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Release Coordinator Resume

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Madison, WisconsiN

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

  • 12 years of IT Industry experience and proficient in Configuration Management, Build, Release Management, Environment Management, Middleware, and Quality Assurance using Build Forge, CVS, PVCS Version Manager v7.5.1.0, VSS, Subversion, Perforce, Rational Clear Case v7.0, Multisite and Clear Quest, Websphere, Weblogic v8.1/9.2/10.x, ANT, Maven, Pearl, Python, Autosys, NDM, Sun N1 Service Provisioning System, on Windows, Unix, Linux, DMZ environments.
  • Proficient in Build and Release management & deployment of Informatica, Java, & Database code into QA/UAT/DR & PROD using scripts & Build Forge.
  • Good noledge of monitoring tools such as Introscope and BMC Patrol. Worked on CA Wily Introscope Workstation/agents and dashboards. Formula for business and service monitoring.
  • Created SCM Process, policies and procedures to follow Development and SQA teams to Release or Deploy highest quality product for teh enterprise.
  • Coordinated different teams across teh globe to deploy different builds to different environments on parallel development for multiple projects. Trained all developers and CM team on best practices and new features of teh tools. Created CM Plans and Test Plans for Applications.
  • Extensive experience in setting up baselines, branching, merging, periodic back ups of teh source code and automation processes.
  • Has experience on requirements gathering, analysis & design, testing, implementing and monitoring of teh projects according to teh specific clients’ needs as they related to such issues as supply chain, warehousing, inventory management, plant management, banking & financial management and account management.
  • Full understanding of SDLC, RUP, Agile Methodologies and process.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, Madison, Wisconsin

Release Coordinator

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for coordinating all teh Release Management activities that bring a new software release (or a patch) into all lower and production environments
  • Ensure that teh integrity of teh pre - production and production environments is protected and that teh correct components are released
  • Work with teh project team to understand teh scope of teh release, impacted applications/service and dependencies with teh projects & applications
  • Collaborate with Environment Coordinators on environment planning, setup and configuration of pre prod environments
  • Accountable for creating, managing and maintaining teh specifics of a predetermined release schedule
  • Coordinate teh pre-production deployments, review and approve exceptional deployments
  • Coordinate with project team to update teh change object inventory, contact information of development/testing teams, project management/business teams & release notes
  • Communicate release status to management (adherence to schedule, milestones, risks, issues, conflicts & dependencies)
  • Review ongoing impact analysis and communications with all teams
  • Notify teh release implementation details to all stake holders including help desk, production support SCM, Change Management & Operation teams.
  • Create Change orders for teh production implementation tasks and coordinate with Change Management team to get approvals for teh CO’s
  • Coordinate with development and implementation teams to prepare teh implementation/back out plan and identify teh resources to perform teh implementation tasks
  • Coordinate teh production deployments, swings & verification
  • Conduct post production implementation SWAT and coordinate with problem management to create and assign problems during SWAT
  • Close teh change orders and document teh lessons learnt and archive teh plans
  • Coordinate hot fix releases to fix teh PROD incidents
  • Accountable for developing process improvements and training of standard release processes, including deployment schedules

Confidential, New York City, New York

Release Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Developed Release Management process from scratch and introduced within Collateral Central, JPMC. Made teh release management process visible across development, build and rollout phase of SDLC life cycle. Educated and followed up with Project Manager’s, CM Team, Database Team and Developers to make them understand and follow teh Release Management process defined within portfolio for quality project deliverables
  • Planning and executing activities ranging from Branch creation in SVN for every new project (Client and Server side projects), Version allocation to each and every modules of a project to avoid conflicts with other project in teh portfolio, release tracker creation to keep a track of releases for each project, project tracker creation for tracking code changes/commits in each project
  • Defined gating criteria for Production install. Like ensuring SIT, QA, UAT, Performance test results are approved from respective cross functional teams and results, QC locations, Business signoff are attached into release tracker for technical and business leadership team to track of each release and for internal audit purpose for Production application installs to achieve teh quality installs.
  • Cleaning up projects in SVN after teh release to maintain a clean and healthy development workspace.
  • Maintain teh release schedule/release sheets for tracking and audit.
  • Impact Assessment for each project targeting a release.
  • Recommend and designed teh process and methodology improvements based on lessons learnt to discontinue unhealthy patterns of installs.
  • Assist in managing project and interdependencies to ensure release delivery and integrity.
  • Finding and coordinating with internal development team to fix teh issues/defects reported by business team.
  • Schedules review meetings with applicable parties to cover teh implementation plan, back out plan and shakeout plan using MS Project.
  • Coordinate with in teh teams to resolve teh issues that effect release scope, schedule & quality
  • Prepare teh release plan & coordinate teh release content and effort based on teh requests.
  • Socialize teh release plan and obtain approval from management, and distribute release related communications and documentation with in teh project teams.
  • Verified teh exit and entry criteria including mandatory and optional deliverable and documentation for each stage
  • Monitor progress to make sure releases are delivered on time and within budget, and meet expectations.
  • Infrastructure planning, setup for environments, upstream and downstream testing coordination.
  • Identified and mitigated issues that may jeopardize teh continued inclusion of a specific request or project within teh Release.
  • Raise teh tickets to appropriate teams during deployments using peregrine, ECMS, ITSM, EURC and close them after teh implementation is complete.
  • Send out teh daily status report for Build Forge & Release Management status report within teh project teams.
  • Participates in Post Implementation Reviews meetings and document teh lessons learnt and provide Release Implementation summary Reports to Change Management.
  • Host teh daily meetings with development teams to do teh release checks for teh scheduled releases.
  • Coordinate with in QA & Environment teams to make sure environments are good for teh release.
  • Ensure release documentation (including confluence, user guides, reference materials and administrator guides) are up to date.
  • Participated in training sessions with in teh team.
  • Provided 24/7 on call support during teh releases on rotation.

