Release Manager - REMOTE

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Date: Jul 10, 2024

Location: Dallas, TX, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 284467 

NTT DATA Services strives to hire exceptional, innovative and passionate individuals who want to grow with us. If you want to be part of an inclusive, adaptable, and forward-thinking organization, apply now.

We are currently seeking a Release Manager - REMOTE to join our team in Dallas, Texas (US-TX), United States (US).

Day to Day Job Duties: 

•    Schedule and facilitate the orchestration planning of maintenance and release changes for application development teams. 
•    Provide timely, accurate communication to IT and Business stakeholders related to status updates, system availability, and completion notifications activities we support. 
•    Demonstrate experience in problem solving, including analyzing symptoms and causes, identifying and defining the problem to be solved, collecting data, establishing the facts, drawing valid conclusions and developing solutions.  

•    Excellent at building and maintaining relationships across Information Technology teams. 
•    Demonstrate customer service support focus to deliver the highest, most consistent level of customer service. 
•    Must be committed to incorporating security into all decisions and daily job responsibilities. 
•    Collaborate with IT teams to schedule application releases and maintenance changes for production, including workplans and timelines. Create and maintain build deployment and maintenance schedules for the test environments.  Submit work requests to teams involved in deployment and maintenance tasks. 
•    Anticipate issues and identify risks for a release or maintenance event, including dependency, resource, and scheduling conflicts; recommend solutions and work with management across IT teams to implement them. 
•    Organize and coordinate changes across IT teams to identify scope or schedule conflicts that could impact the success of release and maintenance changes 
•    Track the key milestones of the release and maintenance schedule through the development and deployment lifecycle. Monitor and report on status, health and risks. 
•    Collaborate with IT teams to define and promote release and maintenance processes. 
•    Define performance metrics for reporting the quality of releases and maintenance activities. 
•    Collaborate with various IT teams to evaluate the quality of release and maintenance activities to identify and implement process improvements, including automation. 
•    Support release deployment and infrastructure maintenance calls after hours. 


Basic Qualifications:

  • 6+ years of release management experience 
  • 4+ years of experience in an IT application development environment 
  • 2+ years of leading projects of large complex operational systems across the enterprise
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Computer Information Systems, Management Information Systems, or related field preferred 
  • 2+ years experience in change management and process development 
  • 2+ years of displayed leadership and team centric skills, strong solution orientation, and communication 


Desired Skills:

•    Good knowledge of software development lifecycles including waterfall and agile. 
•    Good knowledge of release and support management including application release and infrastructure maintenance practices. 
•    Good knowledge of quality metrics and tracking. 
•    Good knowledge of resource management and tracking. 
•    Experience in Microsoft Project, Excel, Visio, SharePoint, Atlassian JIRA and Confluence, ServiceNow. 
•    Experience in leading application release and infrastructure maintenance process improvements such as deployment automation. 




Where required by law, NTT DATA provides a reasonable range of compensation for specific roles. The starting pay range for this remote role is $91,548 – 177,076. This range reflects the minimum and maximum target compensation for the position across all US locations. Actual compensation will depend on a number of factors, including the candidate’s actual work location, relevant experience, technical skills, and other qualifications.

About NTT DATA Services

NTT DATA Services is a recognized leader in IT and business services, including cloud, data and applications, headquartered in Texas. As part of NTT DATA, a $30 billion trusted global innovator with a combined global reach of over 80 countries, we help clients transform through business and technology consulting, industry and digital solutions, applications development and management, managed edge-to-cloud infrastructure services, BPO, systems integration and global data centers. We are committed to our clients’ long-term success. Visit or LinkedIn to learn more.

NTT DATA Services is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants without regarding to race, color, religion, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment for all employees. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please inform your recruiter so that we may connect you with the appropriate team.

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

Job Segment: Cloud, Testing, Application Developer, Computer Science, Consulting, Technology

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