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Senior Release Manager - Remote

Clari

Clari

San Francisco, CA, USA · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, May 8, 2024
Clari’s Revenue platform gives forecasting accuracy and visibility from the sales rep to the board room on revenue performance - helping them spot revenue leak to answer if they will meet, beat, or miss their sales goals. With insights like this, no wonder leading companies worldwide, including Okta, Adobe, Workday, and Zoom use Clari to drive revenue accuracy and precision. We never get tired of our customers singing our praises because it fuels us to help them continue to achieve remarkable. The next generation of revenue excellence is here…are you ready to achieve remarkable with us?
About the Team
The Engineering Team at Clari is deeply committed to building an enterprise-grade platform that serves as the backbone for our customer's most critical business process - Revenue. With an unrelenting commitment to innovation, our mission is to craft the ultimate revenue intelligence platform for our customers. Rooted in Agile principles, we foster a culture of adaptability and efficiency across all our teams. If you're energized by the prospect of contributing to a dynamic environment that emphasizes collaboration, continuous improvement, and leveraging the forefront of technology to address customer needs, we would love to meet you.
About the Role
We are seeking a Senior Release Manager with a strong technical focus to lead the release management cycle in a fast-paced environment. This role presents a one-of-a-kind chance to have a significant impact in a growing company by assessing and directing the current release process, as well as partnering with various teams to strategize and enhance the process.
The Senior Release Manager plays a critical role in overcoming challenges, resolving conflicts, prioritizing tasks, and utilizing strong negotiation abilities. To excel in this position, it is essential to have reliability, strong judgment, and the capacity to influence others through analytical thinking and effective leadership.
This is a fully remote opportunity but is preferred to be worked from the Pacific Time zone.

Responsibilities

  • Own the release management lifecycle end to end, including scheduling, coordinating, and managing releases and interacting with cross-functional teams
  • Conduct release readiness reviews and engineering go/no-go reviews
  • Work with the engineering team to assign responsibilities, identify appropriate resources needed, and develop schedules to ensure timely completion of high-quality releases while working closely with QA teams to define testing requirements, execute test plans, and ensure that releases meet quality standards
  • Implement automated testing processes to streamline QA efforts and improve release reliability
  • Communicate all key project plans, commitments, and changes, including requirements, QA plans, schedule, and scope changes throughout the release process and provide regular updates on release status, risks, and issues to stakeholders and management.
  • Ability to navigate through ambiguity while defining a path forward
  • Maintain awareness of high-risk changes and steps to mitigate them
  • Strive for continual improvements in the release process maturity
  • Identify opportunities to optimize release processes, tools, and workflows. Implement best practices and lessons learned to improve the efficiency and reliability of software releases

Qualifications

  • 5+ years’ experience as Release Manager
  • Experience working with agile release cycles
  • Release management experience in the SaaS environment with experience in multiple products and geographical areas.
  • Experience leading cross-functional teams through software or systems upgrades
  • Ability to effectively communicate with engineers as well as non-technical teams.
  • Substantial background in forming relationships and influencing others.
  • Self starter, highly motivated individual with experience working in a fast-moving, changing environment.

Perks and Benefits @ Clari

  • Remote-first with opportunities to work and celebrate in person
  • Medical, dental, vision, short & long-term disability, Life insurance, and EAP
  • Mental health support provided by Modern Health
  • Pre-IPO stock options
  • Well being and professional development stipends
  • Retirement 401(k) plan
  • 100% paid parental leave, plus fertility and family planning support provided by Maven
  • Discretionary paid time off, monthly ‘take a break’ days, and Focus Fridays
  • Focus on culture: Charitable giving match, plus in-person and virtual events
  • It is Clari’s intent to pay all Clarians competitive wages and salaries that are motivational, fair, and equitable. The goal of Clari’s compensation program is to be transparent, attract potential employees, meet the needs of all current employees and encourage employees to stay and grow at Clari.
    Actual compensation packages are based on several factors that are unique to each candidate, including but not limited to specific work location, skill set, depth of experience, education and certifications.
    The salary range for this position is $114,000 to $191,000. The compensation package for this position also includes stock options and company-paid benefits, including well-being and professional development stipends.
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You’ll often hear our CEO talk about being remarkable. To Clari, remarkable means many things. We believe in providing interesting and meaningful work in a supportive and inclusive environment - free from discrimination for everyone without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, gender identity, or veteran status.
Clari focuses on culture add, not culture fit, and believe we are made stronger by what makes you unique. If you are passionate about learning and excited about what we are doing, then we want to hear from you!