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15 Jun 2022

Full-Time Release Manager

Groups360 – Posted by Groups360 Nashville, Tennessee, United States

Job Description

Who we are: Groups360 is a marketplace enabling more efficient commerce in group travel. Through its innovative technology, Groups360 reduces cost and complexity for both suppliers and consumers of group meeting services. This innovative, high-growth company seeks individuals with a team orientation, high work ethic and passion for solving customer obstacles.


Why you want to work for us: Groups360 strives to be an employer of choice, we offer competitive salaries, uncapped potential and we contribute to the cost of the fantastic benefit We offer: Medical, Dental & Vision, HSA/FSA, Commuter Benefits, EAP and online discounts to a variety of goods and services, including identity theft protection, pet health insurance, travel, electronics, gifts, household needs and more!


We are looking for: Go-getters! People ready to move fast, be a part of something special! Are you a self-driven individual that likes to step up and take the reins of their respective position on a team? Do you like to make a difference? Would you like an opportunity that allows you to put your stamp on things? Do you like to know that you are on a team that values your contribution? Do you like knowing that you are appreciated and recognized for your individual contributions to the team? If you answered yes to the above questions, we would love to speak with you further about a career changing opportunity for the position outlined below.


The role: The Release Manager is responsible for managing and overseeing the software builds and releases.  The Release Manager will partner with software engineering teams to ensure best practices around design and development.


What you will do:  

  • Manage and execute the release of project deliverables and release life cycle.
  • Communicate the project-related tasks such as plans, timelines, requirements with internal stakeholders.
  • Coordinate the release schedule and resources required depending on defect backlogs, planned releases, and infrastructure updates.
  • Identify, manage and resolve risks that can delay a release, schedule or quality and partner with internal stakeholders to resolve those risks.
  • Ensure releases are planned according to the timeline and commitments schedule.
  • Schedule release readiness reviews before deployment and milestone reviews after each release.
  • Develop plans for deployment as per the release schedule.
  • Inform internal stakeholders of release plans and provide weekly updates on the release activities
  • Lead the Go-Live activities to deploy the software successfully.
  • Maintain documentation related to procedures on build and release, various notifications lists, and dependencies.
  • Devise improvements in the methodologies used for configuration management and development of software that helps to find ways to use in configuration management.


Education and experience: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience.
  • 5+ years of release experience.
  • Project management experience.
  • Knowledge of CD/CI pipelines.
  • Experience working in a DevOps and Agile methodologies
  • Working knowledge of Software Development Lifecycle
  • Experience in the use of Application Release Automation tools such as ElectricFlow, Puppet, etc.
  • Solid understanding of application infrastructure, system architecture and operating system.


Additional eligibility qualifications:  

  • Excellent verbal, written and group communication and presentation skills; ability to utilize communication skills to effectively influence across functions and business units as well as across different leadership levels.
  • Excellent organizational & analytical skills and ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Results-driven and execution-oriented personality, ready to take ownership and get results.
  • Strong empathy for customers and a passion for revenue and growth.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office 365 Suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, SharePoint.
  • Other qualifications as required.


Core Business Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. M-F, HYBRID; these hours may vary depending upon your position and work requirements.


Status: Full-Time, Exempt.


Location:  Brentwood, TN, HYBRID (3 days in-office, 2 days remote).


(Company will not sponsor C2C or Work-related Visas)


Groups360 is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

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Job Types: Full-Time.

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