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ISHPI Information Technologies Software Release Manager in North Charleston, South Carolina

NIWC LANT S2IPT supports DoD and Navy information technology to design, develop, engineer, and maintain systems that will improve customer organizational efficiency. Support areas include: Software Development, Administrative Services, Applications Integration Management, Corporate Strategy Planning and Execution, Information Assurance, Information Resource Management, Information Technology (IT) Operations. This tasking includes: new standards engineering, prototype installation, application development, data interoperability, system design, system management and maintenance, data collection, analysis, and other management and implementation efforts to support of data translation, data mediation, and data mapping.

  • Provide expert management and coordination of all technology-related release activities for related projects

  • Lead the Release Management function by instituting and demonstrating industry best practices for release, configuration and implementation management

  • Ensure the integrity of releases and of pre-release configuration items

  • Execute, control and manage a schedule of planned releases to pre-production and production environments

  • Work with QA, Development and Operations to ensure that development projects adhere to the release process and change procedure guidelines

  • Lead and coordinate “go-live” activities including the execution of deployment plans and checklists

  • Develop scripts and automation tools used to build, integrate, and deploy software releases to various platforms

  • Maintain a release repository and manage key information such as build and release procedures, dependencies, and notification lists

  • Research new software development and configuration management methodologies and technologies and analyze their application to current configuration management needs

  • Continuously improve configuration management and release practices and processes

Required skills and knowledge include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Requires U.S. Citizenship and ability to pass a Government background investigation for Public Trust

  • 5+ years of overall software development/release/configuration management experience

  • Two (2) or more years as Configuration and/or Release Engineer

  • Ability to obtain Security+ certification within six months after hire to satisfy DoD 8570 Cybersecurity Workforce IAT Level II requirements

The most successful Software Services IPT Release Engineer attributes include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Experience collaborating with software development and maintenance teams in an Agile/Scrum environment

  • Experience managing releases with hands on experience using open source/DevOps tools such as Git, Jenkins, and Maven

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Excellent organization and coordination skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

“Ishpi Information Technologies, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or status as a protected veteran.”

Job ID: 2020-1219

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Street: 1545 Truxtun Avenue