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Release Analyst

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

.We are looking for a Release Analyst to assist our Release Managers with day to day activities involved in planning & managing the delivery of releases for various applications & technologies through all phases from initial scoping, through development and testing, to live implementation, and post live period.

Role Responsibility

  • Work with release manager & lead release manager on any activity required.
  • Attend release updates, release checkpoint and post live meetings and produce & issue meeting minutes and documentation.
  • Keep key documentation up-to-date, detailing release scope, monitoring release capacity v estimations.
  • Liaise with key stakeholders to gather required information that the release manager expects in order to add the release governance.
  • Assist in the construction of release contents document and ensure release communications (e.g., release contents) are made available to internal parties and external clients (via project/client managers) according to the published Release Deployment Schedule.
  • Prepare & oversee internal sign-off and management company acceptance of release including full reconciliation.
  • Prepare & issue implementation weekend communication cascades in support of live implementation and confidence test.
  • Maintain audit records in line with DST requirements.

The Ideal Candidate

Essential:

  • Advanced skills in MS Office suite
  • Understanding of project life cycle and Waterfall and Agile methodologies
  • Ability to liaise with internal and external customers at all levels of seniority
  • Confident in chairing and participating in meetings
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Knowledge of DST core systems
  • Good negotiation skills

Desirable:

  • ITIL qualified
  • 2 years experience in Financial Services

DST

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