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8 Jul 2021


Denver Public Schools – Posted by Denver Public Schools Denver, Colorado, United States

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Traditional 235 work days 

FTE: 1.0

Salary Range: $76,841 – $96,052


Essential Functions and Objectives:


Responsible for managing all releases to department technical environments for projects and operations activities with a goal of improving release quality, reducing system downtime and emergency changes and increased process consistency. Serves as the central point for planning and approvals relative to all promotions to all environments.

Oversees all builds and deployment of releases to department environments.

Responsible for scheduling, executing, and documenting software build processes; packages builds for release and ensures appropriate project documentation is available for each new build or release.

Actively participates in the establishment, improvement, documentation, communication and enforcement of release and change management processes for software, hardware and systems.

Reports on release status of development, test and production environments.

Maintains the release management calendar.

Audits, recommends and implements processes (manual and automated), procedures and tools to continue to improve and increase efficiency of the configuration and release management processes, including change control, go/no-gos, and release planning.

Provides training on the release and change management processes.

Acts as a subject matter expert (SME) for the application hosting the change control process.

Provides metrics reporting to department leadership, as needed.

Knowledge, Experience & Other Qualifications:

Two (2) or more years of web-based applications, databases, infrastructure experience.

Four (4) or more years of experience managing complex implementations with system integrations/dependencies.

Software Development Lifecycle experience preferred, including waterfall, iterative, and agile. 

Ability to assess appropriate priorities and organize workload on multiple assignments.

Experience and proficiency with Microsoft Office products and/or Project Management Software (e.g. Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint), as well as Google Suite.

Excellent interpersonal, analytical, critical thinking, problem-solving, and organizational skills.

Communicates diplomatically, persuasively, effectively oral, written and presentation skills.

Excellent time management and organizational skills to meet deadlines.

Strong attention to detail.

Ability to develop, plan, and implement short and long-range goals, establish priorities and organize resources.

Ability to provide creative, solution-oriented support to complex situations.

Experience with automating manual processes, preferred.  

Education Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree is required.

Master’s Degree is preferred. 


Other information:


The mission of the DPS Department of Technology Services (DoTS) is to be a proactive partner enabling the success of every child. We support the students, families, and staff of Denver Public Schools by providing the infrastructure, tools, data, and support to enable effective educators and efficient operations. Our leading-edge technology work includes delivering custom portals for our students, parents, teachers, and administrators, managing one of the largest networks in the state of Colorado, providing unparalleled levels of customer support, finding new ways to get technology in the hands of our students, and much more. We believe that technology is a positive, enabling force for parent engagement, student engagement, educator effectiveness, operational efficiency, student safety, and student achievement. By joining us, you too will be enabling the success of every child!


Additional Information:


Work Year Calendars (including accrued time off):

– Benefits (including DPS contributions):

– Compensation Structures:

– Employee must live and work with a permanent home address in Colorado while working for Denver Public Schools.  


About Denver Public Schools:


Denver Public Schools is committed to meeting the educational needs of every student with great schools in every neighborhood. Our goal is to provide every child in Denver with rigorous, enriching educational opportunities from preschool through high school graduation.  DPS is comprised of nearly 200 schools including traditional, magnet, charter and alternative pathways schools, with an enrollment of more than 90,000 students.  


DPS has become the fastest-growing school district in the country in terms of enrollment and the fastest-growing large school district in the state in terms of student academic growth.  Learn more at  


Denver Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or any other status protected by law or regulation. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors.

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Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 60,000 - 80,000.

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