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EY Government and Public Sector - Technology Transformation Senior Business Analyst in McLean, Virginia

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture, and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

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. We are seeing tremendous growth within the GPS team and there is a great need for rising leaders. Unprecedented challenges require us to be connected, responsive and insightful. Are you ready to join our team and help build a better working world?

Your key responsibilities

We’ll look to you to interact directly with the customer, stakeholders, and subject matter resources to coordinate, validate and socialize in one or more areas of technology transformation. Your responsibilities will also include to manage, assess and implement changes to the related deliverables. You can expect to help our clients with technology-enabled transformation to achieve their business objectives. In return, you can expect to learn leading practices in technology transformation and delivery and be exposed to a wide variety of business issues solved using technology. 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. Additionally, you will:

  • Analyze and evaluate the current business processes a company has and identifying areas of improvement

  • Research and review up-to-date business processes and new IT advancements to make systems more modern

  • Presenting ideas and findings in meetings

  • Training and coaching staff members

  • Create initiatives depending on the business’s requirements and needs

  • Develop projects and monitoring project performance

  • Collaborate with users and stakeholders

  • Work closely with senior management, partners, clients, and technicians

Skills and attributes for Success

  • Strong leadership skills and excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Stakeholder management, data modeling and knowledge of IT

  • Ability to analyze large amounts of data and other business processes to form ideas and fix problems

  • Ability to communicate ideas in an expressive way that is easy for the receiver to understand

  • Experience coming up with solutions to an organization’s problems

  • Ability to research new processes and software to present results that are effective

  • 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

  • Anticipate and identify risks, and escalate any issues as appropriate

  • Develop people through effectively supervising, coaching and mentoring staff; help create a positive learning culture

  • Conduct performance reviews and contribute to performance feedback for staff

To qualify for the role, you must have

  • A bachelor’s degree

  • Experience creating and executing project plans on large, complex engagements from analysis through implementation, preferably as a work stream lead supervising junior staff

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance or higher, which will be driven by the engagement requirements

The EY Government and Public Sector Practice’s staffing model is to assign resources to projects aligned to the office within the metropolitan area you have been hired; however, in certain circumstances, travel may be required within and/or beyond your geographic region based on client and project needs. For roles within the federal practice, the flexibility to travel up to approximately 30% is preferred. Within the state, local and education practice, the flexibility to travel up to approximately 80% is preferred.

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Secret Clearance or higher

  • Eight (8) years of relevant experience and expertise

  • Experience and expertise with government financial regulators (e.g., SEC, FFIEC, FDIC, OCC, FRB, NCUA, HUD) and/or financial services organizations (Banks, Credit Unions, etc.).

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 we offer

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, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you’ll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You’ll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.

• Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.

• Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.

• Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.

• Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

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

The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.

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