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Posted: Wednesday, March 1, 2017 3:27 AM

Requisition Number: SS:10032
Area of Interest: Information Technology
Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: Shared Services
Position Type: Full:time
Store Systems Release Manager
Position Functions or Responsibilities:
Williams Sonoma Inc. is seeking a senior Store Systems Release Manager who will be responsible for all project releases, deployment planning, release communication, and leading approval discussions for delivery:level changes for all stores:related delivery systems. This role is also responsible for the management of vendors and production support workstreams as these apply to our production maintenance activities.
Release and Change Management
Key Responsibilities
* Design and Execute Build and Release Coordination, Planning and Execution processes and plans in conjunction with Application/Engineering organization
* Work with release engineer to create standard deployment checklist for required tasks and roles/responsibilities of participating areas
* Collaborates with system:specific IT resources and other Ops IT team to provide support, input and feedback in a timely and efficient manner.
* Work with project teams, production support teams, and IT Leads to determine and manage release criteria for all release items
* Develops, audits, monitors and establishes release management processes and policies in support of ensuring completeness, accuracy and consistency.
* Track and confirm release status to key stakeholders
* Track releases by all other IT departments; identify potential conflicts between store systems releases and all other software releases, and work to resolve prior to launch
* Involvement with monthly and yearly metrics, review with leadership, and propose solutions for issues
* Assures the quality of and adherence to system/software product standards processes and procedures.
* Provides expert guidance to build upon quality assurance and release delivery standards to achieve business benefits for all stakeholder groups. Focuses on continual process improvement to enhance customer satisfaction.
* Expert understanding and proven experience in Release delivery methodology and practice
* Experience in maintaining and managing releases with broad view of programs and projects to ensure release delivery standards are followed.
* Excellent understanding of system development life cycle
* Must have strong working knowledge of the systems development life cycle
* Excellent and demonstrated problem and conflict resolution skills.
* Proven experience producing systems engineering artifacts including, but not limited to:
* Release Management Plans :: Scoping, Release Construction, Release Stabilization and Build and Deployment processes
* Involvement in creation and maintenance of the release schedule
* Software Configuration Management Plans
* Configuration Management Audits
* Requirements Traceability Matrix
* Process flow diagrams
* Advanced knowledge of project management, continuous development practices, quality assurance, test methodologies and best practices.
* Excellent understanding of automation testing process and ability to evaluate test results
* Strong knowledge of source repository administration (SVN) and experience utilizing software build/configuration tools such as Hudson/Jenkins, BuildMaster, etc., and production monitoring tools such as AppDynamics, Soasta, etc., is essential.
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as presentation skills including the ability to create and deliver technical briefings to all levels of management
* Strong team management experience to drive the team to deliver and exceed at successful repeatability in system deployments.
* Foster positive work relationships with all stakeholders : customers, clients, co:workers, suppliers, other contractors and visitors, to meet identified contractual obligations
Day to Day Activities:
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• Location: San Francisco

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