Senior Release Manager (#724)

Romania, Poland, Malta, Bulgaria
Work type:
Technical Level:
Job Category:
Largest student transportation provider

N-iX is looking for a passionate, skilled and motivated Senior Release Manager to join the team;

Our customer is the leading school transportation provider in North America, being the owner of more than a half of all yellow school buses in the United States; Every day, the company completes 5 million student journeys, moving more passengers than all U;S; airlines combined and delivers reliable, quality services for 1,100 school districts; 

N-iX has built a successful cooperation with the client delivering a range of complex initiatives; As a result, N-iX has been selected as a strategic long-term partner to drive the digital transformation on an enterprise level, fully remodeling the technology landscape for 55,000 employees and millions of people across North America; 



  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive release planning for the entire project portfolio;
  • Drive Release Gate meetings, work with stakeholders on Release acceptance checklists;
  • Closely cooperate with the internal team and external on the client side to align release processes and approaches;
  • Collaborate with product managers, development teams, and stakeholders on deployment preparation and resolving dependencies;
  • Manage risks and resolve issues that affect the scope, schedule, and quality of releases;
  • Coordinate and facilitate communication between development, QA, product management, and other relevant teams;
  • Ensure that releases comply with relevant requirements and standards;
  • Create relevant documentation including release notes, release plan, release instructions, and deployment notes;
  • Operate all key release plans, commitments, and changes including requirements, QA plans, and schedule and scope changes for releases;
  • Identify opportunities for process improvement and implement best practices for release management;



  • 5+ years of professional experience in release management or a related role within the software development industry;
  • Excellent management and organizational skills;
  • Good knowledge of software development lifecycle and methodologies (Agile, Safe, Scrum, etc.);
  • Proficiency in release management tools and software like Jenkins, ServiceNow, Jira, Bitbucket, or GitLab;
  • Experienced in close collaboration with tech and business stakeholders;
  • Experience with C-level enterprise stakeholders
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field;
  • Effective communication and interpersonal abilities;
  • Problem-solving skills and a proactive approach to addressing challenges;
  • Advanced English level;
  • Readiness to travel to US frequently;


Nice to have: 

  • Qualifications in relevant release management certifications would be a plus;
  • Experience with SAFe framework;
  • Experience with Data projects;

We offer:

  • Flexible working format - remote, office-based or flexible
  • A competitive salary and good compensation package
  • Personalized career growth
  • Professional development tools (mentorship program, tech talks and trainings, centers of excellence, and more)
  • Active tech communities with regular knowledge sharing
  • Education reimbursement
  • Paid vacation days, sick leaves, and days off
  • Healthcare & Sport program
  • Medical insurance
  • Memorable anniversary presents
  • Corporate events and team buildings