• Release Lead - Iasi, Romania

    Job Locations RO-Iasi, Romania
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    Permanent Employee - Full-Time
  • Position Summary

    Release Lead - Iasi, Romania


    We in CRF Health are excited to be fast growing and hiring to build the next generation of products, sound practices and values that will meet and exceed the customer expectations of our products and services. We are the global leader in eCOA (electronic clinical outcome assessments) solutions for the life sciences industry but still very humble and we hope you join our tremendous team that has helped changed our industry for the better. Our customers include most of the top global pharmaceutical companies. Our R&D center is located in Iasi at the Moldova Business Center. Our office was only opened in April 2017 and already we have grown to 110 personnel. 


    Job Description

    The Release Lead is responsible for leading and running R&D validation projects resulting in R&D releases being on time, in full and to the expected quality standards in a fixed repetitive schedule. Operates independently getting test-related guidance from Director of Testing Services, releasing priorities from product management and following R&D priorities for improvement implementation.


    • Achieves operational R&D releasing objectives by planning, monitoring, reviewing and approving test results and evidence of validation project;
    • Creates validation project-related test plans and other necessary materials;
    • Defines project-related activities, resources and timelines per overall R&D release plan and creates defined completion documentation;
    • Progress is reported to R&D management team; potential bug fixes will be organized by product owners of each scrum team;
    • Ensures that defined release quality gates and milestones are completed on schedule;
    • Facilitates and leads necessary validation project-related meetings: Feature Freeze review, project start review (quality gate) and internal acceptance reviews;
    • Accepts the software ready for validation whilst ensuring that any software failing the quality threshold or that fails to fulfil the requirements is withdrawn from the release;
    • Responsible for executing the project to the actual R&D release against project start review outcome;
    • Monitors and accepts the work of validation project personnel;
    • Contributes to improving the release processes, documentation and practices for the R&D Stream;
    • Responsible for reporting the validation projects statuses and completing all necessary documentation of the release;
    • Responsible for coordinating R&D release activities to get releases deployed in committed timeline;
    • Participates in Audit for R&D releases;
    • Travel as necessary;
    • Other responsibilities will be assigned as required.


    • Bachelors or higher degree in Engineering, Information Systems or Computer Science;
    • Minimum of three years’ experience in software development environment;
    • In depth knowledge of Validation and related documentation process;
    • Good understanding of testing principles, and practical experience of test planning;
    • Must have excellent time management and demonstrable problem-solving skills;
    • Must have excellent organizational, decision-making, oral and written communications skills;
    • Must be able to deal effectively with all levels of the organization.


    CRF Health aspires to be the market leading provider of patient centred eSource technology and service solutions focused on flexibility and innovation, underpinned by deep regulatory and technical knowledge and high-quality service delivery.


    We have operations in RomaniaFinland, the US and the UK and continue to grow in terms of revenues, customer numbers and employees.


    CRF Health creates electronic Clinical Outcome Assessment (eCOA) solutions that are simple, scalable, and effective. From our collaborative, agile design approach to our user-friendly reporting tools, we streamline complex processes and deliver reliable results for superior clinical trial outcomes. We improve patient engagement with intuitive design, support study teams with tailored scientific insights, and secure high-quality data with precision. Above all, we ease the path to approval.


    Our personalized service and unparalleled eCOA expertise helps sponsors bring new medicine to market quickly and cost-effectively, improving lives across the world.





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