Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 113,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.
Abbott is developing technologies and tools to help our consumers live a healthy life. We are looking for Digital Release Manager, who will be a part of our exciting new products to support various workstreams release planning and deployment to production.
Role requires practical experience of Digital release management, agile, lean working culture and ability to lead various workstreams for release planning, quality documentation readiness, and the entire path to production. The Release Manager will be responsible for implementing and managing release processes for code through development, test, and production environments. The Release Manager Job function works collaboratively with all participants in software development projects and is supportive of developers and testers as they set up their build dev/test environments.
The role will be based out at our Lake County Abbott Park facility.
WHAT YOU'LL DO
Work within a collaborative team of Product Managers, Engineers, Architects, Quality Assurance across the product lifecycle to drive planning, and execution of product release of digital solutions.
Collaborate with developers, product managers to prioritize the releases and schedule the cadence.
Own the release cycle and establish cadence for iterative releases for all workstreams in digital Product solutions.
Work with various workstreams through entire product life cycle to document impact analysis of changes, change requests and other quality documentation.
Effectively communicate the changes to Regulatory teams, other business & commercial teams to drive release approvals
Publish and maintain all release versions and required feature set documentation
Coordinate with Mobile release teams to release IOS & Android builds
Coordinate the software deployment in all environments and be the liaison between technical team and production operations teams.
Identify and implement automation opportunities of release processes.
Maintain a strong understanding of latest industry trends, competitive advancements, end user empathy to continuously advance the product
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE, YOU'LL BRING
8+ years of experience in Information Technology with 5+ years in release and program management or similar experience of managing application lifecycle from ideation to production and support
Experience of working in Agile, devops, mobile and cloud technologies
Bachelor's Degree/ Master's Degree preferably in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field is required.
Experience in Health Care industry is preferred but not required
Expertise with Azure, Jira, Git, and merge tools will be a plus.
Experiences with releasing Mobile applications
Consulting/ advisory mindset
Product Management or release experience for digital products
Practical experience with design/ collaboration tools and lean, agile methodologies/tools
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to break down complex problems into smaller steps
Experience navigating large organizations and an understanding of complex stakeholder relationships
Experience of contributing to strategy, creating outcome-driven product roadmaps and driving creation and management of backlogs
Experience with Lean Product Management and User-Centered Design methodologies
Enjoys working in fast moving product team
WHAT WE OFFER
At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:
Training and career development, with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance
Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans
Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs
Paid time off
401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match
The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities
Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.
Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.