• Software Release Coordinator

    Posted Date 1 week ago(1/9/2019 3:05 PM)
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  • Project/Program Overview

    General Dynamics Mission Systems–Canada currently is currently looking for a Software Release Coordinator to join our Calgary team. As part of our team, you will play a key role to ensure that the release management process is continuously improving. General Dynamics Mission Systems–Canada is delivering a comprehensive system that brings together a powerful, modular design with uncompromised engineering on ground combat vehicles for the Ministry of Defence in the United Kingdom. Our commitment to tailorable, Agile engineered solutions assure that our products deliver exceptional performance. When it’s mission critical, it is General Dynamics Mission Systems–Canada.


    • Responsible for coordination of releases and supporting execution of the overall release management process.
      • Creating and updating release documentation (e.g. version description documents).
      • Ensuring software artifacts are appropriately tagged and put into configuration management.
      • Working with Release Train Engineer to coordinate final delivery of software artefacts, including helping to remove impediments where needed.
      • Working with Systems team to ensure that tools are current and up-to-date on releases external to the business.
      • Working with Product Management to ensure that quality checks of releases have been documented and evidence of release definition of done is complete.
      • Ensuring that regulatory processes are understood and optimized throughout the program.
      • Ensuring the software technical data and software is appropriately tagged for export, security classification and company markings.
    • Responsible for evolving the Release Management process to increase quality of releases.
    • Communicating release status to internal and external stakeholders.
    • Participating in PI Planning to identify dependencies and ensure the PI Plan is consistent with the release management process.
    • Participating in Inspect and Adapt (I&A) workshops to improve the release process.
    • Participating in weekly release management meetings to contribute to the overall understanding of the solution release vision and plan.


    • Minimum of 8 years of experience supporting software delivery programs.
    • Excellent at communicating effectively (written & verbal).
    • Proficient with MS Excel, MS Word and PowerPoint software.
    • Proficient with SharePoint and Rational Team Concert.
    • Nice to have: experience with software version control tools, such as GitLab.
    • Ability to work with minimal supervision.


    • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or related technical / scientific degree.


    Minimum 10 year consecutive residence in Canada – for Canadian Secret Security Clearance
    Applicants will be required to obtain/hold a valid and current Canadian security clearance to gain access to the classified spaces, information and equipment in order to perform the work associated with this position.


    General Dynamics Mission Systems–Canada is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace. Workplace accommodations are available.

    Company Overview

    At General Dynamics Mission Systems–Canada, Canada’s premiere defence company, innovation happens on a daily basis. We develop and deliver highly-complex leading edge technology, products and systems that make important contributions to our customer’s success in land, airborne, maritime, cyberspace and public safety applications. The challenges and opportunities are endless.The results – incredible.


    Our employees are exceptional. We are proud to employ more than 1,100 talented individuals across Canada. Working in a collaborative environment, our employees are encouraged daily to contribute their technical knowledge and expertise. Our employees are passionate, dedicated, and conscientious about the work they do which results in our ability to deliver the highest value, customized solutions in order to meet the most demanding requirements.


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