Sr. Consultant

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  • Job ID 116448

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Job Description Summary

Maximus is seeking a qualified Technical Analyst for multiple projects, current and upcoming. The qualified candidate will be involved in technical planning and assessment projects with multiple state agencies. The position requires the candidate to produce technical analyses, develop estimates, review and contribute to requirements for large systems-planning efforts in the Child Support and Child Welfare public-sector domains. The individual will report directly to a Senior Manager. Maximus is a matrix-managed organization, which means the individual will have secondary reporting relationships to one or more Project Managers, depending on which projects they are assigned.

Job Summary


  • Perform duties independently under the direction of their direct manager and/or Project Managers on specific projects.
  • Review project documentation and client materials and provide analysis of technical and business topics.
  • Entry level Sr. Consultant remote.
  • Participate in client meetings and offer observations and insight of technical and business topics.
  • Identify risk areas and potential problems that require proactive attention.
  • Review artifacts and other project documents and identify potential gaps, inconsistencies, or other issues that may put the project at risk. Such artifacts and documents include but are not limited to:
    • Application Lifecycle Management Plan
    • System Security Plan
    • System Architecture Document
    • Database Development Plan
    • Configuration Management Plan
    • System Requirements
    • Functional Design Documents
    • Technical System Design
    • Data Conversion and Migration Management Plan
    • Deployment and/or roll-out plans
  • Identify and escalate to the Senior Manager / Project Manager risks, alternatives, and potential quality issues.
  • Attend interviews, focus groups, or other meetings necessary to gather information for project deliverables in accordance with the project scope of work.
  • Attend project meetings with the client, subcontractors, project stakeholders, or other Maximus Team members, as requested by the Senior Manager / Project Manager.
  • Complete project work in compliance with Maximus standards and procedures.
  • Support team to complete assigned responsibilities as outlined in the Project schedule.
  • Support all other tasks assigned by Senior Manager / Project Manager.


  • Be available to work during standard business hours. Projects may involve clients from any US time zone, so it is possible that work outside of the individual’s local business hours will be required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, or science from an accredited college or university, or equivalent work experience.
  • 8+ years of progressive technical experience in technical disciplines and roles. E.g.:
    • Software Developer à Architect à Manager
    • Business Analyst à Project Manager à Senior Manager
  • Familiar with multiple computer languages. Must have 2+ years directly programming in at least 2 of the following languages (4 years total):
    • Java
    • SQL
    • HTML / CSS
    • JavaScript / ECMAScript
    • C# / VB.NET
    • Powershell
    • C / C++
    • *NIX Shell programming (Bash/Bourne/etc.)
    • Ruby / Ruby on Rails
    • PHP
    • Python
    • Typescript
  • Familiar with mainframe technologies (e.g. CICS COBOL, NATURAL / ADABAS, VMS, etc.)
  • Familiar with operating systems: Windows, Linux/UNIX, OS/X.
  • Familiar with databases and database tools: DB2, Oracle, MS SQL Server, TOAD.
  • Strong command of cloud computing topics.
  • Strong command of agile software development practices as well as waterfall development practices.
  • Strong desktop software skills: proficient in MS Office, Excel, Word, Project.
  • 2+ years of experience with one of the following public-sector domains:
    • Child Support Enforcement
    • Child Welfare
    • Medicare / Provider Management
  • 3+ years of large enterprise or e-business systems experience
  • Ability to explain and communicate technical subjects to non-technical audiences.
  • Ability to develop solutions to highly complex problems which require a high degree of ingenuity and innovation.
  • Ability to ensure solutions are consistent with organization, client, and project objectives and constraints.
  • Ability to develop advanced concepts, techniques, and standards requiring a high level of interpersonal and technical skills.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Good organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines simultaneously.
  • Strong interpersonal and team building skills, as well as an understanding of client relationship building are essential.
  • Excellent verbal and writing skills and be comfortable working with customers.
  • Ability to multi-task with supervision.
  • Self-motivated fast learner.

MAXIMUS Introduction

Since 1975, Maximus has operated under its founding mission of Helping Government Serve the People, enabling citizens around the globe to successfully engage with their governments at all levels and across a variety of health and human services programs. Maximus delivers innovative business process management and technology solutions that contribute to improved outcomes for citizens and higher levels of productivity, accuracy, accountability and efficiency of government-sponsored programs. With more than 30,000 employees worldwide, Maximus is a proud partner to government agencies in the United States, Australia, Canada, Saudi Arabia, Singapore and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit

EEO Statement

EEO Statement: Active military service members, their spouses, and veteran candidates often embody the core competencies Maximus deems essential, and bring a resiliency and dependability that greatly enhances our workforce. We recognize your unique skills and experiences, and want to provide you with a career path that allows you to continue making a difference for our country. We’re proud of our connections to organizations dedicated to serving veterans and their families. If you are transitioning from military to civilian life, have prior service, are a retired veteran or a member of the National Guard or Reserves, or a spouse of an active military service member, we have challenging and rewarding career opportunities available for you. A committed and diverse workforce is our most important resource. Maximus is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Maximus provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disabled status.

Pay Transparency

Maximus compensation is based on various factors including but not limited to job location, a candidate’s education, training, experience, expected quality and quantity of work, required travel (if any), external market and internal value analysis including seniority and merit systems, as well as internal pay alignment. Annual salary is just one component of Maximus’s total compensation package. Other rewards may include short- and long-term incentives as well as program-specific awards. Additionally, Maximus provides a variety of benefits to employees, including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan, paid holidays and paid time off. Compensation ranges may differ based on contract value but will be commensurate with job duties and relevant work experience. An applicant’s salary history will not be used in determining compensation.


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