Release Manager (embedded software)

Consult Red

October 11, 2022

Job Description

A Release Manager position at Red might vary from what you’re used to, so let us explain the details. The role is all about maintaining a release cycle activities during a project development. Software we work with gets released in a regular periods of time, and a Release Manager is responsible for following the process and looking after each release. This translates to building software, passing it over to testers, preparing documents like changelog and charts, and communicating it with each interested party. Communication with engineers, testers and managers is crucial to fulfill the process definition and to release software in line with expectations.



  • Tracking release cadence, respecting deadlines and strictly following release requirements
  • Triggering automated release process according to cadence and reacting to issues
  • Documenting all differences to previous releases
  • Reviewing Jira tickets to reflect release scope
  • Announcing a release through dedicated channels
  • Announcing release notes and updating confluence pages
  • Systematic reviews of Jira tickets to track “release to release” changes
  • Communication with engineers, testers and managers to clarify issues


  • At least 2 years experience in similar role
  • Experience working with Linux, GIT and Bash scripting
  • Experience working with the following tools: Jira (JQL queries, filters), Gerrit, Confluence, Jenkins
  • Very good communication in English
  • Availability in the later afternoon a few days a month (6-7 pm)
  • Nice to have: C++, Python, Yocto, BitBake

    What we’ll give you in return

    • Employment contract (indefinite period) at 16,000 – 22,000 PLN gross / month or a B2B contract
    • 100% remote or hybrid or office-based work – your choice!
    • A twice-yearly company bonus scheme
    • Opportunities to train, develop and grow, as well as learn from talented colleagues
    • 26 days’ holiday as standard, rising an extra day for every calendar year you stay with us (up to a maximum of 31 days)
    • A broad benefits’ package, includng the newest one: access to Headspace meditation app
    • Flexibility in your working hours and home office

    About usConsult Red is an employee-owned company and a trusted partner to some of the world’s largest brands. We’re an R&D technology partner that develops cutting-edge ‘Internet of Things (IoT) smart, connected products, video and broadband end-user equipment, streaming TV devices, networks and platforms. Connected devices and systems developed by Consult Red are currently in more than 30 million homes around the world.
    Our story started in 2003 when five friends founded the company in Shipley, West Yorkshire. Since then, we’ve grown a lot. We work with the world’s leading media operators, including Liberty Global (Virgin, UPC), Comcast (Sky) and AT&T (Directv), and in the last 12 months along we’ve grown our team in the UK, Poland and the US by 40%. We’re now over 220 people globally, working collaboratively to provide an industry-leading consultancy service across software development, hardware, embedded, and cloud technologies.
    We’re proud to be an employee-owned business.  At Consult Red, everyone has a stake, and everyone has a say. The employees are the business owners, and we work together with shared values and purpose towards our common goals. We want every team member to feel empowered, have a say in our future, and share in our success.