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Randstad Release Manager in Redmond, Washington

Release Manager

job details:

  • location:Redmond, WA

  • salary:$26 - $36 per hour

  • date posted:Monday, May 3, 2021

  • job type:Contract

  • industry:Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

  • reference:837903

job description

Release Manager

job summary:

Release Manager needed for contract opportunity with Randstad Technologies client in Redmond, WA.

We are looking for an experienced, passionate software release OR gaming release manager to assist us in delivering amazing AAA game experiences to our players.

As our Release Manager, you'll work with the teams responsible for AAA Games. You will be essential in getting our titles into the hands of players by partnering with our Production, Development, and Infrastructure teams. To do this, you will be responsible for navigating the process as well as multiple content ingestion pipelines and driving technical investigations when releases don't go as planned.

The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, able to prioritize their work independently and capable of managing multiple products and team relationships. Keeping cool under pressure, being able to think critically through problems and take a technical approach to investigating issues with stakeholders from a variety of different business units is essential to success. The ability to work through ambiguity is critical.

Qualifications & Skills

  • Experience shipping current-generation, AAA games through a minimum of 3 product cycles as a Release Manager or Producer

  • Highly proficient in MS Office, Azure Dev Ops, and internal content management systems and tooling

  • Experience with Agile development methodologies

location: Redmond, Washington

job type: Contract

salary: $26 - 36 per hour

work hours: 8am to 5pm

education: Bachelors

responsibilities:

  • Understand the process and policies tied to content ingestion pipelines

  • Understand platform certification requirements and assist development teams in identifying potential issues before, during and after releases

  • Comprehend global release requirements for content localization, geopolitical compliance, and age rating

  • Configure and manage game products for certification and publishing to the Store

  • Create, document, execute, and improve the process of build packaging, verification, certification, and release

  • Drive communication and troubleshooting of release issues and game products configuration

The essential functions of this role include:

  • working in a smoke free environment

qualifications:

  • Experience level: Experienced

  • Minimum 3 years of experience

  • Education: Bachelors

skills:

  • RELEASE MANAGEMENT (3 years of experience is required)

  • global requirements (2 years of experience is preferred)

  • AAA game release

  • shipping AAA games through product cycles

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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