Release Manager

Clearance Level
Software Engineering
New Orleans, Louisiana

REQ#: RQ128631

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: NACI (T1)
Requisition Type: Pipeline

Seize your opportunity to make a personal impact as a Release Manager. GDIT is your place to make meaningful contributions to challenging projects and grow a rewarding career
At GDIT, people are our differentiator. You will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. 
The Release Manager will be responsible for managing all aspects of release management. The Release Manager shall be responsible for planning and coordinating release efforts in conjunction with leads including Operations Manager, Development Lead, Testing Lead as well as team members including developers, testers, database administrators, configuration managers, and system administrators.


  • Plan release activities following approved standard procedures, policies, and change management procedures
  • Manage the scheduling and communication of deployment activities, including emergency change implementations 
  • Initiate and verify security A&A is conducted and approved as needed prior to production releases
  • Coordinate releases between development and operations staff
  • Coordinate the migration of all releases across BAT, Staging, Production, and COOP environments ensuring the completion of all necessary testing, documentation, and readiness stage gates prior to migrations. 
  • Collaborate with key development and quality assurance stakeholders in developing and executing a robust test and release process.
  • Facilitate resolution of deployment problems with Development, Quality Assurance, and Infrastructure teams.
  • Provide management status reports on release progress.
  • Coordinate release package acceptance, including business and stage gate sign offs.
  • Coordinate the receipt of release deliverables, including source code, implementation plans, and related system documentation
  • Work closely with the Solution Architect , Development, and Testing leads to implement DevSecOps for release deployments



  • Bachelor's’ Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other engineering or technical discipline 

Required Experience:

  • 5+ years of experience in Release Management performing responsibilities similar to those described for this role
  • 3+ years of experience as an Analyst or Developer on projects utilizing Agile Scrum methodology for system development on large scale programs

Security Clearance Level:

  • U.S. Citizen
  • Ability to secure a Public Trust Clearance


  • On-Site


● 401K with company match

● Comprehensive health and wellness packages

● Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career

● Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications

● Cutting-edge technology you can learn from

About Our Work

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.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

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.