Configuration and Release Manager - Military Veterans Wanted



  full-time   employee

United States


SAIC is seeking a highly qualified Configuration and Release Manager to lead a large-scale agile software development and integration project with a Federal government agency.


Job Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the overall deployment and release management of a complex software development and integration project.

  • Work with stakeholders and technical SMEs to define, schedule and approve the release plan.

  • Interface with the eight Scrum teams to understand, track, plan and incorporate the builds into the release plan.

  • Collaborate with the Technical Writer to document releases, update software user’s guides, operating manuals and other technical documentation required by the contract.

  • Remove any impediments that might jeopardize meeting the release schedule.

  • Collaborate with stakeholders to use key metrics to enable continuous improvement.

  • Support Scrum Ceremonies for the agile teams (Planning, Retrospective, Grooming and Review/Demo).

  • Implement continuous integration of an enterprise level, critical software framework.

  • Implement automated deployments to host environments including security and database.

  • Use analytical capabilities, strong writing skills, and excellent interpersonal skills.

  • Produce high-quality solutions through collaboration.

  • Use analytical skills to uncover root causes to issues.


Configuration and Release Manager Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering or other computer engineering discipline and six (6) years of experience years of related experience.

  • Six (6) years of experience of experience in software development, build, deployment and release management for complex, enterprise-level software development and integration projects.

  • Five years of experience in configuration management of complex, enterprise-level software development and integration projects demonstrating customer relationship management, negotiation skills, strong verbal and written communication skills, and effective communication with stakeholders.

  • At least five years of experience in facilitating software builds and releases with various stakeholders.

  • At least five years of experience with the full software development lifecycle (SDLC).

  • At least three years of experience working within the Agile Scrum environment to manage enterprise-level web application development projects.

  • At least three years of experience using quality management tools such as CA Agile Central, Subversion, Jenkins, and SonarQube.

  • Must be local to the Washington, DC area, or willing to relocate to the Washington, DC area.



  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO), PMI Agile Certified Professional (ACP) and/or Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) certifications highly desired.



  • The candidate must also be able to acquire a Public Trust clearance.