Release Analyst

Proactive Appointments
30000.00 - 35000.00 GBP Annual + Benefits + Pension Scheme
16 Feb 2017
17 Feb 2017
IT, Internet
Contract Type
Full Time

Release Analyst

Our well-respected client, who have experienced large, genuine growth in recent years are looking for an experienced Release Analyst to join their team on a permanent basis. The Release Analyst will have past experience of technical release, configuration & deployment in an enterprise environment.

Release Analyst - Key Skills:

  • Experience of working with MS Technology Stack: Windows Server, .NET Framework/IIS and SQL Server.
  • Knowledge of PowerShell Scripting to improve deployment mechanisms is highly desirable, yet not essential
  • Knowledge of Apple IOS App releases and toolsets is highly desirable, yet not essential
  • Able to adapt quickly to change and prioritise time effectively.
  • Self-starter with high energy and able to hit the ground running.
  • Excellent communication skills, enabling good communication with all release stakeholders.
  • Previous experience of technical Release, Configuration & Deployment methods in an enterprise environment.
  • A sound appreciation of the software development life cycle with a good understanding of software and hardware architectures in a Windows server based environment.
  • Excellent at working in unison with development, test and production support teams.
  • Understanding of application development and Agile concepts is desirable.
  • ITIL Certifications (v2 or v3) would be advantageous.

Release Analyst - Responsibilities:

  • Deployment of new software releases and functionality through various testing and live platforms.
  • Manage incidents and service requests for all applications required in the release cycle.
  • Work with cross-functional teams to resolve on-going technical issues.
  • ensure code releases are executed cleanly and accurately, with minimum interruption to business.
  • Produce and maintain technical support guides, deployment instructions and relevant documentation.


  • 23 days holiday
  • Stakeholder pension scheme
  • Employee Rewards Scheme
  • Laptop and mobile phone

Release Analyst

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