Deputy Manager, HCL Tech.Deutsche Bank Client
Application Release Manager
Spearheading the release team to effectively plan, build, test, and deploy releases on a fortnightly basis with precision. Effectively filling the gaps between cross-functional and vendor teams paving way for a smoother, and less-chaotic release.Closely monitoring releases and conducting post-implementation reviews, thus gaps, and mistakes are fed into the ‘continuous improvement process’ to mitigate similar risks in future. Key Contributions:
- Refined the release and DR process for a legacy payment system and considerably reduced required downtime to 7 hours.
- Despite a backlog of 5000+ transactions in production system, released a Sanctions and Embargoes application to sensitive regions such as Iran, Somalia, Pakistan without any impact to business operations.
- Worked with external auditors (KPMG) to close critical IT audit points in release process.