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Senior Release Manager - Celonis

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Job Title
Senior Release Manager
Job Location
New York, US, New York
Job Description

We're Celonis, the global leader in Process Mining technology and one of the world's fastest-growing SaaS firms. We believe there is a massive opportunity to unlock productivity by placing data and intelligence at the core of business processes - and for that, we need you to join us.

The Team:

As part of the Engineering Product Excellence (EPE) team, you work with a group of people that have deep expertise in their fields and build the processes that shape the Celonis product.  You’ll be part of a team that spans across US and Europe responsible for our CI/CD pipeline including planning, approving, scheduling, and controlling software deployments and feature releases to Celonis customers. You’ll get a chance to grow your career while working with industry leaders to build a product that can scale 100x its current user base. 

At Celonis, We Live for Customer Value. We want a product that consistently delivers at or above expectations for our customers, and we’re looking for your keen insights to help us deliver on that promise!

The Role:

You’ll be part of a team that spans across US and Europe responsible for our CI/CD pipeline including planning, approving, scheduling, and controlling software deployments and feature releases to Celonis’ customers. This includes commercial as well as government offerings. You will work closely with the Platform Infrastructure Engineers, Engineering Operations team, and the Governance Risk and Compliance team to ensure that Celonis developers and government customers have a performant and stable system. 

This position can be fully remote. You must possess excellent communication and writing skills as this is a role on a distributed, worldwide team.

You should have a minimum of 8 years of demonstrated experience in the field of software development and release management. Experience working in a FedRAMP, RMF, or DoD-restricted environment is a plus, but not required.

Release Manager Responsibilities:

  • Coordinating, and managing releases developed by multiple teams across multiple services 
  • Validation that appropriate approvals, functional, and security test results meet requirements for production deployment
  • Coordinate the release schedule and resources required based on third-party applications, defect backlogs, planned releases, and infrastructure updates 
  • Identify, communicate, and manage the risks that can delay the release such that the scope scheduled, and quality of the release is not affected
  • Track the progress and remediate issues. Work to iteratively and progressively improve the release process
  • Define, drive, and manage strategic usage of release management tools
  • Present the release process and evidence in relevant audits 

The qualifications you need:

  • A bachelors or masters degree in a technical field (e.g. Computer Science, Software Engineering) or a comparable education
  • 3+ years of release management experience
  • 3+ years of experience with Linux and Kubernetes
  • Experience with cloud providers, preferably AWS or Azure
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented and a data-driven mindset
  • Experience in the use of Application Release Automation tools such as GitHub, Jira,
  • Experience utilizing coding languages, including Python, Go, Java, Bash or an equivalent language.
  • An understanding of CICD, SDLC, and Platform Engineering fundamentals
  • Organizational skills to work with stakeholders across all functions and levels
  • Terraform, ArgoCD, Ansible are all a plus

Visa sponsorship is not offered for this role.

The base salary range below is for the role in the specified location, based on a Full Time Schedule.

Total compensation package will include base salary + bonus/commission + equity + benefits (health, dental, life, 401k, and paid time off). Please note that the base salary range is a guideline, and that the actual total compensation offer will be determined based on various factors, including, but not limited to, applicant's qualifications, skills, experiences, and location.
The base salary range below is for the role in New York, based on a Full Time Schedule.
$166,000$204,000 USD

What Celonis can offer you:

  • The unique opportunity to work with industry-leading process mining technology
  • Investment in your personal growth and skill development (clear career paths, internal mobility opportunities, L&D platform, mentorships, and more)
  • Great compensation and benefits packages (equity (restricted stock units), life insurance, time off, generous leave for new parents from day one, and more). For intern and working student benefits, click here.
  • Physical and mental well-being support (subsidized gym membership, access to counseling, virtual events on well-being topics, and more)
  • A global and growing team of Celonauts from diverse backgrounds to learn from and work with
  • An open-minded culture with innovative, autonomous teams
  • Business Resource Groups to help you feel connected, valued and seen (Black@Celonis, Women@Celonis, Parents@Celonis, Pride@Celonis, Resilience@Celonis, and more)
  • A clear set of company values that guide everything we do: Live for Customer Value, The Best Team Wins, We Own It, and Earth Is Our Future

About Us

Since 2011, Celonis has helped thousands of the world's largest and most valued companies deliver immediate cash impact, radically improve customer experience and reduce carbon emissions. Its Process Intelligence platform uses industry-leading process mining technology and AI to present companies with a living digital twin of their end-to-end processes. For the first time, everyone in an organisation has a common language about how the business works, visibility into where value is hidden and the ability to capture it. Celonis is headquartered in Munich (Germany) and New York (USA) and has more than 20 offices worldwide.

Get familiar with the Celonis Process Intelligence Platform by watching this video.

Join us as we make processes work for people, companies and the planet.


Celonis is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Different makes us better.

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Celonis Funding Rounds

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  • Series D

    $400,000,000 USD

  • Debt Financing

    $600,000,000 USD

  • Series D

    $1,000,000,000 USD

  • Series C

    $290,000,000 USD

  • Series B

    $50,000,000 USD

  • Series A

    $27,500,000 USD