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Guidehouse Salesforce Project Manager in Albany, New York


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:


Guidehouse has an exciting opportunity for a Salesforce Project Manager in a high-growth practice. You will be a key contributor on the consulting team to help facilitate the optimization of technology capabilities, manage timeline, enable change, and champion the development team to exceed client expectations. You will lead and define stakeholder and technology strategies and identify gaps within the process. You will contribute to the success of the Salesforce product and team. You will lead the road mapping efforts and effectively execute the Guidehouse standard of delivery at all phases. As a Salesforce Project Manager, you will have a comprehensive view of the financial implications of your project, in addition to building client rapport, proactively mitigating project risks/issues, and leading change efforts. As a key team member on the project, you will guide customers through the implementation of Salesforce solutions using our adaptive-agile methodology.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Manage a project(s) to scope, budget and timeline expectations

  • Review workstream status reports and appropriately address issues

  • Ensure project documents are complete, and accurately stored for client viewing

  • Ensure successful completion of project deliverables, cost, and timeliness

  • Develop, review, and approve project plan(s)

  • Identify and manage project risk

  • Deep knowledge of the Agile/Scrum methodologies

  • Engaging customer stakeholders to understand desired business outcomes and define success criteria

  • Articulate to customer stakeholders the value of recommended solutions and approach

  • Synthesize requirements to create clear and comprehensive user stories and solution design documentation

  • Perform fit-gap analysis between Salesforce functionality and client requirements

  • Support the design of elegant, innovative Salesforce solutions, involving configuration of Salesforce, creation and refinement of complex data models, external integration, business process automation, and other custom functionality

  • Iterate Salesforce solutions through an adaptive-agile cycle with the customer Product Owner


Basic Requirements:

  • BA/BS degree from a top tier university; MBA preferred

  • 3+ years of Salesforce project management experience

  • Current Salesforce Certifications

  • Experience with business process definition, process mapping, and reengineering

  • Experience writing epics and user stories to capture Salesforce requirements

  • Experience with data migrations to and from Salesforce

  • Experience managing subcontracting firms

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Great teamwork and collaboration skills

  • PMP or CSM certification preferred


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.

  • 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.

  • This is an exempt level role that may require more than 40 hours of work per week.

  • Selected Candidate must be able to work Eastern Standard Hours.


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