Performance Improvement Technology Consulting – Data Architecture – Staff Consultant

EY - McLean, VA

Ernst & Young LLP’s (EY) US Government and Public Sector (GPS) practice is a robust and emerging practice with tremendous potential for growth - and we are prepared to tap into that potential. Our US GPS practice combines an understanding of the public sector’s diverse needs, focused on delivering improved public services, with private sector leading practices. We respond to our client’s issues by bringing together highly skilled professionals across Advisory, Assurance, Tax and Transaction Advisory services. This integrated approach facilitates multidimensional support and flexibility to meet our clients changing needs.

We are seeing tremendous growth within the GPS team and there is a great need for rising leaders. Unprecedented challenges require us to be connected, responsive and insightful. Are you ready to join our team and help build a better working world?

The opportunity

The role of the Data Scientist is to lead client engagement teams in the design, development, deployment and maintenance of the data layer and environment and, work with a wide variety of clients to deliver professional services, and manage business development activities.

Knowledge and Skills Requirements:
Data Principles:
Experience with relational database, data warehouse (dimensions/facts) and operational data store design concepts
Knowledge of business intelligence solutions/applications

Data Development:
Experience with SQL, T-SQL or PL SQL with ability to write queries of moderate complexity
Working knowledge with MS Access and, MS SQL and/or Oracle Server

Data Management:
Minimal experience in database administration (example, creating tables)

A successful candidate will deliver results through:
Business requirements gathering: Ability to understand and capture business problems.
Developing SQL scripts to extract, transform and load data.
Supporting existing application and applying incremental improvements.

Your key responsibilities
Foster relationships with client personnel at appropriate levels. Consistently deliver quality client services. Drive high-quality work products within expected timeframes and on budget. Monitor progress, manage risk and ensure key stakeholders are kept informed about progress and expected outcomes. Manage expectations of client service delivery. Stay abreast of current business and industry trends relevant to the client's business.
Demonstrate in-depth technical capabilities and professional knowledge. Demonstrate ability to assimilate new knowledge. Possess good business acumen. Remain current on new developments in advisory services capabilities and industry knowledge.
Effectively manage and motivate client engagement teams with diverse skills and backgrounds. Provide constructive on-the-job feedback/coaching to team members. Foster an innovative and inclusive team-oriented work environment. Play an active role in counseling and mentoring junior consultants within the organization.
Cultivate and manage business development opportunities. Understand EY and its service lines and actively assess/present ways to serve clients. Develop and maintain long-term client relationships and networks. Develop relationships with team members across all EY practices to serve client needs.
To qualify for the role you must have
A bachelor's degree and approximately 1-2 years of related work experience. Degree emphasis in Computer Science, Information Management Systems, Information Technology or Engineering; MBA or relevant Graduate degree preferred
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills as well as excellent oral and written communication skills
A willingness to travel to meet client needs and a valid driver’s license.
Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance or higher, which will be driven by the engagement requirement; Active DoD Clearance is Preferred
Proximity to the Washington D.C. Metro area

Skills and attributes for success:
Demonstrated abilities and success with identifying and addressing client needs
Actively participating in client discussions and meetings
Demonstrated abilities and success as a team member
Created a positive environment by monitoring workloads of the team while meeting client expectations and respecting the work-life quality of team members
Provided candid, meaningful feedback in a timely manner, and keeping leadership informed of progress and issues
Excellent leadership, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
PMP, TOGAF, DODAF and/or ITIL certification
What we look for
The ideal candidate will consistently achieve project objectives on time, within budget and with the highest quality results
Candidate must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, ability to interact with both business and technical stakeholders
Candidate must be a team player as well as be able to work independently and manage development resources
Candidate will recognize the potential risks and is able to provide solutions
What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, both pension and 401(k) plans, a minimum of 15 days of vacation plus ten observed holidays and three paid personal days, and a range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:
The opportunity to manage a portfolio of talent within a designated service line
A collaborative environment where everyone works together to create a better working world
Excellent training and development prospects, both through established programs and on-the-job training
An excellent team of senior colleagues, dedicated to managing and varying your workload
About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. So that whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

Join us in building a better working world.

Apply now.

Ernst & Young LLP, an equal employment opportunity employer (Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Disabled), values the diversity of our workforce and the knowledge of our people

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin