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  • Job reference: RMS0124995

Software Engineer - 24262

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 21/10/2013
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The Company:
Our Client is a world leading Automotive OEM which is responsible for some of the most iconic 4x4's & Sports Cars produced. Due to the huge demand for current models and substantial investment in future projects there is a requirement for more resources across the business in engineering & manufacturing on a contract basis.

The Role:
An enthusiastic individual is required to manage the end-to-end change requests and associated service delivery implications across the business. This role requires a thorough understanding of mobile app lifecycle development and associated release management. Experience in automotive processes and CRM would be beneficial. Working closely with team members, the suitable candidate will be required to develop and implement an appropriate change management model and associated tools which supports both external suppliers and internal stakeholders.

Key responsibilities:
- Define the scope and contents of each release with the relevant team and gain their agreement to the requirements and commitment to effectively support its delivery
- Forward manage the schedule of expected releases/improvement requests to maximise the effectiveness of delivery
- Analyse any changes that occur within the customer and identify any potential impacts and change requirements to be included in future releases
- Liaise with relevant product manager to ensure that adequate support is provided pre, during and post implementation
- Create standardised documentation for the releases
- Work with product managers to plan, identify and monitor risk and to allocate resources
- Track and manage progress in all areas of each release project

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- Experience in a Release Management environment
- Ability to work under pressure and adapt quickly
- Be self motivated, able to work on own initiative or as part of a team when required
- Financially aware, able to link actions to costs
- Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate at all levels
- Good knowledge of IT platforms, equipment and applications supported within relevant areas
- Ability to manage and work in a team
- Ability to take ownership and progress escalations to resolution
- The ability to identify, develop and maintain consistent best practice
- Understand the principles and processes for delivering Release Management internally and externally
- Committed to client satisfaction and ownership of issues
- 1-2 Years in change management, preferably software environment
- Knowledge of RMDV, WERS, AIMS, eTracker
- Degree in Computer science or related subjects
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