Environment and Release Manager (m/f/d)

#Job number :SEFEGR00535

IT & Delivery



An exciting opportunity awaits a contractor to participate in a global IT transformation project!


We are looking for an Environment and Release Manager  to join our dynamic IT team in Manchester. Here at SEFE we are in the midst of a global IT transformation project, and this role will play a crucial part in its success.

The role involves a range of tasks including; packaging and deploying software changes, managing continuous delivery using automation tools and utilizing package management tools for dependency control.

This is a contract role, initially for 6 months with the potential to extend.


  • Use approved tools and techniques for specific deployment activities.
  • Administer the recording of activities, logging of results and documents technical activities undertaken.
  • Assess and analyses release components for input to release scheduling.
  • Maintain and administers tools and methods for software delivery, deployment, and configuration.
  • Maintain release processes and procedures.
  • Lead the assessment, analysis, planning and design of release packages, including assessment of risk.
  • Liaise with business and technology teams on release scheduling and communication of progress. Conducts post-release reviews.
  • Ensure that release processes and procedures are applied and that releases can be rolled back as needed.
  • Identify, evaluate, and manage the adoption of appropriate release and deployment techniques, processes and automation tools.
  • Set the release policy for the organisation in the context of both development and production/operations.
  • Implement processes, tools, and resources to ensure that the transition of services, service components and packages are planned and compliant.
  • Ensure that test, validation, and configuration management are included in all release and deployment activities.
  • Provide authorisation for critical release activity and point of escalation


  • The ideal candidate will have experience of deploying to AWS and Azure environments using a combination of manual deployment methods and CI/CD pipelines in Azure DevOps.
  • You will have experience with multi vendor programmes.
  • You will have experience of deployments to Salesforce and other SaaS products.
  • Tangible experience of release management in multiple parallel environments, and the ability to demonstrate techniques to manage configurations and rollbacks is highly desirable.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to communicate with multiple stakeholders in a clear, concise, and insightful manner.
  • Attentive and seeks to understand others’ views with the ability to communicate complex issues.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks to meet tight deadlines.


As an integrated midstream energy company headquartered in Berlin, SEFE Securing Energy for Europe ensures the security of energy supply in Europe and drives the green energy transformation. SEFE is active in trading & portfolio management, sales, transportation, and storage of energy, and has its strongest presence in Germany and the UK. SEFE employs around 1,500 people and supplies over 50,000 customers in various European markets, from small businesses to municipal utilities, regional gas suppliers, industrial companies, power plants and multinational organisations. With a sales volume of around 200 TWh of power and gas, SEFE plays a central role in the stability of the energy supply in Europe. SEFE is owned by the Federal Government of Germany.

Join SEFE and help us secure gas supply across Europe and shape a better, more sustainable tomorrow.


We’re committed to creating an inclusive environment that embraces diversity and fosters the development of knowledge, skills, and experience. Whatever your role, you’ll find an open, welcoming atmosphere that empowers you, and recognises your contribution.

Join SEFE and help us secure gas supply across Europe and shape a better, more sustainable tomorrow.

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