Release Manager

Updated: 6 months ago
Location: Melbourne, VICTORIA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: The position may have been removed or expired!


  • Dynamic Release Manager position available, Full-time permanent position. Based at the Melbourne CBD campus (Hybrid role), and Flexible Working Arrangements

  • Salesforce release management experience highly advantageous.

  • Collaborates across ITS and other stakeholders to meet the demand of the projects.

About the Portfolio

The Operations Portfolio enables an integrated, enterprise-wide delivery for best practice student and staff experiences. The Portfolio incorporates the following business units: Enterprise Business Performance Improvement (EBPI), Communications, Enterprise Project Management Office (EPMO), Global Marketing & Student Recruitment, Human Resources, Information and Technology Services (ITS), Office of the Chief Operating Officer, Procurement and Property Services Group (PSG).

 Information Technology Services (ITS) provides RMIT University with Information and Communication Technology (ICT) systems and services. Our role is to support RMIT’s high quality teaching, learning, research and administrative activities.

The Role

The Release Manager is a member of the DevOps Digital Release team and is responsible for the management and uplift of Release Management capabilities across the portfolio.  This function includes scheduling, coordinating, and managing releases across multiple applications across multiple teams.

The release manager works with all squads to coordinate releases across both Adobe and Salesforce. They will also be responsible for providing release governance and looking at continuously evolving the release management process and assisting other platforms with setting up release management practices.

The Release Manager will need to regularly collaborate and communicate with the QA team, Environment Manager, Scrum Masters, the IT Operations team, Change Management and business stakeholders to successfully, securely and swiftly deploy/release new features and defect fixes for our stakeholders. 

About You

  • Do you strive for excellence?

  • Do you love working in a collaborative team environment?  

  • Do you want to work with people that excel in their fields? RMIT is an industry leader in a wide variety of disciplines and is widely connected to industry?

  • Do you want a challenge?

  • Do you want to work on a wide variety of projects?

  • Do you want to see success?

  • Do you want to be part of an organisation that has large support networks and believes in work and life culture?

Skills & Experience

  • 2-3 years of previous release and/or project management experience, (solid understanding of project management principles preferred).

  • 5-7 years of experience in information systems operations environment in systems analysis or development.

  • Salesforce release management experience highly advantageous.

  • Adobe release management experience desirable.

  • Advanced knowledge of software development lifecycle and Agile methodology.

  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills, along with the ability to approach challenging conversations to produce the best result for RMIT are a must.

  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate cross-functional work teams.

  • Demonstrated effective leadership, analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Previous experience working on Jira and Confluence is desirable.

  • Exposure to education sector is desirable.

To Apply 

Please submit your CV addressing your suitability for this position by clicking on the ‘Apply’ link below.

Please click on the Position Description to know more about the role.

We will be running a rolling recruitment process, so please do not wait until the closing date to apply. 

When you join our team, you'll be able to access a range of benefits: . From travel to fitness, there's something for everyone!

Applications Close:
10 June 2023 11.59 pm

RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to  being  a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Isla n der community.  

At RMIT, we are committed to supporting adjustments throughout the recruitment and selection process, as well as during employment. We actively support and encourage people with disability to apply to RMIT. To discuss adjustment requirements, please contact Kassie (Senior Talent Acquisition Advisor), via or visit our Careers page for more contact information - .

We are a Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant. 

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