Sr Technical Release Manager (Remote West Coast)

We are looking for a Sr Technical Release Manager to join our Engineering organization.  In this critical role, you will report to the Director of Technical Release Management and partner closely with Release Engineering, QE, Operations, and other engineering teams and be the point person for communicating release information across the enterprise.  In this hands-on leadership role, you will significantly contribute to the evolution and scale of our release processes enabling us to deliver value to our customers efficiently and seamlessly. A successful candidate will have significant release and project management experience working in a fast-paced software or systems development environment.


  • Facilitate the end-to-end release process 
  • Manage operational infrastructure and configuration deployments
  • Identify technical or process improvement opportunities and partner with engineering or customer facing teams to implement them
  • Ensure on-time delivery of high-quality releases
  • Communicate plans, status, and issues with all stakeholders
  • Maintain awareness of high-risk changes and steps to mitigate them
  • Continuously improve the release processes and strengthen the definition of release readiness
  • Partner with Release & Test Engineering teams to improve code change control processes


  • Must be a US Person
  • 4+ years’ experience as Release Manager
  • Experience working with agile release cycles
  • Release management experience in a SaaS or Cloud Service
  • Experience working in a fast-moving, changing environment
  • Experience leading cross-functional teams through software or systems upgrades
  • Able to communication effectively with engineers and non-technical teams 
  • Experience developing relationships and influencing and motivating others


  • A Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Computer Science or related experience

Additional requirements:

  • This position requires the ability to access federal environments and/or have access to protected federal data.  As a condition of employment for this position, the successful candidate must be able to submit documentation establishing U.S. Person status (e.g. a U.S. Citizen, National, Lawful Permanent Resident, Refugee, or Asylee. 22 CFR 120.15) upon hire.

((Colorado only*) Minimum OTE for Senior role of $103,000/year + equity + benefits *Note: Disclosure as required by sb19-085(8-5-20))

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