Apple Release Manager, Apple Online Store in Santa Clara Valley, California

Release Manager, Apple Online Store

Job Number: 70941354

Santa Clara Valley, California, United States

Posted: Jun. 19, 2017

Weekly Hours: 40.00

Job Summary

The successful Release manager candidate will work in a fast paced environment to manage, plan, schedule, control deployments and maintain software releases through different stages and environments of the Apple Online Store

Key Qualifications

  • Strong program management abilities

  • Ability to own the release management lifecycle

  • Strong and experienced Release Manager with record of leading multiple end to end projects and releases

  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate cross-functional work teams toward task completion

  • Demonstrated effective leadership and analytical skills

  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills are a must


Manage releases and special events for the Apple Online Store

Knowledge and experience planning out release and deployment timelines.

Deployment management experience for managing non-production and production releases.

Interface across multiple disciplines with Apple Online Store Engineering, QA, Support, Release engineering, Project managers and Site Operations and other IS&T partners as well as business

Knowledge of software development life cycle.

Participate in integration testing/UAT triages and bubble up high priority issues or risk to the release management team.

Participate in release status meetings and provide updates on the plans

Strong program management abilities to coordinate release activities and lead meetings across disciplines

Ability to quickly get up to speed on multiple environment landscapes

Track risks and work across teams on mitigation plans

Track Change requests as part of the release scope

Update Production Deployment plans

Prepare detailed release cutover plans, deployment plans, status reports

Ensure environment readiness

Ability to plan and track activity progress and release timelines

Track environment needs and deliver environment utilization reports

Ensure Release details including milestones, timelines, deployments, cutover plans are kept up to date in wiki

Work across teams to develop the Release Post Mortem and track open activities

Ability to drive process change to contribute towards improving quality of releases


BS degree in computer science or equivalent field with 5+ years or MS degree with 3+ years experience, or equivalent

Additional Requirements