Specialist Configuration and Release

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Asia Pacific


China - Shanghai

Work type

Full Time

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Date published

06 November 2019

Date closing

20 November 2019 at 00:00 GMT

About BHP

At BHP we support our people to grow, learn, develop their skills and reach their potential. With a global portfolio of operations, we offer a diverse and inclusive environment with extraordinary career opportunities.  Our strategy is to focus on creating a safe work environment where our employees feel strongly connected to our values and objectives, and where the capability of our people is key to our success. Come and be a part of this success.

About the role

The Specialist Configuration and Release is responsible for defining and executing configuration and release management plans, to ensure timely and quality delivery of releases, in alignment with the product roadmap. He/she will define and implement related standards, processes and tools.
  • Accountable for the timely and quality delivery of product releases, in alignment with the
  • Competency Center product roadmap
  • Define and implement configuration and release management standards, processes and tools
  • Identify configuration and release needs, and develop and maintain configuration and release plans, to enable timely and quality delivery of products while mitigating associated risks
  • Execute the configuration and release lifecycle, ensuring that products advance through appropriate stage-gates, in accordance with defined standards
  • Collaborate closely with the product delivery team and quality assurance teams, monitoring product readiness and adapting release plans accordingly
  • Manage risks and facilitate resolution of issues that affect configuration and release scope, schedule and quality
  • Organise and facilitate interim reviews and ‘go/no-go’ decision-making for product deployment
  • Communicate release plans to relevant stakeholders and manage related impacts, in collaboration with project manager, and communication and change management teams
  • Develop scripts and automation tools to build, integrate and deploy releases to various platforms
  • Continuously improve the configuration and release process, applying best practice methods and tools

About You

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent certification, Bachelor’s Degree or above in Computer Science or equivalent preferred
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in application development and/or technology project management
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in configuration and release management, with experience supporting web and mobile application development centres
  • Excellent verbal and written English and Mandarin

Supporting a diverse workforce

At BHP, we recognise that we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people. We know there are many aspects of our employees’ lives that are important, and work is only one of these, so we offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life.  These benefits include flexible working options, a generous paid parental leave policy, other extended leave entitlements and parent rooms.  
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