Release Manager

Requisition ID:  48866

Aarhus N, Region Central Jutland, DK

Work experience:  Specialist
Type of position:  Full-Time
Job Family:  Engineering

Vestas Factory

Do you want to work for one of the most sustainable companies in the world and in the global wind energy industry? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you!


Digital Solutions & Development > Digital Solutions > Digital Service Operations
We are looking for a Release Manager with a proven ability to efficiently plan, coordinate, and perform release activities as part of a collaborative team, while continuously improving the release processes and automation.  
Our ideal candidate has a successful record of helping teams deliver their applications to production and has a risk-based approach for adeptly balancing cost and benefit. In addition, you have a passion for productivity and thrive in an environment where you can navigate through challenging automation and deployment problems across multiple cross-functional development teams.
You will be joining our Release management Center of Excellence team in Digital Expert Services. A team that assists our products, platforms and projects with structuring and planning the release windows and cycles across our portfolio.



  • Manage risks and resolve issues that affect release scope, schedule, and quality

  • Measure and monitor progress to ensure application releases are delivered on time and within expectations

  • Manage relationships and coordinate work between different teams at separate locations

  • Conduct Release Readiness reviews, Milestone Reviews, and Business Go/No-Go reviews

  • Communicate release details and schedules to the Business as required

  • Work with release engineers to understand impacts of branches and code merges

  • Continually work towards making improvements in the release process



  • At least 3 years of release management experience

  • ITIL expert or similar certification

  • Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or equivalent

  • Experience in Negotiating, planning, and managing all release activities



  • Good written and oral English communications skills

  • Strong coordination and interpersonal skills; team player

  • Ability to discuss and agree on a release plan with multiple stakeholders

  • Ability to react to change and adapt the plan quickly

  • Solid knowledge in all phases of the software development lifecycle

  • Ability to research new software development and configuration management methodologies and technologies and analyze their application to our needs

  • Ability to lead and coordinate the Go-Live activities including the execution of the deployment plans and checklists


What we offer

We offer an exciting job with great opportunities for professional and personal development in an inspiring environment at the forefront of the energy industry. We are passionate about sustainability in everything we do and value initiative, responsibility, and maintenance of a healthy work-life balance. This includes finding the right balance between office and work-from-home arrangements, teamwork and individual work, and other aspects.

At Vestas, we have a diverse mix of experiences and skills, but we all work closely together to bring Vestas' vision to life. In other words, when you join Vestas, you will find yourself working in a spirit of global collaboration, knowing that you are making a positive difference for our collective future.


Additional information

This role is based in Aarhus, Denmark. We do amend or withdraw our jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date. Please be advised to apply on or before 19th June 2024.

For further information please contact Ravi Bedadi, Senior Recruiter.

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DEIB Statement
At Vestas, we recognize the value of diversity, equity, and inclusion in driving innovation and success. We strongly encourage individuals from all backgrounds to apply, particularly those who may hesitate due to their identity or feel they do not meet every criterion. As our CEO states, "Expertise and talent come in many forms, and a diverse workforce enhances our ability to think differently and solve the complex challenges of our industry". Your unique perspective is what will help us powering the solution for a sustainable, green energy future.

About Vestas
Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We are specialised in designing, manufacturing, installing, and servicing wind turbines, both onshore and offshore. 
Across the globe, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. We consider ourselves pioneers within the industry, as we continuously aim to design new solutions and technologies to create a more sustainable future for all of us. With more than 173 GW of wind power installed worldwide and 40+ years of experience in wind energy, we have an unmatched track record demonstrating our expertise within the field. 
With 29,000 employees globally, we are a diverse team united by a common goal: to power the solution – today, tomorrow, and far into the future. 
Vestas promotes a diverse workforce which embraces all social identities and is free of any discrimination. We commit to create and sustain an environment that acknowledges and harvests different experiences, skills, and perspectives. We also aim to give everyone equal access to opportunity. 
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