Commercial Financial Services Consulting - Digital- Director


USD 190,900.00 - 286,300.00 per year
Full Time


New business development
Customer relationship management
Domain-driven design
Creative problem solving
Financial services
Management consulting
Capital market
Life insurance
Core banking
Software development
Sales operations
Thought leadership
Data management
Managed services
Customer service
People management
Business management
Business development
Systems architecture
Business architecture
Financial management
Cloud computing
Team building
Computer science
Personal development
Community development
Security clearance
Lean methodology
Computer networking
Mergers and acquisitions

Job Details

Job Family :
Management Consulting

Travel Required :
Up to 50%

Clearance Required :

What You Will Do:

The Banking, Insurance and Capital Markets practice works with financial industry leaders, including banks, life insurance companies, hedge funds, and nonbank financial institutions. With new competitors entering the marketplace, razor-thin margins, and a shifting administration regulatory focus, financial companies are exploring new business models, grappling with modernizing their processes and technology to remain competitive.

Opportunities: Guidehouse offers a challenging high-profile career working closely with prestigious clients at senior levels to deliver real value. Guidehouse is a flourishing company built on trust, teamwork, and enthusiasm that values and respects its employees and clients.

This position will be responsible for:
  • Strategy and Transformation leadership and execution of client engagements at the intersection of Banking & Financial Services and Technology
  • Leveraging your expertise in Digital and Core Banking Modernization including solution development and sales support
  • Supporting the sale of and leading the delivery of large-scale cloud-based technology modernization programs
  • New business development and sales preferably at top tier Banks, Card, and Payments companies
  • Client relationship management
  • Leadership, mentoring and growth of junior members of the Banking, Insurance and Capital Markets team, including recruitment
  • Thought leadership/knowledge capital development

This Director will join an existing team applying deep industry expertise in the following service areas:
  • Cloud
  • Core System Modernization
  • Low code / no code platforms
  • Data management
  • Operational strategy and effectiveness
  • Managed services

What You Will Need :

You will leverage your expertise in Digital Transformation, Core Banking Modernization and Banking platforms to sell and deliver value to Banking and Capital Markets clients. You will need a solid and diverse management consulting and client service background, as well as a proven track record of successful delivery. This person must incorporate outstanding leadership and people management skills, financial services industry expertise, consulting project and business management, technology delivery, and general business skills. The right person will have the ability to be hands-on in a business development role and in the delivery of client engagements.

To be successful in this Director role at Guidehouse, you will need to be sales savvy, capable of business development, and have the substance knowledge required to add value on projects and lead project teams. The incoming director will have:
  • 12+ years of related experience, including a minimum of 3+ years successful years in consulting, including selling and managing projects
  • Relevant experience in several of the following technology areas: core banking system strategy, IT transformations, systems review and assessment, core banking vendor assessment, target operating model for a lean digital core, core system architecture, deconstructing the core, journey of core to cloud and understanding of peripheral systems
  • Exposure to core banking vendor assessment, implementation, core modernization or core deconstruction projects for local, regional, or global banks
  • Expert in Digital Banking inclusive of: Core Banking and Legacy Platform Modernization to Cloud Native Architectures, Domain Driven Design and Business Architecture and IT Portfolio/ Financial Management
  • 5+ years driving modernization through cloud technologies within large banks
  • Proven ability to successfully lead large, complex client service delivery teams that deliver the highest quality technology engagement work to timeline, scope, and budget at sizes of $3M+
  • 10+ years of financial services experience in a consultant and/or industry leadership role
  • Demonstrated strong network of potential sales targets and proven history of consulting engagement sales and delivery year over year
  • Able to drive culture and energize a new business direction by developing proficiencies in leveraging disruptive technology in Banking and Financial Services, providing innovative approaches in strategy and execution offering differentiating value to clients
  • Flexibility with respect to travel up to 50%
  • Bachelor's degree

What Would Be Nice To Have:
  • Experience leading transformation strategy, design, and delivery of the Core Banking Platform modernization
  • Proven history of developing business-led deliverables around Core Banking, Digital and Analytics
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced challenging environment
  • Proven leader who can work directly with client senior management and lead Guidehouse colleagues
  • Aptitude for networking and sales
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Creative problem-solving ability and a collaborative, consultancy mindset
  • Relationship-oriented with the ability to thrive in an organization where team-building and authentic relationships are vital
  • MBA or MA/MS degree in engineering, computer science, finance, banking, or a related field
  • High energy, persuasive, and someone who leads by example

The annual salary range for this position is $190,900.00-$286,300.00. 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.

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