Cybersecurity - Associate Director - Technology Consulting -

at Guidehouse in Springfield, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Job Family :

Risk & Regulatory Compliance Consulting

Travel Required :

Up to 50%

Clearance Required :


What You Will Do:

Cybersecurity – Associate Director, State and Local Government.

Responsible for working with organizations to employ technology (new, existing, emerging) as a catalyst for transformational change. Enables innovation through intelligent segmentation, entity resolution and network generation, machine learning-driven alert dispositioning, cloud migration, full stack development, user experience, user interface and visual design, product and project management, and digital and social media strategy. Responsibility for client management, solution implementation, and delivering project results.

Responsibilities include :

+ Connecting Guidehouse consulting solutions to solve client problems.

+ Leverage industry connections to foster client and firm success: establish business development opportunities, communicate well-organized, effective Guidehouse solutions and presentations to client and internal executives.

+ Lead and support workstreams that enable the assessment, development, and enhancement of state and local government cybersecurity or technology strategies, operating plans, business processes, organizational structures, and supporting infrastructure. Examples of projects include IT strategy and implementation projects; cybersecurity and data protection strategy and implementation projects; data strategy and governance projects; software and vendor selection projects and technology risk assessments.

+ The role also involves practice development activities including creation of new service solution offerings; authoring thought leadership and white papers; mentoring and coaching consulting staff; and collaborating with segment technology leaders.

+ Communicating solutions and new strategies to clients through meetings, reports, and presentations.

What You Will Need

+ Bachelor’s degree

+ 7+ years Cybersecurity leadership with at least 4 years in State & Local Government sector

+ Demonstrated ability to articulate how leading technologies can be positioned or architected to solve business challenges and problems

+ Demonstrated familiarity and application of leading cybersecurity frameworks

+ 7+ years of experience leading multiple, cross functional and global IT projects and implementations and project management

+ Demonstrated extensive knowledge and/or a proven record of success in key facets of state and local government, including:

+ Education, Housing, Transportation, Criminal Justice, and/or Administration and functional areas; and,

+ 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);

+ Strong project management skills

+ Strong communications skills, including both written and verbal

+ Strong critical analysis and problem-solving skills

+ Highly developed organizational and management skills

+ Ability to manage multiple time-sensitive priorities without diminished effectiveness

+ Ability to travel as required

+ No sponsorship available for this position

+ Must currently reside in the United States

What Would Be Nice to Have

+ Masters degree or similar advanced degree in cybersecurity, risk management, or related discipline; or MBA

+ Demonstrated leadership abilities and success with managing the identification and addressing of client needs in the following areas: Demonstrating a blend of technology solution development, functional architecture, and program management skills; Conducting baseline assessments, building a future state vision, and developing actionable implementation plans;

+ Keeping leadership informed of progress and issues, and answering questions and offer direction to staff;

+ Creating a positive environment while managing staff workloads;

+ Exhibiting IT implementation skills, specifically with large-scale technology transformation programs (i.e., strategy through execution);

+ Demonstrating IT strategy skills by being able to develop and document business visions, technology strategies, and project roadmaps;

+ Demonstrating IT documentation skills in producing technical deliverables through all phases of the SDLC (requirements, business analyses, data-flow diagrams, data models, design);

+ Communicating knowledge of the SDLC and product and project life cycles by using business analysis and data architecture;

+ 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 certifications or credentials in related technologies, standards, methodologies, or frameworks (where applicable or available) is a plus but not required.

The annual salary range for this position is $142,300.00-$284,500.00. Compensation decisions depend on a wide range of factors, including but not limited to skill sets, experience and training, security clearances, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs.

What We Offer :

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

+ Student Loan PayDown

+ Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities

+ Skills Development & Certifications

+ Employee Referral Program

+ Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach

+ Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program

+ Mobility Stipend

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 . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.

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Job Posting: JC248486053

Posted On: Sep 25, 2023

Updated On: Nov 27, 2023

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