Release Analyst

Job Description:

Release Analyst Summary:

Signature Consultants is seeking a Release Analyst for an opportunity in Glendale, AZ. The Release Analyst is a critical role that includes Release Management procedures, process improvements and the execution of day-to-day coordination and facilitation activities. The Release Analyst will report on all releases as specified per service, process, department, and any other key performance indicator that will be established. He or she should understand the Release process, procedures, work instructions, policies, required documentation and tools, and will monitor, track, update and close the Release Records during appropriate points in the Release life-cycle.


  • Weekly Release Status upgrades for assigned releases
  • Provide release status to stakeholders
  • Coordinate with IT and business teams to prioritize enhancements and defects into releases
  • Participate in continuous improvement activity
  • Research, analyze, track and resolve moderately complex production problems
  • Ensure the department leverages internal tools and applications effectively
  • Build, support, and maintain moderately complex processes, programs, and data
  • Participate or lead small to medium scoped projects
  • Create moderately complex ad-hoc reports for internal usage and external usage
  • Develop programs, time estimates and project schedules based on prioritization and business requirements
  • Create branches and perform merges in source control tool (TFS)
  • Work with code; understand code comparison and know how to perform configuration file transformation in different environments
  • Work with developers to resolve build/deployment errors
  • Knowledgeable in IIS and server application configuration
  • Assist developers with application troubleshooting
  • Basic knowledge in SQL queries
  • Manage risks and resolves issues that affect release scope, schedule and quality
  • Coordinate and communicate release content and effort based on the service request backlog, pending service requests, third party applications, or operating system updates
  • Lead and coordinate the Go-Live activities including the execution of the deployment Plans and checklists
  • Develop scripts and automation tools used to build, integrate, and deploy software releases to various platforms
  • Participate in CAB meetings to discuss release scope and/or roadblocks
  • Maintain a release repository and manages key information such as build and release procedures, dependencies, and notification lists
  • Research new software development and configuration management methodologies and technologies and analyzes their application to current configuration management needs
  • Stay current on new developments in technology-related industries
  • Participate in corporate quality programs

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the seventh consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the “Best Staffing Firms to Work For” and is now the 14th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 26 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients’ technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit

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