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Release Analyst - ITSM - Investment Management
£50000 - £55000 per annum
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0207 280 9907
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A Release Analyst is required to join our client, a leading investment management business based in the City of London. The Release Analyst will work in a dedicated ITSM team and will plan the release windows and cycles across a portfolio of technology releases.
We are looking for a Release Analyst with experience in a global 24/7 highly available ITIL environment.

Job Duties
    • Forward Plan the release windows and cycles across a portfolio.
    • Manage risks and resolve issues that affect release scope, schedule and quality.
    • Measure and monitor progress to ensure releases are delivered on time and within budget, and that they meet or exceed expectations.
    • Conduct Release Readiness reviews and Milestone Reviews.
    • Input to Business Go/No-Go reviews.
    • Release Reporting.
    • Negotiate, plan and manage all release activities.
    • Maintains the release schedule for all core services and ensure alignment across key partners and vendors.
    • Continually work towards making improvements in the release process.
    • Lead and co-ordinate the Go-Live preparation including the deployment Plans and checklists.
    • Develops scripts and automation tools used to build, integrate, and deploy software releases to various platforms.
    • Participate in CAB meetings to discuss release scope and/or roadblocks.
Skills Required
Technical and Professional Qualifications
    • ITIL certified practitioner is desirable, demonstrable experience of delivering utilising the ITIL framework is mandatory
    • Demonstrated history of learning, particularly in the IT Infrastructure environment e.g. conferences or specific training courses relating to IT Infrastructure
    • Good knowledge of Infrastructure and IT Operations for an Institutional Fund Management company

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