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Senior Consultant (Technology)

  • G&H International Services, Inc.
  • 02/23/19
  • Washington, DC
  • 20005
  • Based on experience and quals / Yearly
  • Full-Time

Location: On premises, Washington, DC (no relocation assistance provided)

Employment Status: Full Time Exempt Compensation Salary based on qualifications / experience; competitive health, dental, vision, retirement, education, and time off benefits

Security Clearance: None Required. US Citizenship and ability to obtain US Department of Homeland Security Suitability required (active Suitability preferred)

Knowledge, Skills / Abilities: Minimum Bachelors degree and 10 years professional experience; ArcGIS Pro; Cloud based platforms and architecture; Database management; Web development; UI/UX.

Application Instructions: Please email a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and three (3) professional references to


Senior Consultants partner with clients and a highly-skilled team of fellow technologists, researchers, subject matter experts, and project managers to build and deploy advanced applications, platforms, and other tools directly supporting critical local, state, and federal smart and resilient community missions.


Research, evaluate, and document technology best practices and trends to support client needs;

Deliver model strategies for project technology implementation;

Provide strategic guidance and feedback to team members and clients on opportunities and risks to technology implementation;

Engineer, prototype, and transition technology solutions;

Provide technical assistance to integrate technology solution components into client operating environments;

Assist with the identification, investigation, and resolution of issues with technology solutions;

Support the development of technical documentation that describes the requirements, design, architecture, testing and evaluation, and implementation of technology solutions;

Deliver training to clients in the use of technology solutions; and

Share insight and thoughts about whats next and where we should grow knowledge to better support our clients.


We are seeking a qualified, self-motivated individual with proven experience in delivering innovative technology solutions to clients in a highly dynamic environment. The individual will have a background in client facing consulting where engagement, collaboration and innovation are mission critical. The ideal candidate will understand how to work with humans as well as machines and have a strong academic and experiential acumen in IT architecture, system engineering, advanced analytics, and GIS.

Experience in machine learning/AI technology is a plus.


Self-starter capable of working with minimal supervision;

Ability to work well in a team environment;

Excellent oral and written communications skills;

Experienced and proficient presenter to live and virtual audiences;

Willing to provide and receive constructive feedback on work;

Love to learn new skills and technologies;

Thrive in a fast-paced, multi-faceted work environment;

Able to work under tight deadlines;

Strong attention to detail;

Strong critical thinking abilities, including knowing when and how to dig deeper into problems and identify actionable recommendations; and

Comfortable interacting with team members, clients, and senior officials.


At least a Bachelors degree in information technology, management information systems, geographic information systems (GIS), or related field of study;

10+ years of professional experience in information technology, preferably as a consultant to government agencies ;

Professional experience using ArcGIS Pro or other Esri GIS software tools for data management and/or spatial analysis;

Professional experience using or managing cloud based solutions such as ArcGIS Online, Portal for ArcGIS, or Salesforce;

Professional experience managing cloud based architecture with services such as AWS and Rackspace;

Experience with web development using: ArcGIS Web APIs, Microsoft Visual Studio.Net, JavaScript, HTML5, JSON content feeds, and/or social media APIs;

Scripting experience with structured and unstructured scripting using PHP, Python, or similar languages;

Experience designing, managing, and analyzing data using relational database management systems (SQL server, Oracle, Postgres, Tableau, etc.);

Experience designing and building exceptional user experiences;

Familiar with common security protocols (e.g., https, role-based user management, encryption, and token-based security);

Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite of software.


G/H International Inc. is a specialized consulting firm dedicated to advancing the strategic and technical capabilities of organizations at the federal, state, and local levels. For two decades, G/H has worked with government, industry, visionaries, and leaders at all levels to build capability using policy, strategy and technology to magnify impact. We are passionate about our mission to help our clients explore the art of the possible, and to make the best use of both existing and emerging resources.

We help first responders, emergency management, public safety, and homeland security practitioners improve information management, situational awareness, and communications interoperability to better enable them to protect us through the practical application of innovative and sustainable solutions. By reducing their burden and making them safer we make our communities safer and stronger.

We help decision makers and government leaders create strategy and solutions focused on engagement and efficiency for smart, connected communities that go beyond the Internet of Things and truly meet the needs of their agencies and the people they serve.

Through our commitment to client service and innovation, we are proud to have developed some of the nations leading tools for emergency management and shaped programs that serve as the gold standard for leaders at all levels of government. As new technologies transform how government manages emergency services, G/Hs role as a trusted advisor and thought leader will only continue to grow.

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