We are seeking a highly capable and experienced Release Management Caption / Director to coordinate a critical migration project to Google Cloud, specifically focusing on WebLogic units. The successful candidate will possess exceptional technical expertise in Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE), Weblogic, cloud migration, and release management. This role involves coordinating with a diverse team of onshore and offshore professionals, reporting directly to the Director of Technology and offering daily updates to C-Level on the Client Side, and serving as the driving force behind the successful execution of the migration program.
Key Responsibilities -
1. End to end migration of WebLogic Clusters to GKE.
2. Develop and implement a comprehensive migration strategy, ensuring minimal downtime and adherence to best practices.
3. Collaborate with cloud architects, WebLogic administrators, developers, and other stakeholders to define technical requirements and migration plans.
4. Troubleshoot technical issues and provide guidance to the team to resolve them effectively.
5. Stay current with industry trends and advancements in cloud technologies to make informed decisions during the migration process.
1. Establish and manage an efficient release management process, including version control, release planning, and deployment.
2. Ensure proper testing, quality assurance, and documentation of releases before deployment to production.
3. Implement release management best practices and automation tools to streamline the release process.
1. Act as the project owner, responsible for the successful execution of the migration program.
2. Develop and maintain a detailed project plan, including timelines, milestones, and resource allocation.
3. Identify and mitigate risks and issues, ensuring the project remains on track and within budget.
4. Monitor and report on project progress to the C-Level, Steerco and senior leadership, providing regular updates and actionable insights.
5. Prepare reports and presentations to communicate project status, challenges, and achievements effectively.
1. Act as the primary point of contact for the C-Level Leadership team, engaging them regularly and providing transparent updates on the progress of the migration program.
1. Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, or a related field. Master's degree preferred.
2. Extensive experience in cloud migration projects, with a strong emphasis on GKE and Kubernetes.
3. Proven track record of successful release management, including version control and deployment automation.
4. Exceptional project management skills, with a history of leading complex, high-impact projects.
5. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, capable of engaging and influencing C-Level Leadership.
Relevant certifications in Google Cloud and Kubernetes.
Previous experience with WebLogic migrations.