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Added Jan 14, 2021 Project/Release Coordinator (22118) St. Louis, MO | Contract Apply

Job Description

Our client is in need of a Release Coordinator. This is a long-term contract
opportunity with a right-to-hire in St. Louis, MO. If you’re
that person, submit your resume now!

LRS Consulting Services has been delivering the highest quality consultants to
our clients since 1979. We've built a solid reputation for dealing with our
clients and our consultants with honesty, integrity, and respect. We work hard
every day to maintain that reputation, and we're very interested in candidates
who can help us. If you're that candidate, this opportunity is made for you!

Our client is seeking a Release Coordinator to plan, organize, facilitate, and
communicate activities to promote software releases between test environments
and into the production environment. Provides coordination between the
application and test teams and ensures that a structured approach to risk
assessment and business impact is employed. Responsible for following the
Release Management processes.



Day to Day Responsibilities:

-Practices adherence to the Release Management (RM) processes, policies, and
procedures and makes recommendations for updates to the Release Management
documentation

-Provides operational level oversight and control through the use of Release and
Communications Plans, System Organization and Dependency Charts established for
each Program/Application Stack

-Ensures the appropriate amount of Planning is conducted based on method and
complexity of the release in order to minimize risks and to clearly articulate
impact of the maintenance to the stakeholders

-Maintains highly accurate tracking of code releases and system maintenance for
all environments, as applicable to each Program/Application Stack, to ensure
environments are kept in alignment and to provide accurate Release Management
(RM) metrics

-Obtains and aligns resources in coordination with the applicable Resource
Managers and ensures that deployment Method of Procedures (MOPs) are reviewed by
appropriate Resources prior to the maintenance window

-Ensures that functional testing was passed in a lower environment prior to
release into an RM managed environment, and that the Production deployment
procedures are practiced in a similar, lower environment

-Reviews required artifacts for accuracy and completeness as applicable to each
environment (Examples: Release Notes, Methods of Procedure, Test Results, and
Change Requests)



-Provides communications necessary for successful deployments, communicates
release results when outcome deviates from the plan, and maintains a Release
Calendar in accordance with each Program’s Communication Plan

-Coordinates Releases with the Support Center, Change and Configuration
Management, Data Center Teams, Test Teams and other external groups where
applicable and according to external team processes

-Actively monitors Quality Assurance (QA) and User Acceptance Tests (UAT)
deployment progress and ensures Release Analyst availability if needed for
escalation on Production deployments

-Engages resources for deployment troubleshooting and ensures that application
owner signoff is obtained before a roll back or other deviation from the plan is
acted upon

-Ensures that Release Retrospective is conducted for release windows that are
significantly exceeded or completed unsuccessfully and that root cause and
appropriate corrective actions are identified and acted upon

-Ensures that applicable approval and deployment emails are archived to
SharePoint



Qualifications:

-Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics, Statistics, or related field preferred

-Must have a minimum of 1 year experience Coordination

-Experience with MS Excel

-Candidate must be able to effectively communicate in English (written & verbal)

-Candidate must have permanent authorization to work in the USA for any employer

-Corp to corp candidates will not be considered

To apply go to jobs.lrs.com.

LRS is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for employment will receive
consideration without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion,
creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, gender identity,
domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship
status or protected veteran status.

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