IT Release Manager Job Opportunity at Neotel

Posted on :

10 Dec, 2013

Category :

IT Jobs in South Africa

Key responsibilities

  • Plan and Manage rollout of a Software including release phases & their timelines
  • Design and implement procedures for the distribution and installation of changes to IT systems
  • Control the distribution and installation of changes to IT systems
  • Effectively communicate and manage expectations of the Business during the planning and rollout of new releases
  • Manage Software Release Roadmap
  • Manage Impact Analysis for all the changes to IT systems in co-ordination with System Integrator
  • Manage Training needs of Business users
  • Develop and document various Release processes and procedures to be adapted by various teams.
  • Develop various reports to generate insightful information for every release. Use this information to perform any corrections in process, procedure, policy and training needs for the user team.
  • Successful development of cross site relationships within different IT & Business teams.
  • Interface with multiple teams related to product development and implementation.
  • Manage multiple changes to IT systems concurrently.
  • Ensure all documentation is in place for a Project/CR required during handover to IT Operations.
  • Assist in developing policies, procedures and operational guidelines within the context of a release.
  • All other duties as assigned.


 Requirements, Experience and Attributes

The ideal candidate for this post should have the following:

Qualification and Skills:

  • Understanding of SDCL, ITIL processes
  • Technical agility
  • Attention To Detail
  • Good communication across all levels
  • Sense of urgency
  • People Management
  • Degree in Information Technology
  • ITIL Certification will be added advantage



  • 3-5 years experience in the software development, software management and/or operations in a telecommunication environment
  • Knowledge of Software Development principles.
  • Knowledge of and experience with Software Release management.
  • 3-5 years experience with Leadership and Team skills.
  • 3-5 years experience in Project Management.
  • Ability to work with a team of global system integrator, testers, developers.
  • Understanding of various technologies including applications, database design, networking, telecommunications and connectivity.
  • Demonstrated experience in moving projects from initiation through deployment and handover to operations.


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Closing Date: Tuesday, December 17, 2013 | Gauteng (Midrand)

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