Principal Engineer, Release Management

GSK Poznan Tech Hub
Online interview
Employment contract
Remote possible
Paid vacation

Project description

This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career. These responsibilities include the following:

  • Facilitate the release process work across all the Service Management Platform and Automation agile teams to drive delivery of value
  • Manage execution of the agile solution releases of features and capabilities using ServiceNow capabilities and other information radiators to optimize the flow of value
  • Manage risks and dependencies; resolves any collisions or discrepancies; provides input on resourcing to address critical bottlenecks
  • Presides over Delivery and Portfolio Demand governance boards
  • Support the Product Management and Architecture teams with customers both internal and external to gather Product feature requirements and to help assure strategy and execution alignment
  • Establish and communicate the annual calendars for Iterations and Program Increments (PIs)
  • Facilitate PI Planning readiness by fostering a Continuous Exploration process which drives the synthesis of a Vision, a Roadmap, and Backlogs, and through Pre- and Post-PI Planning meetings
  • Work with Process Owners, Service Owners, Product Owners and other stakeholders to help ensure execution alignment
  • Manage the agile product delivery resources shared across the service management platform agile dev/ops scrum teams

Who we're looking for?

Basic Qualifications:

We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:

  • Significant experience in Release Management as a leader and coach for the agile solution releases of the Service Management Automation platform (ServiceNow)
  • Deep knowledge of ServiceNow system
  • ITIL Foundations Certification ver. 4
  • Strong English skills (min C1 level)
  • Proven ability to build and maintain high performance teams that can deliver sustainable agile initiatives faster, better and more cost effectively
  • Possesses expertise and a great deal of experience in business/functional area - performing broad range of activities without guidance, with significant personal autonomy, delivering sustainable value-adding outcomes in a range of contexts etc.
  • Demonstrated ability to explain/articulate to others the knowledge and skills needed for this competency, in order to support their development

Preferred Qualifications:

If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:

  • ServiceNow Foundations training
  • Certified Scrum Product Owner or Certified Scrum Professional
  • Scaled Agile Framework training


  • Career at one of the leading global healthcare companies
  • Contract of employment
  • Attractive reward package (annual bonus & awards for outstanding performance, recognition awards for additional achievements and engagement, holiday benefit)
  • Company Car or Car Allowance
  • Long term incentives
  • Life insurance and pension plan
  • Private medical package with additional preventive healthcare services for employees and their eligible
  • Sports cards (Multisport)
  • Possibilities of development within the role and company’s structure
  • Personalised learning approach (mentoring, online trainings’ platforms: Pluralsight, Business Skills, Harvard Manage Mentor, Skillsoft and external trainings)
  • Extensive support of work life balance (flexible working solutions, short Fridays option, health & wellbeing activities)
  • Supportive community and integration events
  • Modern office with creative rooms, fresh fruits everyday.
  • Free car and bike parking, locker rooms and showers.

How we manage our projects?
Scrum, Agile, Kanban
Who makes architectural decisions?
Team and tech leads
Who makes technology stack decisions?
Project management software
JIRA, Microsoft Teams, Azure Devops
How we code?
Version control
Style guide
Code review
Static code analysis
Code metrics
Knowledge database
How we test?
Unit tests
Integration tests
System tests
Performance tests
Manual testing
Test automation
Additional monitor
Personal container
Operating system
Work environment
Tech supervisor
Open space
Flexible working hours
  • Healthcare package
  • Healthcare package for families
Leisure package
  • Leisure package
  • Hot beverages
  • Fruits
  • Snacks
  • Trainings
  • Car parking
  • Bicycle parking
  • Chill room
  • Integration events

Our company

GSK Poznan Tech Hub

Poznań 750
Tech skills
  • Node.js
  • JavaScript
  • Java

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