Who You Are
You excel at delivering high quality, on-time software products. The ideal candidate will have a blend of running projects as a scrum master along with technical depth and excellent communication skills. In addition to managing releases and leading cross-functional teams, the successful candidate will drive definition and evolution of release processes and automation to optimize efficiency and quality while meeting the demands of rapid growth and operational complexity.
What You Will Do
The Product Release Manager drives engineering activities throughout the product lifecycle to deliver high quality, enterprise software releases on schedule. More specific responsibilities include:
Collaborate with the engineering feature teams to plan and execute software development for complex software features
Follow release planning and execution processes and define and manage release schedules and milestones
Work with Product Owners, Product Managers, scrum teams and stakeholders to align priorities and collaborate on a daily basis
Hold the teams accountable to the process
Track engineering progress against release schedules to ensure early and often communication for the status of the release
Proactively identify risks and mitigation plans that maintain schedule integrity
Ensure product quality is maintained throughout the Automox product lifecycle, including requirements traceability, test suite tracking and defect triage
Drive innovation and integration of new software development processes and quality initiatives into projects and activities
Facilitate continuous integration/delivery within the release
Continuously improve release processes
Qualified candidates must have a track record of successfully managing software features and releases from concept to new product introduction. Additional requirements include:
Experience working on enterprise class, system level software.
Outstanding organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills, including ability to work with engineers and managers simultaneously
Ability to understand the technical details of the software your teams are working on. You should be able to assess risk, challenge estimates, identify dependencies and ultimately guide the team throughout the software development
Proven leadership capabilities with matrixed teams and ability to drive issues to closure
Experience with agile development methodologies.
Certified Scrum Master, Certified Scrum Product Owner, or PMP certification preferred.
Experience with Atlassian JIRA and confluence is highly desired
Experience as a technical contributor (software developer, quality engineering, etc.) a plus
Join a killer team serving a critical global need in the security space
Fantastic, hard-working environment
Downtown Boulder Office with Rooftop Deck (where we often celebrate victories both big and small)
Monthly team-building rituals
Unlimited PTO policy (including paid observed holidays)
Founded in 2015, Automox provides the only cloud-based endpoint management platform that is designed for the modern IT organization, offering complete automation of endpoint configuration, patching, management, and inventory. Automox is in the enviable position of being a startup but with an established customer base.
Automox is founded by a team of very experienced technologists from the Boulder area. They come from highly successful local companies like LeftHand (sold to HP), SolidFire (acquired by NetApp), StillSecure (sold to Silver Sky).
Come join the adventure!