Systems Integration Engineer

Grant Thornton 1/15/2020 8:21:19 AM
JOB ID: 045948 Specialty:
Arlington, Virginia




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.

Support the Office of Technical Integration within the client as a System Integration Engineer supporting the Systems of Systems approach to delivering health data through middleware (e.g.,VDIF).
The approach will provide the technical definition, activities, and resource planning necessary to execute technical requirements, to enforce technical and functional requirements, and to identify the need for, and ensure execution of, interface agreements, Memorandum of Understandings and Interconnection Security Agreements.
Leverage prior experience with the planning and development of middleware in the DoD environment to assist the client to define requirements and develop an open-source Middleware, System of System (SoS) Application to exchange data.
Create strategies and plans for integration of multiple IT systems/subsystems into an operational unit, ensuring full functional and performance capabilities are retained.

Coordinate with development and user teams to assess risks, goals and needs and ensure that all are adequately addressed.

Must be experienced in introducing new hardware or software into a new or existing environment while minimizing disruption and mitigating risks.

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.


Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
Min 15 years exp
An experienced DoD software engineer
Coordinate w/ development/user teams to assess/address risks/goals/needs
Cost conscience addressing goals
Experience Designing/building: middleware among a large multi-systems environment; system interfaces
Experience Creating system planning/design documentation
Experience Introducing new hardware/software into a new/existing environment, minimizing disruption/mitigating risks
Experience working with or for VA; implementing EHR

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’s Public Sector LLC, based in Arlington, 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: 045948

Arlington, VA
Arlington, Virginia