Release Manager Interview Questions


Release Manager interview questions shared by candidates

Top Interview Questions

Sort: Relevance|Popular|Date
Rocksauce Studios
Quality Assurance & Release Manager was asked...6 February 2017

At what point in the origination of a new project is it important to include Quality Assurance?

2 Answers

At the first meeting with stakeholders because QA engineers work on the project together with other team members (product owner, project manager, business analyst, and dev lead) throughout the software development cycle. QA will need to be aware of the requirements so that they accurately plan their tests. Less

At the first technical meeting. As a member of the process, QA help prevents serious issues during the project. Less

Health Integrated

What makes you the best candidate for this position?

1 Answers

I performed the role of Release Manager while I was employed with a large telecommunications company in Tampa. As a Release Manager I was responsible for creating Annual Release Calendars that included both major and minor releases with overlapping build periods. In addition, I was responsible for creating detailed release delivery plans that included all phases of the software development life cycle. I facilitated regular release stakeholder meetings in which we reviewed the progress of the delivery and discussed any barriers identified. I facilitated meetings to address issues identified and bring them to resolution. I was responsible for preparing weekly release status updates for executive management. Less

Was asked about work history from Linked In profile - this was unexpected

1 Answers

Answered accurately and honestly


Background information/ situations

1 Answers

Honest answers.

Square Yards

About my sales experience

1 Answers

Gave a brief history of my work


SWOT analysis

1 Answers

SWOT analysis is kind of analysis for particular industry or domain. Before starting any organization this analysis is so important to evaluate the strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats. So mainly SWOT analysis actually shows the positive and negative points of the particular industry or department. Less


How do you deal with competing stakeholders' # 1 priorities.

1 Answers

Negotiate with them with the aim of having them reach the conclusion that project that adds most value to the company gets the nod. The second place winners project can be baked into to either a subsequent release or considered should another project get dropped. Less


Describe the Release Manager role in detail, the challenges you have faced in your past experience, how you handled the tough situations, what value adds you have provided, examples.

1 Answers

Put forward all the past work experiences.

ACL Digital

they asked about the Release process

1 Answers

I explained how do you move components to production through the release process. Less

Virgin Money

Competency questions - give me an example when you showed team work / dealt with challenging people etc

1 Answers

Gave me an example set of items which would form an implementation plan and asked me to order them correctly. Asked some other questions about how you would manage an implementation Less

Viewing 1 - 10 of 276 interview questions

See Interview Questions for Similar Jobs

Glassdoor has 276 interview questions and reports from Release manager interviews. Prepare for your interview. Get hired. Love your job.