Added Aug 31, 2021 Release Coordinator (22772) Chicago, Illinois | Permanent Apply

Job Description

LRS has prospered for over 30 years because our corporate philosophy embraces honest, ethical and hard-working people. If that describes your approach to IT consulting, we need to talk! LRS Consulting Services is seeking a local Release Coordinator (with work-from-home options) for a contract-to-hire opportunity with our downtown Chicago financial client!

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!

The Release Coordinator will:

- Work closely with the Data Management team, assisting in creating data tools and supporting a data driven culture.
- Responsible for the support and maintenance of data management applications and tools such as Talend and other internal applications.
- Develops functional specifications, performs installations and participates in system integration testing producing deliverables related to specific projects.
- Serves as a primary subject matter expert related to how data management systems work as well as other application interfaces from both a business and technical perspective.
- Will perform UAT and Regression testing
- Builds and leverages metrics, incident reports, availability reporting and trends to decrease overall system downtime and improve systems operations. Produces reports to monitor enhancements, upgrades and patches to the environment.
- Designs and recommends solutions to improve business efficiency with the applications and reporting.
- Provides operational support, acts to troubleshoot applications and implements solutions.
- Performs backup support of other applications within the Application Support team.
- Other duties, as assigned


- Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, or related field
- Strong experience working in an enterprise team, coordinating & documenting release & change management in software application development or data management environments.
- Ability to communicate within all levels of the organization, proven analytical/problem solving skills, ability to adapt quickly to new technologies and changing business requirements and excellent prioritization and decision-making skills
- Experience with gathering business requirements with the ability to translate into design/solution recommendations
- Experience in leading project initiatives and delivering key work activities.
- Experience in developing workflows, forms, and reports

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.

*Colorado residents will not be considered for this opportunity
Colorado salary posting requirement - $40,000 - $200,000