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Release Lead, PRESS - Release Management CoE

Release Lead, PRESS - Release Management CoE

Req ID:  34135
Department:  INSTO-Payments - Support + SRE (30600440)
Division:  Group Technology (T77000)
Location:  Melbourne

About the role

At ANZ our purpose is to shape a world where people and communities thrive. We’re making this happen by improving the financial wellbeing and sustainability of our customers so they can achieve incredible things– whether they’re buying a home, building a business or saving for things big or small.


The purpose of the Payments Technology Domain is to transform Payments by fortifying existing platforms, simplifying, and standardising processes and technology and by enabling our business through reusable end-to-end services.


As the Release Lead, you are responsible for building & uplifting the release management capability to convert business initiatives into cross-platform releases of new technology features or enhancements and ensure customer value is delivered as quickly as possible across the Payments Technology Domain. Influence squads to transform release processes to improve delivery and help manage inter-Tech Area and Cross Domain dependencies. Whilst this role may not be a people manager, it is a key role, galvanising the delivery squads around a vision and supporting them to successfully deliver customer value at pace.

You will be a member of the PRESS – Release Management CoE.  As a member, you will share ideas and knowledge and partner with your Chapter to uplift the capability of the chapter.


Role Location: 833 Collins Street, Docklands VIC

Role Type: Permanent, Full-time (40hours per week)

What will you bring?

To be successful in this role, you will ideally bring the following:

  • Strong Agile delivery experience such as Scrum, Kanban and experienced in using collaboration tools such as Jira and Confluence

  • Strong experience in working with multi-disciplinary, cross location squads

  • Good experience on managing the production change implementations on core payments platform applications and infrastructure upgrades

  • Good experience in preparing implementation runbook, Schedule run-book walk-through session and finalize the runbook

  • Good understanding and application of ANZ Delivery Framework (ADF) process and enabler engagement process

  • Good knowledge of ANZ payment messaging systems and integration with other payment applications and understanding on ANZ Payments value chain

  • Experience on coordinating and/or facilitating completion of pre-deployment Release Enablers engagements that include Security and Operational Risk partners and the associated activities

  • Experience on Co-ordinating  & managing the complex production change implementation

  • Experience on managing post implementation incident management. Schedule & run PIR session after each release documenting learning and actions items

  • Experience on implementing changes on Cloud platforms such as GCP, AWS, Azure is desirable

  • Certification in PM, Agile Scrum delivery and experience on iterative release delivery would be an added advantage

You’re not expected to have 100% of these skills. At ANZ a growth mindset is at the heart of our culture, so if you have most of these things in your toolbox, we’d love to hear from you

So, why join us?

There’s something special about being part of ANZ.  From the moment you join us, you’re part of a team working towards a common goal: improving the financial wellbeing and sustainability of our millions of customers.


But it’s not just our customers who’ll feel your impact. You’ll feel it too. Because at ANZ, you’ll have the resources and community you need to take the next big step in your career, towards even bigger things in the future.


We offer a range of benefits tailored to the countries in which we operate including Health and Wellbeing programs and flexible working arrangements.


You’ll also enjoy working in a diverse and inclusive workplace where the different backgrounds, perspectives and life experiences of our people are celebrated. We encourage you to talk to us about any adjustments you may require to our recruitment process or the role itself. If you are a candidate with a disability, let us know how we can provide you with additional support.


To find out more about working at ANZ or to view other opportunities visit You may apply for this role by visiting ANZ Careers and searching for reference number 34135.

Job Posting End Date

31/03/2023image, 11.59pm, (Melbourne Australia)

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