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Senior Release Manager

Ramat-Gan, Israel

About The Position

As a Senior Release Manager within our SaaS organization, you will play a critical role in ensuring the smooth execution of our software releases.

Your responsibilities will span from overseeing the release pipeline to managing commitments, risks, and collaboration with cross-functional teams.

Our SaaS products are at the forefront of innovation, and your contributions directly impact our customers’ experience

This role reports to the Director of Operations.

If you thrive in a dynamic environment and have a strong understanding of release processes, this role is for you.

Key Responsibilities:

Release Pipeline Management:

  • Interact daily with cross-functional teams, including Engineering, Product, Support, PJM, and Customer Success.
  • Coordinate the release of our SaaS products, ensuring they meet schedules and maintain high quality.
  • Define and optimize release processes, including planning, building, and deploying software updates.
  • Monitor the release pipeline for bottlenecks, inefficiencies, and opportunities for improvement.

Commitments and Risks:

  • Collaborate closely with QA and R&D directors to understand project commitments and priorities.
  • Identify and assess risks related to releases, ensuring timely mitigation.
  • Communicate risks and potential impacts to stakeholders.

Release Planning and Execution

  • Develop and maintain a release calendar, aligning with business goals and customer needs.
  • Plan and execute software releases according to the established schedule.
  • Coordinate with development, QA, and operations teams to ensure successful deployments.

Release Engineer Management:

  • Lead and mentor the release Engineer within the team
  • Assign tasks, provide guidance, and ensure their professional growth.
  • Collaborate with the release engineer to streamline processes and improve efficiency.
  • Reporting and Metrics:
  • Track and report on release progress, milestones, and key performance indicators (KPIs).
  • Analyze data to identify trends and areas for enhancement.
  • Present findings to senior leadership.


  • 5+ of Release management experience in a SaaS company
  • B.sc in computer science or equivalent degree
  • Experience in a release role in a SaaS company/product
  • Agility and Multitasking: Ability to handle multiple tasks efficiently.
  • Independent and Organized: Self-driven and organized in managing tasks.
  • Determination: A relentless pursuit of success in meeting release goals.
  • Problem-Solving and Analytical Thinking: Ability to tackle complex challenges.
  • Self-Management and Leadership: Ability to lead technically and communicate effectively.
  • Interpersonal Skills: Excellent collaboration and teamwork abilities.
  • Presentation Skills: Eloquence in English during meetings and communication.
  • Technical Knowledge:
  • Familiarity with CICD, Jira, and Jenkins or a strong technical background to quickly learn these tools.
  • Experience working with planning and tracking systems.
  • Understanding of feature flag management principles.

Aqua is a unicorn in the exciting and fast-growing cloud-native security space, leading the digital transformation of the world’s largest organizations using containers, Kubernetes, and serverless.

Every Aquarian makes an impact. Our highly collaborative culture sparks bonds amongst Aquarians empowering us to boldly drive change. We thrive by constantly being challenged to deliver the best, most innovative technological solutions to our customers.

Join our team of cloud-native experts for a world of global opportunities and continuous career development!