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Release Manager

Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE)
West Berkshire, England, Berkshire
£41000 - £60000 per annum
Closing date
7 Feb 2022

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AWE is seeking an experienced, innovative and dedicated Release Manager to join our team to deliver to an AWE onsite customer. Each day offers a new challenge and learning opportunity.

Location - Reading area

Package - £41,000 - £60,000 subject to skills and experience


AWE (one of the best 25 big companies to work for in the UK) offers an attractive array of benefits which include:

  • Market leading contributory pension scheme
  • Generous holiday entitlement (270 hours a year including bank holidays, plus every other Friday off)
  • Flexible working hours
  • Salary sacrifice scheme
  • Consideration for either full time or part time hours. Just let us know on your application if you wish to work part time
  • Relocation package available (terms and conditions apply)

Job Details

You will be responsible for scheduling, planning, and controlling software development and delivery process.

  • You will be responsible for the Release Management lifecycle that involves the stages such as scheduling the release, coordinating between teams, and deployment of release as per the schedule and within budget.
  • You will have to release the software after completing the testing stage and deployment stage, and work closely with the application development team, testing team, and production team. You will have to maintain proper coordination between these teams to update the project related information.
  • Overall, you will be concerned with planning, testing, tracking, release, deployment, communication, and risk management.

The Release Manager role requires that you have experience or knowledge in some or all of the following key technical skills. In addition to that, some soft skills are also required to make the communication easier and the coordination between different teams.

  • B.Tech in Computer Science or an equivalent degree
  • Project management experience
  • Knowledge of Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CD/CI) pipelines
  • Experience in working with DevOps and Agile methodologies
  • Working knowledge of Software Development Lifecycle
  • Team management skills
  • Knowledge of traditional agile methodologies, including Scrum, Waterfall, or Kanban
  • Good understanding of application infrastructure, system architecture, and operating system



We’re looking for talented and ambitious people to join us in our work at the forefront of nuclear defence engineering, science and technology.

To work at AWE is to play a valuable part in keeping our country safe and secure.

Working at AWE gives you access to exceptional technologies, facilities and projects no ordinary company can provide – and the support of world-class professionals at every stage of your career.

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