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Release Coordinator

Company Overview

NexJ Systems Inc. is a provider of Intelligent Customer Management software for the financial services industry. NexJ’s Intelligent Customer Management suite is comprised of our award winning-products that use artificial intelligence to improve customer service and increase productivity, and cognitive applications that use machine learning to recommend the right actions to save time and make more money.

Job Summary

We are hiring a release manager to join our team! The successful candidate's primary responsibility will be to look after the daily reporting and immediate tactical actions to ensure smooth delivery of our software products. This role will be a hybrid of release and program management. This position will report to the Sr. Manager, CPM Development & Release Management.

Key areas of responsibility include

  • Reporting
  • Compile and track daily status and projections across teams and projects
  • Make those results easily accessible and visible to the teams
  • Raise issues and risks as they arise
  • Update weekly status slides
  • Data integrity and management
  • Ensure source data for software development project management tooling is clean and consistent and resolve data issues with Product Management, Development and Quality Assurance.

Release Management Activities

  • Project manage maintenance releases through the request and delivery process
  • Manage the documentation of existing SDLC and software release processes
  • Coordinate the assembly and release of code packages

Program Management Activities

  • Facilitate the booking and coordination of regular review meetings such as:
  • Release scope review and reprioritization
  • Bug review
  • Retrospectives

Must haves

  • 0-3 years of experience
  • Interest in metric oriented process and data management
  • Demonstrated problem solving and critical analysis skills
  • Strong excel skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills

Nice to haves

  • Experience or familiarity with Agile and Waterfall SDLCs.
  • Experience or familiarity with Jira and Confluence.

Our Values

Accountability drives us 
We take ownership and pride in developing quality products. We are accountable to each other and to our clients. Together, we deliver real business value.

Passion sets us apart 
We are driven by our curiosity and passion. We are here to grow and share our knowledge and value.

Collaboration unites us 
We are always open to questions, feedback, and ideas. We succeed as one team and the only thing we leave at the door is our ego.

Trust builds relationships 
We are committed to respect and transparency for our clients and for each other because business is about relationships.

Benefits and Perks

  • Minimum (3) weeks of paid vacation + personal days
  • Parental leave top-up
  • Career growth and leadership training
  • Subsidized Goodlife gym membership
  • Flexible work hours
  • Business casual dress code
  • Fruit Wednesdays and Bagel Fridays
  • Company wide events and outings
  • Discounts from exclusive partners
  • Health benefits and employee assistance programs

NexJ is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is committed to creating a diverse work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, age, or veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by emailing jobs@nexj.com.

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