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Release and Environment Lead

Summary

Salary
Competitive
Team
Information Technology
Location
United Kingdom - Malmesbury Office

About Us


At Dyson, we demand the highest standard of performance from the technologies we engineer. Our people expect the same from the technology that supports them. We are a community that appreciates and advocates better engineering. A community of pioneers.

Dyson IT are mid-transformation. Our aim, to create robust IT architecture, to manage data effectively and efficiently and continue to grow our world-class team. A team who is strategic, enabling business acceleration, growth and success.

About The Role

Objective

To provide a single point of contact for delivery teams for Release and Environment Management activities across a portfolio of projects.

Responsibilities

Plan

  • Review portfolio plans to understand high level release and environment demand for medium (3-6mths) and long term (6mth+) planning

  • Review project scope to understand what applications and environments are impacted (including up and downstream dependencies)

  • Define release approach to best suit project delivery approach

  • Work with project managers to highlight any new environment requirements

  • Maintain backlog of continual improvement (CI) activities

Deliver

  • Create and manage plans for delivery of new environment requirements

  • Identify any potential conflict with release and environments and work with project teams to resolve them

  • Ensure release and environment schedule accurately reflects demand and is aligned with resource management

  • Maintain a list of Applications in scope of the portfolio

  • Plan and delivery CI work items from backlog

Support

  • Act as a point of escalation for project teams in the event of an issue with environments

  • Review planned changes to underlying infrastructure and identify any releases or environment impacted

  • Maintain accurate lists of release content based on project updates and details in Jira

  • Review all defects closed with RCA of environment and add items to CI backlog where appropriate

  • Publish communications on planned and unplanned events affecting environments

  • Maintain a weekly report on release and environment activities for the portfolio. To include;

    • New demand since last reporting period

    • RAG status on in-flight project environment activities

    • 6 month forward schedule of environment demand

    • Major unplanned events, impact and RCA

    • Risks/Issues tracking

    • Continual improvement Backlog/WIP

Benefits

  • 27 days holiday plus eight statutory bank holidays

  • Pension scheme

  • Performance related bonus

  • Private medical insurance

  • Life assurance

  • Sport centre

  • Free on-site parking

  • Subsidised café and restaurants

  • Discounts on Dyson machines

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Interview guidance

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