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Manager, IT Release and Change Management

Company: Aerojet Rocketdyne
Location: Huntsville
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Overview Aerojet Rocketdyne is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader providing propulsion and energetics to its space, missile defense, strategic systems, tactical missile and armaments customers throughout domestic and international markets. Aerojet Rocketdyne offers a complete line of propulsion products for launch vehicles, missile defense, and advanced hypersonic propulsion. We are currently seeking an experienced IT Release and Change Management Manager in our Huntsville, AL defense headquarters. While Huntsville, AL is the preferred location, in certain situations, this could possibly be filled at another Aerojet Rocketdyne location, and flexwork or remote locations may be possible. The IT Release and Change Management Manager will report to the Director of IT Governance, Risk, and Compliance and be located in our Huntsville, AL location. In this role, you will directly lead a team of six to manage the system development lifecycle and production system change control processes. This includes oversight on configuration changes being performed by outsourced resources, establishing release schedules, coordinating outages with business, implementing communication outage standards, reviewing proposed configuration-controlled changes on information systems, and adhering to audit documentation standards. Additionally, this position provides oversight for the company's IT Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) control execution and reporting. What we can offer you: Inspiring Company Culture - Our people support each other and work together to leave an indelible impacton our nation's aerospace and defense legacy. Read more about our culture: Careers - Aerojet Rocketdyne Rest and Relaxation- 3 weeks of vacation to start plus separate sick allowance. 9/80 schedule providing for longer weekends. Annual week-long holiday company closure, plus company paid holidays. Comprehensive Health Benefits - Medical, Dental, Vision, Health Savings Accounts, and Wellness Prepare for the Future - 401(k) with company match Professional Development - Tuition assistance program, Employee recognition program, and Leadership development program Employee Resource Groups - Local and Enterprise employee-led volunteer groups to create community, awareness, impact, and to support a culture where everyone belongs. Aerojet Rocketdyne has been recognized as one of America's most trusted companies - https://www.newsweek.com/americas-most-trusted-companies-2022 Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each) 30% - Leads, develops, coaches, and mentors high performance teams in executing the release and change management functions and processes 20% - Provides oversight over of the SDLC processes in the development of new systems and enhancements to existing information systems including planning for life cycle sustainment and documenting configuration change decisions 15% - Manages changes to specific release schedule, coordinates and communicates outages with business, and provides oversight for configuration change control activities through the Change Advisory Board 15% - Leads IT SOX control execution and audit oversight 15% - Develop, report, and present key metrics and initiatives summaries on SDLC and IT SOX activities to leadership 5% - Periodic review/update process documentation and implement process improvement actions to strengthen and improve release and change management processes Requirements - Requires a Bachelor's degree in a related field and at least 9 years of progressive experience with management background - Experience in leading a wide range of personality types and cultures in both technical and non-technical work groups; mentoring and coaching in developing high-performance teams who adhere to documented standards and processes - Experience with the following: (1) Knowledge of SDLC processes used for development of new systems and enhancements (2) Quality Assurance principles (3) Change Control background (4) Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) knowledge (5) Business case development - Strong skills in business and customer engagement - Strong organizational skills - Drive toward closure with attention to quality and efficiency ADDITIONAL DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: - Defense industry manufacturing segment working background - IT business/industry work experience with IT regulatory compliance and information security related experience - Experience with EBS/Oracle environment PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: Employees in these positions must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer; stamina to sit and to maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; may occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 15 pounds; may require minimal walking, climbing, stooping, crouching, and/or bending; and vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. May require the ability to travel by air or auto. US Citizenship required. Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance at the appropriate level (U.S. Citizenship required). Must also be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information, and having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement.

Keywords: Aerojet Rocketdyne, Huntsville , Manager, IT Release and Change Management, Executive , Huntsville, Alabama

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