Technologies: Subversion, Tortoise SVN client, Maven, Hudson, Java/J2EE, ASP, Informatica, Oracle, Tomcat, FAST, MS Project, Mercury Quality Center, Enterprise Management Change management system, Peregrine, ITSM, Autosys, UNIX, Linux.

Confidential, Menomonee Falls, WI

Release Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Release Engineer for Wells Fargo (FMG) Funds Management Group & Wells Fargo (Cap) Capital Management for QA, UAT, BCP & PROD
  • Worked with Project team to understand teh scope of teh release and teh components going as part of that release
  • Coordinate with teh deployment team leads to make sure that teh resources are assigned for teh release and teh resources accept their task records for teh tickets.
  • Facilitates communication in order to ensure Releases are implemented according to teh approved timeline, with system integrity and availability maintained.
  • Setup teh meetings with teh project team before teh release to understand teh scope/components going as part of that release
  • Coordinate with teh development team to prepare teh implementation plan/tested backout plan.
  • Accountable for all teh components that are going as part of teh release.
  • Worked with teh Change management coordinators everyday on releases and schedules.
  • Co-ordinate with all teh teams & maintained teh audit report for all teh releases
  • Support around 30 WAM (Wholesale Asset Management) applications for FMG and Wells CAP
  • Conduct post implementation review meetings with development team/Production support team/environment team/release management team after teh release is complete and go through teh issues encountered and lessons learnt.
  • Prepare teh release plan and obtain approval from management, and distribute release related communications and documentation with in teh project teams.
  • Handled change tickets using BMC Remedy User v7.0.0.1, PAC 2000 v7.1 and HEAT call logging tools.
  • Trained teh internal team members and teh offshore team WFIS (Wells Fargo India Solutions) on various procedures, practices and deployments.
  • Worked on preparing teh Run books for all teh applications in FMG and Wells CAP and add them in Middleware SharePoint site.
  • Schedule and work on Production deployments after teh COW (Critical online window) and during teh weekends.
  • Provided 24/7 on call support during teh releases on rotation.

Technologies: PVCS, Clearcase, ANT, BMC Remedy User v7.0.0.1, PAC 2000 v7.1, HEAT, Weblogic Server 8.1/9.2/10.2, Java/J2EE, ASP, .Net, C, C++, PL/SQL, Crystal Reports, Sun N1 Service Provisioning System v5.1, Nuance Management Station v3.1.0, CA Wily, MS Project, Oracle, Datastage, HP Quality Center 9.2, HP Quick Test Professional 9.5, Autosys, NDM, Sterling Commerce Connect Direct, Sybase, Unix, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3/4/5, Solaris 10, Windows Server 2000/2003/2008.

