IT Technology Release Management Senior Manager

Job Description

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Job Description

The PGT Technology Cut-over & Release Management Senior Manager supports the governance, implementation and deployment of cutover and release management processes and plans to ensure transition to SAP S/4 solutions is successful and adheres to global standards across PGT go-live execution. This role will promote adoption and adherence to PepsiCo Agile Methodology principles for PGT sector/market deployment projects, while also providing oversight to ensure consistency across PGT project planning and execution.

  • Define PGT environment & release management processes (DEV, QA, PRE)
  • Coordinate PGT projects within releases including reviews and approvals
  • Identify, open and manage environment / release issues as appropriate
  • Manage risks, impacts and potential conflicts of change for the planned releases
  • Guardrail service management standards (e.g., ITIL)
  • Govern release compliance within the PGT ecosystem
  • Facilitate stage gates, guardrails and ongoing planning/status meetings for project releases
  • Review project portfolio for the ecosystem for conflicts
  • Deliver environment calendars with freezes, refreshes and availability
  • Conduct weekly release meetings in order to deliver cross-project status (resolves issues between projects in releases)
  • Resolve issues between PGT projects within the same release
  • Coordinate design reviews and stage gates for releases
  • Ensure system, user acceptance test (UAT) and regression test are being performed across a project release
  • Work with PGT teams to define & plan upgrade strategy


  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 8+ years of project, release & environment management experience with focus on ITIL tools & processes
  • Ability to effectively communicate with higher levels of the organization
  • Knowledge and experience in following tools, disciplines and processes are: ServiceNow, Plutora, Azure Dev OPS, Agile, Clarity, SAP Solution Manager & Solman
  • PMI certification
  • Outstanding customer service skills to direct and indirect customers
  • Strong management skills with the ability to develop teams and cultivate talent

Relocation Eligible: Not Eligible for Relocation
Job Type: Regular

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