Change & Release Coordinator
Location: Sydney, New South Wales AU
Job Number: 612
Who is Equifax?
Equifax is a leading global data, analytic and technology company, supporting customers across 24 countries. We have been serving the Australian and New Zealand markets for over 60 years. Through continuously adapting to our environment, not only have we remained a market leader, we drive and challenge ourselves to do better to help our customers live their financial best.
Our people are what makes us great at what we do - we see every member of our team as an integral piece of a jigsaw. We celebrate differences and recognise that each person brings with them unique talents and perspectives. We provide our people the support and flexibility to manage their work-life balance. At Equifax we genuinely care about our people and our ability to come together as #OneEquifax.
The perks of being an Equifax employee within the Technology team?
There are lots of perks of being an Equifax employee – we offer additional leave days as we recognise the importance of taking time out, whether that’s to catch up on some rest, celebrate a birthday, or give back to our community by volunteering. We are committed to the wellbeing of our people and provide them with discounted health cover through BUPA, access to comprehensive hearing services and discounts, and offer 24/7 support through our employee assistance program. Our leadership team fosters a culture of ownership, they will lead, coach, mentor and listen. We support one another to feel confident to speak up and hold each other accountable to work with integrity.
We are a large and truly diverse team with a great representation of different cultures, ages and backgrounds. We celebrate this jigsaw of experience and believe that diversity of thoughts is the key to our success. We are supportive, energised and work collaboratively as a team to achieve our organisational outcomes. We are devoted to learning new technologies and work in a creative and innovative environment. Our team is afforded a unique work/life balance that we highly value.
As a team we are driving our exciting global technology transformation with a customer-centric cloud native approach. While security is at the forefront of our technology offerings, we are also reducing complexities in our systems to create better outcomes for our customers.
What you’ll do:
The Change & Release Coordinator assists with the daily organisation of all phases and activities involved in the release of new systems, system enhancements, security improvements and system updates into the production environment. The key responsibilities of this role include planning, automating, and monitoring the progress of releases by facilitating meetings, clearly identifying risks, issues, assumptions, and dependencies to impacted products and systems.
Working within an agile environment, the Change & Release Coordinator will collaborate with a variety of stakeholders. This role will assist various disparate teams by ensuring milestones are achieved against the committed scope, schedule, and deliverables within each quarter. The Change & Release Coordinator will effectively manage communications of a committed release and drive IT and business readiness, ensuring exit criteria from test through to production is met. In addition to, create, maintain, and support artefacts for each release, namely run sheets, builds, automation tests, roll back plans and DR plans.
The Change and Release Coordinator will manage these meetings as well as represent change requests within CAB meetings. Reporting into the IT Change Manager, The Change & Release Coordinator will also assist with the daily management of IT Changes, ensuring the changes are properly constructed and assessed, and follow the formal IT Change Management process under the guidance of the IT Change Manager.
Please note: This role is an 18-month fixed term contract.
What are we looking for?
- 3 years’ experience in Release and/or an IT delivery role or project coordination
- Bachelor’s degree in business or technology
- Demonstrated problem-solving, analytical, and strategic thinking capability
- Strong interpersonal and stakeholder management skills and an ability to build effective relationships
- Strong organisational skills and the ability to manage a variety of competing tasks
Extra points for any of the following:
- ITIL release management experience preferred
- ITIL foundation certification preferred
This role requires release support for every 6 weeks!
Success attributes of an Equifax employee; does this describe you?
At Equifax, there is no such thing as the 'perfect candidate'
Seeing responsibilities and competencies laid out on paper can be confronting. At this stage of the application process, sometimes imposter syndrome can creep in and mess with our confidence. Please know, we list these items to give you an opportunity to show us your potential and how you can grow and transform with us.
Your ability to demonstrate that you possess/have the real potential to develop the required capabilities, knowledge, experience and qualifications to perform in our roles is what we would like to hear from you. Where possible, you should support your claims with specific examples of what you have done and how you did it.
However you identify, and whatever background you bring with you, please apply if this is a role that would make you excited to come to work every day!
Job Number: J00119125
Community / Marketing Title: Change & Release Coordinator
Location_formattedLocationLong: Sydney, New South Wales AU