Senior SaaS Release Manager at Matillion | Powderkeg

Location: Manchester

Employment Type: Full time

Team: Software Development

Matillion is The Data Productivity Cloud.

We are on a mission to power the data productivity of our customers and the world, by helping teams get data business ready, faster. Our technology allows customers to load, transform, sync and orchestrate their data.

We are looking for passionate, high-integrity individuals to help us scale up our growing business. Together, we can make a dent in the universe bigger than ourselves.

We are now looking for a Senior Release Manager (SaaS) to join our Internal Engineering Platform team

About the Role

Our Internal Engineering Platform team is made up of two parts, Developer Experience and Release Engineering. They work closely with our development squads to build tools that open up the gateway to production for our SaaS services and define, implement and drive standards and processes around how we release these services to our customers.

Acting as an internal consultant for all things Release, you’ll own the roadmap for how we release both our current and future SaaS services. Working with stakeholders from across the business, you’ll be tasked with defining and advocating for application lifecycle standards and ultimately have the final say on what the production environment will look like for our Data Productivity Cloud.

This is a remote first role, where you will meet up monthly in Manchester or London and work from home rest of the time.

Technologies You’ll Use…CircleCI, LaunchDarkly, Kubernetes, AWS, Java,

What You’ll Be Doing

  • You’ll create a clear roadmap for software release scope and deliverables, release dates and milestones
  • Focussing on tracking progress during the release, release requirements and budgets, and identify and manage any release risks whilst continuing to communicate effectively changes to those involved
  • Your experience in the SaaS world will help us drive Private Preview, Public Preview, and GA release activities
  • You’ll ensure and instil within the engineering teams, engineering best practices and make sure they are followed throughout the release lifecycle

What we’re looking for

  • A strong background in leading large release management teams
  • Exposure to working at scale managing globally distributed SaaS software releases across multiple zones and regions
  • Metrics driven – proficient in measuring success, value and gaps
  • Technically minded, who can lead technical discussions within the team

At Matillion, we are committed to providing competitive salaries in line with market standards. Our estimated compensation range for this position is £96,000 - £132,000, but the final salary will be based on your relevant skills, experience and qualifications demonstrated in the hiring process.



Matillion has fostered a culture that is collaborative, fast-paced, ambitious, and transparent, and an environment where people genuinely care about their colleagues and communities.

Our 6 core values guide how we work together and with our customers and partners. We operate a truly flexible and hybrid working culture that promotes work-life balance, and are proud to be able to offer the following benefits:

- Company Equity

- 30 days holiday + bank holidays

- 5 days paid volunteering leave

- Health insurance

- Life Insurance

- Pension

- Access to mental health support

- Career development with access to a Udemy account, Blinkist and much more!

More about Matillion

Thousands of enterprises including Cisco, DocuSign, Pacific Life, Slack, and TUI trust Matillion technology to load, transform, sync, and orchestrate their data for a wide range of use cases from insights and operational analytics, to data science, machine learning, and AI.

With over $300M raised from top Silicon Valley investors, we are on a mission to power the data productivity of our customers and the world.

We are passionate about doing things in a smart, considerate way. We’re honoured to be named a great place to work for several years running by multiple industry research firms.

We are dual headquartered in Manchester, UK and Denver, Colorado.

We are keen to hear from prospective Matillioners, so even if you don’t feel you match all the criteria please apply and a member of our Talent Acquisition team will be in touch. Alternatively, if you are interested in Matillion but don't see a suitable role, please email

Matillion is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all of our team. Matillion prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type. Matillion does not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Senior SaaS Release Manager
  • Company
  • Location
    Altrincham, CH
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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