Cloud Strategy SME/Consultant - Washington , Washington DC, United States, 20001

For this contract position, M Powered Strategies is working in partnership with ConQuest Federal, a wholly owned subsidiary of United Data Technologies. Our companies form one team committed to supporting IT services at the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, a small federal agency that administers Thrift Savings Plans for government employees. Together, our team boasts a combination of technical expertise and change management capabilities that empower our clients to implement innovative solutions that advance their mission objectives and improve their cybersecurity posture. We are looking for candidates with this ldquoone teamrdquo mindset who will dedicate themselves and their expertise to best serve our client. The Cloud Strategy SMEConsultant will be responsible for coordination with clients infrastructure and Operations Division, IA Division and other stakeholders to ensure cloud related products and services align with the customers enterprise architecture, IT support service model and meet security standards detailed in the baseline security requirements document. They will be responsible for maximizing program value, maintaining required documentation, developing collaborative engagement strategies, and enhancing the clients confidence in the company. The SME will maintain meticulous documentation, understand and educate stakeholders on the programs and ensure all compliance requirements are met. Accountabilities and Responsibilities Rapid and effective deployment and adoption of cloud technologies to achieve an expedited transition to a managed service model while leveraging industry best practices and achieving desired business outcomes. Provides executive analytical, advisory and implementation expertise in Governance. This individual assists governance boards in the oversight of portfolios of IT projects and can provide organizational assessments, project management and portfolio management methodologies, process redesign and organizational change management. Applies analytical expertise to assist in defining, analyzing, validating, and documenting complex process or organizational solutions. Provides strategic decision support to the President and executive team and Performs other duties as assigned. EducationExperience Minimum of a Bachelorrsquos Degree plus 8-10 years of related project-related experience or a Masterrsquos degree plus 6 years of related project-related experience. This individual will also have their PMP andor commensurate experience and will have extensive experience in the operations of governance boards, governance process design, and project oversight and evaluation, and experience in IT management methodologies, process redesign and quality assurance. Requirements for all ConQuest Federal team members ConQuest Federal is committed to creating a positive culture and developing our greatest asset, our client-facing consultants. All team members must demonstrate the following bull Excellent verbal and written communication skills bull Ability to develop reports, recommendations, proposals, presentations, and other critical documentation for federal leaders bull Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple stakeholders and projects concurrently bull Strong organizational and time-management skills bull Positive attitude, self-motivated, confident, and tenacious bull Results-oriented, creative, and energetic bull Ability to work well under pressure bull Ability to work both independently and with a team to solve problems bull Strong work ethic and adaptability bull Ability to manage and deliver services to federal customers efficiently and effectively About Us Digital Transformation. Secured. -- ConQuest Federal provides expert consulting support to help federal agencies optimize their technology environment, create efficiencies, manage risk, and navigate digital transformation securely. Our staff are credible, capable, and trusted partners in modernizing government services while improving national security. We provide experienced consultants and managed services to achieve economies of scale and allow our customers to focus on their critical missions. Willingness to travel as needed