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Autodesk Release Coordinator in Novi, Michigan

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Position Overview

Want to be an integral part of a diverse team while working at a leading Organization?

We are looking for a creative and energetic Release Coordinator who is passionate about driving and executing release management processes across the organization. You will have the opportunity to lead, plan, and manage all release activities in an Agile environment for various release vehicles. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams across the organization, focusing on bringing together sub-system components into a complete system-based release.

You will work with a team of Release coordinators and own the Release Management lifecycle which includes planning, scheduling, coordinating and managing releases. You will interface with Engineering teams to identify deployment dependencies and support the releases. You will be responsible for management of scope, timelines and quality. You will also track progress and provide regular status updates with key metrics. You will guide multiple teams to higher levels of maturity by continually improving the process, and ensuring that they adhere to Enterprise framework. Where necessary, you will drive program-level continuous improvement to help Engineering teams manage and deploy releases into production.

You will be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide opportunities for other roles you may be interested in.


  • Provide release management support for application, operational, infrastructure and configuration deployments

  • Create and manage change tickets, implementation, rollback plans and perform impact analysis for releases

  • Uphold IT compliance with change management processes and policies

  • Coordinate, plan and communicate release schedule and plan with varying audiences

  • Create and develop release plans and conduct walkthroughs

  • Hold defect triage meetings and determine the future avoidance

  • Track and report release metrics

  • Manage multiple planned and unplanned releases each week

  • Work on a flexible schedule and support releases on weekends, as needed

Minimum Qualifications

  • 1-2 years of Release Management experience preferably in a DevOps environment

  • 1+ years of applied skills with ServiceNow and Jira

  • Knowledge of continuous Integration / deployment tools like Github and Jenkins

  • Hands-on CI/CD and automation understanding

  • Working knowledge of IT infrastructure

  • Demonstrated ability to oversee and coordinate cross-functional work across teams to meet agreed guidelines

  • A strong knowledge of change, risk and problem management processes

  • The ability to multi-task and keep multiple threads in progress simultaneously

  • Outstanding communication skills to accurately deliver information to technical and non-technical staff, as well as C-level leaders

  • Flexibility to quickly change priorities in a fast-paced environment

  • Willingness to learn and the ability to adapt to changes


At Autodesk, we're building a diverse workplace and an inclusive culture to give more people the chance to imagine, design, and make a better world. Autodesk is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected characteristic. We also consider for employment all qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.

Are you an existing contractor or consultant with Autodesk? Please search for open jobs and apply internally (not on this external site). If you have any questions or require support, contact Autodesk Careers at mailto:Careers%20%3Ccareers@autodesk.com%3E .

With Autodesk software, you have the power to Make Anything. The future of making is here, bringing with it radical changes in the way things are designed, made, and used. It’s disrupting every industry: architecture, engineering, and construction; manufacturing; and media and entertainment. With the right knowledge and tools, this disruption is your opportunity. Our software is used by everyone - from design professionals, engineers and architects to digital artists, students and hobbyists. We constantly explore new ways to integrate all dimensions of diversity across our employees, customers, partners, and communities. Our ultimate goal is to expand opportunities for anyone to imagine, design, and make a better world.