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Senior Data Analytics Consultant

Company: REI Systems
Location: Sterling
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

At REI Systems, our work makes a difference in the lives of millions of people every day. We’re looking to hire leaders who can support and focus their talent in the pursuit of impactful solutions. If you are a solution-oriented thought leader and thrive in a fast paced, agile environment then we want you!

Are you someone:

·       Who has a positive, can-do attitude that doesn’t hear problems but opportunities to help others?

·       Who wants to make the customer happy by giving them exactly what they want and help them make a difference in their job?

·       Who is eager to not just do their job but help team members do their job when they get slammed?

·       Who likes to learn and seek new ways to do things and inspires others do the same?

·       Who looks at the customer as part of the team from requirements to delivery?

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 their organization.

  • Advise senior-level government executives in IT analytics and modern data management strategies to include big data initiatives, AI/ML strategies, and cloud modernization.
  • 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 deliverables independently.
  • Act as SME for customer-facing project delivery for business intelligence, data management, and data analytics projects aimed at government – Federal, State, and Local.
  • 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 analysis.
  • Infuse best practices and research to enhance client’s 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 REI 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 relationships.
  • Support proposal development, new customer demos, and other pre-sales activities.
  • Develop knowledge articles and other pieces of thought leadership to advance REI’s positioning.

  • Bachelor's degree in data analytics, business intelligence, computer science, economics, statistics, or mathematics is required and 8+ years of overall work experience.

  • 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 modernization projects.

  • Strong legislative and policy acumen.

  • Experience in waterfall and agile SLDC environments.

  • Must be a team player and able to work collaboratively with and through others or independently as needed.


  • 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.

About REI Systems


Employees voted REI Systems a Washington Post Top Workplace in 2015, 2016, 2018, and 2020!


REI Systems has delivered innovative solutions that empower people and impact millions of lives since 1989. Our 600 problem-solving technologists and consultants are passionate about modernizing the government to fulfill its missions more effectively. Our customers include healthcare, national security, science and technology, and government operations in the federal, state, local, and non-profit sectors. We take a Mindful Modernization® approach in providing Application Modernization, Government Data Analytics, Grants Management Systems, Saas, and Advisory Services. Delivering domain expertise, best-fit technologies through agile execution, and a commitment to customer service is the REI Way. Learn more, visit

REI Systems is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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