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Release Managers

Release Managers are responsible for planning, scheduling, and controlling the software development and delivery processes to ensure smooth and timely releases. They coordinate among development, quality assurance, and operations teams to manage the release lifecycle, which includes planning releases, managing release branches, conducting readiness reviews, and ensuring all dependencies are in place. Key activities involve coordinating release activities, facilitating communication, overseeing deployments, and managing post-release monitoring to ensure stability and address any arising issues.

They work within methodologies such as Agile, DevOps, and ITIL to align release management with iterative development cycles and best practices. Release Managers utilize tools like Jenkins, GitLab CI/CD, Azure DevOps, JIRA, ServiceNow, and version control systems like Git to automate and streamline release processes. Essential skills for Release Managers include strong project management, excellent communication and coordination, technical proficiency in CI/CD processes and version control, problem-solving abilities, and attention to detail to ensure all aspects of the release process are meticulously planned and executed.


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