SAP Release Planning Manager Job in South San Francisco, California

Requisition ID: 123115

Work Area: Information Technology

Expected Travel: 0 - 10%

Career Status: Management

Employment Type: Regular Full Time

Career Level: T4PM

Recruiter Name: Mario Richards


As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries innovate through simplification. From the back office to the boardroom, warehouse to storefront, on premise to cloud, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP applications and services enable customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.

Role Purpose

• Ensure up-front planning, scheduling, and successfully deploying releases to production environment in a controlled and systematic way

• Coordinate releases and deployments across multiple agile and non-agile teams

• Automate release and roll back of changes into/ from live environment

Key Responsibilities

• Plan and oversee the successful roll-out of IT service changes into the live environment

• Define the release and deployment plans with all stakeholders

• Ensure that release include operational acceptance & each release package consists of a set of related assets and that service components are compatible.

• Ensure that all release and deployment packages can be tracked, installed, tested, verified and backed out (if required)

• Ensure that release schedule & all required documentation related to the release is created and managed

Knowledge/ Skills/ Expertise

• Strong understanding of operational readiness of services

• Extensive communication and coordination skills

• Planning & organizing skills

• 6 years of experience in release and deployment

• Strong understanding of IT services, service readiness and the required deliverables / outcomes

• Strong oral and written communication & facilitation skills

• Ability to manage multiple release / deployment teams

Key Interfaces

• Application Development Engineering

• Enterprise Architecture

• Central Operations


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