Skillable is the virtual labs platform built to adapt quickly in the face of constant change. A three-time Inc. 500 company, Skillable believes validated experiences and challenge-centric learning will transform the way organizations upskill their customers, partners and employees. Industry leaders such as Microsoft, Amazon, IBM, Veritas, Global Knowledge and New Horizons trust Skillable’s full stack lab development and hosting platform, generating nearly 5 million lab launches to date in 2021 and more than 20 million lab launches over its tenure.
The leadership team of Skillable traces its roots back almost 25 years in the Information Technology training industry. Ranging from engaging in the delivery of technical training, creating training content, and managing training organizations across multiple countries, the team has worked and engaged in every facet of technology training, content production, and assessment. During its growth, they have managed multiple successful training delivery companies, pioneered new and innovative ways to build and deliver training, worked heavily in the assessment and testing industry, and managed some of the world’s largest training delivery programs by the world’s leading software companies.
Skillable is currently seeking a Senior Director of Release Management, who will be responsible for managing and leading the Platform Development Management Team, the Test and Quality Assurance Team and the Documentation Team. The release management role is critical to the delivery of quality software for Skillable. The leader in this role is responsible for the release process, planning, scheduling, testing and documentation. You will also facilitate and drive the collaboration of multiple teams to achieve the successful delivery of bug free software. A continuous deployment mentality is important and should be backed with practical experience in process improvements.
Skillable is a 100% remote and virtual company. You will be expected to be a member of a highly talented and productive team, maintain a high degree of output and focus with minimal daily supervision, working on tasks assigned, while enjoying the benefits of a work from home organization. To help drive team culture and good working relationships, Skillable leverages remote co-working sessions from time to time in different locations around the USA where the team comes together to work and get to know each other better.
The Senior Director of Release Management reports to the Chief Technology Officer and has a broad set of responsibilities which encompass managing the platform release cycle, the test and QA process and the delivery of world class documentation. Duties include the following:
Job Duties & Responsibilities
As the Senior Director of Release Management, you can expect to perform the following tasks on an ongoing basis.
The ideal candidate will have experience in the following areas:
· 1. Ability to frequently remain in a stationary position.
· 2. Ability to frequently communicate and exchange accurate information.
· 3. Ability to constantly operate equipment such as telephone, computers, etc.
· 4. Ability to move equipment, in excess of 5 lbs.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job function assigned satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
If you meet the above requirements and are looking for a rewarding career, please take a moment to share your background with us by applying online. Skillable is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers full-time employees a robust benefit package, to include: Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription, Healthcare Savings Account, Flexible Spending Account, Dependent Care Reimbursement Account, Retirement Savings Plan (100% match of employee 401(k) contributions up to 3% of their compensation, then 50% matching contribution of next 2% of employee’s compensation), Wellness Program and reimbursement, Travel Assistance Program, Short-term Disability, Life and AD&D, Accident Recovery, Employee Assistance Program, Long-term Disability, Critical Care, Cancer Care, Hospital Indemnity, Discount Program, Home Office/Communication Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Sick Time, Personal Time, Holidays, Employee Recognition Programs, Company Trips, and even Pet Insurance!
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