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Cognosante Release Manager, Operational Process and Plan Development and Management in McLean, Virginia

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Cognosante is on a mission to transform our country’s healthcare system. With our health and security-focused solutions, we help public sector organizations achieve the important task of providing the best possible public services to American Citizens. From Enterprise IT, Data Science, and Security Services, to full-scale Consumer Engagement and Interoperability solutions, we are moving government services forward with transformation and innovation. Learn how we are making a difference in people’s lives today!

Job Description

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop a maintenance transition plan which will transfer the ongoing operations and maintenance of the financial management solution from the JPMO to personnel from the third-party provider and the Component customer agency

  • Review and maintain standard operating procedures for operational elements of the program including incident management plan, configuration management plan, account provisioning process, patch management plan and audit management plan

  • Oversight of all operational engineering and security support including the following: Support the management and oversight of program and system security activities to ensure compliance with the Federal Information Systems Management Act (FISMA) and DHS 4300A Sensitive Systems Policy

  • Oversight of all operational engineering and security support including the following: Ensure that appropriate steps are taken to implement information security requirements for the third-party or DHS hosted solutions

  • Oversight of all operational engineering and security support including the following: Oversee the application of IT security policies and procedures by the third-party provider

  • Oversight of all operational engineering and security support including the following: Provide support in the completion of the Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA)

  • Oversight of all operational engineering and security support including the following: Provide support in the completion of Personally Identifiable Information (PII) System of Records Notification (SORN)

  • Oversight of all operational engineering and security support including the following: Provide advice and support to the JPMO on the development of the System Security Plan (SSP)

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or 4 years additional work experience

  • 5+ years of relevant work experience

  • Experience in the design and development of solutions to complex applications problems, system administration issues, or network concerns

  • Has performed in systems management and integration functions

  • Possesses and applies a comprehensive knowledge across key tasks and high impact assignments

  • Has planned and led major technology assignments

  • Experience in evaluating performance results, recommending major changes affecting short-term project growth and success

  • Background as a technical expert across multiple project assignments

Candidates that do not meet the required qualifications will not be considered.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in Release Management

  • Experience working with Momentum, Oracle Federal Financials, or other Oracle systems

  • Full system development lifecycle experience

  • Experience with operational engineering and security support

We’re solving Americans’ health and safety challenges with technology, innovation, and purpose.

At Cognosante, we help improve how the nation delivers services to its citizens through innovation and transformation. We're committed to creating positive results with lasting impact, and are always looking for passionate people who share our values to join the Cognosante family.

Cognosante was founded to address a critical gap in the health IT market—the need for a smart, nimble company, unencumbered by legacy systems and unafraid to challenge accepted wisdom. We have been able to extend out impact beyond health and into security and social services. Our continued success is the result of our expertise and insights, combined with our actively fostering a culture that encourages diversity of people and ideas.

Every day, we help government agencies solve difficult problems. We’re ensuring health professionals have accurate, secure, and timely health data so Americans get the healthcare they need. We help Federal and State agencies navigate healthcare reform and empower their technology transformations. We’re addressing the social determinants of health to remove barriers to healthcare access. And, we’re proud to help our military do its job more safely by leveraging stronger IT networks and using cybersecurity and biometrics technologies that replace outdated legacy solutions. We’re also helping create more options for Veterans, active duty military personnel, and their families to obtain health services in their communities.

Passion for what we do. Pride in how we do it. At Cognosante we are all VIPS. We create value by being enterprising. We develop innovative ideas and solutions. We perform at our best and deliver results. We share achieved results and recognitions.

Are you ready to make a difference in the lives of millions? Join us.

Highlighted Benefits for Full-time Employees

•Medical • Dental • Vision • 401k • Flexible Spending Accounts • Paid Time Off • Work/Life Solutions • Pet Insurance

Cognosante is an equal opportunity employer ( . We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. If you’d like to view a copy of the company’s affirmative action plan or policy statement, please email . Cognosante is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

T o all recruitment agencies: Cognosante does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward unsolicited resumes to our requisitions, any Cognosante email address, any Cognosante employee, or to any company location. Cognosante is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

COVID-19 isn’t stopping our hiring process nor our business as (semi) usual. We’re still reaching candidates, virtually and we’re still working, remotely! Are you a self-starter who likes to work from home and is interested in this position? Apply today!

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  • Be personable —make eye-contact, smile often, and demonstrate enthusiasm for the role.

  • Remove distractions —engage with the interviewer by removing all distractions, including your smartphone.