Release Manager (Bilingual: Mandarin/English) at Wyze

| Kirkland
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Who is Wyze?
Wyze is a tech startup based in Kirkland, WA.
We’re a team of innovators and tech geeks obsessed with making smart home products accessible to everyone. Our products are intuitive and easy to use, and we partner with our customers to add new features and continuously improve our products over time. We believe customers shouldn’t have to compromise – beautifully designed smart home products should enrich people’s lives and be something everyone can afford.
We launched our first smart home camera, Wyze Cam, in October 2017. We also sell Wyze Cam Pan, a pan & tilt camera.

Responsibilities

  • Measure and monitor progress to ensure application releases are delivered on time, and that they meet or exceed expectations
  • Manage risks and resolves issues that affect release scope, schedule and quality
  • Coordinate release content and effort based on the product updates, defects / bugs, and service updates
  • Communicate all key project plans, commitments, and changes including requirements, QA plans, schedule, and scope changes
  • Manage relationships and coordinate work between different teams at different locations
  • Conduct and lead Release Readiness reviews, Milestone Reviews, and Business Go/No-Go reviews
  • Schedule product deployment plan for App, Cloud, and firmware
  • Weekly Release Reporting and manage release dashboard
  • Communicate release details and schedules to the Business as required
  • Negotiate, plan and manage all release activities
  • Create, document, execute, and improve the process of build packaging, verification, certification, and release
  • Manage and work with engineers to coordinate all Build and Release activities - branching strategy, analyze the impacts of branches / environment and code merges
  • Maintains the release schedule for all core services and ensure alignment across key partners and vendors.
  • Continually work towards making improvements in the release process
  • Lead and co-ordinate the Go-Live activities including the execution of the deployment Plans and checklists.
  • Maintains a release repository and manages key information such as build and release procedures, dependencies, and notification lists
  • Researches new software development and configuration management methodologies and technologies and analyzes their application to current configuration management needs

Qualification

  • Bachelor’s degree or relevant work experience
  • 3-5 years of release and/or project management experience
  • Bilingual (Mandarin/English)
  • Prior experience performs release management
  • Strong leadership, communication, and presentation skills with a firm sense of accountability, ownership for the end-to-end project lifecycle, and exceptional Project Management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate cross-functional work teams toward task completion
  • General PC knowledge including Microsoft Office expert level knowledge of Excel.
  • Proven ability to take initiative and execute using agile techniques.

Good to Have

  • Work / Hands-on experience on Agile development

Ready to be part of #teamwyze? Then please send us your resume or detailed Linkedin
profile. We also love covers letters that tell us all the amazing things you can do!
Lastly and incredibly important to us: we are an equal opportunity employer and value
diversity as well as inclusion at Wyze. We are fully committed to providing equal
employment opportunity for all employees and all applicants for employment. That’s
how we do things!

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Location

No other city in the Puget Sound has as many waterfront parks and beaches. Vibrant neighborhood destination with dining and recreational activities.

What are Wyze Perks + Benefits

Culture
Daily stand up
Team owned deliverables
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 4 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. Wyze also provides 4 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Flexible Work Schedule
Wyze provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Flexible start and end times.
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Annually, Wyze employees receive 15 vacation days, 6 paid Holidays and an additional day of vacation for every year that you have been employed at Wyze, uncapped!
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Employees receive 9 hours per year of paid sick leave.
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Stocked Kitchen
Fully stocked kitchen including unlimited snacks, coffee, tea, kombucha, you name it!
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted Once per week.
Parking
We offer employees Free on-site garage parking.
Pet Friendly
Dog friendly daily.
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Wyze offers employees professional development opportunities like the ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Diversity Program
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