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Job Advert Are you new to the world of Change Management and looking for an opportunity to really boost your knowledge and experience as a Release Analyst?The ASDA Service Technology team are recruiting for a Release Analyst to work within the Change and Release Management function in ASDA House. We are looking for an individual who has a good understanding of Service and/or the ITIL framework, preferably with exposure to the Release function.  This is a junior role within the team where you will be surrounded by experienced colleagues who will train and mentor you to take your career to the next level.As a Release Analyst, you will be responsible for driving both Project and BAU releases within the ASDA estate, ensuring associated Changes are appropriately approved and successfully implemented to Production, in order minimise any negative impact and avoid operational disruption to the business.The successful candidate will report to the Change & Release Manager, with additional responsibilities including the communication of release updates to key stakeholder groups and ensuring that all Releases adhere to the relevant standards and follow appropriate governance. Key stakeholder groups are internal ASDA Technology teams, third party vendors and ASDA/George business colleagues.This is an excellent opportunity to work within a growing Technology team, who can offer you a great working environment and flexible working, and an in-depth training plan to take you to the next level.The RoleAs a Release Analyst, you will support the wider team to ensure that all Releases are fully planned and understood and will not result in any unplanned outages to the Production environments. You will co-ordinate and deploy Releases for ASDA Technology and third-party applications and communicate the status of these Releases to key stakeholder groups via appropriate channels.  You will liaise with ASDA Business and Service teams to ensure all Release activity is undertaken in accordance with the customers' requirements and within agreed outage windows. You will Support Release colleagues in removing waste in Release Management processes and driving agile ways of working to reduce costs. You will adhere to and champion the Change and Release Management processes, providing support for transformational change activities and demonstrating effective stakeholder engagement. Finally, you will assist with the upkeep of the Release Management SharePoint site which acts as a point of reference for all colleagues to access anything Release Management related.About YouA solid knowledge of IT and the underlying processes, and an understanding of Service Management tools, such as Service Now.Experience working in a fast paced, dynamic retail or multi-channel environment.Knowledge of relevant industry standard methodologies, frameworks & best practices (ITIL).Experience of working within a Release or Service team with exposure to the Release functionIf flexible working is important to you, then look no further At Asda, we are proud of our culture and our commitment to flexible working. This role is based at Asda House, Leeds with the flexibility to work from home 2-3 days per weekYou will also get an excellent benefits package including;-Discretionary company bonusCompany pension up to 7% matched10% colleague discount, free parking and many additional rewards.We want all colleagues to be able to bring their best and true selves to work, every day. Simply put, we want our colleagues to be Proud to be Asda and proud to be themselves. Job Title Release Analyst Location Asda House - Leeds Employment Type Full-time Contract Type Permanent Hours per Week 37.50 Salary Competitive salary plus benefits Category IT Closing Date 28 February 2021

2 months ago

Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Full time


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