Release Analyst - new job in London, UK

Release Analyst
  • £26,000 - £35,000 per Annum
  • Permanent
  • London, England, UK London London GBR WC2R 0NS
Job Ref: 564
Sector: Business change & transformation
Date Added: 20 July 2022

Release Analyst- Remote

End User Services is accountable for the delivery and support of the Society's end user computing, including laptops, physical and virtual desktops, operating systems and applications.

Working in End User Services as a Release Analyst, you'll be key to ensuring Nationwide colleague's end user devices remain in a compliant and supported state, by supporting regular updates to operating systems and business software.

You'll be involved in the entire delivery lifecycle for each release, from the initial assessment to the final deployment. Your responsibilities will include end user communications, scheduling, monitoring and support.

At Nationwide we openly put our 15 million members at the centre of every decision we make as a business. Every role, no matter what it's doing, is member focused.

You'll be part of a high performing team delivering the latest operating system features, application quality updates, and business software to our employees, providing them with the tools they need to deliver a legendary service to our members.

Your success isn't based on how long you spend at your desk. You'll have contracted hours, but we're always happy to support flexible working wherever we can. That might mean working from home or different Nationwide offices or agreeing a working pattern to help you balance work and life. We will always strive to find a way that works for everyone.

Nationwide is committed to the redeployment of our employees impacted by change, as such applications for redeployment candidates will be prioritised in this recruitment process.

What you'll be doing

A typical day as a Release Analyst includes performing data analysis to develop formal rules & logic to shape and define deployment strategies, co-ordinating the evaluation of new releases, working with subject matter experts and stakeholders, designing and delivering stakeholder communications, preparing and issuing communications to end users, and using Deployment Management solutions to track device, application & user readiness.

The role may include being the primary point of contact for our core business teams to ensure the safe delivery of change to their devices.

Supporting continual improvement, you'll work individually or in a small team to deliver on-going development of our processes and controls.

About You

You will be self-motivated, a team player, and comfortable working with technical and non-technical colleagues.

Focussed on operational delivery, you'll enjoy manipulating disparate data sources to drive decisions and possess the ability to problem-solve and find innovative solutions or workarounds to ensure our Release schedule remains on track.

Experience in the following would be beneficial:

  • Working in IT in an analytical capacity, ideally on deployment and rollout projects.
  • Have some experience of modern deployment management tooling, e.g., SCCM, Juriba Dashworks or Desktop Analytics.
  • The ability to prepare and deliver communications to all levels of an organisation.
  • An understanding of IT service delivery or working in an ITIL environment.
  • Have a keen interest in new technologies and industry best practices, with a drive for continual skill development.

We're also interested in who you are as a person. Why? Because our membership is made up of so many different kinds of people, so we want our employees to be just as diverse. We'd love to hear about:

  • Your values, and what makes you who you are
  • How you'd make a difference to our members in this role

We know applying for jobs can sometimes feel like you're sending an application into a black hole. We review each application individually. So, it's a good idea to call out your most relevant experience on your application to give yourself the best chance.

The extras you'll get

There are all sorts of employee benefits available at Nationwide, including:

  • A personal pension - if you put in 7% of your salary, we'll top up by a further 16%
  • Up to 2 days of paid volunteering a year
  • Life assurance worth 8x your salary
  • A great selection of additional benefits through our salary sacrifice scheme
  • Access to an annual performance related bonus
  • Access to training to help you develop and progress your career
  • 25 days holiday pro rata

Lorien Internal is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

19/08/2022 15:14:38
GBP 26000 35000 Annum
Contact Consultant:
Ross Stevenson

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