Enterprise Release Manager

MacDill AFB, FL
Jan 12, 2017
Sep 25, 2017
Full Time
Release Managers require extensive experience in order to provide leadership on structuring application changes into a release to meet operational needs while limiting abrupt changes in a production systems environment. The Release Manager leads the common definition and methodology of a release management framework for the enterprise by collaborating with portfolio management and other IT domain stakeholders to drive consistency and predictability of every release deployment into production. Release Managers must possess a strong knowledge of software integration.


Typical duties include:

    Tracking and documenting bug resolution efforts and trends, while highlighting positive and negative trends for future release practices.Deriving test plans from stakeholder input and communicating the details effectively to development teams.Coordinating across software development groups to ensure teams understand their goals and are meeting them according to agreed metrics.Identifying and documenting successes and challenges in release cycles to improve future processes.
Education Bachelors Degree in a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training or work experience.


Certification Requirements:  ITIL Practitioner Release and Control


Qualifications Experience Requirements:

      At least five years of related technical experienceExperience managing teams in a matrix organization with a portfolio of several projects.Experience mentoring on tools and techniques of Project Management and coaching direct reports.Experience with system analysis and design or infrastructure design, deployment, and support.Experience managing projects that have team members that are not co-located.
  As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.