Grant Thornton LLP Operations Research - Data Analyst in Washington, District Of Columbia

Grant Thornton is seeking a Senior Associate to join its Advanced Digital Technology and Transformation 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.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES: Lead development of data analytics and business intelligence capabilities, including enhancement of various tools and applications integrated as part of an enterprise data management and decision support platform. Analytical capabilities include Tableau and Power BI visualizations and dashboards, as well as predictive and prescriptive analytics, such as optimization modeling. Support development of enterprise system data architecture to automate data flows, data inputs/outputs, and storage by applying data integration, data modeling, ETL, and database design techniques. 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.

Expertise in operations research methods and application of analytical techniques to support decision making, including predictive analytics and optimization modeling Strong data management skills, including data integration, data modeling, and database design Expertise with Tableau, advanced SQL, and VBA 15 years experience / 12 years plus advanced degree Degree fields: Operations Research, Computer Science, Engineering, Business, Mathematics, Information Systems, or Management Science 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: Operations Research - Data Analyst

Location: District of Columbia-Washington

Requisition ID: 041747