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.
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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.
Assist the client in improving the overall user design of multiple software systems developed in house and some COTS products.
Work with a small team to design and build software applications to function across multiple platforms
Produce front-end code and visual comps to create a polished and highly functional user interface with a focus on usability and simplicity of design
Collaborate with end users of software programs, including various medical professionals and office managers, to determine user needs and adapt programming accordingly
Ensure software operates ideally across a range of programs and platforms, including Microsoft and Apple products and various mobile operating systems
Use graphic design software to create branding and logos and incorporate visual elements into programming with the goal of creating a streamlined design and a pleasant but visually simple user interface
Conduct thorough testing of user interfaces in multiple platforms to ensure all designs render correctly and systems function properly, incorporating feedback from actual potential users as well as members of the design team
Solve any design or usability issues that arise and anticipate potential future problems so they can be resolved before they impact users
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.
TS/SCI CI Polygraph required.
User Experience Design (UX) experience
Experience with front-end coding and development technologies
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.
Coach and mentor junior staff members.
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.
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