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IT Release Manager

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Experienced IT Professional with 3-6 years IT Release Management experience in an enterprise IT software development environment. IT Release Manager at Salesforce IT is responsible for driving and coordinating Salesforce enterprise IT project releases and regular Keep-the-Light-On (KLO) releases for internal Salesforce business application capabilities, and work closely with IT development teams, IT operation teams, and IT program managers to deliver high-quality IT application releases.


  • Drive planning & delivery of high-quality enterprise IT software releases.
  • Manage release schedules and milestones.
  • Assemble and lead multiple cross-functional teams to support IT application releases of varying size, complexity and duration.
  • Collaborate and manage release processes across all functions within IT and with business stakeholders
  • Manage change control processes for the releases.
  • Continuously improve release processes.
  • Implement best practices consistent with an agile development methodology.
  • Define and manage release readiness and success criteria based on business requirements.
  • Proactively identify and mitigate risks and remove obstacles to release
  • Guide the completion of root cause analysis to ensure issues do not recur.
  • Perform environment planning, provisioning, and management required to support the releases
  • Provide oversight for deployment of releases into production environments through ensuring release readiness and adequate deployment runlist handoff to Service Delivery.
  • Communicate plans and status, and escalate issues as required


  • Experiences working with technology and implementations for one (1) or more of the following enterprise IT application platforms: Salesforce.com, Oracle E-Business Suite, Hyperion, Workday, MuleSoft, Jitterbit, other integration platforms, BI-EDW, Informatica, Hadoop, and Adobe Experience Manager.
  • 3-6 years of IT Release Management experience in an enterprise IT application development environment (or equivalent software release management, IT program/project management, or IT delivery lead roles)