Deployment Manager

Deployment Manager

Job Code: 0516
Job Location: Pleasanton, California
Zip Code: 94566
Job Category/Title: Developer
Employment Category: Contract - Corp-to-Corp, Contract - Independent, Contract - W2
Position Type: Senior Level
Travel Required: No
Interview Type: In-person
Education: Associate Degree
Experience: 5-10 year(s)
Job Description: Responsibilities:

• Responsible for large scale coordination of hardware/software rollout in retail stores.
• Plan and schedule deployment timelines and milestones using appropriate tools and create and monitor detailed deployment plans. Define release schedule, timing and calendar.
• Identify, analyze, prioritize, and communicate deployment risks and impact of risks on the project. Manage deployment risks and develop contingency plans to mitigate risks.
• Develop a communications plan to update technical project managers and stakeholders of the progress and approval process.
• Document Deployment Plans as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
• Organize, direct, and manage deployment execution.
• Interface with applications and systems groups to test, pilot, and install retail and backstage systems
• Work with IT Field Services Technicians and 3rd party vendors on installation documents and plans.
• Coordinate work across IT and Business teams for deployment scheduling.
• Communicate deployment plan, schedule, and status with the project team and stakeholders.
• Manage content of a release and be point of contact for information about the components of a deployment.
• Manage all deployment related documentation like progress reports, requirements documentation and presentations.
• Ensuring support turnover to the Internal IT and Business support groups to support application hardware/software soon after project roll out.
• Retail Cluster Server Redesign is a project focusing on targeted migration of clusters from physical servers to virtual servers.

Key Required Skills:

• Deployment Experience for IT Infrastructure projects (Minimum of 6-8 years).
• Problem solving and decision making skills.
• Communication and collaboration experience across different business levels (management, IT support, vendors).
• Ability to manage time, tasks and prioritize work.

Desired Skills:

• Worked with global team.
• Work associated certification.
• Deployment experience across retail environment.
Duration: 6 Month(s)
No. of Posts: 1
Job Expiry Date: February 25, 2016
Telecommute: No
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