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Release Manager (World of Tanks)


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Job Overview

Wargaming is looking to hire a Release Manager for World of Tanks product team, who will be responsible for ensuring that the release process is performed according to the agreed and documented procedure, while meeting goals defined by the established standards. We need a responsible and detail-oriented specialist, with nerves of steel, who is a strong team player, capable of coordinating the work of various teams, and having a knowledge of ITIL and project management.

What will you do?

  • Plan release activities together with other departments; identify release-related dependencies, risks and restrictions;

  • Process requests for releases (including urgent and non-scheduled ones);

  • Negotiate the approval of release requirements, dependencies, and participants (including their availability on the release date);

  • Coordinate release schedule (availability of artifacts, participants, technical regulations, etc.);

  • Communicate process information (release schedule, approval and progress) and changes as appropriate, to ensure awareness of all involved parties;

  • Coordinate release activities for major and minor updates;

  • Perform release retrospectives; review opportunities for process enhancements and improving the efficiency of the process, initiate improvements and assign them for further implementation by respective development teams;

  • Implement lessons learned into the next release cycle;

  • Improve processes and coordinate the work of various units involved in releases;

  • Ensure that the process, roles, responsibilities and documentation are regularly reviewed.

What are we looking for?

  • 2+ year of experience working in an IT company;

  • Previous experience working as QA, Project Manager, Release Manager;

  • Reliable team player;

  • General technical literacy (understanding of software development processes);

  • Upper Intermediate level of English.

What additional skills will help you stand out?

  • Russian language skills;

  • Experience in managing and coordinating projects, working across several teams;

  • Experience in building processes or introducing improvements into processes;

  • Knowledge of or familiarity with ITIL processes;

  • Experience in working with JIRA, Confluence.

About Wargaming 

Wargaming is an award-winning online game developer and publisher headquartered in Nicosia, Cyprus. Operating since 1998, Wargaming has become one of the leaders in the gaming industry with 15 offices worldwide, including studios in Chicago, Prague, Shanghai, Tokyo, and Vilnius. Our diverse and multicultural team works together to deliver a top-class experience to millions of players who enjoy Wargaming's titles across all major gaming platforms. Our flagship products include free-to-play hits World of Tanks, World of Warships and World of Tanks Blitz.

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Location: Nicosia

Country: Cyprus

Date found: 2023-03-17

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