Technical Software Release Coordinator

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada

We are looking for a technical software release coordinator to join our busy and dynamic team based in our Richmond Hill, Toronto Office.

Why we need you: -

You will be coordinating system module release operations and improving related processes for a multi-cultured company with thousands of geographically distributed users in multiple environments.

Who are we looking for: -

Release operations:

You will coordinate system module release operations, track and communicate build schedule, status, issues and risk. You’ll monitor build health, conduct build readiness reviews with developers so it’s important you have proven experience (2+ years) of technical release coordination in enterprise setting (1000+ system modules). You will monitor build scope changes and communicate with business stakeholders while maintaining effective relations with development leads so strong communications skills in English with the ability to build and maintain effective communication lines is essential.

Documentation and reporting:

You’ll improve and maintain documentation for release management processes and procedures as well as identify, track and report key release metrics to the team and business stakeholders. Strong working knowledge of programming principles, languages, frameworks, and systems architecture (software development or engineering background) is important. You’ll improve and maintain release effort assessment reports so past experience with Atlassian products (Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket) is needed.

Continuous improvement:

You will assess and lead process improvements and automation efforts, so previous experience with DevOps operations/automation tools would be an asset. You will also define and maintain a set of core rules (such as security, change management and support), monitor operation effectiveness, and educate stakeholders on effective use so a Bachelor’s in Science, Mathematics or Engineering would be an asset too. You’ll need to be self-motivated, able to overcome obstacles and successfully navigate in a fast-paced environment.

What’s in it for you?

The salary for this job is based on experience, so whilst we are not able to go into detail at this stage, we can say that we offer great salary packages and a discretionary annual performance bonus.

We offer health and dental insurance for you, your partner and your children (if you all live at the same address). In addition, you can join our company pension scheme.

Our in-house training and development team deliver fantastic support to develop your skills and support you in progressing your career.

Lunch is on us and there is free fresh fruit, snacks, drinks in the office.

What happens next?

We will aim to get back to you as soon as possible. If you meet the criteria, then we’ll invite you to a phone interview and if that goes well we’ll meet you for a face-to-face interview.

The Group

The Stars Group is the ultimate owner of industry leading gaming brands such as PokerStars, PokerStars Casino, BetStars, Full Tilt, and the PokerStars Live brands, and through its ownership of Sky Betting & Gaming, a mobile-led leading online gaming operator, licenses the Sky Bet, Sky Vegas, Sky Casino, Sky Bingo and Sky Poker online gaming brands. Collectively, these and other brands of The Stars Group have millions of registered customers globally, forming one of the world’s largest publicly listed online gaming companies.  This role is in the Group’s Richmond Hill (Toronto) service office in the Process Automation and Release Management department.

At The Stars Group, we encourage applications from all sections of the community.  If you are an applicant with a disability and you require accommodations at any point in our recruitment process, please let our talent acquisition team know when they contact you to invite for interview.