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Release Manager

Redmond, WA | IT
Job ID: 97494
Listed on 2/4/2020

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced, passionate Release Manager to assist us in delivering amazing game experiences to our players. 

 As our Release Manager, you’ll work with the teams responsible for multiple. You will be essential in getting our titles into the hands of players by partnering with our Production, Development, and Infrastructure teams. To do this, you will be responsible for navigating the Certification process as well as multiple content ingestion pipelines and driving technical investigations when releases don’t go as planned.

 The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, able to prioritize their work independently and capable of managing multiple products and team relationships. Keeping cool under pressure, being able to think critically through problems and take a technical approach to investigating issues with stakeholders from a variety of different business units is essential to success. The ability to work through ambiguity is critical. 


Understand the process and policies tied to Xbox content ingestion pipelines

Understand platform certification requirements and assist development teams in identifying potential issues before, during and after releases

Comprehend global release requirements for content localization, geopolitical compliance, and age rating

Configure and manage game products for certification and publishing to the Microsoft Store

Create, document, execute, and improve the process of build packaging, verification, certification, and release

Drive communication and troubleshooting of release issues and game products configuration

Qualifications & Skills

Experience shipping current-generation, AAA games through a minimum of 3 product cycles as a Release Manager or Producer

Highly proficient in Microsoft Office, Azure Dev Ops, and internal content management systems and tooling

Experience with Agile development methodologies


Previous experience shipping Xbox One titles

Previous experience with Windows Dev Center and/or Xbox Developer Portal