to client/consumer questions and/or complaints
  • Run daily, weekly, monthly and year end reports to ensure compliance guidelines are followed as related to lien releases
  • Manage daily check register and submit wire funds to vendors
  • Communicate directly with other departments and/or vendors regarding billing questions
  • Assist with client document custodian verification
Qualifications for release specialist
  • Knowledge of most common office software and of IT-principles
  • 3+ years of related regulatory experiences
  • BS degree in Computer Science or technical related field
  • Strong Technical background with the ability to understand and assess the impact of new product technology on both customers and Support
  • Prior experience in Customer Support or Product Management is ideal
  • Experience in a QA/compliance related position within the pharmaceutical or life-sciences industry

Release Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of release specialist. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for release specialist
  • Works designated task queues within the department guidelines
  • Utilization of all systems, job aides, and sources for research
  • Research and respond to client billing inquiries timely and completely
  • Track billing and report issues to the supervisor and department manager
  • Ensure all tickets are escalated accordingly, if necessary
  • Project assignments, as needed
  • Responsible for all eCommerce pre-production and some production sites for application build and deployment of patches and releases
  • Responsible for managing software configuration for all production, pre-production and continuous integration environments across multiple regions including version control of all configuration items
  • Automation of build and release processes in mixed client server environment
  • Ensure high quality documentation for all release and configuration activity is developed and maintained
Qualifications for release specialist
  • Experience with cGMP manufacturing materials control
  • Minimum 2 years applied work experience in application development and/or delivery
  • The Release Management & Service Transition Specialist will ensure that new and changed services are introduced smoothly and will support their strategic evolution by defining proactive initiatives
  • Directs and coordinate release activities for the successful deployment of all releases and patches, in order to deliver changes faster, at optimum cost and with minimum risk to business
  • Broad understanding of project management methodologies
  • Knowldege of Risk Management principles

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