Technical Lead

Grant Thornton 9/17/2019 4:30:43 AM
JOB ID: 044788 Specialty:
Sacramento, California




Grant Thornton is seeking a Senior Associate to join its Enterprise Technology Strategy service line and take an active role in engagement execution, project management and key business development activities.

Grant Thornton Public Sector helps executives and managers at all levels of government maximize their performance and efficiency in the face of ever tightening budgets and increased demand for services. We give clients creative, cost-effective solutions that enhance their acquisition, financial, human capital, information technology, data analytics, and performance management. For more information, visit

At Grant Thornton, our professional staff applies traditional, cutting-edge approaches and methods to a variety of analyses. As part of our team, the Senior Associate will utilize various methodologies and models to execute client projects.

Day-to-day management of project deliverables and reports.
Assessment of technical deliverables on a systems integration project for e.g. Requirements documents, Requirements Traceability Matrix (RTM), Design Documents, Architecture Diagrams, Test plans and Implementation plans
Client relationship management experience including presentations to committees and executive leadership.
Analysis and problem solving - solves unique problems through evaluative judgment and precedent.
Apply knowledge of technology mission, IT infrastructure, and program management principles sufficient to participate in the development of information technology goals, objectives, plans and policies
Apply knowledge of organizational policies and planning formulation process, strategic and IT goals and objectives, and IT program metrics and measurement techniques sufficient to ensure enterprise-level IT specifications align with the organizational business requirements, identify potential improvements to meet organizational goals, and establish and implement metrics for evaluating the accomplishments of goals and objectives.
This highly demanding and rewarding role entails balancing three primary areas of responsibility – client engagement management, business development and team/practice development. Specific responsibilities include:
Perform engagement management including responsibilities for team performance reviews, task delegation, project scheduling, project financials, project deliverables, quality review and project management.
Meet or exceed targeted billing hours (utilization).
Assist with business development activities, such as proposals, capture, account teams, whitepapers, conferences, and/or other thought leadership materials.


IV&V experience on large and complex IT Project(s) COTS/MOTS
Knowledge of Standards such as: IEEE 1012-2004 Software Verification and Validation, IEEE 12207 Information Technology – Software Life Cycle Processes, IEEE 730-2002 Software Quality Assurance Plans, and IEEE 830 Requirements Specifications.
California Department of Technology Procurement Division Standards
PMBOK / IEEE Adoption of PMBOK
CA-PMM/PMF Methodology
Four years of experience developing system extensions (i.e. interfaces) for exchange of data between the software solution and other third party software applications in a technical lead role. System extensions implementation experience shall include API, web services, RESTful services, and other file outputs.
Two years of experience performing data conversion.
Two years of experience working with functionality that includes compatibility with public facing and back office components.
Four years of experience using automation build tools allowing application source code to be built, verified, packaged and deployed.
Expected to have strong experience in Information Technology IV&V assignments.
Experience deploying software using targeted configuration updates from one environment to another without the necessity of a full configuration deployment.
Bachelor’s Degree required from an accredited college or university in a related field.
Ability to obtain and maintain certain job-related certifications if no job-related advanced degrees.
U.S. citizenship may be required. Ability to work in the United States indefinitely required.
Travel may be required.
Ability to work overtime required on occasion.
Ability to sit in an office environment for long periods of time.
Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance.
Ability to communicate clearly in writing and verbally.
Ability to obtain and maintain firm independence and abide by firm ethics requirements.
Meet or exceed continuing professional education (CPE) requirements.

Grant Thornton LLP is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International, one of the six global accounting, tax and business advisory organizations. Grant Thornton’s Public Sector, based in Alexandria, VA, is a global management consulting business with the mission of providing responsive and innovative financial, performance management and systems solutions to governments and international organizations. Visit Grant Thornton’s Public Sector at

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Requisition ID: 044788

Sacramento, CA
Sacramento, California