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IT Release Manager

Company: Corporate
Location: Carlton
Posted on: March 13, 2023

Job Description:

You could be the one who changes everything for our 26 million members by using technology to improve health outcomes around the world. As a diversified, national organization, Centene's technology professionals have access to competitive benefits including a fresh perspective on workplace flexibility.

Position Purpose: Supports Health Net project implementations by performing operational management of software releases. Determines and implements release management and configuration management standards and processes. Also defines and tracks release related metrics and reports.

--- Maintain and contribute to the enterprise software release calendar.
--- Oversee the integrated flow of planning, analysis, development, testing, deployment, and support of Health Net software releases.
--- Manage release issues, risks, deployment requests and change requests to a given release Manage releases to ensure timely delivery of enterprise releases aligned with business goals and objectives.
--- Work with QA and Business Analysts to support internal and external audit teams and enable regulatory requirements like the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX), through tracking, history collection, sign-off mechanisms and other controls.
--- Conduct regular release management governance meetings.
--- Liaison between varying Health Net business units, offshore development, project managers, and testing teams to ensure timely delivery of software releases and packages.
--- Develop, implement and manage software release plans across multiple enterprise and regional development initiatives.
--- Coordinate the code migration timeline, Change and Service Requests and deployment to various environments, including project implementation checkout activities.
--- Document and formalize release management processes and procedures to facilitate continuous review and improvement.
--- Responsible for the development and maintenance of the Enterprise Configuration Map and Document technical interfaces between systems using related enterprise configuration management tools.
--- Produce release metrics and dashboards that provide a single view of the releases scheduled for a given time frame (day, week, month, year).
--- Responsible for overseeing environment management and software configuration activities.

Education/Experience: Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Engineering, and/or Information Technology preferred. Three to five years application development experience plus minimum two years experience with managing software release processes throughout the entire development lifecycle. Demonstrated cross functional experience in use of project development life cycles or structured project management methodology in customer facing situations. Experience with development and reporting of release costs, and release financial analysis. Experience with Enterprise Project Management tools and processes.

License/Certification: Information Systems Examination Board (ISEB), or equivalent Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) certification is recommended but not required.
Our Comprehensive Benefits Package: Flexible work solutions including remote options, hybrid work schedules and dress flexibility, Competitive pay, Paid time off including holidays, Health insurance coverage for you and your dependents, 401(k) and stock purchase plans, Tuition reimbursement and best-in-class training and development.

Centene is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Keywords: Corporate, Waco , IT Release Manager, IT / Software / Systems , Carlton, Texas

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