Job Description :
MUST BE LOCAL AND MUST ATTEND A UNPERSON INTERVIEW

Must be able to do in-person interviews ( NO SKYPE interviews

Duration: 6+ months ++

Location: Downtown Dallas

Personality: Aggressive, TIMID and SHY will not work here.

Release Coordinator

Summary:
The individual hired for this position will be responsible for leading the successful delivery of a product or component release, developed by different development teams. Specifically, this person will work with Product Owner, Scrum Team Members, and/or Technical Lead, and if needed, act as the Product Owner and/or Tech Lead, to create or upgrade a product/component that is used across the enterprise, plans, directs and coordinates release and change activities, coordinates within the department, business units and with the IT Operations, Infrastructure and Project teams to ensure that the systems run and interface smoothly, while ensures adherence to departmental policies and procedures providing consistency and repeatability in the final solution for service delivery. These goals will be accomplished through energizing and empowering the teams, aligning business and technical objectives, and creating the right environment for success.

Qualifications

Basic software product development experience, including understanding basic fundamentals of iterative development and basic fundamentals of software development life cycle (SDLC)
Familiarity with common Agile practices, service-oriented environments, and better development practices
4+ years of software development project management experience and at least 1+ years of agile experience
Excellent communication and mentoring skills
Bachelors of Science Degree in Computer Science or a related technical field
Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency
Strong sense of accountability and exceptional follow-up skills
Strong problem solving and analytical skills.
Knowledge and/or experience with widely successful Agile techniques: User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games
Knowledge of helpdesk systems like JIRA Service Desk and/or BMC Remedy to drive tasks and support issues.

Preferred Skills
Knowledge of DevOps Tools like Puppet, Jenkins, Chef and/or Maven etc.