DevOps Release Manager

DISH Network

CO, Littleton


Department Summary

At DISH Wireless, we reimagine connectivity through new platforms, new business models and new ways of thinking.

Today, we are building America’s first cloud-native 5G network to transform the way we live, work and play with unlimited potential. Our teams operate at the intersection of wireless, data analytics, AI and the cloud to create something state-of-the-art, radically original and truly unlike what anyone else can.

What You Will Be Doing

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Primary responsibilities:

  • Building next-generation, automated, cloud-native platforms and solutions by working closely with cross-functional teams following classical agile methodologies
  • Ownership of scheduling, planning, and controlling the software’s development and delivery process on multiple concurrent projects and releases

In this role you will:

  • Define and implement Everything as Code
  • Coordinate the release schedule and resources required depending upon the third-party applications, defect backlogs, planned releases, and infrastructure updates
  • Track the progress and find issues, if any. Always work to improve the process of release
  • Expand automated testing to generate data and improve understanding of the platform and solutions
  • Leverage data to drive intelligence, repeatable, and fact-based processes into platforms and solutions
  • Maintain documentation related to procedures on build and release, various notifications lists, and dependencies
  • Learn and think critically: applying common sense, creativity, and technical expertise to challenging programming and design problems to develop new systems rather than settle for “the way it’s always been done”

Skills, Experience And Requirements

Specific qualifications:

A successful DevOps Release Manager will have the following at a minimum:

  • Proven track record of building and delivering large, highly-available, enterprise-grade platforms and solutions
  • 2+ years’ experience deploying a broad range of solutions on a cloud platform (e.g. AWS, Google Cloud, Azure, OCI, etc.)
  • Good understanding of application infrastructure, system architecture, and operating system
  • Experience with Agile development, Scrum, and Kanban
  • Experience with automated testing of applications, CI/CD workflows, TDD/BDD
  • Experience with containerization and virtualization (Kubernetes, Docker)
  • Ability to work in teams and collaborate with others to clarify requirements, quickly identify problems, and collaboratively find creative solutions
  • Ability to assist in documenting requirements as well as resolve conflicts or ambiguities
  • Willing to get his/her hands dirty and dive deep into technical details whenever necessary
  • Problem Solving: Ability to analyze and resolve complex infrastructure resource and application deployment issues

Preferred additional experience:

  • Have a 4-year college degree in Computer Science/Information Technology or equivalent professional experience
  • Industry certifications on DevOps, Cloud Platforms, Kubernetes are an asset
  • Understanding network topologies and common network protocols and services (DNS, HTTP(S), SSH)
  • Understanding of scripting (e.g. Python, shell), IaC (e.g. CloudFormation, Terraform), and automation skills preferred
  • Knowledge of Defect Management Systems such as Jira or GitHub

Salary Range

Compensation: $115,500.00/Year – $189,750.00/Year


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Candidates need to successfully complete a pre-employment screen, which may include a drug test.