• Competitive
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Citibank NA
  • 2018-11-14

Release Project Manager

Release Project Manager

  • Primary Location: Singapore,Singapore,Singapore
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree
  • Job Function: Technology
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Travel Time: No
  • Job ID: 18068166


Description

  • Lead Release governance team in order to track the release scope, schedule, and various release phases for Asia markets
  • Create and maintain the release calendar across various stakeholders in Business and technology
  • Track monthly and quarterly scope through tight release change process and avoid impact to Releases due to off-release activities such as regulatory changes or infrastructure changes such end of license, certificate renewal etc.
  • Drive Release change request (RCR) forum along with Business Process representative, Demand, Build, PMO, Testing in order to assess and decide on the projects being added or removed from baseline release scope
  • Conduct weekly oversight forums with all stakeholders in order to track the release progress and identify risks and establish mitigation plan to avoid any issues to release scope and timelines
  • Govern UAT code drop activities by build and infrastructure teams in order to minimize impact to ongoing UAT execution for active releases
  • Track monthly and quarterly UAT progress, risks and issues in order to get Release level UAT signoffs across Asia markets 
  • Lead implementation team to plan and execute Monthly releases for Asia along with application, country technology teams and CTI teams
  • Implementation planning in terms of approach, system downtimes, activity checklist, post release sanity scripts, conversion activities and support roster preparation across technology, operations and Business teams
  • Coordinate Release notes preparation across teams detailing features planned for tech live or customer live
  • Track operation readiness across markets prior to major release implementations
  • Communicate and coordinate  parameter and entitlement changes during UAT and production implementation
  • Track release level conversion, file extension scope and conduct Dress rehearsal of the conversion activities before production run
  • Implementation orchestration, coordination, communication and management reporting  on Release weekend across markets
  • Conduct lessons learnt in order to improve implementation steps in future releases
  • Conduct annual data refresh activities along with technology and business teams
  • Preparation and tracking of weekly, monthly and quarterly Release reporting metrics and KPIs
  • Track the release related PQA deliverables and participate in audits


Qualifications

  • Minimum 8 plus years of experience working on projects as a project manager, tech lead, and architect, specifically in the banking domain
  • Proficient with the project life cycle (Waterfall & Agile)
  • Leadership and strong communication skills
  • Good program management and planning disciplines
  • Release governance and implementation experience is required
  • PMI Agile & PMP certification will be preferred
  • Provide progress and overall project status, including risk management plans, issue resolution approach, and overall actions & decisions needed by the stakeholders to deliver the effort
  • Outstanding organizational skills and attention to details
  • Strong team player
  • Bachelor's degree required in Finance, Technology or related field
  • Ability to build a comprehensive understanding of project stakeholders, subject matter, and priorities