• Release Manager

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/3/2018 11:36 AM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Design & Development
    Job Location
    Washington, DC
  • Job Description

    DHA Group, Inc. is looking for a Release Manager to support a dynamic customer in Washington DC. This position requires an active Top Secret Clearance with eligibility for SCI.

    The Release Manager will provide release management, team leadership, testing and customer support to a financial reporting project. The PM will work with their Data Warehouse counterpart to ensure that the front end reports generated by the O&M team are accurate and function according to requirements. They will collaborate with both the reporting O&M team and the Engineering team to ensure that data is effectively reported from the Data Warehouse. 


    Key responsibilities include:

    • Planning and scheduling project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools
    • Managing the reporting staff to meet release timelines
    • Evaluating, recommending and executing test strategies against the financial reports developed by the O&M team
    • Works with project managers, developers, and end users to ensure application designs meet business requirements and release criteria

    The Release Manager will work with the Business Intelligence task Program Manager and will be responsible for attending and leading O&M team meetings, release meetings, customer requirements sessions. The Project Manager must have experience writing status reports and providing updates in a professional meeting setting.

    The PM will have the authority to manage DHA resources. The PM will be expected to make decisions for DHA in response to Government assignments and tasks. The PM must have proven experience with process improvement, best practice implementation, and handling personnel issues and customer concerns.  The PM shall be readily available to respond to Government tasks, as well as proactively alert the Government to potential contractual or programmatic issues. The PM will report to a DHA Director of Client Operations who will assist the PM with staffing, budget, invoicing, executive briefs and any other subjects needing escalation. Experience with WebFocus and or knowledge of federal accoutning processes would be highly beneficial.

    Must Have Experience:

    • A customer focused attitude and ability to interface with all levels of customers and stakeholders
    • Experience in managing integration across cross-functional technical teams
    • Ability to take a customer requirements and turn them into functional reports
    • Experience testing applications or processes (unit testing, code reviews, UAT etc.)
    • Ability to respond to the client in a clear and concise manner, whether in closed door session or in open forum
    • Experience with Microsoft Project, Visio and the MS Office suite
    • Minimum five years’ experience managing projects similar in size, scope, and complexity

    About DHA:                                               

    DHA has been a trusted partner to the US Federal Government for 20 years.  We are a vibrant, energized and fast-growing company serving the agencies which protect our freedom and way of life.  Our mission focuses on the intelligence, law enforcement and defense communities.  DHA adds value to every customer we serve by providing the best solution, talent, expertise and experience specifically tailored to each customer’s need.  We are proud of the company’s culture which is results-oriented and based on kindness, caring and compassion for everyone we serve as a customer, employee or teaming partner.


    Why DHA? Over the years, DHA has proven its ability to provide cost-effective, forward-thinking solutions, and exceptional service for customers. The trust our clients, teaming partners, and employees have in DHA is directly related to how we cultivate and value relationships. Our diverse clients include the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Department of Justice (DOJ), Veteran’s Administration, Department of State, U.S. Marshalls, Defense Logistics Agency (DLA), and the Department of Defense (DoD).  DHA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.


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