PersMod SW Release Manager

Clearance Level
Interim Secret
Project/Task Management
Alexandria, Virginia

REQ#: RQ42174

Join General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) and be a part of the team of men and women that solve some of the world’s most complex technical challenges. The Personnel Modernization (PersMod) program is seeking an experienced Release Manager to support the further development of an Authoritative Data Environment. The PersMod PMO is located in New Orleans, LA.

This position will reside in the DC area on Eisenhower Avenue in Alexandria, VA. The position may also be supported remotely a few days per week however weekly face to face meetings at the Alexandria office will be required.

The PersMod program delivers sailor self-service and automation of high volume, routine transactions. This enables legacy system consolidation and development of inter-operable capabilities, which can be leveraged across the portfolio of Navy personnel systems.

The Release Manager shall be responsible for planning and coordinating release efforts in conjunction with other leads including Operations Manager, User Experience Manager, Development Lead, Testing Lead as well as team members including developers, testers, database administrators, configuration managers, and system administrators.

Duties include:

  • 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 is conducted and approved as needed prior to production releases.
  • Coordinate releases between development and operations staff.
  • Coordinate the migration of all releases across Test, 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 deliverable, 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.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience as an Analyst or Developer on projects utilizing Agile Scrum methodology for system development
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a Computer Science or related technical discipline; additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of degree
  • Preferred Certification:  PMP, CompTIA +, ITIL Foundations Certification
  • 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.