Digital Solutions, Senior Consultant

Washington, DC
Sep 20, 2022
Sep 25, 2022
Accountant, IT
Full Time
Overview: Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public sector and commercial markets, with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. By combining our public and private sector expertise, we help clients address their most complex challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures focusing on transformational change, business resiliency, and technology-driven innovation. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and digital services, we create scalable, innovative solutions that help our clients outwit complexity and position them for future growth and success. The company has more than 12,000 professionals in over 50 locations globally. Guidehouse is a Veritas Capital portfolio company, led by seasoned professionals with proven and diverse expertise in traditional and emerging technologies, markets, and agenda-setting issues driving national and global economies. For more information, please visit Responsibilities: As part of Guidehouse's Experience Transformation practice, Digital Solutions, Senior Consultants are instrumental cross-functional members of digital solutions / SDLC implementations. They bring to the table possible expertise in SDLC as a business analyst gathering and documenting requirements, ability to analyze complex problems and/or data sets to find innovative solutions, communications, as well as in project / product / program management. Depending on the specific project and client need, Digital Solutions Consultants may be tasked to work in a diverse set of focus areas, including requirements management for SDLC projects, change management, process improvement, communications management, and/or project/product management. Our work at Guidehouse is as advisors and consultants to our clients. While we actively design, build, and implement innovative digital solutions for clients, our core focus is that of providing value through our collective expertise and ability to communicate this value through core consulting skills.Candidates will be evaluated on their experience and ability to delivery on client projects and on core consulting skills, including:Client DeliveryAbility to identify and develop solutions to meet client needsAbility to build solid relationships and become a trusted advisor to clientsMaintains awareness of client environment, culture, challenges, and areas for improvementMaintains external environmental awareness of legislation, regulations, and policies that may impact the clientDemonstrates flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasksCore Consulting SkillsExperience participating and leading in business development opportunities and pursuitsAbility to structure and develop quality client deliverablesDemonstrate a depth of analysis and critical thinkingDemonstrates ability to leverage and tailor various industry methodologies and frameworks to the needs of clientsLeads teams and develops junior staffResponsibilitiesLead or Support Digital Solutions Workstreams (50%)Offer functional and in-depth analysis in support of project scope and objectivesUtilize problem solving and analytical skills to identify opportunities for additional client value through process improvements, streamlining, and project managementIdentify opportunities for future account growth through gap analyses and client relationshipsPerform hands-on reviews to ensure quality client deliverablesWork with client and internal Guidehouse teams to elicit and define clear solution requirementsCoordinate with teams to develop work products from start to finish based on client requirementsSupport Client Engagement & Consulting Activities (30%)Provide consultative input and guidance by learning about client specific subject matter and applying it to workParticipate in requirements elicitation and elaboration, providing a management and solutions strategy point of view and recommendationsSupport developing product vision, capabilities and priorities, and roadmapSupport synthesizing input from business, user research, technical solutions to refine product and integrated roadmapsDevelop impactful digital products that support client business needsDevelop trusted relationships with clientsDevelop communications for internal and external client stakeholdersProvide weekly status updates on project progress to project manager and/or clientSupport team and firm growth (20%)Support business development activities, including creating marketing collateral, writing, and reviewing proposals, and participating in sales meetings as subject matter experts (SME)Write thought leadership, including white papers and research briefs on a variety of topicsSolutions-forward mindset by associating innovative solutions with identified risks, challenges, and opportunitiesBuild individual network (internal + external) and increase opportunities to grow business by bring firm capabilities to forefrontExemplify Professionalism & TeamworkUnderstand firm capabilities and solutionsLead with quality, including creating high quality work products and deliverablesProvide constructive feedback to team members Qualifications: Qualifications Required:US CitizenshipAbility to obtain a minimum of Secret security clearanceWillingness to step into unfamiliar situations with a mindset to learn and gain experienceBachelor's degree (4yr college degree)Must be able to work East Coast business hoursDemonstrate flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasksProfessional Skills: Demonstrated critical thinking, attention to detail, comfort with ambiguity and unstructured situations, and strong communication skills4+ years' experience with the following:Working on projects in a large organization in either public or private sectors, with experience in Agile / SAFe, project management, client-facing roles.Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Visio, SharePoint, Excel, and Project.Excellent facilitation and communication skillsAbility to write requirements and user stories using the industry best practiceAbility to develop strong team and client relationshipsExcellent verbal and written communication skills (including presentation skills)Ability to travel up to 25%, if required as part of client engagementQualifications Preferred:Active Security ClearanceUndergraduate degree in Information Technology, Business Administration, or a related discipline.Experience with SDLC and Agile Methodologies; Agile, Scrum or comparable certification.Experience with Jira, AzureDevOps (ADO), or other equivalentsExperience in Management / Technology ConsultingCertifications: Project Management Professional (PMP), Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP), SAFe, Lean Six Sigma Additional Requirements: The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.Compensation may vary based on education, skills, experience and location. Selected candidate must be local and able to work from one of the following offices: Tysons, VA (HQ); Washington DC as needed. Client meetings may be required in-person.This is an exempt level role that may require more than 40 hours of work per week.Selected Candidate must be able to work Eastern Standard Hours. Disclaimer: About GuidehouseGuidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation. Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco. If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation. Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee. Rewards and BenefitsGuidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace. Benefits include:Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision InsurancePersonal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid HolidaysPosition may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonusParental Leave and Adoption Assistance401(k) Retirement PlanBasic Life & Supplemental LifeHealth Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending AccountsShort-Term & Long-Term DisabilityTuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning OpportunitiesSkills Development & CertificationsEmployee Referral ProgramCorporate Sponsored Events & Community OutreachEmergency Back-Up Childcare Program

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