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Watson Health- Release Manager in Durham, NC at IBM

Date Posted: 12/20/2018

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    Durham, NC
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Job Description

We are seeking a talented, highly motivated and experienced Release Manager to support Watson Health provider offerings. The ideal candidate has experience coordinating release management activities across offering, development, test and delivery teams. The focus of this role will include driving to completion process required to deploy Watson Health applications into a production environment.
Watson Health aspires to improve lives by delivering innovation to address the world’s most pressing health challenges through data and cognitive insights. The convergence of data and technology is transforming healthcare in every way. Watson Health is committed to improving the healthcare industry through proven innovation. In this moment of remarkable change and opportunity, we are looking for talented, passionate individuals who are eager to rise to the challenge.

  • Lead and manage tasks associated with Release management
  • Coordinate release management activities across multiple squads
  • Schedule and facilitate project meetings associated with Release Management
  • Ensure adherence to IBM and Watson Health policies for release readiness
  • Advice management on changes to policy and compliance with regulations
  • Ensure timely delivery of work products associated with Release Management
  • Coordinate and lead discussions with IBM Legal on open source approvals
  • Manage completion of Certificate of Originality (COO)
  • Lead completion of Cumulus, Secure Readiness, and Security Review Board (SRB)
  • Coordinate Penetration tests and Application Scans to ensure compliance with security standards
  • Participate in daily and weekly development scrums
  • Manage Globalization, Export classifications and Clearing House updates
  • Contribute to discussions on application development
  • Participate in Agile scrum activities including sprint planning, story development and retrospectives
  • An experience release manager with in depth knowledge of IBM policies and procedures
  • Comfortable working in an emerging area using Agile software development
  • Passionate about transforming healthcare
  • Excited about working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with multiple priorities
  • An exceptional verbal and written communicator with a proven track record in software development and delivery
  • Organized and comfortable working with offering, business analysts, engineering, architects, quality assurance and operation support teams
  • Committed to supporting a culture of diversity and inclusion


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