IT Release/Change Manager

Location: Sydney, New South Wales
Job Type: Contract
Posted: 15 days ago
Contact: Sajith Perera
Reference: 241229_1637631726

Our client is a major competitor in the financial and investment industry located in Sydney! You will be managing BAU support and enhancement, sprint content and coordination through a 9-month initial contract with an optional contract extension. The IT Release/Change Manager will be an integral part of upcoming releases for all investment applications.


  • Manage BAU Support and enhancement backlog prioritization and developer allocation in coordination with IT Project coordinators
  • Review BAU development backlog and ensure stakeholder priorities are moving through the workflow as scoped.
  • Liaise with IT project coordinator to include Project related development in upcoming sprints.
  • Track status of all change requests and release implementations
  • Mediate all conflicts regarding scheduling, lack of approval or lack of documentation prior to implementation of the change
  • Present and support sprints releases in Change Advisory Board meetings (CAB)
  • Manage Expediated / Emergency Changes as and when required
  • Manage JIRA tickets updating and Sprint closures
  • Lead and facilitate development workshops that will help in ensuring consistent approach to change
  • Lead and facilitate Sprint review stand ups
  • Review and update existing processes and policies and create new ones as needed.
  • Collaborating with other IT teams to ensure smooth incident free Sprint deployments

Skills Required:

  • Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
  • DEVOPS principles and practices
  • Strong presentation, positive attitude & excellent communication skills
  • ServiceNow or Jira

This role requires years of experience in the following fields:

  • Leading workshops
  • Agile transformation/transition
  • Release management software and tools in relation to ServiceNow or Jira
  • Chair meetings and interacting with stakeholders, IT project coordinators and developers

Candidates with strong experience within the investment & financial industry will be highly desirable

If this role is of interest or if you know someone in your network who may be, APPLY NOW or if you have any questions, please contact Sajith Perera on (03) 8080 7216 for more information.

Looking forward to hearing from you.