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General Dynamics Information Technology eADE Release Manager in Yakima, Washington

Type of Requisition: Regular

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret

Public Trust/Other Required: None

Job Family: Information Systems Management

Join GDIT and be a part of the team that solve some of the world's most complex technical challenges. The Enterprise Authoritative Data Environment (eADE) is searching for a Senior Release Manager to join their program.

As the eADE Release Manager, you will be responsible for managing the complete software delivery life cycle. You will work with the team to coordinate all aspects of the release management life cycle from planning to production deployment. Duties include:

  • Plan the release of project deliverables and release life cycle

  • Communicate the project-related tasks such as plans, timelines, requirements, and all relevant procedures between different teams

  • Coordinate the release schedule and resources required depending upon the third-party applications, defect backlogs, planned releases, and infrastructure updates

  • Identify the risks that can delay the release and manage them, such that the scope scheduled, and quality of the release is not affected

  • Track the progress and find issues, if any. Always work to improve the process of release.

  • Schedule the release readiness reviews before deployment and milestone reviews after each release

  • Plan and Give weekly updates to the Program Manager and Team Managers on release activities

  • Make sure the allocation of Release Engineers to every release

  • Lead the Go-Live activities to deploy the software successfully

  • Schedule Configuration Control Board (CCB) meetings to discuss the release schedules with the team, and identify impediments

  • Maintain documentation related to procedures on build and release, various notifications lists, and dependencies

  • Make improvements in the methodologies used for configuration management and development of software that helps to find ways to use in configuration management.

  • Measures and monitors progress to ensure application releases are delivered on time and meet expectations

Basic qualifications:

  • 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

  • 8+ years of experience as a Release Manager

  • Requires ability to work in a collaborative environment to troubleshoot and resolve problems

  • Experience managing technical requirements

  • Project management experience

  • Experience working with DevOps and Agile methodologies

  • DoD Secret Clearance

Desired Qualifications:

  • PERSMOD experience

  • Knowledge of Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CD/CI) pipelines

  • PMP, CompTIA +, ITIL Foundations Certifications

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.

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.

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