Release and Deployment Manager

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Release and Deployment Manager

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Author pmnationtalk
Date May 23, 2022
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Zurich Canada
Location Toronto, ON
Category Manager
Client Zurich Canada
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Release and Deployment Manager


Job Summary

Maintains software versions, documentation, and migration processes to ensure that applications can be supported in test, production, and in the event of a disaster. Evaluates and recommends autotmation opportuntiies.

Job Qualifications

• Bachelors Degree and 6 or more years of experience in the Database Analysis or Programming area
• High School Diploma or Equivalent and 8 or more years of experience in the Database Analysis or Programming area
• Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice including an Associate Degree and 6 or more years of experience in the Database Analysis or Programming area
• Experience working at multiple phases of database management

•    Experience DevOps professional, preferably with insurance industry background
•    Proficient in defining and setting development, test, release, update, and support processes for DevOps operation
•    Driven to deliver continuous improvement and build continuous integration, continuous development, and constant deployment pipeline (CI/CD Pipeline)
•    Ability to monitor the processes during the entire lifecycle for its adherence and updating or creating new processes for improvement and minimizing the wastage
•    Ability to implement various development, testing, automation tools, and IT infrastructure
•    Have the technical skill to review, verify, and validate the software code developed in the project.
•    Strong troubleshooting techniques and fixing or identifying code bugs

Job Accountabilities – Key Accountabilities</strong

• Manage and assess the impact of each release, and ensure key stakeholders are made aware of the impact.
• Responsible for overseeing and establishing formal release management methodology.
• Work with product owners, project managers, application owners, architects, and other stakeholders to help ensure strategy and execution alignment.
• Develop, implement and communicate release plans, including incremental release plans.
• Conduct impact assessment and risk assessment of releases.
• Compiles software using standard software development tools.
• Packages builds using standard packaging software.
• Ensures appropriate project documentation is available for each new build or release.
• Smoke testing builds for accuracy and completeness.
• Ensures that appropriate quality steps and approvals are adhered to prior to software promotions.
• Works with developers to identify and resolve build or deployment problems.
• Develops automation of software builds and deployments.
• Manages application documentation libraries and source code repositories.
• Maintains application & source code versions and promotes approved applications to test and production environments.
• Develops processes to support deployment and maintenance of new applications.
• Evaluates & recommends automation opportunities.
• Plans for and implements environments needed to support objectives.

A future with Zurich

Now is the time to move forward and make a difference. At Zurich, we want you to share your unique perspectives, experiences and ideas so we can grow and drive sustainable change together. As part of a leading global organization, Zurich North America has over 148 years of experience managing risk and supporting resilience. We are a leading provider of commercial property-casualty insurance solutions and a wide range of risk management products and services for businesses and individuals. Today, we serve more than 25 industries, from agriculture to technology and insure 90% of the Fortune 500®. Our growth strategy is not limited to our business. As an employer, Zurich strives to provide ongoing career development opportunities and foster an environment where voices are diverse, behaviors are inclusive, actions drive equity, and our people feel a sense of belonging. Be a part of the next evolution of the insurance industry. Join us in building a brighter future for our people, our customers and the communities we serve.

As a global company, Zurich recognizes the diversity of our workforce as an asset. We recruit talented people from a variety of backgrounds with unique perspectives that are truly welcome here. Taken together, diversity and inclusion bring us closer to our common goal: exceeding our customers’ expectations. Zurich is committed to providing a diverse, inclusive and barrier-free environment resulting in an accessible organization for employees, customers, and other parties who interact with, or on behalf of, Zurich. We strive to achieve a workplace free of discrimination of all forms, including discrimination on the basis of physical or mental disability, or medical condition. If you are interested in a job opportunity, please advise if you require an accommodation, so we can work with you to provide a more accessible process.

Zurich does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Any unsolicited resume will become the property of Zurich Canadian Holdings Limited. If you are a preferred vendor, please use our Recruiting Agency Portal for resume submission.

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