Confidential, Coraopolis, PA

Build/Release Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Expertise in IBM Rational UCM process using Clearcase/Clearquest.
  • Worked as Clearcase administrator.
  • Created new projects in ClearCase.
  • Locked/unlocked streams for teh developers.
  • Creating/recommending baselines.
  • Created new project streams and merged code from one stream to another.
  • Used Ant and Maven tools to automate teh build and deployment process.
  • Setting up local websphere server on local host.
  • Upgraded Oracle TopLink from version 9 to 10.
  • Configured and performed deployments on Websphere 5.1 and 6.0 for Windows and Linux application servers.
  • Performed Oracle mappings using TopLink workbench.
  • Trouble shooted day-to-day configuration issues by coordinating with QA team leads and development team leads.
  • Used Admin Console to administer clustered Application servers.
  • Deployed teh EAR file using websphere admin console to QA environments.
  • Worked on Visual Build Pro to automate deployments on windows and Linux.
  • Used Visual Source Safe (VSS) to checkout teh code for deploying to various environments.
  • Participated in day-to-day meetings with QA team leads, Dev team leads, Business Analysts, and Professional services executives to resolve configuration issues.
  • Prepared deployment documents to various builds in staging and production and released teh instructions to related teams.
  • Trained teh developers to implement teh best practices in Change Management.

Technologies: Clearcase LT, ClearQuest, Websphere 5.1 and 6.0, Mercury Quality Center, Oracle TopLink 9 & 10, RHEL 4.0, ANT, Maven, Visual SourceSafe (VSS) 6.0, Java j2ee, ASP, VB, Visual Build Pro, Windows NT.

Confidential, Cambridge, MA

Build and Release Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Developed SAPinst installation components.
  • Created installations for SSM project 7.0 (SAP Strategy Management).
  • Created 4 SAP installs on UNIX and Linux for teh four boxes Solaris, IBM-AIX, HP-UX, and Suse Linux.
  • Created SAP installs on windows platform for SAP Strategy Management by using teh SAPinst tool.
  • Written scripts to do teh builds with out having access to teh lifeline of perforce.
  • Accessed teh source code from Perforce Server to teh client work stations.
  • Modified teh existing scripts to do teh builds on all teh boxes.
  • Actively worked with SAPinst workbench 701 and 710-2 SAPinst tool with Java 1.5 to load teh XML files and to modify them by using teh workbench.
  • Maintained all teh Build schedules in Unix, Linux, IBM-AIX and Solaris.
  • Assisted in releasing SSM 2007 sp03 support packs.
  • Played a key role in component assembly for teh component validation.
  • Frequently coordinated with teh SAP AG installation teams in walldorf Germany and conducted workshops on SAPinst with 710-2 SAPinst tool.
  • Resolved teh issues of teh GNU compilers on teh old machines by installing teh latest GNU compilers on UNIX boxes and Linux boxes.
  • Assisted teh Unicode team and resolved teh issues raised by them.

Technologies: Solaris 5.7 & 10, IBM-AIX 4.3, AIX/RS 6000 4.1, & 5.3, HP-UX 10.2 & 11.2.3, Red hat Linux 5, Suse Linux 2.4.7 & 10 (Enterprise Server), Windows, Perforce, Pearl, Python, SAPinst tool, Java 1.5

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Plays a major role in Migration Process of FANTASIA From VB to ASP.net.
  • Involved in Designing and work bench for ASP.Net migration Process.
  • Involved in developing teh Components in ASP.Net for equivalent classes in VB.
  • Involved in Testing for migrated components.
  • Created SCM Audit Plan and was teh Key role in doing SCM Audit.
  • Generated teh reports for conducting SCM verification and Audit process by using Smart CVS.
  • Exported Project / Release Component Reports to Microsoft Excel.
  • Wrote Scripts to automate teh process of consolidating teh appropriate APIs for every Release.
  • Created System Test/Performance Test environments and Maintained Environment Upgrades.
  • Active role in preparing documents like SCM New User guides and SCM verification.
  • Prepared Migration logs for every release and maintained teh data accuracy.
  • Planned teh Release schedules by identifying teh Testing Environment and confirming teh Current Code Level.
  • Involved in Defining teh Sequence Diagrams in UML using teh Smalltalk Code
  • Preparing a work bench for C# migration Process.
  • Developing teh C# Components.Involved in Testing Migration Components.
  • Create/Maintain Development and QA environments as well as support development and QA teams.
  • Manage source code, software builds, software versioning, and defect tracking on all software maintenance tasks and projects.
  • Maintain release plan, manage release content, communicate release status and analyze functional and technical dependencies among projects and maintenance of releases.
  • Planned and wrote Project’s CM Plan and process.
  • Created Branches, Labels and performed Merges.
  • Used Cygwin to connect to Linux from windows.
  • Wrote scripts for automation of activities and builds.
  • Involved in configuration and Implementation of ClearQuest workflow for Bug Tracking tool.

Technologies: Windows 2000, C++, Java, W2k/NT, Visual Smalltalk Enterprise 3.1, C#, Perl, ANT, Maven, Cygwin.

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