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Release Manager at Johnson Controls, Inc in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Posted in Information Technology 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

At Johnson Controls, we’re shaping the future to create a world that’s safe, comfortable and sustainable. Our global team creates innovative, integrated solutions to make cities more connected, buildings more intelligent and vehicles more efficient. We are passionate about improving the way the world lives, works and plays. The future requires bold ideas, an entrepreneurial mind-set and collaboration across boundaries. You need a career focused on tomorrow. Tomorrow needs you.

What you will do

Oversee the delivery of highly-available Information Technology Services to Channel Sales and Operation within the Building Technologies & Services Global Products business unit.  Oversee the Release, Quality Assurance, and System Integration of the Selection Navigator Platform.  Assist the Selection Navigator PMO in providing timely releases.  Work across multiple Agile teams to develop and implement sound release management practices.   

Regional & International Travel:  20%
Remote Location: OK
How you will do it

  • Responsible for Selection Navigator software release processes and procedures.

  • Interface and work with Program Management and others to build dashboards and metrics around software release activities and defects.

  • Assume accountability for software release activities on Selection Navigator platform.

  • Oversee and coordinate software release activities, often during non-business hours.

  • Establish and enforce sound software release practices, including formal release calendar.

  • Interface and work with program and business leaders on identifying and implementing business process improvements.

  • Oversee and coordinate integration testing on Selection Navigator Platform.

  • Develop and enforce formal defect reporting and triage process.

  • Ensure program is compliant with formal IT change management practices.

  • Establish and maintain relationships with other formal QA and Release Management practices with JCI.

What we look for


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Computer Science or equivalent combination of education and experience. 

  • Minimum of 10 years of progressively increasing responsibility within Information Technology Proven quality focus in providing customer-driven products, services, and solutions.  

  • Demonstrated ability to work well in a team environment and to lead others in a directed effort to complete projects.

  • Strong communication and presentation skills including a proven ability to work with employees at all levels of the organization.

  • Experience in formal IT governance.

  • Experience overseeing formal release management activities across multiple software development teams.


  • Master’s Degree 

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