#LI-IST Company Overview: Req ID: 223884 NTT DATA Services strives to hire exceptional, innovative and passionate individuals who want to grow with us. If you want to be part of an inclusive, adaptable, and forward-thinking organization, apply now. We are currently seeking a Release Engineer to join our team in Charlotte, North Carolina (US-NC), United States (US). Job Description: Duties/Responsibilities: Ensure lower test environments are kept up to par with Production, by backfilling the required code, changes and data. Ensure the SDLC confirms to the ERM Schedule Partner with Project leads to secure extended runway for Projects needing more than allotted time for testing. Coordinate the applications move from Legacy/Existing platforms to new platforms like Open shift, AWS. Secure Code Freeze Exception approvals from the stakeholders for projects requiring changes two weeks prior to Production implementation. Adjust Warranty release testing window and next release code drop date, on as needed basis, a week post Production implementation. Review all Test environment changes to ensure they are scheduled for the designated window, have a back out plan, Implementation plan, verification plan, Accountable resource and contact information. Review and Understand the impact of the Urgent and Emergency change requests in the environments Identify resources required to perform smoke test for high impact changes. Coordinate changes spanning multiple releases and/or change windows, so that they do not negatively impact release timelines Review defect root cause analysis, identify common choke points, suggests corrective actions and roll out solutions. Implement Lead Time Requirements for high impact Changes Partner with QA and App Dev teams to identify or create PINs required for training scenarios. Implement systems required by various business areas to perform the firm's training needs. Create Features and Stories in Jira for new work items/track the issues in the environments. Participate in Sprint planning, Daily scrum and retrospective meetings. Required Skills/Abilities: Good understanding of the software lifecycle and process. Excellent knowledge of change management and processes. Good experience working in Agile environment. Basic understanding of various software components and layers within an enterprise. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or related software. Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. The Company is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs. The Company will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law. To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result.