Job Description

Remote Work:
Hybrid
Job Number:
R0200518
Location:
Laurel,MD,US
Release Manager & DevOps Engineer

The Opportunity: 

Are you looking for an opportunity to not just release management, but to help build and improve a system that is used by defense and intelligence personnel to accomplish their mission through secure information sharing? As a release manager, you can work with development and operations teams from the start of the process to the end and be able to plan the shorter feedback and schedule fast releases following agile methodologies. We are looking for a release manager with skills needed to manage software releases for a cloud-scale, cross domain security platform that provides essential security inspections and data sanitization functions to support a broad set of DoD and IC missions, from vision to production-ready system.  

As a Software Release Manager, you will work closely with the team and lead scheduling, planning, monitoring, and controlling the software's development, delivery, and release process. You'll lead and coordinate the Release Management lifecycle to include scheduling the release, coordinating between teams, and deployment of release to meet schedule and budget requirements. You'll 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'll maintain proper coordination between these teams to update the project related information. You'll oversee and coordinate the planning, testing, tracking, deployment, communication, and risk management associated with all software releases.  

You will support specific activities such as resolve version control management issues. You'll conduct development and testing, and able to resolve issues by analyzing the test-environment, configuration parameters, and code. You'll manage all in-flight releases. You'll generate release artifacts leveraging existing scripts or automation such as generate ISOs. You'll monitor team progress and velocity working with Feature Leads to ensure on-time delivery. You'll also update Jira Roadmap, run Jira AutoScheduler to support schedule development and tracking. Manage Jira Administration tasks.

 Join us. The world cant wait. 

  

You Have:  

  • 5+ years of experience with software design and development, including programming

  • 3+ years of experience with software release management for a complex cloud-scale software service 

  • 3+ years of experience with story and bug tracking system, code management system, and Continuous Integration (CI) pipeline tools like Jira, Bitbucket, and Bamboo or Jenkins

  • Knowledge of DevOps and tools such as Saltstack, Vagrant, Git, Maven, Splunk, and ELK Stack 

  • Knowledge of Software Development Lifecycle using traditional agile methodologies, including Scrum, Waterfall, or Kanban 

  • Knowledge of application infrastructure, system architecture, and operating systems 

  • Ability to triage issues, react well to changes, work with teams, and multi-task on multiple products and projects

  • Ability to obtain a security clearance 

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering

  

Nice If You Have:  

  • Experience with Application Release Automation tools such as ElectricFlow, Puppet Enterprise, Buildmaster, and Visual Studio Release Management

  • Experience with Python, Java, or Spring framework

  • Experience with configuration management software such as Saltstack or Chef

  • Experience with web-server technologies such as JBoss or SpringBoot

  • Experience with stream technologies such as Storm or Spark

  • Knowledge of Kubernetes and Docker based containers and their use to develop and deploy microservices

  • Possession of excellent oral and written communication to communicate cross-functionally and across management levels in formal and informal settings

  • Possession of excellent analytical, trouble shooting, and problem-solving skills

  • Possession of excellent organizational skills, including tracking multiple releases simultaneously

  • TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph 

Clearance: 
Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information

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Grow With Us

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A Place Where You Belong

Diverse perspectives cultivate collective ingenuity. Booz Allen’s culture of respect, equity, and opportunity means that, here, you are free to bring your whole self to work. With an array of business resource groups and other opportunities for connection, you’ll develop your community in no time.

Support Your Well-Being

Our comprehensive benefits package includes wellness programs with HSA contributions, paid holidays, paid parental leave, a generous 401(k) match, and more. With these benefits, plus the option for flexible schedules and remote and hybrid locations, we’ll support you as you pursue a balanced, fulfilling life—at work and at home.

Your Candidate Journey

At Booz Allen, we know our people are what propel us forward, and we value relationships most of all. Here, we’ve compiled a list of resources so you’ll know what to expect as we forge a connection with you during your journey as a candidate with us.

Compensation

At Booz Allen, we celebrate your contributions, provide you with opportunities and choices, and support your total well-being. Our offerings include health, life, disability, financial, and retirement benefits, as well as paid leave, professional development, tuition assistance, work-life programs, and dependent care. Our recognition awards program acknowledges employees for exceptional performance and superior demonstration of our values. Full-time and part-time employees working at least 20 hours a week on a regular basis are eligible to participate in Booz Allen’s benefit programs. Individuals that do not meet the threshold are only eligible for select offerings, not inclusive of health benefits. We encourage you to learn more about our total benefits by visiting the Resource page on our Careers site and reviewing Our Employee Benefits page.

Salary at Booz Allen is determined by various factors, including but not limited to location, the individual’s particular combination of education, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements. The projected compensation range for this position is $75,600.00 to $172,000.00 (annualized USD). The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Booz Allen’s total compensation package for employees. This posting will close within 90 days from the Posting Date.

Work Model
Our people-first culture prioritizes the benefits of flexibility and collaboration, whether that happens in person or remotely.

  • If this position is listed as remote or hybrid, you’ll periodically work from a Booz Allen or client site facility.
  • If this position is listed as onsite, you’ll work with colleagues and clients in person, as needed for the specific role.

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