Deployment Manager
MedThink Communications - Raleigh, NC

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Position Summary:

The release manager will primarily focus on maximizing throughput, productivity and profitability of the technology team by collaborating with project managers and web developers in the definition and breakdown of releases with a this week, next week and last week focus and the management of team confidence and variance. The role will also be central to the management and progress of key business systems and client infrastructure projects.

Position Requirements:
  • BS in computer science or similar discipline, or significant work experience
  • 5+ years experience working with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, AJAX, and ActionScript
  • Recent UI development and project management experience
  • Self–motivated, with excellent problem solving capabilities
  • Previous experience at an advertising agency or web development company preferred
  • Excellent communication skills, including training, presenting, and technical documentation
  • Strong attention to detail and impeccable work ethic
  • Willing to travel as required (less than 10%)
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Excellent communication skills, people management and leadership skills
  • Excellent project management using agile methods for IT projects
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Experience with .Net, Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL and Web Services Development
  • Experience with in Windows Server 2003/8, IIS 6/7, hosting, DNS and network configuration
  • Useful also content management solutions: Ektron, SiteFinity, DotNetNuke
  • Useful also version control systems: git
  • Good use of Microsoft Office applications and development tools
Position Responsibilities:

Demonstrates behavior expected of a professional member of the organization, including but not limited to:
  • Maximize through put, productivity and profitability of the technology team
  • Plan, manage and stabilize technology team releases/timeboxes using agile approach.
  • Collaborate with project managers and web developers in the definition and breakdown of releases, ensuring fully understood by all and smoothly transitioned
  • Manage team activity focused on reacting and adapting to this week’s demands, planning next week’s work and stabilizing last week’s work
  • Support the completion of weekly resourcing/capacity processes for releases
  • Manage, monitor and report on release team confidence/risk and task variances, handling any team escalations with project managers
  • Generate enthusiasm among team members and facilitate effective team interaction
  • Review work of team
  • Maintain and enhance existing web applications
  • Communicate with a wide variety of technical and business experts in both individual and group settings
  • Investigate new technologies

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