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CVS Health Release Manager- REMOTE in Chicago, Illinois

Job Description

Manage Functional Releases – from Plan Phase through Deployment Phase – to ensure adherence to established Release controls, standards, and processes, including:• Communicate timely and appropriate information across Technology and Business including:o Notifications about release milestones; testing guidelines; environments refreshes; code deployments; and Unplanned Releases (outside planned release calendar)o Release kick-off presentation deck creationo Meeting facilitation - release kick-off meetings, IT governance board meetings, and post-release retrospectiveso Infrastructure monthly maintenance and other updates• Manage the Release Checkpoint process to ensure contents of Releases are audit compliant prior to Production deployment• Direct the Release Advisory Board (RAB) process, which is the bswift governing body for all IT Production changes• Point of contact for annual SOC audit of Release Management controls• Plan Production deployments and coordinate On-Call support teams • Monitor Production deployments, communicate handoffs to On-Call teams, and provide live updates to Business & Technology stakeholdersMaintain Release Calendar, checklists; deployment runbooks; and Release Mgmt. foundational documentation (i.e., communication plans, workflow, job aides, etc.)Forward plan the Release Calendar including:• Functional Releases (sprint schedule/production deployment)• Infrastructure Releases (projects and repeatable activities occurring outside monthly patch schedule)First point of contact for Business & Technology questions about Release calendars, schedules, environments changes, etc.

Pay Range

The typical pay range for this role is:

Minimum: 60300

Maximum: 126600

Please keep in mind that this range represents the pay range for all positions in the job grade within which this position falls. The actual salary offer will take into account a wide range of factors, including location.

Required Qualifications

Minimum 5 years of experience in Release Management, SDLC, or IT Change ManagementAudit & Controls experience e.g. SOIC, SOX etc.

COVID Requirements

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

CVS Health requires certain colleagues to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including any booster shots if required), where allowable under the law, unless they are approved for a reasonable accommodation based on disability, medical condition, religious belief, or other legally recognized reasons that prevents them from being vaccinated.

You are required to have received at least one COVID-19 shot prior to your first day of employment and to provide proof of your vaccination status or apply for a reasonable accommodation within the first 10 days of your employment. Please note that in some states and roles, you may be required to provide proof of full vaccination or an approved reasonable accommodation before you can begin to actively work.

Preferred Qualifications

ITIL/ITSM training or certification


B.S. Computer Science or similar field

Business Overview

Bring your heart to CVS HealthEvery one of us at CVS Health shares a single, clear purpose: Bringing our heart to every moment of your health. This purpose guides our commitment to deliver enhanced human-centric health care for a rapidly changing world. Anchored in our brand — with heart at its center — our purpose sends a personal message that how we deliver our services is just as important as what we deliver.Our Heart At Work Behaviors™ support this purpose. We want everyone who works at CVS Health to feel empowered by the role they play in transforming our culture and accelerating our ability to innovate and deliver solutions to make health care more personal, convenient and affordable. We strive to promote and sustain a culture of diversity, inclusion and belonging every day. CVS Health is an affirmative action employer, and is an equal opportunity employer, as are the physician-owned businesses for which CVS Health provides management services. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, promotion, or any other personnel action based on race, ethnicity, color, national origin, sex/gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.