Sr. IT QA Release Manager at CareerBuilder

Posted in Other 12 days ago.

Location: San Francisco, California

Job Description:

Prologis is the global leader in logistics real estate. We own, manage and develop high-quality properties in the world's most vibrant centers of commerce, approximately 965 million square feet in 19 countries. Some of the world's largest brands (e.g., Amazon, BMW, DHL, FedEx, Pepsi) turn to us because they know an efficient supply chain will make their businesses run better, and a strategic relationship with Prologis will create competitive advantage.As the top ranked U.S. company and sixth overall among the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World, we take our global footprint seriously.

Job Title:

Sr. IT QA Release Manager



Do you want to play a role in global commerce?

We are seeking a driven Senior IT Quality & Release Manager to enable our development teams in delivering scalable, distributed software systems that require high availability to support critical business functions. In collaboration with architecture, engineering, ops, and security teams, you will lead the software quality & release process within our Prologis Essentials portfolio and work on continuously improving the software engineering delivery process including 3rd party security and software upgrades and patches.

In this multifaceted role, you will enable development teams to craft progressive and high impact customer facing web applications to elevate the Prologis Essentials line of business. You will be responsible for implementing and running the quality assurance & release processes for code through development, test, and production environments.

Prologis' mission is to build and deliver highly engaging customer experiences that promote user engagement and improve customer happiness. Join our team today and help us elevate Prologis Essentials and User Experience to the next level!

Here's how to do that:

  • Forward Plan Prologis release windows and cycles across the Essentials portfolio

  • Handle risks and resolves issues that affect release scope, schedule and quality

  • Participate in requirements management, including reviewing requirements for testability and automation

  • Anticipate release problems, taking corrective actions, and advancing as needed in order to achieve commitments.

  • Define, Measure, supervise progress and report on QA goals and objectives & Release Management metrics to ensure application releases are delivered on time and within budget, and of high quality.

  • Communicate all key release plans, commitments, and changes including requirements, QA plans, schedule, and scope changes.

  • Cultivate relationships and coordinate work between different teams at different locations and 3rd party SaaS solutions.

  • Conduct Release Readiness reviews, Achievement Reviews, and Business Go and No-Go reviews.

  • Create, Own and version control Deployment, Run Books and Implementation Plans.

  • Improve QA practices and processes in the portfolio by creating and maintaining documentation, QA templates, and other related artifacts

  • Run test automation roadmap and framework for the entire portfolio throughout the project lifecycle.

  • Provide QA & Release Management reporting on a weekly or monthly basis to Executive and Senior Management.

  • Negotiate, plan and handle all release activities.

  • Work with development engineers and leads to understand impacts of branches and code merges.

  • Maintains the release calendar and schedule for all core services and ensure alignment across key partners and vendors.

  • Continually work towards making improvements in the release process.

  • Lead and co-ordinate the Go-Live activities including the execution of the deployment Plans and checklists.

  • Collaborate closely with teams in development of scripts and automation tools used to build, integrate, and deploy software releases to various platforms.

  • Participate in change advisory board meetings to discuss release scope, risks, mitigations.

  • Maintains a release repository and leads key information such as build and release procedures, dependencies, and notification list.

Tell us if you're ready.

  • Minimum of 7 years of software engineering experience; Minimum of 3 years as a technical lead or engineering leader.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or Mathematics preferred.

  • 2-6 years of previous release and/or project management experience, (Proven understanding of project management principles preferred).

  • 'Make-it-happen' demeanor, the innate capacity for ownership and timely delivery of results in a fast-paced environment.

  • Formal training in project management practices preferred.

  • Sophisticated knowledge of software development lifecycle, agile product management and tools like Jira, Confluence, Trello is a desired.

  • Proficient in testing tools like jMeter ,Loadrunner, qTest, Tosca is a plus.

  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate cross-functional work teams toward task completion.

  • Validated effective leadership and analytical skills.

  • Sophisticated written and verbal communication skills are a must.

  • Excellent technical communication skills and collaborating with multi-functional business partners.

Target base compensation range of: $102,000 - $152,000 (Denver) and $112,000 - $168,000 (San Francisco), plus bonus target to be discussed during initial phone interview.

All full-time roles in the US come with a robust benefits package which includes healthcare, dental, and vison insurance for employees and eligible dependents. Prologis also offers several other wellness, financial, and work/lifestyle-specific benefits. Our 401(k) retirement plan has a company match of 50% up to 12% of eligible compensation. We also offer generous PTO with a starting accrual of 22 days a year in addition to paid holidays and volunteer time.


People First

Each of us working at Prologis plays an essential role in the enduring success of our company. We value people who are decisive, courageous and adaptable. While we are one company, locations and departments operate with autonomy and accountability. Individuals take the initiative here.

When you join Prologis, you work shoulder to shoulder with some of the top talent in the industry to do the best work of your career. Every employee belongs. Every employee contributes. Employees advance their careers here.

As a successful global enterprise, Prologis has never lost sight of what matters most, our strong belief that our people are the most important part of our business. And because of that, we provide a generous total rewards package and take a lot of time to focus on quality management and leadership development. People come first here.

All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of drug screen and background verification. Prologis is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religions, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Employment Type:

Full time


San Francisco, California

Additional Locations:

Denver, Colorado