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Digital Solutions, Senior Consultant

Company: Guidehouse
Location: Rockville
Posted on: May 29, 2023

Job Description:

Job Family:

Digital Consulting
Travel Required:

Up to 25%
Clearance Required:

Ability to Obtain Secret

What You Will Do:

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 Delivery

  • Ability to identify and develop solutions to meet client needs
  • Ability to build solid relationships and become a trusted advisor to clients
  • Maintains awareness of client environment, culture, challenges, and areas for improvement
  • Maintains external environmental awareness of legislation, regulations, and policies that may impact the client
  • Demonstrates flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks Core Consulting Skills
    • Experience participating and leading in business development opportunities and pursuits
    • Ability to structure and develop quality client deliverables
    • Demonstrate a depth of analysis and critical thinking
    • Demonstrates ability to leverage and tailor various industry methodologies and frameworks to the needs of clients
    • Leads teams and develops junior staff Responsibilities

      Lead or Support Digital Solutions Workstreams (50%)
      • Offer functional and in-depth analysis in support of project scope and objectives
      • Utilize problem solving and analytical skills to identify opportunities for additional client value through process improvements, streamlining, and project management
      • Identify opportunities for future account growth through gap analyses and client relationships
      • Perform hands-on reviews to ensure quality client deliverables
      • Work with client and internal Guidehouse teams to elicit and define clear solution requirements
      • Coordinate with teams to develop work products from start to finish based on client requirements Support Client Engagement & Consulting Activities (30%)
        • Provide consultative input and guidance by learning about client specific subject matter and applying it to work
        • Participate in requirements elicitation and elaboration, providing a management and solutions strategy point of view and recommendations
        • Support developing product vision, capabilities and priorities, and roadmap
        • Support synthesizing input from business, user research, technical solutions to refine product and integrated roadmaps
        • Develop impactful digital products that support client business needs
        • Develop trusted relationships with clients
        • Develop communications for internal and external client stakeholders
        • Provide weekly status updates on project progress to project manager and/or client Support 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 topics
          • Solutions-forward mindset by associating innovative solutions with identified risks, challenges, and opportunities
          • Build individual network (internal + external) and increase opportunities to grow business by bring firm capabilities to forefront
          • Exemplify Professionalism & Teamwork
          • Understand firm capabilities and solutions
          • Lead with quality, including creating high quality work products and deliverables
          • Provide constructive feedback to team membersWhat You Will Need:
            • Ability to obtain a minimum of Secret security clearance
            • 3+ years of experience with Bachelor's degree (4yr college degree)
            • Willingness to step into unfamiliar situations with a mindset to learn and gain experience
            • Demonstrate flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks
            • Professional Skills: Demonstrated critical thinking, attention to detail, comfort with ambiguity and unstructured situations, and strong communication skills
            • 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 skills
            • Ability to write requirements and user stories using the industry best practice
            • Ability to develop strong team and client relationships
            • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (including presentation skills)
            • Ability to travel up to 25%, if required as part of client engagement
            • 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.
            • 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
            • US Citizenship is contractually required for this roleWhat Would Be Nice To Have:
              • Active Security Clearance
              • Undergraduate 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 equivalents
              • Experience in Management / Technology Consulting
              • Certifications: Project Management Professional (PMP), Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP), SAFe, Lean Six Sigma
                The annual salary range for this position is $77,500.00-$155,000.00. Compensation decisions depend on a wide range of factors, including but not limited to skill sets, experience and training, security clearances, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs.
                What We Offer:

                Guidehouse 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 Insurance
                • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays
                • Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus
                • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance
                • 401(k) Retirement Plan
                • Basic Life & Supplemental Life
                • Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
                • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
                • Student Loan PayDown
                • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities
                • Skills Development & Certifications
                • Employee Referral Program
                • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach
                • Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program
                • Mobility Stipend About Guidehouse
                  Guidehouse 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- 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.

Keywords: Guidehouse, Rockville , Digital Solutions, Senior Consultant, Professions , Rockville, Maryland

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