Project Manager Release and Production Migration Apps USC / GCH P

Service Transition Manager, USC / GCH, Philadelphia, Remote to Start, Transition Major Business and Supporting Technology to Operational Readiness to new business entity, Must have an Agile Certification, Sits between Business and IT Apps/Ops, Strong background in Release Mgt or Production Readiness, Large complicated enterprise experience.
  • Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #4084

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Service Transition Manager, USC / GCH, Philadelphia, Remote to Start, Transition Major Business and Supporting Technology to Operational Readiness to new business entity, Must have an Agile Certification, Sits between Business and IT Apps/Ops, Strong background in Release Mgt or Production Readiness, Large complicated enterprise experience.

**** This position starts off remote but eventually you will be asked to join team meeting on a regular basis in person ******* Its best if you live within a commutable distance of downtown Philly

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Why work with me?

Experienced staffing professional, knows client corporate culture/hiring manager, resume and interview preparation, most ethical person in the business, but only works with like-minded people . . .

 

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Position Summary

Responsible for evaluating initiatives to determine appropriate Release Readiness aspects required based on the nature of initiative to prepare Business, IT, and external entities be prepared of the change or new capability being rolled out.  Will partner with with Program Leads, Project Managers, Business Analysts and Software Technical Leads to understand the capabilities, benefits, expected business process change, and software capabilities being rolled out to help define operational model or updates to existing operational model

Specific Responsibilities

  • Responsible for evaluating initiatives to determine appropriate Release Readiness aspects required based on the nature of initiative to prepare Business, IT, and external entities be prepared of the change or new capability being rolled out
  • Responsible for partnering with Program Leads, Project Managers, Business Analysts and Software Technical Leads to understand the capabilities, benefits, expected business process change, and software capabilities being rolled out to help define operational model or updates to existing operational model
  • Responsible for working with Group IT’s Production Services and Software Maintenance teams to identify the required artifacts including job aids for effective monitoring, assessing, troubleshoot and maintenance of software systems in production
  • Responsible for developing a support manual that can be used as a guidelines for Quickly identifying the software and infrastructure components involved in the flow for each functionality, troubleshooting issues, engagement approach for various teams and their SLA’s
  • Responsible for working with Software Technical Leads, Solution Architects, and Solution Subject Matters to identify opportunities to improve operational and supportability model as part of continuous improvement and maturing Group’s Production Operation function
  • Facilitates project gating process and tracks completion of all required deliverables for Release Readiness
  • Responsible for developing and managing the Release Readiness activities in Agile SAFe tools (preferably CA Rally)

Qualifications

  • 7-8 years release management or production readiness within a diverse and complex IT landscape consisting of web based apps, mainframe apps, windows and UNIX platforms
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills
  • Sound business and technical acumen
  • Enthusiastic advocate for change
  • Ability to navigate a highly matrix organization effectively
  • Demonstrated experience working on large integrated programs
  • Able to shape/change processes
  • Results-oriented, diligent and works with a sense of urgency
  • Ability to identify and implement required actions quickly in order to accomplish goals, eliminate roadblocks, and create focus

 

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Why work with me?

Experienced staffing professional, knows client corporate culture/hiring manager, resume and interview preparation, most ethical person in the business, but only works with like-minded people . . .

Full contact information on LI Profile http://www.linkedin.com/in/kathleengriffiths/ reach out anytime