IT Senior Release Analyst



Multiple locations
Posted on Saturday, January 20, 2024

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Job Category

Program & Project Management

Job Details

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We have an opportunity for an experienced IT Senior Release Analyst with 2-4 years relevant experience working in an enterprise software development environment. At Salesforce, they are accountable for driving and coordinating Salesforce enterprise project releases and regular Keep-the-Light-On (KLO) releases for internal Salesforce business application capabilities. They work closely with development and operations teams and program managers to deliver high-quality IT application releases.

What you’re really good at

  • Driving planning & delivery of high-quality enterprise IT software releases.
  • Planning and managing release schedules, project release dates and hypercare.
  • Proactively identifying and mitigating risks & removing obstacles to release.
  • Possess technical program management skills needed to drive cutovers.
  • Facilitating releases of varying size, complexity and duration by coordinating with multiple teams across IT functions.
  • Working closely with Product, Engineering and Operations alike to ensure their corresponding needs are being addressed, keeping in mind that proper control processes are in place.
  • Communicating plans and status, and calls out issues as required.
  • Constantly looking to improve release processes to drive highly efficient releases.
  • Guiding the completion of RCAs to ensure issues do not recur.
  • Contributing to the team's initiatives to meet defined goals.
  • Seeking opportunities to be mentored.
  • Being flexible to learn new technologies and tools.

You have these minimum requirements

  • Experience working with technology and implementations for one (1) or more of the following enterprise IT application platforms:, Oracle E-Business Suite, Hyperion, Workday, MuleSoft, Data Warehouse and Adobe Experience Manager.
  • At least 2-4 years of IT Release Management experience in an enterprise IT application development environment.
  • Familiar with Service Management and change control processes.

You also have these skills (Preferred Requirements)

  • Salesforce Certified (Admin or Developer).
  • Have release engineering experience and are familiar with DevOps recommended practices.
  • Familiarity with a reporting tool such as Tableau and working with data to use/build metrics.


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