Release Manager

December 17 2020
Industries Arts, Entertaiment, Culture and Leisure
Categories Information Technology, IT, Project management, Project Management, Business Analysis
Toronto, ON

Score Media and Gaming Inc. empowers millions of sports fans through its digital media and sports betting products. Its media app ‘theScore’ is one of the most popular in North America, delivering fans highly-personalized live scores, news, stats, and betting information from their favorite teams, leagues, and players. The Company’s sports betting app ‘theScore Bet’ delivers an immersive and holistic mobile sports betting experience and is currently available to place wagers in New Jersey, Colorado, Indiana and Iowa. Publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange and Nasdaq (SCR), theScore also creates and distributes innovative digital content through its web, social and esports platforms.

Typical Work Day at theScore:

  • Forward plan the release windows and cycles across the company.
  • Manage risks and resolve issues that affect release scope, schedule, and quality.
  • Coordinate weekly mobile app and backend service releases across different feature teams.
  • Communicate all key project plans, statuses, commitments, and changes including requirements, QA plans, schedule, and scope changes.
  • Work with QA, Development, DevOps, and Product to ensure that development projects adhere to the release process and change procedure guidelines.
  • Prepare and maintain release artifacts and ensure accuracy
  • Maintain communication with regulatory bodies
  • End to end oversight of release delivery and lead required release management activities
  • Facilitate the Release Go/No Go meetings, CAB meetings and provide regular status updates to all stakeholders
  • Oversee production deployments and maintenance activities
  • Other duties as required.

Requirements:

  • Degree in computer science/engineering, or equivalent knowledge and/or experience.
  • Previous release and/or project management experience, (Solid understanding of project management and release management principles preferred).
  • Effective communication and previous experience interfacing with regulatory authorities
  • Experience with Apple App Store and Google Play Store release procedures
  • Experience with native mobile application build management tools (buddybuild, App Center, TestFlight, etc.)
  • Advanced knowledge of the software development lifecycle.
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate cross-functional work teams toward task completion.
  • Demonstrated effective leadership, time management, analytical skills and attention to details.
  • Familiarity with mobile release cycles and a modern technology stack.
  • Familiarity with mobile and web automation tools (Appium, Selenium WebDriver, Cucumber, UI Automator).
  • Nice To Have: Any programming language (Ruby, Python, JavaScript, etc.), automating tests at the unit, experience working at startups, Chatbot programming, passion for sports and/or esports.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive salary with Employee Share Purchase Plan.
  • Comprehensive Benefits package.
  • Fun, relaxed work environment.
  • Education and conference reimbursements.
  • Top of the line office hardware.
  • Parental leave top-up.
  • Opportunity for career progression and mentoring others.

theScore is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability or age.

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