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Data Strategy Manager

Company: Guidehouse
Location: Wheaton
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:


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 .

Our Business and IT Strategy Transformation consultants help our State and Local clients improve business value through optimizing the efficiency and effectiveness of their IT and data 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. -Minimum Experience:

  • At least 8-10 years of relevant experience
  • Minimum degree required: Bachelor's degree, Master's a plus
  • US Citizenship or Green Card contractually required
  • 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. -

    Data Skills Requirements:
    • Strong understanding of the data lifecycle
    • Hands-on experience with the following areas:
    • Conducting enterprise data current state assessment
    • Eliciting information / data needs from executive-level and middle-management stakeholders
    • Identifying people, process, and technology capabilities and data needed to enable stakeholder information needs
    • Assessing an organization's existing data capabilities and technologies used to support the data lifecycle
    • Defining a data strategy, including strategic goals, objectives, and guiding principles
    • Defining a strategic roadmap to execute the data strategy
    • Defining, implementing, and operating data operating models, which can include data governance bodies
    • Elicit requirements and use cases for stakeholders
    • Translating business needs into long-term architecture solutions, and creating future-state blueprints illustrating the desired future-state capabilities
    • Working knowledge of data management industry best practices such as DAMA DMBOK, CMMI DMM, EDM Council DCAMClient Delivery:
      • Proven ability to lead complex projects that involve numerous stakeholders
      • Ability to identify and develop recommendations based on the current state, client environment context and industry leading practices to meet client needs
      • Ability to build solid relationships and become a trusted advisor to clients
      • Gain and maintain awareness of the client environment, culture, challenges, and areas for improvement
      • Gain and maintain external environmental awareness of legislation, regulations, and policies that may impact the client
      • Experience with agile delivery
      • Experience with project and program management best practices -Core Consulting Skills:
        • Ability to support the development of 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
        • Track record of success in performing current state analysis across processes, technology, and people
        • Team player with an energetic attitude
        • Strong organizational skills and ability to work collaboratively in a team
        • Demonstrates flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks
        • Strong written and oral communication skillsNice to Have:
          • Experience in a top-tier commercial or public sector consulting firm
          • Data Management certification from an industry recognized standards organization
          • Relevant industry certifications demonstrating knowledge of metadata management, data governance, and data cataloging
          • Working knowledge of federal requirements impacting data, such as the Federal Data Strategy, and the Evidence Act#LI-Remote
            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.This position is open to candidates virtually from Montana, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming, Arizona, Hawaii or Eastern, Pacific, and Central time zones.

            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

Keywords: Guidehouse, Wheaton , Data Strategy Manager, Executive , Wheaton, Illinois

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