Full Job Description
Steel Point Solutions is an amazing SBA Certified (8a), HUBZone, Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB), and a Woman-Owned Small Business (WOSB) company. Established in 2013 with a vision of offering world-class, integrated business solutions for all levels of Government and commercial enterprises. We are represented by a team of talented and qualified professionals who know how essential efficient, cost-effective integrated solutions are to your organization’s success. Leveraging these resources, we strive daily to lead the industry in program management and service delivery.
We are looking for a DevOps Release Manager that reports to the manager in the Release Management team. Release Manager, in DevOps, is responsible for scheduling, planning, and controlling the software's development and delivery process. Overall, you will be concerned with planning, testing, tracking, release, deployment, communication, and risk management.
As a Release Manager, you will be responsible for handling the DevOps team to make them deliver the services on time and will manage both IT operations and developers.
You will be responsible for the Release Management lifecycle that involves the stages such as scheduling the release, coordinating between teams, and deployment of release as per the schedule and within budget.
As a DevOps Release Manager, you will have to release the software after completing the testing stage and deployment stage, and work closely with the application development team, testing team, and production team. You will have to maintain proper coordination between these teams to update the project-related information.
You need to define the strategic usage of release management tools to manage the revenue for the release.
Plan the release of project deliverables and release life cycle.
Communicate the project-related tasks such as plans, timelines, requirements, etc. 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 are not affected.
Track the progress and find issues if any. Always work to improve the process of release.
Make sure that the release is planned, according to the requirements and budget.
Schedule the release readiness reviews before deployment and milestone reviews after each release.
Create plans for the implementation and deployment as per the release schedule.
Plan and give weekly updates on the release activities
Make sure the allocation of Release Engineers to every release.
Communicate with release managers from different departments.
Lead the Go-Live activities to deploy the software successfully.
Team up with relevant development teams responsible for building the automation tools used to develop and deploy the software.
Schedule the CAB meetings to discuss the release schedules with the team and find roadblocks, if any.
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.
B.S. in Computer Science or an equivalent degree
Project management experience
Knowledge of Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CD/CI) pipelines
Experience in working with DevOps and Agile methodologies
Working knowledge of Software Development Lifecycle
Expertise in computer programming
Team management skills
Experience in the use of Application Release Automation tools such as Git, GitHub, Bamboo, Bitbucket, Jenkins, SourceForge, or AWS CodeCommit.
Knowledge of traditional agile methodologies, including Safe, Scrum, Waterfall, or Kanban
Good understanding of application infrastructure, system architecture, and operating system
Steel Point Solutions, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.