Lafayette Group, Inc. Junior Business Analyst in Vienna, Virginia
Lead. Grow. Impact. Founded in 1994, L GI provides strategic and technical expertise to support the public safety and national security needs of federal, state, and local government agencies. From emergency communications services and technical assistance support, to mission-critical law enforcement management, LGI is at the forefront of public safety and national security innovations.
With a diverse team of professionals, who have served on the front lines of law enforcement, criminal justice, emergency management, the military and government, LGI offers its customers a broad array of talent and capabilities. Key areas of expertise include management of law enforcement and public safety programs, data analytics, development of advanced technologies, support of cross-border interoperability initiatives, and outreach to state and municipal agencies. LGI manages a comprehensive portfolio of local law enforcement and U.S. Government programs in the areas of cybersecurity, countering violent extremism, public safety broadband, counter-terrorism, crime control, corrections, national security and intelligence, counter-narcotics policy, and emergency communications.
United in our mission and values, LGI seeks to provide unparalleled service to our clients by supporting the evolving public safety and national security environment.
LGI’s core values are the fundamental beliefs that guide our actions, unite our employees, and define our brand. These guiding principles dictate the behavior that all LGI employees are expected to embody and uph old.
Job Summary: Lafayette Group is seeking a qualified and highly-motivated individual to work on complex projects/initiatives in support of Federal clients to analyze the voice of the customer/stakeholder and develop business solutions aligned with the strategic business objectives of the organization. This position will involve the development of business cases and internal and external communications materials that require the ability to translate highly technical content for a non-technical, executive audience.
3-5 years of experience in consulting and business analysis developing well-organized and insightful presentations, reports, business cases, and other forms of written or visual communications in support of strategic, tactical, and operational business decisions
Demonstrated experience in analyzing the voice of the customer, understanding business needs, drawing conclusions from quantitative and qualitative analyses to develop business solutions, and effectively communicating to various audiences
Excellent oral and written communication/presentation skills – ability to tell a complex story effectively to various audiences
Strong consultative, analytical, and problem-solving skills with a high level of attention to detail
Ability to think conceptually and strategically and learn quickly
Ability to meet deadlines, adhere to project plans, ensure any conflicts are brought to the attention of the management team, and multi-task and work on several projects simultaneously
Ability to be flexible and adaptable
Ability to interact and network effectively with all levels of staff, including senior leadership, both internal and on the client site
Proficient with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
BA or BS degree required
Experience with marketing and communications
Experience with consulting in a professional environment
Experience in public safety operations or telecommunication industry
Ability to obtain a security clearance required
Existing TS or Secret clearance or DHS Suitability desired
This position involves working on federal contracts that require all workers on the contract to be U.S. Citizens. Additionally, some contracts may require the ability to obtain a security clearance.
Lafayette Group provides equal employment opportunities to all persons and prohibits employment decisions based on race, religion, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, or sexual orientation.
Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.