Your role

Notability is an industry-leading note taking application with expressive drawing capabilities that make full use of the power of the Apple Pencil and iPad Pro. This is an open role for someone who can join us in continuing to deliver incredible new features that strike a delicate balance between simplicity and power, ensuring that Notability continues to be the best note-taking experience in the world.

We are looking for a release manager to join our app team to help us continuously deliver updates for Notability across iOS and Mac platforms. We strive to consistently deliver new features while maintaining a high quality user experience.

Your responsibilities

  • Manage weekly releases to continuously deliver new features and fixes to users on Mac and iOS platforms
  • Mediate between engineering, QA, and product teams to ensure releases are timely and of the highest quality
  • Build and send beta versions of the app to testers via TestFlight
  • Coordinate with a translation service to translate new strings for the app and website
  • Monitor operational issues and crash rates and escalate new or growing issues via the proper channels
  • Deliver hot fix releases if needed in a timely manner
  • Collaborate with engineering and across the organization effectively to deliver stellar new features, and address technical issues
  • Communicate release status effectively to different stakeholders including product, design, support, QA and management
  • Identify bottlenecks with and propose improvements to our release process

Requirements

  • 5+ years of experience.
  • Proven track record with software release management, specifically with iOS, iPadOS or macOS.
  • Expertise in git and continuous integrations services such as CircleCI
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to easily collaborate with others
  • Ability to cultivate consensus and alignment within and across teams
  • Value continuous learning, experimentation and improving

    How we Work

    Each member of our team contributes to all parts of our products. We trust each other to make decisions independently while also considering our common goals and values. We share ideas openly, and we collaborate across disciplines to ensure that our decisions make sense from all perspectives.

    When We Work

    We keep work and life balanced. We set our schedules based on our excitement to solve a problem, and we trust each other to get things done. We work from home when it will help, and we have an “as long as you get your work done” vacation policy.

    Where We Work

    We work in downtown SF near Market Street, just a short walk from two BART/Muni stations. Our open-plan office has height-adjustable desks to help us stay limber, a trio of rooms for small group meetings or individual work, and a shuffleboard table to help us stay coordinated (or to enjoy during happy hour :).

    Remote Work

    We are open to full-time remote employees who reside in the U.S.

    Benefits

    • Competitive compensation in form of base salary, bonuses and profit sharing
    • Comprehensive healthcare fully covered for you and your family
    • Flexible work and vacation schedules
    • 401k with matching contributions
    • Matching gifts to non-profits
    • Public transit reimbursement
    • Home workstation reimbursement
    • ISP reimbursement
    • Monthly phone bill reimbursement