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Technology Consulting (IT Strategy) - Senior Associate

Company: Guidehouse
Location: Austin
Posted on: August 17, 2019

Job Description:

Overview:What do you get when you bring together the brightest minds and place them into an exciting, fast-paced environment that fosters intellectual growth and rewards based on impact, not tenure?You get one of the fastest growing consulting companies in the United States. While we may be a new name in consultancy, we were born from a storied one. Guidehouse was founded in 2018 as an evolution of PwC Public Sector with a mission to help our clients deliver on their mission; providing bold new strategies that catalyze transformative results across all ends of the enterprise. We embrace brilliance. We embrace independence. Join us.Responsibilities:Responsibilities: Guidehouse, LLP helps federal, state, and local governments solve complex business issues, manage risk and add value in financial management, program management, operations improvement, and security and data management. In today's changing environment, the public sector is seeing an increase in physical and cyber threats, financial and performance reporting requirements, diversity in the workforce, and the impact of rapidly changing technologies.Guidehouse LLP provides management consulting, technology consulting, and risk consulting services to help federal, state, local, and international government agencies anticipate and address these and other complex challenges.Guidehouse LLP is one of four organizations to receive the 2014 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. The Baldrige Award is the nation's highest Presidential honor for performance excellence, recognizing U.S. organizations for superior quality and world-class results across six categories defined by Baldrige including Leadership, Strategic Planning, Customer Focus, Measurement, Analysis and Knowledge Management, Workforce Focus, and Operations Focus. For more information on our journey to performance excellence, view our winner profile on the NIST website.It was announced in February of 2018 that Veritas Capital, a leading private equity investment firm had signed a definitive agreement to acquire its US Public Sector business. Professionals in Guidehouse LLP may be subject to a government security investigation and may need to meet related eligibility requirements for access to classified information. The State and Local Government practice provides individuals the opportunity to serve clients in the areas of: business design, organizational strategy, market analysis, financial modeling, operational analysis, process improvement, change management, compliance monitoring, and program management. The application of this skill set within state and local governments is delivering compelling, high impact solutions to our clients' toughest business and technology problems. The team translates strategy into action.Qualifications:QualificationsMinimum Years of Experience: 3Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degreeRequired: 3+ years of experience with Large Scale IT Transformations in Consulting- - - - - - - - - Demonstrates extensive knowledge and/or a proven record of success in key facets of state and local government, including: - - - - - - - Education, Housing, Transportation, Criminal Justice, and/or Administration and functional areas; and, - - - - - - - Strategic sourcing, shared services, economic development, sustainability, performance management, disaster recovery and/or customer contact centers.- - - - - - - - - Demonstrates extensive knowledge and/or a proven record of success in core management consulting skills and the ability to lead clients through solution development including experience in areas such as application development, system implementation, Quality Assurance/Quality Control and Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V);- - - - - - - - - ITIL knowledge and experience- - - - - - - - - Must have participated in one or more projects involving: - - - - - - - Engagements: Current State Assessment, Future State Design, Roadmap Development, IT Strategy, IT Organization Design, Service Catalog Design, Application Alignment, Data Management Strategy, Process Maturity, Process and Tool Deployment. - - - - - - - Process Frameworks: IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL), ISO 20000, COBiT - - - - - - - ITIL: Service Strategy, Service Design, Service Transition, Service Operation, Continual Service Improvement and the processes in each of these five lifecycle phases - - - - - - - IT Service Management Tools: ServiceNow and others - - - - - - - Common IT Operations Subareas: Service Catalog Management, Service Level Management and Metrics, Security Management, Operational Metrics, Operational Governance - - - - - - - IT Cost Optimization and Effectiveness - - - - - - - IT Governance, Operating Model, and Delivery Model - - - - - - - IT Financial Management - IT financial dashboards, charge back models, and IT cost management - - - - - - - Technology Management Optimization - - - - - - - Enterprise Demand and Project Portfolio ManagementDesired: - - - - - - - - - Prior professional services or federal consulting experience- - - - - - - - - An advanced degree in the area of specialization- - - - - - - - - Continuous curiosity to expand knowledge of new technology innovations and its applications to business- - - - - - - - - Demonstrates a thorough level of abilities success with managing the identification and addressing of client needs in the following areas: - - - - - - - Demonstrating a blend of technology solution development, functional architecture, and program management skills; - - - - - - - Conducting baseline assessments, building a future state vision, and developing actionable implementation plans; - - - - - - - Preparing concise, accurate documents and maintaining project economics while remaining flexible as unanticipated issues arise; - - - - - - - Managing multiple engagements and client needs; - - - - - - - Prioritizing tasks in a client-driven environment; - - - - - - - Providing candid, meaningful feedback in a timely manner; - - - - - - - Keeping leadership informed of progress and issues, and answering questions and offer direction to staff; - - - - - - - Creating a positive environment while managing staff workloads; - - - - - - - Interfacing with organizational managers; - - - - - - - Exhibiting IT implementation skills, specifically with large-scale technology transformation programs (i.e., strategy through execution); - - - - - - - Demonstrating IT strategy skills by being able to develop and document business visions, technology strategies, and project roadmaps; - - - - - - - Demonstrating IT documentation skills in producing technical deliverables through all phases of the SDLC (requirements, business analyses, data-flow diagrams, data models, design); - - - - - - - Communicating knowledge of the SDLC and product and project life cycles by using business analysis and data architecture; and; - - - - - - - Showing extensive program management, communication and presentation skills including the ability to liaise with technical and business teams and clearly articulate technology concepts to business audiences, in order to drive projects to completionDisclaimer:

  • This position requires successful completion of a background check and employment verification.
  • 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.

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