Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future . Become an integral part of a diverse team while working at an Industry Leading Organization, where our employees come first. At ManTech International Corporation, you'll help protect our national security while working on innovative projects that offer opportunities for advancement. Currently, ManTech is seeking a motivated, career and customer-oriented Senior Release/Deployment Specialist to join our team in Washington, DC. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: * Work with the Release Management team and provide support in CR deployment * Provide TRR and test engineering support in the CR process * Provide test lab support and management * Execute release activities in accordance with established Change and Release Management processes * Ensure appropriate controls in the release and deployment processes * Manage risk and resolve issues that affect release management * Manage client and management expectations with respect to release management activities * Enforce acceptance criteria of turnover packages: code, build reports and other types of software development assets * Promote release management process and act as process champion * Establish and maintain plan for stakeholder communications * Work closely with the engineering team for planning, testing, managing and implementation of changes * Ensure deployments are promoted and test activities occur within development environments in accordance with the Release Schedule and established framework * Follow documentation standards and produce required release management deliverables, such as, Release Briefing Packages and Release Plans * Ensure completion and tracking of release artifacts * Execute transfer of artifacts/deliverables to Service Operations team * Establish release management process training Basic Qualifications: * Bachelor's degree * 4+ years demonstrated release management & deployment planning experience for large scale software deployments * Working knowledge of release management and the ServiceNow tool * Knowledge of IT systems management, Systems Engineering Life Cycles (SELC) and Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) * Familiarity with ITIL/ITSM experience * Must be able to effectively complete simultaneous tasks with independent deadlines and deliverables. * Effective oral and written communication skills with customer, technical, and management personnel * Must possess a self-starter mentality and be an effective problem solver * Ability to work as part of a team and work independently * Exceptional organizational & multi-tasking skills * Experience with Microsoft Office (including MS Office suite, Visio, and Project) * Strong interpersonal and collaborations skills working in a team-oriented environment * Ability to adhere to defined processes & procedures, and suggest improvements * Ability to effectively prioritize and handle multiple tasks simultaneously Preferred Qualifications: * Knowledgeable in NIST 800-37, NIST 800-128 and NIST 800-137 * Possess solid understanding of CM practices and principles * Possess excellent communication skills * ITIL certification * Security+ Security Clearance Requirements: * Current TS clearance with SCI eligibility and adjudicated within last 6 years. Must be willing to submit to a random CI polygraph Physical Requirements: * Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50%. * Needs to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc. * Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine and computer printer. * Often positions self to maintain computers in the lab, including under the desks and in the server closet. * Frequently communicates with co-workers, management and customers, which may involve delivering presentations. Must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations. * May be asked to move Audio/Visual or Computer equipment. 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