• Competitive
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Citibank NA
  • 12 Dec 17

Release Project Manager

Release Project Manager

  • Primary Location: Singapore,Singapore,Singapore
  • Other Location: Asia Pacific; Canada
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree
  • Job Function: Program/Project Management
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Travel Time: No
  • Job ID: 17068119


Description

  • Lead Implementation team, conversion management team, Interface management,  UAT Tracking and Governance activities aligning to the Release Cadence for Asia
  • Implementation and Tracking of Customer facing channels ie host, ATM, CBOL, Eclipse, IVR and Mobile on the actual release day to ensure implementation is within the approved green zone window
  • Lead implementation team to plan and execute Monthly releases for Asia along with application, country technology teams and CTI teams
  • Lead Conversion Implementation covering Requirement Gathering, Conversion Build, Conversion Testing, and Production Implementation for Asia
  • To plan and execute the Production Conversion Dry Runs to fine tune the execution within the Production Implementation Green Zone window
  • To plan and execute the annual Production Data Refresh to Test Environments to increase the quality of test data
  • Close liaison with BISO/TISO/RISO on the review of production data masking approach and Customer Sensitive elements prior to every Production data refresh exercise 
  • Release change request Analysis/Management for Tech Mandated Projects
  • To Oversee and track the UAT code drop activities from Build and TRM streams to minimize impact to the ongoing UAT execution of every release window
  • Production Infrastructure readiness (Storage, MIPS, Server Allocation, Entitlement Access, NDM, On Demand Setup) to execute the Production dry run and Data Refresh Activities
  • Deliver Quality Projects in Production by ensuring the project artifacts are strictly adhered to the Citi Release Management policies and procedures
  • Liaise with users to validate the data conversion ie Reports and Online verifications in UAT/Dry runs phases and Track the issues towards closure
  • To identify Risk and establish Mitigation plan to avoid any issues to the project/Release timeline for Conversion Dry Runs/UAT code drop/code sync post releases/Tech Mandated changes/Data Refresh
  • MIS Generation and on time escalation for Management Attention
  • Managing over 10000++ External and Internal interfaces related activities and work with the Project PM's and the 3rd party / external vendors to ensure that the connectivity's are in place before the actual implementation This involves SSG / Firewall / NDM related setups
  • Release conversion and implementation experience is required
  • PMI Agile and PMP certification will be preferred


Qualifications

  • Minimum 8 plus years of experience working on projects as a project manager, tech lead, and architect, specifically in the banking domain
  • Proficient with the project life cycle (Waterfall and Agile)
  • Leadership and strong communication skills
  • Good program management and planning disciplines
  • PMP certification will be an added advantage
  • Provide progress and overall project status, including risk management plans, issue resolution approach, and overall actions and decisions needed by the stakeholders to deliver the effort
  • Outstanding organizational skills and attention to details
  • Strong team player
  • Bachelor's degree required in Finance, Technology or related field
  • Ability to build a comprehensive understanding of project stakeholders, subject matter, and priorities