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Deployment Analyst

Deployment Analyst

Job Title: Deployment Analyst
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Docklands
Industry:
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2020-07-20 00:00:00
Reference: V-37648
Contact Name: Mohammed Samsam
Contact Email: mohammeds@whizdom.com.au
Job Published: July 21, 2020 16:00

Job Description

The Role:

The Deployment Analyst will be responsible for the management of deployment planning and execution activities across testing and production environments.

Your responsibilities will include, but no limited to:
  • Reporting to the deployment management lead and project manager on a regular basis, escalating items where necessary
  • Providing deployment plan input to the project manager and delivery stream lead
  • Supporting the project manager and delivery stream lead throughout the project delivery lifecycle
  • Creating, reviewing, managing approval and rolling out deployment plans
  • Facilitating conversations between the project delivery team and technology service management for change records
  • Creating, maintaining and presenting dynamic diagrams for pre/main/post deployment activities
  • Facilitating the creation, review, approval, roll out and execution of run sheets (deploy and back out)
  • Creating and conducting technical deployment walkthroughs
  • Setting up, managing and leading Control Room planning activities such as logistics, set-up, rosters, handover procedure and communication activities
  • Leading the Control Room execution activities
  • Collaborating with personnel from the Service Delivery and Transition Stream group on environment management, release and change management, and deployment-related test activities
  • Coordinating with project manager and delivery stream lead on the creation of the Decision Framework (i.e. Go/No Go criteria and stakeholders, deployment escalation matrix and procedure, checkpoint management)
  • Providing input to the project manager for the Go-Live Document, Delivery Readiness Dashboard and Deployment Minute
  • Providing input to the project manager for the Change Acceptance Board (CAB), and weekly and monthly status reports
  • Conducting post-deployment reviews, and document and implement continuous improvements
Essential Skills and Experience:
  • Strong track record of supporting complex projects in previous engagements
  • Strong command of the management of deployment activities in testing and production environments
  • Strong experience with project lifecycle management tools such as ALM and Cherwell
  • Excellent attention to detail and a commitment to precision
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills
  • Excellent reporting and presentation skills, including the use of data to inform communication
  • Excellent at translating technical data into 'easy to understand' information
  • Excellent at process and system improvement analysis
  • Ability to identify, resolve and manage deployment risks and issues
  • Advanced proficiency in Waterfall and Agile methodologies
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft applications such as Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint, Project, Outlook and SharePoint  

Location and Contract Term:
Melbourne based. Until 30 June 2021 with a 12 month extension option


Security Requirements:
Must be an Australian Citizen with an eligibility to obtain and maintain a Federal Baseline Security Clearance.


How to Apply:
Applications close Wednesday, 29 July 2020

Please upload your resume to apply. Please note you may need to complete selection criteria to complete this application process. We will be in touch with instructions for suitably skilled candidates

Call Mohammed 1300 944 936 for any further information