Sr. Release Manager - Electronic Health Records

Clearance Level
Software Engineering
Remote, Working from the USA
Key Skills For Success

Program Implementation

Project Management

Release Management

REQ#: RQ165847
Public Trust: SSBI (T5)
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work alongside federal civilian agencies. Make an impact by providing services that help the government ensure the well being of U.S. citizens.

Job Description

Transform technology into opportunity as a Senior Release Manager with GDIT. A career in enterprise IT means connecting and enhancing the systems that matter most. At GDIT you’ll be at the forefront of innovation and play a meaningful part in improving how agencies operate.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Senior Release Manager you will will be responsible for overseeing and managing the ongoing operations of our live Modernized EHR system. This includes coordinating new software release management and upgrades, overseeing the Service Desk operations, managing escalations, and ensuring effective training for new hires in the use of the EHR system.


  • Responsible for the Release Management lifecycle that involves the stages such as scheduling the release, coordinating between teams, and deployment of release as per the schedule and within budget.

  • Supports planning, testing, tracking, release and upgrades, deployment, communication, and risk management.

  • Assist in implementing hardware and software version control processes, policies and procedures.

  • Develop rollback criteria and plans for rolling back a deployment.

  • Develop mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with project managers, line managers, and clients.

  • Resolve and escalate impediments, manage risk, assures value delivery, and drives program-level continuous improvement.

  • Prepare project execution plan and identify appropriate technical and business resources needed for the team.

  • Ensure projects are completed on schedule, within budget and meets technical requirements of the assignment.

  • Review status of projects and budgets. manage schedules and prepares status reports.

  • Assess project issues and develop resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives.

  • Ensure ongoing commitment to the customer experience through performance testing and monitoring.

  • Communicating checkpoints for releases during sprints: increment cut off, begin and complete testing

  • May supervise others


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Healthcare Informatics, Computer Science or a related field or the equivalent combination of education, professional training, and work experience

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in system administration and support, with a focus on post-go-live operations within the healthcare industry, preferably with EHR systems.

  • Experience providing detailed engineering and technical leadership to engineering staff involving multiple, complex, and interrelated project tasks.

  • Experience developing and implementing release schedules and performing release deployments.

  • Must have experience with progressive project control as it relates to configuration management and release management


  • Release and/or project management experience on a large IT program supporting government customers.

  • PMP Certification. 

  • ITIL V4 Foundation or equivalent higher certifications. 


  • Must be able to obtain a Public Trust Level 5 clearance, which requires residency in the U.S. for 3 of the last 5 years.


  • Full-flex work week to own your priorities at work and at home.

  • 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.

  • Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays.

  • Challenging work that makes a real impact on the world around you.



Work Requirements
Years of Experience

10 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree


Project Management Professional (PMP) - Project Management Institute

Travel Required


Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $112,000 - $168,000. This is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary. Rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.
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About Our Work

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

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.