GIS Data Science Consultant


On Site
Full Time


Geographic information system
Data Science
Data Analysis
Emergency management
Business process
Data architecture
Data engineering
Data Visualization
Predictive analytics
Machine Learning (ML)
Artificial intelligence
Law enforcement
GIS analysis
Advanced analytics
Process automation
Process improvement
User guides
Data processing
Data quality
IT management
Customer facing
Data warehouse
Data Lake
Data management
Version control
Relationship building
Computer science
Cloud computing
Microsoft Power BI
Data wrangling
Business development
Personal development
Community development
Security clearance
Geospatial analysis
Analytical skill
Microsoft Azure
Amazon Web Services
Request for proposal

Job Details

Job Family :
Data Science Consulting

Travel Required :

Clearance Required :
Ability to Obtain Public Trust

What You Will Do :

Guidehouse has an exciting opportunity in our Defense & Security Segment to provide data analytics support for an emergency management client. Our data science consultants help clients maximize the value of their data and automate business processes. Our high-performing team works with clients to implement the full spectrum of data analytics and data science, ranging from data architecture design, data engineering and querying, data visualization and dashboarding, predictive analytics, geospatial analytics, machine learning, and artificial intelligence. Our services enable our clients to define their information strategy, enable mission-critical insights and data-driven decision-making, reduce cost and complexity, increase trust, and improve operational effectiveness. This Consultant will belong to the diverse, talented, and collaborative Homeland Security and Law Enforcement team. They will support an emergency management client in applying advanced analytic and automation technologies to streamline and automate processes.

The candidate must have the ability to:
  • Ability to manage and manipulate geospatial data for analysis and visualization
  • Provide geospatial/geographic information system (GIS) analysis services to Federal clients
  • Assess complex processes and identify opportunities for use of advanced analytics and process automation
  • Implement analytic and automation process improvements and monitor their success
  • Analyze various sources of data to identify key insights related to program goals and objectives
  • Present analytical results and key findings within polished reports and briefings
  • Work with clients to define and track key performance indicators (KPIs)
  • Develop dashboards and reports to enable data-driven decision-making at all levels of the client's organization
  • Develop documentation and training programs (job aids, user guides, live demonstrations) to train client personnel on developed analytic and automation solutions and encourage adoption
  • Continuously solicit and respond to feedback to ensure that developed solutions best address client needs
  • Develop data processing and validation scripts to prepare data for downstream reporting, validate data quality, and reconcile identified issues
  • Serve as technical lead for a team of data analytics and automation developers, overseeing work and facilitating client-facing meetings

What You Will Need :
  • ship and the ability to obtain and maintain a federal Public Trust
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 1+ years of relevant experience in data science, analytics, GIS, or process automation
  • Proficiency in using GIS tools, including the ESRI platform and suite of tools such as ArcGIS Pro
  • Ability to understand mission requirements and conduct geospatial / GIS analyses accordingly to derive insights and improve operations
  • Expertise in analyzing geospatial data and creating spatial / geographic / map products
  • Ability to develop and maintain databases of geospatial data
  • Understanding of data database, data warehouse, and data lake concepts
  • Ability to uphold data management and governance
  • Understanding of Git and code/version control procedures
  • Strong communication/presentation skills and ability to explain technical topics to non-technical audiences
  • Ability to design and deliver solutions independently and work collaboratively as part of a team
  • Ability to collaborate on a team of data analytic and automation developers and facilitate client-facing meetings
  • Strong consulting skills: identifying and addressing client needs, building relationships, and driving initiatives forward

What Would Be Nice To Have :

  • Masters degree in a highly quantitative and computational discipline (data science, statistics, computer science, mathematics, engineering, etc.)
  • Certifications in ESRI ArcGIS
  • Knowledge of or experience with cloud solutions for data science, such as Azure or AWS
  • Proficiency in using Power BI or Tableau for data visualization and developing dashboards
  • Proficiency in using Python or R for data science: data wrangling, statistical analysis, machine learning models
  • Experience supporting the Federal National Security sector
  • Ability to support business development including RFP/RFQ/RFI responses involving data science, analytics, and process automation

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.

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