Release Manager

Posted on 5/31/2024

Wunderman Thompson

Wunderman Thompson

1,001-5,000 employees

AI-driven B2B commerce and CRM solutions

Data & Analytics
Social Impact
Financial Services
Consumer Goods


London, UK

Required Skills
Development Operations (DevOps)
  • Experience in DevOps related release management
  • Experience in software development, preferably on web (e-commerce) sites
  • Knowledge in software build, repository, and maintenance tools like Jenkins, GitLab or any other automation build and deployment tools
  • Experience working in agile environments with SCRUM methodologies
  • Familiarity with Docker containers and/or other Microservices deployment methodologies
  • Passionate about delivering quality software and defending the customer/end-user perspective
  • Good communication skills and teamwork believer
  • Strong time management & organisational skills
  • Interested in automating things
  • Experience in Continuous Integration, Delivery, Deploy methodologies
  • Excellent negotiation skills and an ability to handle sensitive issues with tact and diplomacy
  • Negotiating, planning, and managing all release activities
  • Analysing risks and resolving issues that affect release scope, schedule, and quality
  • Working cohesively with external partners, suppliers, and product owners
  • Developing common strategies for release governance across multiple systems
  • Communicating release details and schedules to the Business as required
  • Acting as guardian to uphold the integrity of the branching strategy and ensure processes are optimized for frequent and smooth releases
  • Working with third party managed-hosting providers to increase automated processes end-to-end
  • Coaching and helping automate release processes
  • Informing senior management of enterprise-wide exposure to release risk and effectively mitigating it
  • Creating, tracking, and maintaining a published enterprise-wide release and deployment calendar
  • Maintaining release documentation and managing key information such as build and release procedures, dependencies, and notification lists
  • Working with Infrastructure teams to improve processes, pass awareness of potential problems risks and oversee that the process is fit for the Release process needs
  • Working closely with Project Management to ensure the efficiency of the delivery of Programmes and Projects
  • Working with Service Management in the Post-Mortem analysis and improvements identification
  • Understanding Infrastructure where applications will be deployed, different technologies for alarms, secrets management, geo-distribution, load balancing, containers to build bridges between the product delivered and Infrastructure that supports it

Wunderman Thompson, a leader in brand innovation, offers a dynamic environment where expertise in AI, QR codes, and cutting-edge packaging solutions converge to shape the future of B2B commerce and CRM. The company's dedication to embracing and developing web3 technologies positions its employees at the forefront of the industry, providing them with unique opportunities for professional growth and technological mastery.

Company Stage


Total Funding



New York, New York



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth