Grant Thornton LLP Junior Data Integration Specialist (CDM) in Alexandria, Virginia

Grant Thornton is seeking an Associate to join its Technology Strategy & Management 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 Associate will utilize various methodologies and models to execute client projects.

Please Note: This role will be located in Clarksburg, West Virginia.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES: * Travel to various LEA’s to discuss the technical issues of submitting data, such as coding and data submission. * Work on a daily basis with the CJIS Division personnel to assist users in data submission. * Communicate and collaborate with additional IT personnel, Client managers, user representatives, vendors, contract personnel, and local, state, tribal, and federal law enforcement officials. * Data integrators and CDM Liaison shall communicate and collaborate with the customer to ensure smooth transition of data between agency and Client. * The Data Integration Team shall communicate and collaborate with software developers about the NIBRS, XML, and IEPD. * Write and provide data integration process for NIBRS documents. * Prepare and provide time estimates for LEAs who wish to contribute in addition to use in scheduling operations. * Evaluate data designs for acceptance, accuracy, and adherence to IEPD. * Use software testing XML validation tool, if available, for acceptability of XML schemas. * Understand and guide LEAs on how to connect to the CJIS Division Web Services and Electronic File Transfer Service EFTS, if necessary. * Work with CJIS Division personnel, once they evaluate the XML structure and run it through the business rules on the new UCR system, to ensure the data will be accepted. * Prepare time estimates for scheduling operations. * Evaluate data designs for acceptance. * Participate in teleconferences with LEA’s and software vendor agencies in order to coordinate the dissemination of information to and from the agency for software development.-deliverable. * Weekly data integration meetings to discuss team progress and review assignments. * Provide weekly reports on data integration status. * 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.

  • Top Secret Clearance required.
  • Data Submission.
  • Understand NIBRS, XML, IEPD.
  • Able to understand and write data integration processes for NIBRS documents.
  • Experience with XML Validation Tool and XML Schemas.
  • 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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Title: Junior Data Integration Specialist (CDM)

Location: Virginia-Alexandria

Requisition ID: 040219