Project Coordinator


: $48,510.00 - $77,450.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations

RESPONSIBILITIES Kforce has a client in search of a Project Coordinator (Release Management) in Maryland Heights, MO. Key Tasks Plans, organizes, facilitates, and communicates activities to promote software releases between test environments and into the production environment Provides coordination between the application and test teams and ensures that a structured approach to risk assessment and business impact is employed Responsible for following the Release Management (RM) processes Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience Practices adherence to the Release Management (RM) processes, policies, and procedures and makes recommendations for updates to the Release Management documentation Provides operational level oversight and control through the use of Release and Communications Plans, System Organization and Dependency Charts established for each ProgramApplication Stack Ensures the appropriate amount of Planning is conducted based on method and complexity of the release in order to minimize risks and to clearly articulate impact of the maintenance to the stakeholders Maintains highly accurate tracking of code releases and system maintenance for all environments, as applicable to each ProgramApplication Stack, to ensure environments are kept in alignment and to provide accurate Release Management (RM) metrics Obtains and aligns resources in coordination with the applicable Resource Managers and ensures that deployment Method of Procedures (MOPs) are reviewed by appropriate Resources prior to the maintenance window Ensures that functional testing was passed in a lower environment prior to release into an RM managed environment, and that the Production deployment procedures are practiced in a similar, lower environment Reviews required artifacts for accuracy and completeness as applicable to each environment (Examples Release Notes, Methods of Procedure, Test Results, and Change Requests) REQUIREMENTS Bachelor's degree in Business related discipline, or equivalent work experience IT experience 1+ years Technical Project Coordinator experience 1+ years Ability to read, write, speak and understand English Fundamental understanding of IT technologies and testing methodologies An overall control-oriented focus to ensure processes and service delivery are compliant and risk averse Demonstrated ability of maintaining metrics-based process improvement Demonstrated ability to develop strong alliances and collaborate with those outside of your immediate organization Strong customer service mindset with ability to appropriately balance risk with service delivery expectations Detail oriented with strong organizational skills Excellent inter-personal skills (listening, written and verbal communication) to partner with a diverse set of stakeholders Intermediate problem solving and analytical skills Demonstrated ability to positively influence outcomes Demonstrated track record as a team player and as a critical thinker Preferred Qualifications Familiarity with ServiceNow Change Management and CMDB or similar tools Experience with Cherwell ticketing system - very nice to have Proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite of products (MS Access experience a plus) Familiar with Defect Tracking tool such as HP ALM or similar Familiar with Code Repository tools such as CVS, GIT or similar IT Service Management experience Kforce is an Equal OpportunityAffirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability 427 * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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