Release Manager

Clearance Level
Engineering (General)
sterling, Virginia

REQ#: RQ77060

Travel Required: 10-25%
Requisition Type: Pipeline

GDIT is seeking a motivated, career and customer-oriented Release Manager to provide support for a Department of Justice (DOJ) agency in Sterling, VA.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Direct and address the management and coordination of the product from development through production.
  • Oversee the coordination, integration, and flow of development, testing, and deployment to support continuous delivery.
  • Manage risk and resolve issues that affect release management.
  • Leads and coordinates system release planning, scheduling and deployment management at a portfolio level. This includes baseline management, version controls, implementation plans, communication plans, software upgrades, operational change requests.
  • Manage client and management expectations with respect to release management activities.
  • Execute release activities in accordance with established Change and Release Management processes
  • Ensure appropriate controls are met in the release and deployment processes.
  • Establish and maintain plan for stakeholder communications.
  • Work closely with the engineering team for planning, testing, managing and implementation of changes.
  • Ensure deployments are promoted and test activities occur within development environments in accordance with the Release Schedule and established framework.
  • Follow documentation standards and produce required release management deliverables such as, Release Briefing Packages and Release Plans.
  • Ensure completion and tracking of release artifacts.
  • Execute transfer of artifacts/deliverables to Service Operations team.

Desired Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of release and/or project management experience on a large IT program supporting government customers.
  • Experience providing detailed engineering and technical leadership to engineering staff involving multiple, complex, and interrelated project tasks.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in IT, Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field.
  • Possesses an active Project Management Professional certification (PMP)
  • Recognized Agile (i.e., SAFe, SCRUM, Kanban, extreme programming (XP), lean, Scrumban, etc.) certified professional.
  • Knowledge of the Software Development Lifecycle.
  • Current Secret Clearance

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.