Release Manager Job

Release Manager (Job Number:439646)
Work under the direction of the TESS Cross Functional Change and Release Lead. The Release Manager is responsible for oversight, establishment and execution of established Release Management standards and procedures for implementing application, infrastructure and tools changes in the enterprise.
- Oversee, support and manage TESS Release Management process working with other Release Managers
- Work with process owners and stakeholders as needed through the development lifecycle process
- Ensure appropriate communications and controls in the Change, Release and deployment processes
- Manage risk and resolves issues that affect release management
- Manage client and management expectations with respect to release management activities
- Work closely with the Change Management and Deployment teams for implementing changes
- Act as a liaison between technical and non-technical staff and communicate release management activities to various stakeholders
- Work closely the project managers for planning, managing and implementation of releases.
- Work to guarantee smooth, predictable and timely delivery of enterprise releases using a combination of processes and existing tools
- Recommend process improvement for release management. Candidate may also be involved in the development and implementation of the future methodology for Release Management efforts and shall understand and have experience in the following:
- 5+ years of experience with Change / Release Management, as well as thorough understanding of fundamental change and release concepts and processes.
- General technical IT skills, with knowledge of industry change and release management best practices.
- Working knowledge of Release and Change Management tools such as Serena Business Manager
- Possess strong communication, interpersonal skills as well as outstanding organizational skill.
- Experience working in cross-functional, multi-location teams
- Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
- Strong work ethic with a focus on quality, results and customer satisfaction.
- Ability to obtain a Public Trust
- B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent technical field and at least five (5) years of hands-on Change and Release Management experience. Four additional years of experience considered in lieu of a degree.
- Proficiency in application development release processes and tools
- Knowledge and experience in Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC)
- Experience in application development that demonstrates thorough knowledge of the SDLC
- Demonstrated understanding of change, configuration management and release management processes based on ITIL framework.
- Clear verbal and detailed documentation skills.
- Ability to communicate technical issues at a level that is easily comprehensible to the audience.
- Ability to work well under pressure and within defined processes.
- Team player.
- Ability to make recommendations for changes and improvements to tools and processes.
- Ability to execute very detailed analyses and record keeping with the highest quality level.
- Ability to drive issues to closure and work well within a deadline-drive environment.
- Experience defining process and procedures to manage the release cycle.
- ITIL Foundations Certification a plus or ITSM process experience
SAIC Overview:SAIC is a premier technology integrator providing full life cycle services and solutions in the technical, engineering, intelligence, and enterprise information technology markets. SAIC is Redefining Ingenuity through its deep customer and domain knowledge to enable the delivery of systems engineering and integration offerings for large, complex projects. SAIC's approximately 15,000 employees are driven by integrity and mission focus to serve customers in the U.S. federal government. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $4.5 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see My SAIC Benefits. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability
Job Posting: Aug 28, 2018, 7:46:33 AM
Primary Location: United States-VA-VIENNA
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time

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