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    Lead Specialist, Federal Data Analytics

    Mclean, VA 22107
    Full-time, Part-time
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    Job Description

    The KPMG Advisory practice is currently our fastest growing practice. We are seeing tremendous client demand, and looking forward we don't anticipate that slowing down. In this ever-changing market environment, our professionals must be adaptable and thrive in a collaborative, team-driven culture. At KPMG, our people are our number one priority. With a wealth of learning and career development opportunities, a world-class training facility and leading market tools, we make sure our people continue to grow both professionally and personally. If you're looking for a firm with a strong team connection where you can be your whole self, have an impact, advance your skills, deepen your experiences, and have the flexibility and access to constantly find new areas of inspiration and expand your capabilities, then consider a career in Advisory.

    KPMG is currently seeking a Lead Specialist, Federal Data Analytics to join our Federal Advisory practice.


    • Provide strong sector and/or business process specific knowledge and apply this to Data & Analytics strategy and solution design engagements to help clients, including executives, understand the broader D&A journey and implications
    • Assess, capture, and translate complex business issues and requirements into a structured analytics use case, including rapid learning of industry/domain/client dynamics and management of effective work stream plans, models, and visualizations
    • Active role in client and market information gathering through interviews, surveys, workshops, and market research.  Continuously develop knowledge of emerging technology and analytics techniques
    • Understand and articulate technology options available in data management and manipulation, analytics development, requirements, data science options, and preferences for visualizations within sector of expertise
    • Track, communicate, and manage project risks, budget, rates, staff members, and launch/closeout activities, including the administration of work papers and collaboration sites.  Lead the development of engagement deliverable's to a high degree of quality
    • Identify business development opportunities and support their pursuit, which leverage D&A solutions including D&A strategy engagements and/or analytics execution engagements.  Begin to understand the firm's risk management, engagement management and other processes, and coordinate engagements to follow those processes 


    • A minimum of five years of data analytics experience with a professional services firm, an internal strategy/analytics group, or similar environment.  
    • Bachelor's degree in a technical or quantitative field from an accredited college or university (Master's or MBA degree preferred) with working knowledge of topics such as statistics, econometrics, machine learning, operations research, decision science, and cloud computing; Previous experience in strategy and/or analytics consulting preferred
    • Experience with Cloud Data Systems, Data Governance, Data Engineering
    • Understanding of general landscape for data science and big data opportunities; deeper understanding of sector and/or process-specific landscape opportunities
    • Organization design, transformation design/execution expertise, work stream management skills, and strong business consulting acumen; Sector and/or process-specific experience in D&A, including strategy and transformation, design and implementation
    • Significant project management, client handling, and executive communication capabilities (e.g. - interviews, workshop management, business writing); Team leadership and management experience
    • Ability to travel as required to support firm engagements 
    • U.S. citizenship required and an active U.S. Federal government Secret security clearance

    KPMG LLP (the U.S. member firm of KPMG International) offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer. KPMG complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding recruitment and hiring. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. The attached link contains further information regarding the firm's compliance with federal, state and local recruitment and hiring laws. No phone calls or agencies please.

    Posting ID: 574322102Posted: 2020-09-28