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(Senior) Release Manager

Stockholm, SE, 112 51

Job ID: 9116 


Release Management, Change Management, DevOps


Would you like to be at the heart of release & deployment management operations in Nordea? We are now looking for a (Senior) Release Manager to plan, execute and manage release & change operations across Nordea, Technology business unit.        


In Nordea, we’re harnessing the power of technology to reinvent the future of banking. A tech revolution is underway – and you can make an impact. Though we’re a Nordic bank, we’re also one of the largest IT employers in Tricity and Warsaw. Working with international teams in an inspiring working environment, you’ll have lots of opportunities to expand your skills and advance your career. 


About this opportunity


Welcome to the Release and Change Management team, in Engineering System. We add value by enabling efficient, scalable and repeatable release management operations for the vast majority of IT initiatives in Nordea. As a Release/Deployment Manager, you’ll play a valuable role in ensuring that Nordea is able to deliver value to our customers quickly and with superior quality.


What you’ll be doing:

  • Planning and maintaining the release roadmap for one or more applications
  • Release & deployment planning and coordination of multiple parallel releases
  • Planning and setting up handover sessions from development teams to operations teams
  • Collaborating with various stakeholders in order to secure a safe and successful delivery
  • Creating and tracking of change requests


You’ll join a fantastic team, formed by enthusiastic, active and cooperative colleagues, and you will work with them to take it to the next level. The role is based either in Helsinki, Stockholm, Copenhagen, or Tricity area.


Who you are


Collaboration. Ownership. Passion. Courage. These are the values that guide us in being at our best – and that we imagine you share with us.  


To succeed in this role, we believe that you:

  • Are an analytical person with great coordination and planning skills. 
  • Pay attention to details, with the ability to keep an overview to deliver your commitments and dependencies to others. 
  • Have great communication skills and fundamental technical knowledge in order to communicate with the development team(s) and create & validate deployment runbooks in collaboration with the team
  • Have a basic understanding of DevOps tools and practices, and experience in Agile methodologies
  • Have the passion to work with industry-leading Release Orchestration tool to create automated release pipelines with the help of technical experts.


Your experience and background:  

  • Previous experience from release or deployment management activities (preferably from the banking sector)
  • Confident working with Project Management tools. (Jira,Confluence)
  • Understanding of Agile, Scrum, SAFe methodologies
  • Knowledge on Change management processes and tools, preferably on Nordea’s side 
  • Experience to work with continuous integration and continuous deployment practices
  • Educational background relevant to Bachelors/Master's degree or the equivalent experience
  • Very good level of written and spoken English


If this sounds like you, get in touch!


Next steps

Submit your application no later than 31/07/2022.  For more information, you are very welcome to contact  Maria Baltzer Justesen (
At Nordea, we know that an inclusive workplace is a sustainable workplace. We deeply believe that our diverse backgrounds, experiences, characteristics and traits make us better at serving customers and communities. So please come as you are.

We reserve the right to reply only to selected applications.

Department:  IT/Technology

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