Software Release Coordinator

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Reference:
J0220-0437
Job Location:
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Job Category:
Project Management

Who are we?


From pioneer to leader in the security industry, Genetec has always been committed to providing the most innovative solutions. Today, we offer world-class IP security solutions with our unified security platform encompassing license plate recognition (LPR), video surveillance and access control. Genetec has been recognized as one of Montreal’s top employers for 13 years running.

The Software Release Coordinator is responsible for managing the software releases and to ensure best practices. Reporting to the Director, Engineering project management, the Software Release Coordinator will maintain alignment and common reporting between the various Product Groups (PG) without compromising innovation, agility and flexibility. He/she will identify KPI and produce dashboards for the development and commercialization of products, drive schedules and ensure all projects meet the quality standards required by Genetec.

Responsibilities:

What your day will look like:
Project Management:
• Establish common practices and tools between the various PG ;
• Put in place a Dashboard for executives and metrics for each PG that will cover the Development, Quality, Team agility, Financial, Field Support and Delivery KPIs;
• Manage the inter-PG projects;
• Track the timelines and scope of PG projects;
• Coordinate special projects that requests more than one PG;
• Coordinate change management needs during the project;
• Act as a project manager for PGs who do not have full-time resources;
• Participate in weekly PG meeting;
• Ensure that the Project Exit Criteria are met from all teams implied and manage the delivery process;
• Support the legal and other teams involved in the development process;
• Ensure a good communication is established between PG and PMO.

Process:
• Put in place KPI in order to follow progress/performance of the projects and drive improvements;
• Work with the PG project managers to Improve Project Management tools to extract valuable statistics;
• Work with PG Project Manager and leaders to maintain flow and agility for all product releases (Kanban, feature branch, Feature flag, stable main branch, etc.).

Requirements:

About you
• 10 years of experience in project management
• Experience working in project management in a matrix-type organization
• Organizational skills, deductive skills, attention to details and priority management
• Ability to communicate, verbally and written, in French and English

Technical Requirements:

• Good knowledge of software development process
• Good knowledge of software development management tools (Team Foundation Server (TFS), bug tracking, source control, etc.)
• Good knowledge of the different release strategies (Branching strategies, Life cycle management, Release numbering, Merging and pull request processes, QA and test processes)
• Knowledge of Kanban and Agile methods

Assets:

• Knowledge of Visual Studio 2017

Why you'll love Genetec
• Attractive compensation package
• Work-life balance
• Flexible working schedule
• Free, unlimited coffee
• Private free parking for all employees
• Onsite gym

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only selected candidates will be contacted. No telephone calls or agencies, please.