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Release Manager

Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Organization Unit: 
Healthcare IT
Job Type: 
Long-Term

Title - Release Manager
Location - Falls Church, VA
Duration - Long Term

Role:
-Lead team in execution of development pipeline and delivery of software products to QA,and ultimately to production in a DevOps environment
-Manage day-to-day technical activities and influence team members to leverage followand support Agile software development practices;
-Resolves issues that affect release scope, schedule and quality
-Work with Scrum Master and product owner to provide development sizing s & costanalysis estimates
-Work closely with product owner and team members to decompose stories, designfeatures, and prioritize tasks
-Utilize automated software test tools and frameworks such as test driven development toachieve software quality standards
-Prototype, validate and create specific application solutions for the business
-Conduct Release Readiness reviews, Milestone Reviews
-Weekly Release Reporting
-Negotiate, plan and manage all release activities
-Work with release engineers to understand impacts of branches and code merges
-Maintains the release schedule for all core services and ensure alignment across key partners and vendors.
-Continually work towards making improvements in the release process
-Develops scripts and automation tools used to build, integrate, and deploy software releases to various platforms

Qualifications:
-Bachelor s degree in Computer Science or related field
-8-10 years Experience in Microsoft .Net, SQL Server
-8-10 years of experience in information systems operations environment in systems analysis or development
-2-6 years of release management experience
-2-4 years experience in DevOps, CiCD implementation
-Experience in Puppet Enterprise (DevOps automation)
-Extensive experience in Scrum development approach
-Experience in developing scripts and implementing automation tools used to build, integrate, and deploy software releases to various platforms. Preferred experience withVisual Studio, Azure DevOps, JiraGit and its branching strategies
-Azure Pipelines, Docker container deployment and container registries such as Azure Container Registry (ACR),
-Automated Regression Testing using Selenium / Telerik Test Studio / Katalon Studio / RobotEngine / TestCraft
-Acceptance Testing tools such as Cucumber / SpecFlow
-Load Testing tools such as Apache JMeter
-CI/CD using Bamboo, Chef, Ansible, Puppet
-Application Monitoring using APMs like NewRelic, SIEM such as Splunk and infrastructure monitoring using tools such as Nagios

LOA: 
Permanent