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Guidehouse Technology Consulting -State & Local Government - Managing Consultant in Detroit, Michigan


Guidehouse is a leading management consulting firm serving the public and commercial markets. We guide our clients forward towards new futures that build trust in society and your professional skills along the journey. Join us at Guidehouse.


This role involves project management, stakeholder management, day to day project execution and supporting business development activities such as proposal development. Examples of projects include IT strategy, IT implementation, cybersecurity and implementation projects, technology assessment, risk assessment. Supporting delivery teams on high-impact State & Local Government client engagements. Candidate will focus primarily on providing exceptional consulting professional services delivery but is also expected to assist in various business development activities to grow the business.


Minimum Years of Experience: 6Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree

Required: 6+ years minimum 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: o Education, Housing, Transportation, Criminal Justice, and/or Administration and functional areas; and, o 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);- Experience managing and delivering large scale custom development or systems integration projects using Agile delivery methodology- Proficient with Agile Lifecycle Management tools (e.g. Jira, Rally, VersionOne, etc.)- Demonstrates experiences leading all phases of a business solution delivery life cycle, including planning, analyzing, designing, building, testing, and deploying for large-scale technology transformation involving digital cloud based technologies, technical infrastructure and network access;- Conducting quality management of transformation projects and service delivery, and replacing disparate integrations;- Coordinating teams including establishing operating models and implementing methodologies to deliver global complex and high risk multi-year programs;- Developing and managing master integration management plans, critical dependency milestone trackers, and dashboards, tracking key program status updates and issues/risks, performing action item management for complex programs, including management of interface with infrastructure, communications, cyber, development and finance workstreams, utilizing project management tools;- Ability to articulate leading business issues and trends, including the associated technology implications within one or more industries;- Strong program management skills with experience managing and delivering complex and critical programsDesired: - Prior professional services or Federal, State and Local consulting experience

  • Advanced Degree- Agile certification relevant to career path- ITIL knowledge and experience- Experience within a scaled agile environment, Test-Driven Development, and DevOps- Demonstrates extensive-level, abilities success with managing the identification and addressing of client needs in the following areas: o Demonstrating a blend of technology solution development, functional architecture, and program management skills; o Conducting baseline assessments, building a future state vision, and developing actionable implementation plans; o Preparing concise, accurate documents and maintaining project economics while remaining flexible as unanticipated issues arise; o Managing multiple engagements and client needs; o Prioritizing tasks in a client-driven environment; o Providing candid, meaningful feedback in a timely manner; o Keeping leadership informed of progress and issues, and answering questions and offer direction to staff; o Creating a positive environment while managing staff workloads; o Interfacing with organizational managers; o Exhibiting IT implementation skills, specifically with large-scale technology transformation programs (i.e., strategy through execution); o Demonstrating IT strategy skills by being able to develop and document business visions, technology strategies, and project roadmaps; o Demonstrating IT documentation skills in producing technical deliverables through all phases of the SDLC (requirements, business analyses, data-flow diagrams, data models, design); o 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 completion

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 Guidehouse

Guidehouse 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 RecruitingAccommodation@guidehouse.com . 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 Benefits

Guidehouse 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 Insurance

  • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays

  • Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus

  • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan

  • Basic Life & Supplemental Life

  • Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability

  • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities

  • Skills Development & Certifications

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach

  • Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program