In line with the strategy to streamline operations and improve effectiveness in developing and executing major projects in the Europe and Africa Solutions and Services team.
You will own the Release and Deployment Management Lifecycle, establishing and owning the route from development to live – defining, designing, building and operating a hands-on function to manage a single pipeline process that eventually all technology, application and support teams will follow and validate their releases through to deployment (via the Change Management process).
The releases can be inclusive of application updates, operating system patches, security improvements, hardware upgrades, Projects and Programs. Where necessary you’ll provide tools and services to help Product Management and project teams manage and deploy releases into production.
The R&D Manager Job function works collaboratively with all participants in software development projects and is supportive of developers and testers as they prepare and test in relevant build dev/test environments.
This position also works with IT management to improve the software engineering processes and practices associated with continuously building, deploying, and updating software and environments.