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Data Governance and Analysis Consultant

Company: Guidehouse
Location: Chantilly
Posted on: June 23, 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

The Data Policy, Analysis, and Governance Senior Consultant will join a Guidehouse team that supports an International Development client on data governance policy development and data analysis.
Daily work involves:

  • Supporting the establishment and implementation of a data governance policy, including data inventory activities, data content and record management activities, data content management activities, developing new Standard Operating procedures and templates.
  • Researching complex processes and distill them into simple quick reference guides, checklists, or other resources; track action items, and engage in daily problem solving with client and/or colleagues.
  • Conducting data analysis and comparisons between datasets, identifying differences and anomalies, translating datasets according to established crosswalks, supporting the maintenance and updating of crosswalks and schema, and developing new ways to improve the efficiency of processing datasets.
  • Working with clients to review their data and develop solutions to improve data quality and use data to answer questions and to develop data-driven solutions to achieve desired outcomes. This consultant will support the development of data visualization products on behalf of the client.
  • The ideal candidate will be proactive, anticipate client needs before they arise, develop, and adhere to workplans for deliverables and work products, and effectively communicate, collaborate, and follow-up with team members and clients.
    The following skills/experience/knowledge are REQUIRED to be considered for this role:
    • 2+ years of relevant work experience in a data governance, data policy, and/or data analyst position
    • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience in relevant field
    • Active or Interim Secret Clearance requiredThe following skills/experience/knowledge are PREFERRED to be considered for this role:
      • Experience and/or familiarity supporting establishment and implementation of data governance policies and associated data governance documents;
      • Experience analyzing large and complex data sets, including a demonstrated thorough aptitude for conducting quantitative and qualitative analyses
      • Ability to prioritize multiple completing tasks, researching and analyzing client data, and utilizing problem-solving skills;
      • Experience working with datasets using Python, SQL R, and/or Alteryx;
      • Familiarity and experience working with datasets and leveraging analytical and visualization tools (Tableau, Excel, Power BI);
      • Strong preference for experience working with foreign assistance datasets and/or international development/foreign affairs environment; and
      • Collaborative and inclusive of all backgrounds and opinions.
      • Preferred Degree in Economics, Statistics, Information Systems, Computer Science, Engineering, Data Science or other relevant field
        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 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

Keywords: Guidehouse, Chantilly , Data Governance and Analysis Consultant, Professions , Chantilly, Virginia

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