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EY Government & Public Sector - Senior IT Governance Specialist - McLean, VA (Secret Clearance) in McLean, Virginia

Government & Public Sector - Senior IT Governance Specialist - McLean, VA (Secret Clearance)


Requisition # MCL00562

Post Date Nov 05, 2020

From strategy to execution, the Government & Public Sector practice of Ernst & Young LLP provides a full range of consulting and audit services to help our Federal, State, Local and Education clients implement new ideas to help achieve their mission outcomes. We deliver real change and measurable results through our diverse, high-performing teams, quality work at the highest professional standards, operational know-how from across our global organization, and creative and bold ideas that drive innovation. We enable our government clients to achieve their mission of protecting the nation and serving the people; increasing public safety; improving healthcare for our military, veterans and citizens; delivering essential public services; and helping those in need. EY is ready to help our government build a better working world.

The opportunity

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.

Your key responsibilities

We’ll look to you to lead and manage one, or more, high-performing engagement teams at an executive level within the practice and the firm. You can expect to work with high-level client personnel to analyze, evaluate, and enhance specific functional areas within your specialized area of technology transformation, while helping our clients with technology-enabled transformation to achieve their business objectives. We’re also looking for you to act as a role model for EY’s core values and maintain and expand client relationships through the delivery of high-quality work.

Skills and attributes for Success

  • Ability to understand EY service offerings and extend them for the market needs

  • Establish high-performing team environment

  • Lead presentations and proposals efforts for complex pursuits

  • Ability to establish, maintain and strengthen internal and external relationships

  • Ability to create innovative insights for clients, adapt methods and practices to fit operational team and cultural needs, and contribute to thought leadership

  • Ability to drive projects to completion and confirm that work is a of a high quality

To qualify for the role, you must have

  • Deep experience in helping clients in various technology transformation areas i.e. IT Strategy, Enterprise Architecture (EA), system implementation or technology modernization, infrastructure design, IT Service Management, and Technology Business Management

  • A bachelor’s degree + minimum 8 years of related work experience

  • Experience with ServiceNow implementation and/or design required

  • Experience with industry technology governance models

  • Experience with IT project/program management

  • Familiarity with industry-leading cloud platforms such as AWS, Azure, Salesforce and ServiceNow

Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance or higher

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Experience with at least one of the upcoming technologies e.g. Blockchain, Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Robotics Process Automation (RPA).

  • Experience in Cloud Architecture, DevOps, Agile, Business Case Development, Performance Improvement, Change Management, and Program Management

  • Experience with JIRA and Dev Ops experience and creation of delivery pipelines strongly preferred

  • Understanding of emerging technologies e.g. Blockchain, Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Robotics Process Automation (RPA).

  • Understanding of Cloud Technologies, Agile, and Project Management

  • Participated in improving operational efficiency on projects and internal initiatives

What we look for

We’re interested in highly motivated, talented individuals with a strong willingness to think outside of the box and continue to learn. You can expect plenty of autonomy in this role, so you’ll need the motivation to take initiative and seek out opportunities to improve our current relationships and expand our business in the evolving market. If you’re serious about consulting and ready to take on some of our clients’ most complex issues, this role is for you.

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, pension and 401(k) plans, a minimum of 18 days of paid time off plus 12 observed holidays and a range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:

  • Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues in the industry

  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career

  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

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.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

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