Release Manager
Posted on 3/8/2023
Seattle, WA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Quality Assurance (QA)
  • 5+ years work experience as a manager with proven ability to ship complex software at scale. Preference towards enterprise SaaS or embedded devices
  • High degree of competency and proven success with project management including: Agile methodology, identifying and managing risks, tracking dependencies and milestones, and communicating overall project status
  • Strong familiarity or experience with Software Engineering and QA processes and best practices
  • You are able to identify dependencies, mitigate risks and meet deliverables through global cross-functional teams
  • Experience collaborating and working closely with remote and offshore team members
  • Can create, read and understand detailed process and software architectural documentation
  • You are able to learn quickly and get passionate about the underserved and unique needs of public safety
  • You resonate with Axon's Values and believe technology can be applied to tackle public safety's biggest challenges
  • You not only can accept critical feedback - you thrive off of it and can effectively communicate it to your peers as well
  • Familiarity and experience leveraging tools to support software release and post release monitoring
  • CI-CD tools like Jenkins, Team City, Github Actions
  • Metric and log analysis tools like Splunk, Grafana, ELK
  • Issue and project tracking tools like JIRA or Project
  • Operational alerting tools like OpsGenie
  • Axon requires employees be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment, unless a medical or religious accommodation is approved. As such, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination
  • Coordinating across product managers, engineering, and quality to set and drive all major software release deliverables and make the entire organization more effective and data-driven
  • Collaborating with the software program manager to ensure all deliverables are aligned and accomplished for our key program milestones
  • Collaborating with Engineering and QA managers to define the engineering requirements including code commit requirements, change management tracking, testing, telemetry and detailed release process requirements to ensure timely, high quality software releases
  • Identify and track all major roadblocks and risks to our release and roadmap plans, while reporting this information up and out to the broader organization
  • Create and monitor dashboards maintaining a birds' eye view of the products' quality in field during and after releases as a whole
  • Revolutionize our software release management processes for body-worn cameras, leading the effort to not only tactically push updates to the field but also strategically on best practices and methodologies to do so at scale and with the highest quality bar
  • Leading by example with thoroughness, detail, and care for our customers
  • Communicating regularly and effectively with our teams in Seattle, Scottsdale, Vietnam and Finland

1,001-5,000 employees

Military & defense technology
Company Overview
Axon provides electronic control devices to law enforcement and corrections agencies.
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Fitness Programs
  • Mental Health
  • Pre-Tax Savings (401k, HSA, FSA)
  • Annual Bonuses
  • Stocks
  • Remote Work
  • Paid Time Off
  • Parental Leave
  • Room to Grow
  • Leadership Development Program
  • Learning and Development
Company Core Values
  • Be obsessed
  • Aim far
  • Win right
  • Own it
  • Join forces
  • Expect candor