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Guidehouse Data Governance, Senior Consultant in Boston, Massachusetts


Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public and commercial markets with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. We help clients address their toughest challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures with a focus on transformational change, business resiliency, and technology-driven innovation. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and digital services, we create scalable, innovative solutions that prepare our clients for future growth and success. The company has more than 10,000 professionals in over 50 locations globally. Guidehouse is a Veritas Capital portfolio company, led by seasoned professionals with proven and diverse expertise in traditional and emerging technologies, markets, and agenda-setting issues driving national and global economies. For more information, please visit:


Our Data IT Strategy consultants help our clients improve business value through optimizing the efficiency and effectiveness of their IT capabilities. This high performing group plays a critical role in multi-disciplinary strategy teams. We enable our clients to understand, plan for, and realize strategic opportunities presented by information technology through a collection of capabilities such as Enterprise IT Management, Mission Enablement, and IT Transformation.



  • s Requirements:

  • At least 5-7 years of work experience of relevant experience

  • Minimum degree required: Bachelor's degree

  • Strong understanding of the data lifecycle

  • Hands-on experience with Data Governance activities:

    o Defining, implementing, and operating a data governance bodies, including typical data governance policies, processes, and standards

    o Creating data governance operating models and charters

    o Defining and implementing data governance key performance indicators

    o Operating data governance bodies

  • Working knowledge of data management industry best practices such as DAMA DMBOK, CMMI DMM, EDM Council DCAM

  • Ability to work with diverse stakeholder groups to get buy-in on, develop, and implement data management standards, policies, and best practices

  • Experience developing data governance policies and procedures

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Experience with project and program management best practices

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Strong organizational skills and ability to work collaboratively in a team

    Provide additional information that is requested (i.e., nice to have) for the requisition.

    Nice to Have:

  • Data Management certification from an industry recognized standards organization

  • Relevant industry certifications demonstrating knowledge of metadata management, data governance, and data cataloging

  • Working knowledge of federal requirements impacting data, such as the Federal Data Strategy, and the Evidence Act

  • Active Secret Clearance or Top-Secret Clearance

  • Experience with data governance tools such as Collibra, Alation, etc.

  • Working knowledge of Collibra or similar platforms used for data governance and metadata management

  • Experience with agile delivery

  • Hybrid Positions: Compensation may vary based on education, skills, experience and location. Selected candidate must be local and able to work from one of the following offices: Tysons, VA (HQ); Washington DC; Tampa, FL; Atlanta, GA; Chicago, IL; Huntsville, AL as needed. Client meetings may be required in-person.

Additional Requirements

The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.

This position is open to candidates virtually from Montana, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming, Arizona, Hawaii or Eastern, Pacific, and Central time zones.



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.

If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.

Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

Rewards and Benefits

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

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

Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities

Skills Development & Certifications

Employee Referral Program

Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach

Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program

Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive