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Job #: R-00039999
Location: Austin, TX
Category: Configuration Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 100%
Clearance: ADP2 / IT2
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Health

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Description

Job Description:

Leidos currently has an opening for a Release Manager to work onsite at the Austin Information Technology Center (AITC). This is an exciting opportunity to use your experience helping the Infrastructure Operations Services Support (IOSS) mission.  The mission of Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Office of Information & Technology (OI&T), Information Technology (IT) Operations and Services (ITOPS), Infrastructure Operations (IO) is to support One VA world-class service to Veterans and their families by delivering results-oriented, secure, highly available and cost-effective information technology services.  IO support helps to provide critical services focusing on consistent availability of Veteran-facing applications and quick delivery of benefits for Veterans.

Responsibilities

  • Perform requirements analysis, system analysis, development and implementation support for core functional business requirements and support all monitored applications, systems, and services, process
  • re-engineering and adaptation of IT solutions in support of environments internal and external to the organization.
  • Application support may include advanced collaboration capabilities, workflow, business process modeling, business process modeling translation, system modeling and simulation, software development and deployment, executive dashboards, enterprise search and discovery, project management and scheduling tools and applications and advanced multi-media support for training and marketing requirements.
  • Provide 24x7x365 Build Management Services ensuring that all components of product, and infrastructure maintenance are organized and deployed in a controlled manner enabling a repeatable process.
  • Manage the release and deployment process and interface with Change Management.
  • Build Management activities include design and implementation of formal procedures, including checks and balances throughout the process. T
  • Identify and mitigate risk to ensure the integrity and recoverability of the production environment.
  • Primary duty to ensure the CMDB is current, accurate and complete for all business and technical data elements for assigned applications.
  • Manage the release and deployment process and interface with Change Management.
  • Provide planning, coordination, and communication ensuring the successful deployment of software modifications.
  • Review and verifthe accuracy and reliability of back out/roll back instructions.
  • Worwitthe team tcommunicatthe impact oplanned maintenance to all stakeholders. Troubleshoot problems associated witthe planned maintenance in a release.
  • Selected candidate will manage processes and does not direct the project/program, manage people or assign work.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Systems, Business or related scientific /technical discipline, plus 10 years of experience.  8 additional years of relevant experience may be substituted for degree.
  • Experience in management of individual releases of software, hardware or other system components. 
  • Must have experience in coordinating with QA, Development, packaging and hardware teams.
  • Experience in documenting releases, risks and in maintaining the schedule of planned releases.
  • Ability to work in a matrix team environment, actively and effectively managing relationships with customers, build and release managers, technical teams, product development, project managers, and other application managers.
  • Experience leading information technology projects involving innovation and/or modernization.
  • Experience developing and reporting upon metrics relative to operational and financial performance.
  • Excellent organization and analytical skills.
  • Exceptional ability to communicate with leadership, staff and customers
  • Ability to obtain a Public Trust Clearance. Federal contract requirement.

Preferred Qualifications

  • ITIL certification

External Referral Bonus:

Ineligible

Potential for Telework:

Yes, 100%

Clearance Level Required:

ADP2 / IT2

Travel:

Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Configuration Management

  

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

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Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

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Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to [email protected].

Commitment to Diversity

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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