CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc. Deployment Manager in Arlington, Virginia
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City: Arlington, Virginia, United States
Position ID: J1118-1523
Employment Type: Full Time
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The CGI Federal ACWS (Army Contract Writing System) is hiring. Be part of a growing team implementing mission-critical solutions for Government customers! If you are ambitious, dedicated and motivated by the chance to implement an ERP software solution that greatly enhances Government customer contracting business practices, then CGI has the perfect opportunity for you as a Deployment Manager.
The Deployment Manager will provide technical coordination and management of release, deployment and environment build related activities required to facilitate multiple releases between production and pre-production environments in an agile and Development Operations approach.
Your future duties and responsibilities:
• Single point of contact responsible to manage and maintain the deployment schedule starting with pilot sites leading up to full deployment
• Create and maintain a go-live plan; this includes comprehensive checklist(s) and detailed tasks incorporated into an Integrated Master Schedule
• Oversight of environment provisioning activities through an iterative and phased delivery model
• Conduct deployment readiness reviews, milestone reviews and go/no-go reviews
• Work closely with the Technical Operations and System Engineer teams to understand impacts of branches and code merges as well as environment set up activities
• Work with the Configuration team to maintain a release repository; manage key artifacts to include build and release procedures and dependencies
• Coordinate deployment activities as it relates to standing up and supporting a Help Desk; Tier I, II and III
• Provide release, environment provisioning, and deployment status reporting to leadership team
• Risk and Issue mitigation and escalation
• Recommend and implement best practices
• Support Training and Production Support teams as needed
Required qualifications to be successful in this role:
• Familiarity with enterprise-scale software architectures, application development methodologies, and deployment/operational considerations
• Project management skills
• Excellent analytical skills
• Ability to work with cross functional teams; CGI internal and Client counterparts
• JIRA and Confluence
• Bachelor’s degree, preference in computer science
• 8-10 years of experience with build configuration, deployment/release management with at least 5 years as a deployment manager
• Able to execute a deployment plan for of a large scale implementation project
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
What you can expect from us:
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