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Release Manager

  • Austin / Roswell / Warren
  • Engineering
  • Full Time
  • Added
  • JR-000039000


Hybrid:  This position does not require an employee to be on-site full-time to perform most effectively.  The employee’s role enables them to work at a GM facility or off-site as frequently as needed or desired.

About CCMS

The Connected Consumer Customer and Mobility Solutions organization develops, in an Agile/SAFe environment, the technologies enabling a new generation of connected vehicles worldwide. This includes call centers located in multiple countries backed by two world class data centers. Our technology is a key enabler to things like smarter car sharing programs, driver customization opportunities, and advanced active safety systems including autonomous driving. These capabilities exist through the largest implementation of 4G LTE in the automotive industry which enables the capture of massive amount of vehicle data to our Big Data platform. Our innovation teams are driving game changing technology to the consumer and the automotive industry.

Why Work For CCMS

We do cool stuff. We are passionate about building high quality systems that solve complex problems on a massive scale. Our team is inclusive, made up of bright software engineers who enjoy working together to develop innovative software solutions in an environment where individual differences new ideas and unique perspectives are embraced. Our business is fast paced and ever-changing to get provide new features and capabilities to market, while conforming to global regulations. CCMS applications are developed on mobile, web and in-vehicle customer platforms. CCMS leverages private cloud, PCF, J2EE and Big Data backend services, allowing opportunities to work in numerous technologies on applications achieving continuous availability.


As a Release Manager, you will be responsible for scheduling, coordinating, and managing releases across the enterprise for multiple applications. This position will coordinate deployment milestones, ensuring those milestones are planned with appropriate timelines and then tracked through lower environments and to Production. Candidate must be driven, able to work independently and maintain professionalism in their interactions with others.

Required Skills:

  • 4-year College or higher degree preferably in computer science, software engineering, information systems, mathematics, data analytics or statistics or equivalent experience

  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years of IT-Experience in Software Development Life Cycle.

  • Knowledge: IT operations, Release Management, Organizational behavior

  • Skills: Software Development Process, Data Base, Programming, Architectural, Test and Data Management, Deployment Management, ADO, Various IT Tools

Additional Description

Preferred Skills:

  • Manage CCMS monthly releases which consist of multiple ART’s Delivery content in to one single deploy.

  • Conduct Release Kickoff, Release G/NG and adhere the Standard Release principle for locking the content.

  • Establish and communicate the annual calendars for Iterations and Release Increments (PIs)

  • Perform ongoing review of release status, identifying the release, project risks. Develops, recommends, and implements risk mitigation solutions as approved and as appropriate.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams including architects, Scrum Teams, ART’s Developments Mgrs., developers, technical leads, testing groups to ensure timely delivery of release

  • Assist tracking the execution of features and capabilities and Responsible of measuring each release success factors with respect to cost, schedule, and quality, i.e. product requirements quality, test quality and code quality etc.,

  • Strength in guiding the design and execution of automated and manual testing strategies to identify risks and issues, design effective mitigation solution, and enhance release on-time delivery of quality systems

  • Responsible working architecture, development, integration, and deployment of project phases with techniques and approaches related to the release and develop integrated schedule as needed

  • Work with various leads to deliver the System Integration Test, E2E, Validation, Post-Prod validation, Monitoring scripts, Cross version compatibility, Integrated performance testing, containment scripts, Sys ops reporting as required for successful release

  • Maintain the ADO Release status accurately and delegate the release defects to scrum and test teams for closing.

  • Interfacing with ART’s, Scrum Team, EIC’s and stakeholders to anticipate and manage changes to release such as release scope changes, but not limited to, technical requirements, business requirements and schedule and work with Change control board to implement the same.

About GM

Our vision is a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion and we embrace the responsibility to lead the change that will make our world better, safer and more equitable for all.

Why Join Us 

We aspire to be the most inclusive company in the world. We believe we all must make a choice every day – individually and collectively – to drive meaningful change through our words, our deeds and our culture. Our Work Appropriately philosophy supports our foundation of inclusion and provides employees the flexibility to work where they can have the greatest impact on achieving our goals, dependent on role needs. Every day, we want every employee, no matter their background, ethnicity, preferences, or location, to feel they belong to one General Motors team.

Benefits Overview

The goal of the General Motors total rewards program is to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Our comprehensive compensation plan incudes, the following benefits, in addition to many others:
• Paid time off including vacation days, holidays, and parental leave for mothers, fathers and adoptive parents;
• Healthcare (including a triple tax advantaged health savings account and wellness incentive), dental, vision and life insurance plans to cover you and your family;
• Company and matching contributions to 401K savings plan to help you save for retirement;
• Global recognition program for peers and leaders to recognize and be recognized for results and behaviors that reflect our company values; 
• Tuition assistance and student loan refinancing;
• Discount on GM vehicles for you, your family and friends.

Diversity Information

General Motors is committed to being a workplace that is not only free of discrimination, but one that genuinely fosters inclusion and belonging. We strongly believe that workforce diversity creates an environment in which our employees can thrive and develop better products for our customers.   We understand and embrace the variety through which people gain experiences whether through professional, personal, educational, or volunteer opportunities. GM is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

We encourage interested candidates to review the key responsibilities and qualifications and apply for any positions that match your skills and capabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statements

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