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Data Strategy & Governance Analyst Sr. Consultant

Company: Guidehouse
Location: Des Plaines
Posted on: November 20, 2022

Job Description:


Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public and commercial markets with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. We help clients address their toughest challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures with a focus 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 prepare our clients for future growth and success. The company has more than 10,000 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: .

Our Business and IT Strategy Transformation consultants help our clients improve business value through optimizing the efficiency and effectiveness of their IT capabilities. This high performing group plays a critical role in multi-disciplinary strategy teams. We enable our clients to understand, plan for, and realize strategic opportunities presented by information technology through a collection of capabilities such as Enterprise IT Management, Mission Enablement, and Technology Transformation.

-Job Description/Responsibilities: - -

  • Analyze clients' current data maturity and underlying systems, conceptualize desired future states, and document roadmaps to implement the future state -
  • Define and manage standards, guidelines, principles, and processes in alignment with data architecture strategies and roadmaps -
  • Proactively review data quality and controls to identify possible weaknesses -
  • Recommend opportunities for embedding governance controls (e.g., access, data quality validation, and metadata), scalability, security, reliability and for ongoing optimization and maintenance -
  • Determine training and communication needs and develop related content -
  • Work with delivery teams, application analysts, data scientists, and data engineers to understand and use clients' data tools -
  • Define how data will be stored, consumed, ingested, shared, and reported on by different systems and end-users -
  • Provide understandable reports and visualizations / dashboards -
  • Be detail oriented, proactive, and adaptable to changing priorities and ad hoc requests in an agile environment -
  • Balance a variety of assignments and independently manage time and resources to deliver quality work by established deadlines -
  • Build client relationships by anticipating and addressing client needs, leveraging the firm's intellectual property, and sharing ideas for new content -
  • Support project management activities, including routine status reports, quality control, risk analysis, and mitigation planning - -Required: - -Bachelor's degree in a science, technology, math, or engineering field. Substitution of years of experience for degree is possible. -7 or more years of experience in:Advising on data governance, including strategy, organizational structure, roles & responsibilities, policies, processes, tools, and training & communication needs -Establishing and managing data quality standards and related performance indicators, including data definitions, metadata, and processes -Understanding and technical acumen in data governance and analytics tools, platforms, and ecosystems (e.g., DataOps tools, AWS) -Understand data interfacing, integration, and ingestion tools for Extract, Transform, Load (ETL), Extract, Load, Transform (ELT), and data virtualization -Understanding of data visualization tools (MS Power BI, Tableau, Qlik etc.) with a heavy emphasis on Power BI. Experience with migration between multiple visualization tools is a plus. -Proven track record of creating clear, concise deliverables that reflect a deep understanding of business needs and technical solutions -Ability to develop strong team and client relationships -Excellent facilitation and written communication skills (including presentation skills) -Creative problem-solving ability and a consultancy mind-set -Client-facing experience in a consulting environment -Willingness to step into unfamiliar situations with a mindset to learn and gain experience -Hybrid Positions: 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; Tampa, FL; Atlanta, GA; Chicago, IL; Huntsville, AL as needed. - - Client meetings may be required in-person -Preferred: - -Preferred: -Master's degree in a science, technology, math, or engineering field -Architecture -Experience with emerging technologies (e.g., software development and automation; cloud-hosting; and data warehouses, lakes, and fabric) -Strong understanding and experience working with cloud infrastructure services like Azure, Amazon Web Services, and Google Cloud; with a heavy emphasis on AWS. -Engineering - -Ability to stand-up and manage an integrated software development environment. -Experience in any database technology (SQL Server/Azure Cosmos DB) -Experience working with code repositories and continuous integration (i.e. Git, Jenkins, etc.) -Analytics -Experience building state-of-the-art algorithms and analytical techniques, including leveraging machine learning and artificial intelligence for predictions / forecasting -Experience in at least one statistical programming language (i.e., C#, Python, R); knowledge and understanding of Python Pandas is a plus. -Experience implementing and automating models created by data science teams (i.e., Spark, Scala, Hive, Python, R, etc.) -Other -Professional Certification(s) (e.g., analytical tools) - -Experience with SDLC and Agile Methodologies -Experience with empathic and highly collaborative user experience (UX) Design Thinking/Human-Centered Design and rapid prototyping - -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. -Selected Candidate must be able to work Eastern Standard Hours. -
    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.

    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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