Senior Release Manager/Release Manager

In Bergen Headquarters or Oslo


Published: March 19, 2018

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced, Release Manager/Senior Release Manager to join our global product development and engineering team.

The Release Manager plays a key role in ensuring that we plan, schedule and manage our product releases and projects across a globally distributed team. The Release manager owns product releases and projects within their areas of responsibility and makes sure that each release happens on time and to the desired quality. Senior profiles will be considered for the role of leading Release Management team in addition to managing individual releases. This role will need to work directly with teams in US, UK, Norway, Sweden, Lithuania and India.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain a release plan for each product
  • Tracking changes to requirements and making sure that the change process is followed.
  • Manage risks and coordinate resolution of issues that affect release scope, schedule and quality
  • Ensuring technical guides and training are developed for the external functionality that must work together for this release
  • Communicate all release plans, commitments, and changes including requirements, QA plans, schedule, and scope changes to the rest of the organization
  • Validating and sending the release notes for each release and that the release is operating as expected post release
  • Ensure that everyone involved in the release process is following the agreed process
  • Continually improve the process to keep up with the organizational changes and setup
  • Promote agility among all those involved in the creation of the products
  • Improve and work on the communication between all parties

Qualifications, Experience and Qualities

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
  • At least 10 year’s experience in Release/Project Management preferably with a Software Product Management company
  • Excellent project management skills with the ability to breakdown tasks and create project schedules
  • Exceptional communication skills in both English and Norwegian
  • Good negotiation skills with an ability to collaborate with multiple departments and groups with varied and often conflicting interests
  • Skilled at using MS Projects
  • Assertive and sharply delivery focused

This is a challenging role that provides opportunities for growth, working across the globe with international career opportunities and working in an exciting domain area. StormGeo also offers competitive company benefits, good pension and insurance schemes.

The position is placed in Bergen or Oslo and will report to the CTO.

If you find the above motivating and challenging, please apply as soon as possible. Please apply by register your CV and application cover letter at: www.adecco.no/ledige-stillinger/.

If you are interested in hearing more about this opportunity please contact our recruitment partner in Adecco Select, Anders Mellingen, +47 404 52 656 or anders.mellingen@adecco.no. All inquiries to Adecco Select will be treated in confidence, also towards our client if required.

 

About StormGeo

StormGeo is a world leader of shore-based ship routing advisory services and software, on-board voyage optimization systems and fleet management systems. The company’s mission is to provide innovative decision support solutions and services that enable companies in the maritime industry to improve effectiveness, increase profitability, maintain safety, and minimize environmental impact.

The company routes 60,000 ship voyages annually and 6,000 vessels are fitted with StormGeo on-board ship routing software. Its award winning products and services are designed to help ship owners, charterers, operators, fleet managers and captains identify the safest, most time-efficient or fuel-efficient routes for their fleets. StormGeo Shipping is headquartered in California's Silicon Valley, with worldwide offices in Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, New York, Shanghai, Singapore and the UK.

StormGeo is a market leader, providing decision support services and products for weather sensitive operations. The company offers solutions in the offshore oil and gas, shipping, renewable energy, onshore business continuity, media and aviation industries. The StormGeo Group is headquartered in Bergen, Norway and operates out of 22 offices in 16 countries. More information is available at www.stormgeo.com.