Senior Data Analytics Consultant
Company: Placement Partners
Posted on: June 6, 2021
Senior Data Analytics Consultant
US Citizenship required
As the Senior Consultant for Data analytics you will work
collaboratively as part of a team supporting Federal clients to
conduct one or more projects in data strategy, cloud data
management, business intelligence, advanced analytics, strategic
communications, organizational capacity development and business
process improvement. You will be responsible for developing
systematic approaches to help clients conceptualize and navigate
large scale transformational efforts and strategic initiatives
successfully. During the process, the senior consultant will build
organization readiness by creating strategies and plans that
maximize results and minimize risks to ultimately help clients
achieve higher utilization of business and data capabilities in
- Advise senior-level government
executives in IT analytics and modern data management strategies to
include big data initiatives, AI/ML strategies, and cloud
- Develop and oversee Data
strategy and AI/ML strategy plans/playbook.
- Deliver direct support and
coaching to all levels of client leadership to help them through
planning, transitions, and operations.
- Develop and produce high-quality
- Act as SME for customer-facing
project delivery for business intelligence, data management, and
data analytics projects aimed at government Federal, State, and
- Facilitate and lead the
development of IT analytics and strategy key artifacts such as Data
Strategy, Data Governance, Analytics Infrastructure, Vendor
Management, Small business Utilization Plans and Organization
Readiness and Impact Assessments.
- Conceptualizes viable technical
solutions that meets customer objectives and project requirements
within the cost and schedule constraints.
- Provide thought leadership for
innovative data solutions to establish a standard industry language
for analyzing new and emerging technologies.
- Assist to identify skill areas
for investment and divestment. Develop succession and contingency
plans to identify strategies for gap closure and risk
- Infuse best practices and
research to enhance clients understanding of the challenge and
options they face.
- Communicate industry standard
frameworks in alignment with client context, to include how they
are applied with specific examples of tools and deliverables.
- Work in close collaboration with
program/project managers to ensure alignment across clients, to
understand and manage their expectations while simultaneously
working with engagement team, to proactively mitigate risks, and
collaborate on new ideas to meet any evolving client needs.
- Mentor, coach, and develop
colleagues, team members, and direct reports as applicable.
- Demonstrates experience of
delivering projects that focuses on data warehousing, business
intelligence, reporting, data management and advanced analytics
including R or python.
- Demonstrates leadership skills
to manage project resources and cultivate strong customer
- Support proposal development,
new customer demos, and other pre-sales activities.
- Develop knowledge articles and
other pieces of thought leadership to advance our positioning.
- Bachelor's degree in data
analytics, business intelligence, computer science, economics,
statistics, or mathematics is required and 8+ years of overall work
- Strong understanding of the
culture of the Federal workspace.
- Excellent executive-level
presence, communication, and writing skills.
- Strong ability to research, work
cross-functionally with other consultants, and present complex
information clearly for decision making.
- 5+ years supporting the planning
and hands-on delivery in Data Analytics, and Organizational Change
Management for the Federal government and large-scale IT
- Strong legislative and policy
- Experience in waterfall and
agile SLDC environments.
- Must be a team player and able
to work collaboratively with and through others or independently as
- Experience in IT management,
vendor management, category management, finance and business
management a strong plus.
- Knowledge of Federal Information
Technology Acquisition Reform Act.
- Results orientation and
organized with a natural inclination for strategy, planning, and
tactics and the intersection with performance/risk management.
- Experience in Data Science
projects with R or Python.
- Prior employment at a management
/ strategy consulting firm (e.g., McKinsey & Company, BCG, Bain,
etc.) is strongly preferred.
Keywords: Placement Partners, Sterling , Senior Data Analytics Consultant, Other , Sterling, Virginia
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