We believe in putting people first.

People like you, the customer and the end user. No politics and no getting lost in the machine. You will be working with our customers and engineering colleagues daily. Red offers a place for those who love their technology and understand that communicating with others is critical to quality and success. Team players thrive here.

A Release Manager position at //Red might vary from what you're used to, so let us explain the details. The role is all about maintaining a release cycle activities during a project development. Software we work with gets released in a regular periods of time and a Release Manager is responsible for following the process and looking after each release. That translates to building software, passing it over to testers, preparing documents like changelog and charts, and communicating it with each interested party.

Communication with engineers, testers and managers is crucial to fulfill the process definition and to release software in line with expectations.

Responsibilities

  • Tracking release cadence, respecting deadlines and strictly following release requirements
  • Triggering automated release process according to cadence and reacting to issues
  • Documenting all differences to previous releases
  • Reviewing Jira tickets to reflect release scope
  • Announcing a release through dedicated channels
  • Announcing release notes and updating confluence pages
  • Systematic reviews of Jira tickets to track "release to release" changes
  • Communication with engineers, testers and managers to clarify issues

Requirements

  • At least 1 year experience in similar role
  • Experience working with the following tools: Jira (JQL queries, filters), Gerrit, Confluence, Jenkins
  • Very good communication in English
  • Nice to have: Bash or Python basic scripting experience, Flowdoc

What we'll give you in return

  • A competitive salary which will grow with your career
  • A twice-yearly company bonus scheme
  • Opportunities to train, develop and grow, as well as learn from talented colleagues
  • 26 days' holiday as standard, rising an extra day for every calendar year you stay with us (up to a maximum of 31 days)
  • A broad benefits' package, includng the newest one: access to Headspace meditation app
  • Flexibility in your working hours and home office

About us
Consult Red is a trusted partner to the digital media industry and beyond, driving innovation and delivering support through the entire product development journey. We apply our cutting-edge experience in product development, hardware, embedded and cloud technology to help companies in all sectors to deliver connected devices and systems.

We take good care of our engineers not only salary and benefits-wise but also when it comes to their place of service delivery. Our teams work from fully equipped laboratories in Yorkshire in the UK, Wroclaw in Poland and Los Angeles, California.

And currently, having taken their equipment, office chairs and favourite coffee cups with them, our team members #stayathome and work safely from there. Still, we make our office available for our engineers - if you prefer working from the office, you're free to do so!

Our Recruitment Process

Once you submit your CV, we'll send you a short online form asking you to confirm a couple of things. This will then go directly to the Hiring Manager review. We'll often do a short first stage telephone interview to find out more about you and to check that the role would be a good fit for your requirements.

Then, if you progress to interview stage, we'll try to cover off everything we can in one Skype sitting, to make the process quicker for you - which means our interviews can be slightly longer than average. We hope you'll leave the meeting with a real feel for the job and what it's like to work with us.