PMO/Deployment Documentation Analyst

Grant Thornton - Alexandria, VA (30+ days ago)3.8


PMO/Deployment Documentation Analyst(Job Number: 040205)
Description

Grant Thornton is seeking a Senior Associate to join its Technology Strategy & Management service line and take an active role in engagement execution, project management and key business development activities.

Grant Thornton Public Sector helps executives and managers at all levels of government maximize their performance and efficiency in the face of ever tightening budgets and increased demand for services. We give clients creative, cost-effective solutions that enhance their acquisition, financial, human capital, information technology, data analytics, and performance management. For more information, visit grantthornton.com/publicsector.

At Grant Thornton, our professional staff applies traditional, cutting-edge approaches and methods to a variety of analyses. As part of our team, the Senior Associate will utilize various methodologies and models to execute client projects.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
The analyst will support Initial Operating Capability (IOC) by assisting with the tracking and investigation of issues and remediation of defects as needed.
The analyst will support release preparation activities, to include coordination with Government Project Managers to ensure requirements are satisfied, deployment schedules finalized and site logistics.
The analyst will support the development and maintenance of required project data and documents, and briefings to satisfy client release management guidelines, requirements and templates.
The analyst will develop and maintain documents and artifacts such as version documents, production operation manuals, installation guides, rollback guides, user guides and entry and exit criteria guidelines, deployment plans, release documents and artifacts, RACI etc.
For this position experience and knowledge of Healthcare and the Department of Veterans Affairs is preferred.
The analyst will be required to learn various software tools including Rational Team Concert (RTC) and Quality Manager.
The analyst is preferred to have Agile development experience.
Meet or exceed targeted billing hours (utilization).
Assist with business development activities, such as proposals, capture, account teams, whitepapers, conferences, and/or other thought leadership materials.

Qualifications

10 years and BA degree in computer science/other tech discipline is required.
Experience in technical writing (Mandatory).
Experience in Agile operations/release management and software deployment process (Mandatory).
Rational Tools Concert software experience (Preferred.
Healthcare and/or VA experience (Preferred).
A PMO/Deployment Documentation Analyst must have experience with technical writing and supporting the deployment process of software applications/systems.
We are looking for an analyst with excellent written and verbal communication skills who can work with key stakeholders/customers/developers/testers to provide documentation support for on-going continuous Agile rapid development with deployments to various environments (e.g., test, user acceptance test, pre-production, production).
Ability to obtain and maintain certain job-related certifications if no job-related advanced degrees.
U.S. citizenship may be required. Ability to work in the United States indefinitely required.
Travel may be required.
Ability to work overtime required on occasion.
Ability to sit in an office environment for long periods of time.
Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance.
Ability to communicate clearly in writing and verbally.
Ability to obtain and maintain firm independence and abide by firm ethics requirements.
Meet or exceed continuing professional education (CPE) requirements.
Grant Thornton LLP is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International, one of the six global accounting, tax and business advisory organizations. Grant Thornton’s Public Sector, based in Alexandria, VA, is a global management consulting business with the mission of providing responsive and innovative financial, performance management and systems solutions to governments and international organizations. Visit Grant Thornton’s Public Sector at www.grantthornton.com/publicsector.

It is Grant Thornton’s policy to promote equal employment opportunities. All personnel decisions, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits and termination, are made without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Primary Location - US-Virginia-Alexandria
Work Locations - Alexandria (VA)(952) Suite 500 333 John Carlyle Street Alexandria 22314