Apex Systems, Inc Release Manager (772310) in Denver, Colorado

Duties:Coordinate release content and effort based on the service request backlog,pending service requests, third party applications, or infrastructure updatesCommunicate all key project plans, commitments, and changes includingrequirements, QA plans, schedule, and scope changesConduct Release Readiness reviews, Milestone Reviews, and BusinessGo/No-Go reviewsSupport IT initiative to take work off the system (through elimination,automation, or move to self service)Researches new software development and configuration management methodologiesand technologies and analyzes their application to current configurationmanagement needsOther duties as assigned.Skills:Commitment to DaVita s values of Service Excellence, Integrity, Team,Continuous Improvement, Accountability, Fulfillment and Fun with abilityto demonstrate those positively and proactively to patients, teammates,management, physicians, and/or vendors (Village Service Partners) ineveryday performance and interactionsExceptional communication skills (written and verbal)Demonstrated ability to coordinate cross-functional work teams toward taskcompletionDemonstrated effective leadership and analytical skillsDetail orientedEducation:High school diploma, GED, associate s degree, Bachelor s Degree,related certifications, or relevant related experience2+ years experience with software development3+ years experience as a Release Manager6 -8 years of demonstrated relevant IT experience.Formal training in project management practices preferredAdvanced knowledge of software development lifecycleITIL Foundations certification strongly desiredITIL Intermediate certification(s) preferredData analysis, ITSM and Agile skills requiredVEVRAA Federal ContractorWe request Priority Protected Veteran & Disabled Referrals for all of ourlocations within the state.We are an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants withoutregard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genderidentity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any otherprotected characteristic. The EEO is the Law poster is available here.https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf