Overview

We are looking for a Release Manager to join our growing Platform Delivery team! Reporting to the Sr. Release Manager, Platform Delivery, you will help manage BenchSci’s existing data and platform releases and work on improvements to increase efficiency and scalability. You will also work with our account-based client-facing teams to ensure that they have the necessary release visibility into upcoming changes impacting their accounts.

You will partner with stakeholders across Engineering, Science, Product, Project, and Program Management, Customer Success, and Sales and work collaboratively to ensure successful high-quality releases.

We are welcoming applicants from Canada and the US for this position.

You Will:

    • Coordinate scheduled data deployments, ensuring alignment across development teams and key stakeholders
    • Execute scheduled frontend and backend platform deployments
    • Monitor and communicate the status of all deployments
    • Work with stakeholders to create release notes for data and platform deployments
    • Facilitate release Go/No Go decisions with key stakeholders
    • Provide account-based client-facing teams with ongoing visibility into the impact of upcoming releases on their accounts
    • Identify and execute opportunities for continuous improvement in the release process

You Have:

    • 2+ years of experience in a project management role within a highly-technical Agile environment
    • Experience working directly in or with others in customer-facing roles (Sales, Support, Program Management)
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to work with and manage expectations across multiple internal teams and levels within the company
    • Experience solving complex and ambiguous problems at a startup or a fast-paced company
    • Ability to handle multiple concurrent priority tasks with tight deadlines
    • Working knowledge of the project lifecycle in software development

Nice to Have:

    • Previous experience in Release Management
    • An educational background in a life sciences-related discipline
    • Experience working in the pharmaceutical, biotech or healthcare industry
Benefits and Perks: 
An engaging remote-first culture
A great compensation package that includes BenchSci equity options
15 days vacation plus an additional day every year; plus company closures for 15 more days throughout the year
Unlimited flex time for sick days, personal days, religious holidays
Comprehensive health and dental benefits Emphasis on mental health with $2500 CAD* for Psychologist, Social Worker, or Psychotherapist services
A $2000 CAD* Annual Learning & Development budget
A $1000 CAD*  home office set-up budget
A $2500 CAD*wellness, lifestyle and productivity spending account for employees
Generous parental leave benefits with a top-up plan or paid time off options
*Benefits are tied to Canadian dollar amounts and would be converted to local currency for those in other countries. Moving to local currency allotments in the future.
About BenchSci:
BenchSci’s vision is to help scientists bring novel medicine to patients 50% faster by 2025. We empower scientists to run more successful experiments with the world’s most advanced, biomedical artificial intelligence software platform.
Backed by F-Prime, Inovia, Golden Ventures, and Google’s AI fund, Gradient Ventures, we provide an indispensable tool for scientists that accelerates research at 16 top 20 pharmaceutical companies and over 4,300 leading academic centers. We’re a certified Great Place to Work®, and top-ranked company on Glassdoor.
Our Culture:
BenchSci relentlessly builds on its strong foundation of culture. We put team members first, knowing that they’re the organization’s beating heart. We invest as much in our people as our products. Our culture fosters transparency, collaboration, and continuous learning.
We value each other’s differences and always look for opportunities to embed equity into the fabric of our work. We foster diversity, autonomy, and personal growth, and provide resources to support motivated self-leaders in continuous improvement.
You will work with high-impact, highly skilled, and intelligent experts motivated to drive impact and fulfill a meaningful mission. We empower you to unleash your full potential, do your best work, and thrive. Here you will be challenged to stretch yourself to achieve the seemingly impossible.  Learn more about our culture.
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: We’re committed to creating an inclusive environment where people from all backgrounds can thrive. We believe that improving diversity, equity and inclusion is our collective responsibility, and this belief guides our DEI journey.  Learn more about our DEI initiatives.
Accessibility Accommodations: Should you require any accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs. Please reach out to talent@benchsci.com.
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