Release Manager

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Aimee Ramont | (492) 722-2542 | Kailua, HI


I have over 5 years of experience as a Release Manager. In my role, I am responsible for managing the release process for software projects. This includes coordinating with development, QA, and operations teams to ensure that releases are delivered on time and meet quality standards. I have a proven track record of successful releases, and am well-versed in best practices for release management.


Lead Release Manager at Kapalama Container Yard, HIMar 2022 - Present

  • Led the release of 12 software products, ensuring that all products were delivered on time and within budget.
  • Managed a team of 4 release managers who coordinated the releases for 24 software products.
  • Defined and implemented processes for managing product releases, which increased efficiency by 30%.
  • Reduced number of production defects by 35% through improved testing procedures.
  • Implemented new tools and technologies to automate various aspects of the release process, resulting in a reduction in manual work by 50%.

Release Manager at Honolulu Harbor, HISep 2017 - Jan 2022

  • Defined and implemented the release management process for 3 software development teams, resulting in a 50% reduction in time spent on releases.
  • Led 2 major product releases from end-to-end, ensuring all stakeholders were kept up-to-date on progress and risks.
  • Developed relationships with key cross-functional team members to enable successful delivery of releases.
  • Reduced number of production incidents by 70% through proactive monitoring and communication during pre/post deployment activities.
  • Authored Release Management runbooks & playbooks used by multiple teams across the organization.


Bachelor of Science in Project Management at Hawaii Pacific UniversitySep 2012 - May 2017

Skills I've learned while studying Bachelor of Science in Project Management include critical thinking, time management, cost management, quality management, human resources management, risk management, procurement management, and stakeholder management.


  • Release Management
  • Configuration Management
  • Change Control
  • Release Planning
  • Deployment Automation
  • Continuous Delivery/Integration
  • DevOps

Twanna Alexson | (168) 954-3928 | Baltimore, MD


I am a Release Manager with over 5 years of experience in overseeing and managing software development projects from start to finish. I have an excellent track record of successful project completion, within budget and on schedule. My strengths lie in my ability to effectively communicate with all stakeholders involved in a project, including developers, QA teams, business analysts, and management. I also have experience working with various Agile methodologies (Scrum/Kanban), as well as traditional waterfall approaches.


Lead Release Manager at JK Moving Services, MDMar 2022 - Present

  • Led the release management team for 3 major software releases, managing 50+ cross-functional team members and 15k+ code changes.
  • Defined and implemented new processes and best practices that increased efficiency by 30% and reduced errors by 40%.
  • Coordinated with external vendors to schedule testing and ensure compatibility with company systems.
  • Wrote custom scripts to automate various aspects of the release process.
  • Monitored multiple environments during each release cycle, identifying issues and quickly resolving them.
  • Trained new team members on company policies & procedures related to releasing software changes into production environments.

Release Manager at Maryland Movers, MDAug 2017 - Jan 2022

  • Led the release of 3 major software products, coordinating with 10+ cross-functional teams and over 100 stakeholders.
  • Successfully reduced product release cycle time by 30% through process improvements and implementation of new tooling.
  • Delivered training to 50+ project managers on effective release management practices.
  • Authored companywide Release Management Standard Operating Procedures document that is used as the primary reference for all future releases.
  • Created 'Release Dashboard' reporting tool that provides real-time visibility into upcoming releases and their status across the entire organization.
  • Established automated testing & deployment processes which cut QA sign-off times from 2 weeks to 48 hours per release.


Bachelor of Science in Project Management at University of Maryland, College ParkAug 2012 - May 2017

I've learned how to manage projects effectively and efficiently.


  • Release Management
  • Configuration Management
  • Change Control
  • Release Scheduling
  • Deployment Automation
  • Environment Monitoring