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EDW Configuration and Release Manager/Scrum Master-Quantico

at Grant Thornton International Ltd

Posted: 4/7/2019
Job Reference #: 043307

Job Description

Grant Thornton is seeking a Senior Associate to join its Advanced Digital Technology and Analytics 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

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.

  • Coordinate project technical development activities by leading configuration management, release management, and scrum/sprint schedule and scope management.
  • Follow Agile SDLC and coordinate scrum development activities.
  • Lead daily stand-up meetings.
  • Support project leadership in developing and managing deployment and release schedules.
  • Support change and configuration control decisions.
  • Create technical products and provides recommendations regarding best practices and requirements.
  • Develop documentation and project artifacts to support solution delivery.
  • Support to technical and operational activities.
  • Lead version control, manage code repository and versioning of technical work products.
  • Coordinate with technical team leads to develop deployment plans and execute releases.
  • Assist in the development of technical and operational documents and plans.
  • Assist in the implementation of technical and operational activities.
  • Collaborate with data modelers, systems analysts, data warehouse developers, ETL developers, etc. and uphold quality management standards for consistency, completeness, accuracy, and productivity.
  • Supports execution of enterprise data warehouse (EDW) development strategy.
  • Use Informatica PowerCenter and MDM tools to support EDW solution development.
  • Participate in team's daily technical activities, including requirements analysis, ETL development, testing, and release processes.
  • Informatica PowerCenter mappings, workflows, jobs, and other ETL processes.
  • Test other team members' Informatica work products, and perform code reviews.
  • Support Master Data Management (MDM) solution development.
  • Alert key personnel of operational problems and suggest potential solutions or methods for collecting additional information.
  • 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.


  • Minimum of NACI clearance required.
  • Required to work onsite at Quantico for 2-3 days per week and telecommute is allowed for the balance of the week.
  • Experience with Jira, SQL, Informatica PowerCenter, Computer Associates ERWin, Informatica Master Data Management
  • Project management: lead and provide technical direction to IT/Enterprise Architecture related projects
  • Consultative mindset required
  • Logical data modeling
  • Physical data modeling
  • Data warehousing
  • Oracle, SQL Server
  • Oracle data masking
  • JRA
  • Agile Scrum development
  • Data analysis
  • Outstanding communication and executive presence in front of senior level customers
  • Workshop and interviews
  • Bachelor's Degree required from an accredited college or university in a related field.
  • 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

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